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.


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On Today's YBYG, host Mike McGrath discusses the pros and cons of having a fox living in your yard. They do eat mice and voles, but they can also c...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On today's YBYG, host Mike Mcgrath explains how to correctly use coffee grounds and ashes from a hardwood stove to help improve plants' health. And...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On today's YBYG, host Mike McGrath speaks with a gentleman who's mission is to find, name, and preserve America's heritage apples. And of course, w...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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Are you gardens overrun with weeds and disease? On today's YBYG, Mike McGrath reveals a way to cure your garden beds if you're willing to let the p...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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Is it acceptable to use fallen leaves for garden mulch and compost making or should we leave them alone? And of course, Mike Mcgrath takes your ph...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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Mike takes a "fresh look" at an episode from January 2019 and in the Question of the Week tells you how to tackle running bamboo!! And your fabulo...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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We take a FRESH LOOK at our very 1st episode from Lehigh Valley Public Media in Bethlehem,PA, which was also our 20th anniversary! Happy Holidays ...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2019
  • Length: 54:58
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On today's YBYG, host Mike McGrath answers your holiday related gardening questions as well as suggests a few more last-minute gift ideas.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 54:58
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On today's YBYG, Mike McGrath reveals ways to severely reduce the number of ticks in your yard as well as how to guarantee you won't get bitten. Pl...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 54:58
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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