99.3 County FM Radio Talks

We are very pleased to be asked to give radio talks on gardening topics and we want to thank Kristen and JJ for including us in The Grapevine.  Here’s a list of Master Gardener talks on 99.3 FM that were  broadcast at noon on Thursdays as part of The County Grows:


In case you missed any of our talks on The Grapevine here are the audio files:

On June 15, 2023 Quentin Wyne talked about Companion Planting:


On April 10, 2023 Susan Warrack was with last year’s winner Mabel Ray Richen, and they told us about the Children’s Garden Award:


On March 16, 2023 Lise Bois, member of the PEC Garden Club and Tree The County talked about Trees:


On Feb 16th, 2023 June Crocco gave some advice on shop and start your seeds:


On January 19, 2023 Margot Rivers gave some tips about Bringing Plants Indoors for the Winter:


On December 15th, Quentin spoke about What’s going on in the garden in winter.


On December 11th, Coleen McKinnon talked about some great gardening books for the gardeners on your Christmas list.


On November 17, 2022 Quentin Wyne gave some advice on Composting:


On October 10, 2022 Colette McKinnon and Mabel Ray Richens, the Grand Prize Winner this year, talked to Lynn Pickering about the Children’s Garden Award


On September 22, Gail Walker gave advice on Planting Bulbs Now for Spring Flowers:


On August 25, June Crocco talked with Krista about “Gardening in September”:


On August 11th, Susan Warrack gave a talk on What’s Happening in the Garden in August”:


On June 23, Kim Beaugrand talked with Krista about plants that we can use to soothe headaches and migraines:


On June 9th, Quentin Wyne discussed Mycorrhizae, here’s the audio file:


On May 26th Ren talked with Krista about our annual plant sale, the events we’ll be at this summer and how to become a Master Gardener:


On May 12, Master Gardener Susan Warrack talked with Krista about Transitioning to Native Plants:


April 28 – Gail Walker explained why native plants are so important for our ecosystem:


April 14 – Margot Rivers gave some tips for Colour in The Garden:


On March 31 – Aleksa Kaye gave advice on Growing Medicinal Plants:

On March 3 – Andie talked about Beneficial Insects in the garden:


On February 10 – Quentin gave some tips on how to deal with pests on house plants:


On January 27 – Michael McCall spoke with Krista about Unusual Annuals:


On December 23 – Cathy Thomson talked about how to care for Christmas plants:

On December 9 – Katie Middleton talked about Forcing Bulbs:


On November 11 – Quentin Wyne gave some tips for keeping houseplants healthy in winter:


On November 4th – June Crocco gave some advice on Landscape Design:


On October 7 – Ren Duinker talked about Leaving Your Garden Messy This Fall:


On September 23 – Two of our young gardeners, Calum and Abbigail, talked to Krista about the gardens they grew for the Children’s Garden Award this year.


On September 9 – Katie Middleton talked about Collecting and Saving Seeds


On August 26 – Aleksa Kaye told us about Protecting yourself from Ticks and other Critters in Your Garden


On August 12 – Susan Warrack talked about pests and diseases in the vegetable garden:


On July 29 – Margot Rivers gave a talk about tomato pests and how to protect against them.


On July 22 – Gail Walker talked about Feeding Your Plants by Feeding Your Soil:


On July 1 – Colette McKinnon gave some advice on how to identify plants:


On June 24 – Cathy Thompson talked about Japanese Beetles:


On June 3 – Andie Wiens  talked about Worms and the Soil Web:


On May 29 – Lee Scott talked about Planting a Roadside Ditch Garden:


On May 6 Susan Warrack talked about Veggies for Salads that can be Grown in Small Spaces


On April 29 – Margot Rivers explained  how to Start a Vegetable Garden – What you Need to Know


On April 8th, Kim Beaugrand discussed Growing a Garden for Food Stability:


On April 1st Michael Rose McCall explained Spring Pruning:


On March 11th, Aleksa Kaye talked about the Physical & Mental Benefits of Gardening, here’s the recording:


On February 25th, Gail Walker talked with Krista Hepburn about Creating Winter Interest in your Garden, listen here:


On February 4th, Sarah McParland gave some great advice on starting seeds, here’s the discussion:


On January 21st, Master Gardener Cathy Thompson discussed seed catalogues, your can listen to it here:


On January 7th Ren Duinker discussed what Master Gardeners do and how you can become one: