The Grow Guide is a weekly gardening podcast co-hosted by rookie grower, Maggie Wysocki, who asks all the questions you’re too afraid to, and master grower, Dave Hanson, who answers them all with great wisdom. Listen in as they chat openly about seasonal gardening topics, including the trials, tribulations and successes of growing in climates where it can feel...kind of impossible.

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Episode 23: Talking Epic Tomatoes with Craig LeHoullier Part 2

The knowledgeable, inspirational and educational tomato man, Craig LeHoullier is back today! If you missed last week, head back to Episode 22 to listen to the first part of Maggie & Dave’s chat with him. Today they dig deeper into tomatoes by asking Craig some rapid fire questions on his best tips and tricks for productive tomato plants. They discuss staking, avoiding blossom end rot, soil drainage and seed starting. Craig also discusses his techniques for straw bale gardening, which he happens to have an entire book on. It might just be the best kept secret for growing high-yield vegetables. Tune in to Part 1 to hear how you can win the personalized GIVEAWAY!

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