It’s planting season! This week Ellen and C.L. talk about why you might want to grow herbs in containers on your deck, patio or balcony. Next, learn what a “planting zone” is and why it can help you in the landscape. The main segment in this episode is about myths and tips for planting. When is it best to plant? Do you have to add peat moss to the holes? And what about fertilizing? C.L. and Ellen provide the answers to these questions and more.

Ellen and C.L. start celebrating the planting season by talking about herbs in containers. Next they answer the question, “What the heck are hardiness zones?” In the main part of the podcast the topic is planting. Does your planting have to be done by a certain date? Do you really have to add peat moss to a planting hole? And what about removing that burlap or wire basket? All of these planting questions are answered, followed by a Sunflower Story and an email from a listener. It’s planting season…let’s play in the dirt!

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