You Bet Your Garden

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The popular radio show, “You Bet Your Garden®” touted as an hour of "chemical-free horticultural hijinks," is a weekly, nationally syndicated broadcast hosted by Mike McGrath, that will now be produced in the studios of PBS39 in Bethlehem, PA. This weekly call-in program offers ‘fiercely organic’ advice to gardeners far and wide.

Garden Guru, public radio host and former Organic Gardening Editor-in-Chief Mike McGrath tackles your toughest garden, lawn, and pest problems every week.

The popular radio show, “You Bet Your Garden®” touted as an hour of "chemical-free horticultural hijinks," is a weekly, nationally syndicated broadcast hosted by Mike McGrath, that will now be produced in the studios of PBS39 in Bethlehem, PA. This weekly call-in program offers ‘fiercely organic’ advice to gardeners far and wide.


47 Pieces

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On this week's YBYG, Mike McGrath interviews Sonja Michaluk, New Jersey high school science fair winner, who discusses her project on measuring th...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 54:58
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Need gift ideas for the gardeners in your life? On today's YBYG, Mike McGrath shares three books on gardening that also make perfect holiday gifts....

  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:58
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The holidays are fast approaching! Are you ready? Today on YBYG, host Mike McGrath reveals the safest ways to take cuttings from your evergreens an...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 54:58
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On this episode of YBYG, Mike McGrath tackles the dreaded Spotted Lanternfly, the pesky and invasive insects that seem to be taking over everything...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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Think again! On this episode of YBYG, host Mike McGrath tells us how to make magnificent mulch and commendable compost with the help of electricall...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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On this episode of YBYG, host Mike McGrath tells us why you should leave the straw for the scarecrows this season, instead of using it to reduce y...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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A Fresh Look! Mike McGrath talks about what to do if the spirit of Martha Stewart is haunting you to pick up your pruners and landscape & why your ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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We’re talking all things compost on this episode of You Bet Your Garden with Mike McGrath! He’ll walk us through compost conundrums and queries & a...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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On this episode of You Bet Your Garden, Mike McGrath explains why now is NOT the time to cut back overgrown plants, despite the fact that your cli...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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On this episode of You Bet Your Garden, our host Mike McGrath tells us all about garlic: what to plant, how to plant it, how to harvest and what to...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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We take a fresh look! On this episode of You Bet Your Garden, Mike McGrath tells us why ivy growing up a tree may or may not be a reason insurance...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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On this episode of YBYG, host Mike McGrath helps us name that pest and tell us what to do if Sawflies are wilting down your willow trees. Plus, we ...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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Deer need to eat 6-10 pounds of greenery a day, but what plants can you grow in your garden that aren’t on their list of top options? On today’s ep...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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On this episode of YBYG, our host Mike McGrath breaks down the difference between spring-time, non-stinging, native bees & late summer, aggressive ...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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Many gardeners who live in cold climate dream about growing plants in greenhouses. On this episode of You Bet Your Garden, our host Mike McGrath te...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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On this episode of You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath reveals several ways you can try and stop those “long-tailed servants of Satan” before t...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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On this episode of YBYG, our host Mike McGrath reveals why peppers are perhaps the only “plants of summer” that will accept such tender mercies thi...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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On this episode of You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath tells us if service berry deserves tough love if its been growing in a nursery bed for a ...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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Should you EVER Grind down the roots of a tree to improve the lawn around it?!? Mike GRINDS into this topic on the Question of the Week!! And your...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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The shade loving Hosta plant was the hot topic in a recent show, but we’re changing our tune. Instead of learning how to eradicate the plant, host ...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2019
  • Length: 54:59