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There's always something new to learn about gardens and gardening!

Welcome to Empress of Dirt's Two Minutes in the Garden. In bite-sized informative updates—two minutes and some seconds each—we cover a wide range of topics from gardening basics to current research and assessing myths and folklore. Listen to all previous episodes below!

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May 17, 2022

Slugs can cause a lot of damage to plants like hostas and lettuce and many others. Is there anything we can do to stop them?

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May 8, 2022

There's been an outbreak in avian flu this year in much of North America. Do our bird feeders increase the risk of spreading the disease?

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May 1, 2022

They're a common pest and one that's not easy to get rid of ... but there are things you can do to lower their numbers to a level plants can deal with.

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Apr 28, 2022

You'll find exuberant lists online with 10 or more uses for hydrogen peroxide in the garden -- is it something we should be using?

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Apr 13, 2022

Physically and mentally, gardening has been shown to promote our health and well-being -- as exercise, an outlet for creativity and learning, relaxation, and more.

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