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 this episode of YBYG Mike prepares you for the '17' year itch: CICADAS!! 'Pharaoh Cicada' AKA 'Brood X' returns to the East Coast and beyond! ...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
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On this new episode of YBYG, Mike goes over the best flowers for cuttings! Plus your cutting phone calls!!

  • Added: Mar 10, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
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On this Dirty episode of YBYG Mike defines 'DIRT' in the Question of the Week! Plus your compost defining phone calls!!

  • Added: Mar 03, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
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On this episode of YBYG Mike sets you up for Spring with a 'Question of the Week' on proper setup of Compost in your raised beds PLUS secrets on su...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
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In this episode of YBYG the 'Trilogy' on Seed Starting is Complete with tips for Spring! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

  • Added: Feb 17, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
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On Part 2 in a 2021 Trilogy on Seed Starting Mike plants the seeds for success in a sequel Question of the Week!! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!!

  • Added: Feb 11, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
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On this episode of YBYG Mike prepares you for the start of Spring with a review on 'Seed Starting Basics!' Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

  • Added: Feb 03, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
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On this episode of YBYG Mike digs into Legumes and when and how to start seeding in the Question of the week! PLUS Seed Pioneer, Renee Shepherd '...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
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On this episode of YBYG Mike answers an International Question of the week! And your International phone calls!!

  • Added: Jan 20, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
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On this new episode of YBYG Mike answers a Question of the week on care tips for Southern Crape Myrtle- in Northern climates. Plus your caring pho...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
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On this new episode of YBYG, Mike teaches you how to get RID of RATS! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

  • Added: Jan 07, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
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In this Fresh Look Mike McGrath reviews the annual question; Is it ethical to use fallen leaves for garden mulch and compost making? Or should we l...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this Holiday Hangover episode of YBYG Mike takes a fresh look at the legal and landscaping dangers of 'Running Bamboo'! Plus your running phone...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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In part 2 of this Avocado double whammy Mike dives into the compost pile with a special guest! Plus a refresher on 'Nationwide' Avocado Seeding in...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this episode of YBYG Mike covers Interstate Avocado Seeding in the Question of the Week! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

  • Added: Dec 09, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this new episode of YBYG Mike goes over the differences in Winter pruning (and not pruning) techniques. Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

  • Added: Dec 02, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
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On this Encore episode of YBYG Mike preps your for Winter plant pruning. Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

  • Added: Nov 25, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this episode of YBYG Mike answers an International Question of the Week and explains 'what you do with worm poop, over the winter' Plus your fa...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this episode of YBYG Mike preps you to prep your bulbs for next season! Plus your 'preppy' phone calls!!

  • Added: Nov 11, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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In this episode of YBYG Mike goes over one of the biggest rookie mistakes for composters in a multiple Q/A! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

  • Added: Nov 04, 2020
  • Length: 54:58