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Nest In Style on Horticulture Radio: Episode Six: Maintaining the Garden

Want to keep your garden looking great all summer long?


Don't miss these garden maintenance tips from co-hosts Jayme Jenkins and Teresa O'Connor of Nest In Style. They share summer garden advice on some of the best methods and products to deal with weeding, deadheading, fertilizing, staking and fighting pests. Plus, there's a great Garden Care Contest to enter with exciting prizes!


Enter to Win the July's Garden Care Contest


The prizes in the Garden Care Contest will help one lucky winner keep his/her garden looking terrific the rest of the growing season:

It's Easy To Enter Our Garden Care Contest:


Simply leave us a comment below and tell us how you keep up with your garden chores. How do you keep motivated with less enjoyable garden tasks? Do you have a time-saving technique to share? Just want to wax poetically about weeds? That's fine too. We're all ears. Good luck in this random drawing.

Last Month's Winner: Congratulations to Laura for winning an autographed copy of Our Shadow Garden, and a Kid's Garden Tool Set from aHa! Modern Living. And to Kim for winning a copy of How to Grow A School Garden. Thanks to everyone who participated in the June drawing. We loved hearing why you thought it was important for kids to garden. Let's all work to get more children playing outdoors.

Podcast Resources:

Managing Weeds by N.C. State University Extension

Killing Weeds with Solarization by Oregon State University

Preventing Weeds With Corn Gluten (Research) from Iowa State University

Garden Maintenance - Pinching, Deadheading and Cutting Back

Insect Control: Soaps and Detergents from Colorado State University

Winchester Gardens Organic Vegetable and Berry Fertilizer Spikes

Authentic Haven Brand Manure Teas

Poopeas Organic Pellitized Manure Compost

Jobes Organic Fertilizer with BioZome

Ross Tree Netting

Row Covers at Johnny Seeds

Tune in next month for another episode of Nest In Style on Horticulture Radio! Have an idea for a future podcast? Let us know.

Don't forget ... you can always find more gardening information at Teresa O'Connor's Seasonal Wisdom and Jayme Jenkins's aHa! Modern Living. Meanwhile, go grow something.