Tea Jay's Garden

Tea Jay's Garden

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Lets dig into the Art and Science of gardening. The garden of your dreams can start today. Let a lifelong gardener help you learn how to cultivate plants, gain a greater understanding of our worlds biodiversity, and dig into the rich hobby of making th…


Mysterious Seeds From China
Aug 13 • 14 min
Getting to the bottom of Mysterious Chinese Seeds
How to Beat Bitter Cucumbers
Jul 29 • 23 min
Why Cucumbers go bitter, and some ways around it.
Heatwaves
Jul 22 • 32 min
What happens to your plants when it gets hot, and how can you keep your garden growing.
Late Starts
Jul 15 • 24 min
I discuss my garden, give a few opinions on GYO in the Pandemic age, and give some updates
Wisconsin Fast Plants with Hedi Lauffer
Jan 28 • 50 min
Hedi Baxter Lauffer Director of Teaching & Learning with the Wisconsin Fast Plants Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Explains the many benefits of teaching with Fast Plants, or Rapid Cycling Brassica rapa
Little Crops for Little Hands
Dec 31, 2019 • 13 min
Growing dwarf crop varieties with kids in home and school gardens.
Open Source Gardening
Nov 26, 2019 • 17 min
I wanted to do an episode covering the intersection of Open Source and Gardening.
Backyard Market Gardening Review
Nov 12, 2019 • 28 min
I review Backyard Market Gardening: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Selling What You Grow
Gardening Failures
Nov 6, 2019 • 7 min
I’m sick this week, so I did a short episode on how good gardeners fail upwards.
Interview with Sebastian Cocioba of New York Botanics LLC
Oct 29, 2019 • 53 min
Interview with Sebastian Cocioba of New York Botnaics LLC about Genetic Engineering, Tissue Culture, and Orchids.
Craig LeHoullier and Patrina Small, The Tomato Episode, Introduction, Dwarfs, and Epic Tomatoes
Oct 15, 2019 • 82 min
The Tomato Episode. I talk Dwarf Tomatoes with Craig LeHoullier and Patrina Small, and review Epic Tomatoes
Week 41 - Suzy Buttress Interview, The Learning Garden, Straw Bale Gardening
Oct 7, 2019 • 82 min
I talk about my year at the learning garden, discuss the intersection between gardening and birding with Suzy Buttress, and review two Straw Bale Gardening Books.
Reboot
Sep 22, 2019 • 3 min
Just a quick update that there won’t be any episodes this week.
Breaking the Rules
Sep 20, 2019 • 12 min
Wrapping up Seed Saving Week we are talking about plant breeding experiments you can do
Self Fertile Crops
Sep 19, 2019 • 10 min
In this episode we get into the realm of Self Fertile Fruits and Vegetables
Landrace Gardening
Sep 18, 2019 • 12 min
As part of Seed Saving Week we dig into the world of Landrace Gardening
Heirlooms
Sep 17, 2019 • 16 min
In this episode I’m going to shed some light on the world of Heirloom Fruit and Vegetable cultivars.
Intro to Genetics
Sep 16, 2019 • 18 min
This episode covers some preliminary plant genetics to serve as a primer for what I’ll be talking about the rest of the week.
Lasagna Gardening
Sep 13, 2019 • 17 min
A review of the 1998 edition of Lasagna Gardening by Patricia Lanza
The All New Square Foot Garden
Sep 12, 2019 • 21 min
A review of the 2005 edition of The All New Square Foot Garden by Mel Bartholomew with a particular focus on using it to start community and school gardens.
Intro to School Gardening
Sep 11, 2019 • 17 min
A brief and realistic introduction to starting a school garden
Introduction to Gardening with Children
Sep 10, 2019 • 20 min
A very basic introduction to gardening with children
What is Tea Jay’s Garden
Sep 9, 2019 • 14 min
Just a quick intro into what Tea Jay’s Garden will be focused on going forward.
Bermuda Grass Woes.
Sep 6, 2019 • 10 min
A hate letter to Bermuda Grass.
A whole lot more about Corn
Sep 5, 2019 • 13 min
I talk about the complex world of hybrid corn.
A whole lot about corn.
Sep 4, 2019 • 18 min
A brain dump about corn, the different types of corn, where corn came from, and some exciting developments in corn.
Basic Soil Science
Sep 3, 2019 • 15 min
A brief overview of the exciting world of Soil Science.
Watering Basics
Sep 2, 2019 • 17 min
Answering that most basic of questions: “When should I water my plants?”