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 new episode of YBYG Mike McGrath goes the distance helping you make it to the end of the season -before you know it is here! And of course...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this "Fresh Look" at an episode of You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath reveals rosemary's true abilities of alertness and memory. Plus, he al...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this "fresh look" Mike McGrath answers how to stop snails and slugs in an encore Question of the Week. Plus your fabulous (new and old but rele...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this Fresh Look at a Question of the Week from last season; Mike McGrath digs up "Why you should never improve the soil in the planting hole whe...

  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this NEW episode of YBYG, Mike continues to help those NEW to Gardening in the Question of the Week!! And of course, your fabulous phone calls!

  • Added: May 13, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
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On this ALL NEW episode of YBYG, Mike McGrath gives DOZENS of tips for first time gardeners to sow the seeds of success in the Question of the Week...

  • Added: May 06, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this episode of You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath takes you through ALL the best TIPS to get your tomatoes in the ground! Plus your fabulo...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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Some crops like sweet corn, peas and greens are supposed to be 'direct-seeded'. On this episode of You Bet Your Garden, our host, Mike McGrath, dis...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this episode of YBYG Mike McGrath digs into Spring Saviors like Forsythia & Spring Bulbs! And of course your fabulous phone calls!

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this "fresh look" at an episode of You Bet Your Garden, Mike McGrath reveals how he accidentally conquered an allegedly-invincible rose virus wh...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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Mike McGrath brings you a HYBRID episode! With a fresh look at a Question of the Week from last season about Tomato Blight! And of course more of...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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This week Mike McGrath talks to a FOODIE in PHILLY! And more tips for the start of Spring in the Question of the Week!!

  • Added: Mar 25, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On the Question of the week Mike McGrath takes on the infamous pest, "Spider Mites" . And takes on your fabulous phone calls!

  • Added: Mar 18, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On the Question of the Week Mike McGrath dives in to "Review the Rules of Fall Leaves"! Plus a brand new version of the dreaded Spotted Lantern Fl...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this week's episode of YBYG, host Mike McGrath shares the proper and successful chemical-free ways to care for your roses. And of course, he tak...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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Did you mulch your spring bulbs and perennials over the winter? On this week's YBYG, host Mike McGrath reveals exactly when to remove that mulch t...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On this week's episode, host Mike McGrath reveals the best way to turn sand into garden soil as he answers a listener's question from Australia.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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On today's YBYG, host Mike McGrath interviews the director of the Mt. Cuba Center in Delaware on the topic of native plants. And in the Question of...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
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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