Back To The Garden is GMCR’s newest weekly program and our very first to be webcast live each week. Join your host Jean Eisenhower every Thursday at 4:30pm as she visits with local gardeners about their gardening expertise and gardening in the current season.
Jean is a self-described “gardening student” as well as a certified Permaculture designer, specializing in the creation of harmonious relationships between home, yard, garden, sun, wind, water and more. She’s a former radio news reporter and award-winning radio feature reporter, now devoted to supporting gardeners, beginning gardeners, and others who’d like to make their lives work more harmoniously with nature.
And if you miss the show on Thursday… Not to worry! It rebroadcasts on Saturday at 10:30am and you can watch it anytime via podcast in the archives below. And you can reach Jean with comments or questions at email@example.com
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This week's guest on "Back to the Garden" is Regina Vinson who has owned a nursery in Silver City for 19 years and has been gardening all her life. We'll talk about pruning roses (it's not too late!), dividing perennials ("anything peeking out now": day lilies, salvias, mint, grasses), pest control, and planting cool-season vegetables (now!). We'll also talk about her blogsite, silverheightsnursery.blogspot.com, where she keeps readers apprised of what […]
This week's Back to the Garden show features Martha Egnal, Garden Supervisor at the Guadalupe Montessori School, sharing with us her decade of experience learning how to garden with kids! Back To The Garden broadcasts live every Thursday at 4:30 pm and rebroadcasts Saturday at 10:30 am but if you’re not able to catch the show at one of these times, the podcast will be available a day or two […]
Long-time gardener and nursery business owner and worker, Kristi Dunn, will be our guest today on "Back to the Garden." We'll talk about watering, choosing plants appropriate to your neighborhood, enhancing your soil, and more! "Back to the Garden" airs on KURU 89.1 FM every Thursday, 4:30-5 pm. It is rebroadcast every Saturday morning at 10:30 am, and is also available to stream anytime at your convenience at GMCR.org > Programs > […]
This week's Back to the Garden show #24 is an interview with Doug Smith, owner of Townside Farm, just north of Silver City, actually just 2 miles from downtown. It is an organic-method operation, with vegetables, a large, all-solar greenhouse, fruit trees and berry hedges! Doug and the farm welcome volunteers - which my partner and I were for part of last summer, one morning a week, where we had […]
This week's Back to the Garden show will be an interview with Jim Cranford, gardener, compost advocate, philosopher, and builder of a "vortex flow compost tea brewer"! Author of an upcoming book entitled Systems, Symbiosis, and the Forest Goddess, Jim promises a fascinating interview including "some of the things science has discovered about the spirit world, but won't admit"! Tune in to KURU 89.1 FM, or stream live (or later) at GMCR.org […]
This week's guest on Back to the Garden will be Silver City's animal control officer, Sherwood Nance, who will talk about the city ordinance regarding chickens and other livestock that gardeners might want to keep, not only for food production but also for the highest quality, free garden manure! Jean is a UPI-award-winning radio feature reporter in her first-ever live interview show - devoted to supporting chronic and continuing gardeners, […]
Jean's guest is Terry Song, a writer/poet and life-long gardener from a multi-generational farming family, who now lives and gardens in the Mimbres Valley. She’ll share with us the planning work she does in the winter to create the most successful summer garden - and she’ll share some of her garden poetry! Jean is a UPI-award-winning radio feature reporter in her first-ever live interview show - devoted to supporting chronic […]
Jean's guest is Tricia Hurley, proprietor of Lone Mountain Natives. Lone Mountain specializes in native plants, shrubs and trees and they discuss the value and challenges of protecting and propagating native species, the environmental benefits and aesthetic advantages and success rate and reduced maintenance of native and acclimated plants. Jean is a UPI-award-winning radio feature reporter in her first-ever live interview show - devoted to supporting chronic and continuing gardeners, […]