Category Archives: Tools

Avoiding Spring Time Injuries in Your Garden

Charles Murphy is all enthusiastic about waking up his garden but he wants to avoid going on the injured reserve list.  So he talks with Dr. John Harrelson, retired orthopedic surgeon and Durham Master Gardener volunteer, about how to stay safe … Continue reading

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April – Avoiding Injuries, Sycamore Trees, Honeybees, Kit’s Circus Wagon, Arbor Day, Brody Garden, Landscape Management

Gardening in underway and it can be a dangerous world out there.  Dr. John Harrelson  tells us how to stay safe in our gardens. Carol McPherson joins our team with a Tree Top profile of the American Sycamore Tree.  Lise Jenkins learns … Continue reading

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February: Winter Pruning, Caring for Houseplants, New Raulston Arboretum Director, Deciduous Holly, and Stormwater Management

February is a good time for planning. The Enthusiastic Gardener Charles Murphy guides you on  pruning your trees and shrubs. Amy Hill offers timely tips for caring for your houseplants during the winter.  Harold Johnson interviews the new JC Raulston Arboretum Director … Continue reading

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Put Some Power In It

The Enthusiastic Gardener, Chalres Murphy, is tackling his power tool maintenance chores to ensure his tools are ready for spring. Find out what steps you need to take to keep your tools ready for action.

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January: Community Garden, Power Tools, Soil Ecology, Backyard Habitats

In this episode you will find out how the Durham county Master Gardeners are helping to make our community a better place; learn how to take care of your power tools this winter to ensure they will perform for you … Continue reading

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Power Up Your Tools, Horticultural Therapy, Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

The Enthusiastic Gardener helps us take care of our power tools, the NC Arboretum in Asheville has a very special event  this winter, Lise Jenkins learns how gardening can be therapeutic, and Harold Johnson goes to the Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market. 

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Caring for Your Tools, NC Arboretum

This week the Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, tells us how to take care of the tools we are putting up for the season and Harold Johnson visits the NC Arboretum in Asheville and learns about their exciting plans now and into the future.

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