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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 27, 2020

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May 23, 2020

The two most important points for gardeners to know about plant nutrition and fertilizer.

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May 20, 2020

When we want to add nutrients to our soil we can choose between organic fertilizer and synthetic fertilizer. So, what's the difference?

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May 17, 2020

For growing plants in soil, you cannot know what nutrients to add -- if any -- without knowing what's already there.

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May 14, 2020

If a particular nutrient is essential to plants and delivers great benefits, it may seem like you should be adding it to your soil. But there's a flaw in that thinking.

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