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.

A new episode every week along with weekly giveaways!  Listen to find out more.  Now available on iTunes and Google Play.

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Episode 33: Keeping Your Garden Safe from Deer with Jennifer Smith from Deer Busters Canada

It’s been a gorgeous Victoria Day long-weekend here in the prairies, and Maggie and Dave have gotten well underway in their gardens & greenhouses. The duo share what they’ve been up to in their own backyards and chat about their favourite plant varieties of the week — Maggie’s choice is great for hot and sunny gardens, and Dave’s is perfect for experimental gardeners. They help out a listener asking about maintaining healthy plants after removing them from grow lights to transition outside...because nobody like leggy plants, right? Deer expert, Jennifer Smith then joins The Grow Guide to help listeners keep their gardens safe from deer and ticks. She goes over proper fencing height, DIY deer repellents and plants that deer both love and ones that will repel them. Plus, she’s bringing you a special offer!

To redeem 10% off Deer Busters Canada: https://www.deerbusterscanada.ca/collections/fence-kits

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