Tag Archives: Tools

Pruning Trees in Winter

In the Garden with the Enthusiastic Gardener The right tools and careful planning is all that stands between plant mutilation and effective pruning.  Charles Murphy explains pruning and shaping techniques and the best time to do so.  Below you will find links to helpful … Continue reading

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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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Make Your Tools Last, Making Choices, Ancient Art of Bonsai

Our host, Harold Johnson, brings us up to date.  The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy,  wants to make his tools last, and Harold Johnson introduces us to the ancient art of Bonsai and puts his skills to use at the Master Gardener office.

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Worms Recycle My Scraps, Selecting Bonsai Trees

Our host, Harold Johnson, brings us up to date.  Lise Jenkins talks to NC State Cooperative Extension Specialist Rhonda Sherman to find out how to use worms to recycle her kitchen scraps and create a valuable soil amendment.  Harold Johnson has a special guest in the studio … Continue reading

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