The Garden Spot with Alice Longfellow - Mid March weather in Februrary!
Aired on 2/24/24, Alice touches upon which leafy veggies can be grown at this time of year. Also, controlling your weeds and the moles can make a big difference in your garden! Caller questions include cicada concerns, maple roots with a mind of their own, and more!
The Garden Spot with Alice Longfellow -
Aired on 2/17/24, Alice talks about which seeds we want to start to growing in mid-February; Cool season crops that can start indoors before heading to our gardens; And our caller topics include: Wildflower seeds; Raked leaves in the fall; And the optimal time of the year to sow grass seed.
The Garden Spot with Alice Longfellow - Warmer weather and longer days
On today's episode, aired on February 3rd 2024, Alice touches on many different topics as the days continue to get longer: Weed control, accumulation of salts, re-potting plants, and more! Caller questions include cicada concerns and some clarification on pruning.
The Garden Spot with Alice Longfellow - Causes of Yellow Leaves
To kick off 2024, Alice continues her "Healthy Trees" blog series and gives us the highlights of what causes yellow leaves. Orchids, yuccas, and a couple callers also make an appearance as we brave the winter weather beginning the new year in central Missouri
The Garden Spot with Alice Longfellow - End of the year caller special!
For the last show of 2023, Alice takes calls regarding honeysuckle, mulching, and more help for the listeners and their gardens right before the holiday season takes off!
The Garden Spot with Alice Longfellow - Good spider / Bad spider
Aired on 9/9/23, a concerned caller notifies Alice of some invading spiders in their garden. Which spiders do no harm, and which ones should you be weary of? Tips to improve your soil quality and much more are on this episode of "The Garden Spot".
Alice Longfellow joins Columbia Today
Alice was a guest on "Columbia Today" with Ted Farnen and dove into the world of gardening, growing, and greening.
The Garden Spot with Alice Longfellow - Indoor plant woes!
Aired on 1-7-2023, Alice gets to hear from her listeners to ring in the first episode of the new year! Their questions range from Christmas cactus, to hydrangeas, and more. In between the calls, Alice talks about indoor plant woes during this slow time of the planting season.
The Garden Spot with Alice Longfellow - All about English style gardening
Aired on 12-17-2022, Alice explains the ins and outs of applying an English style gardening right here in Missouri. A caller asks about silver mound and preparing that for the upcoming season. Alice closes the last show of the year as is tradition with an excerpt of her mother's book, "A Long Journ…
The Garden Spot with Alice Longfellow - Winter tasks to keep in mind
On this episode aired on 12-10-2022, Alice reminds you of some winter tasks to keep in mind, a caller asks about a deer scraping the bark off one of his trees, and Alice gets passionate about plant genetics!