Charlie's Garden Journal

Series produced by Vermont Public Radio

Caption: host Charlie Nardozzi
host Charlie Nardozzi 

"Charlie's Garden Journal" is a weekly program for both the amateur and the experienced gardener. It's hosted by expert horticulturalist Charlie Nardozzi; a nationally recognized garden writer, consultant, and speaker. From lawns and lilacs, to giant pumpkins, perennials, and pests; Charlie Nardozzi covers a lot of ground.

"Charlie's Garden Journal" is a weekly program hosted by horticulturalist Charlie Nardozzi. Charlie is a nationally recognized garden writer, consultant, and speaker. He was the senior horticulturist for the National Gardening Association, and currently writes the monthly Edible Landscaping e-newsletter. Each week, Charlie focuses on a topic that's relevant to both new and experienced gardeners. From lawns and lilacs, to giant pumpkins, perennials, and pests; Charlie Nardozzi covers a lot of ground in this series.

“Charlie's Garden Journal” is produced by Vermont Public Radio for all stations. The entire program is 00:02:30, which includes a 00:00:15 bed at the end of the program for underwriters, promos, or other announcements. This is a weekly program that will run for 31 Weeks through the end of October

“Charlie's Garden Journal” is suitable for all audiences. It is especially applicable to Northern areas that have similar climates as USDA zones 4-6.

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"Charlie's Garden Journal" is a weekly program hosted by horticulturalist Charlie Nardozzi. Charlie is a nationally recognized garden writer, consultant, and speaker. He was the senior horticulturist for the National Gardening Association, and currently writes the monthly Edible Landscaping e-newsletter. Each week, Charlie focuses on a topic that's relevant to both new and experienced gardeners. From lawns and lilacs, to giant pumpkins, perennials, and pests; Charlie Nardozzi covers a lot of ground in this series. “Charlie's Garden Journal” is produced by Vermont Public Radio for all stations. The entire program is 00:02:30, which includes a 00:00:15 bed at the end of the program for underwriters, promos, or other announcements. This is a weekly program that will run for 31 Weeks... Show full description


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Caption: A Fall Garden, Credit: Flickr/Gemma Grace
When you want fresh vegetables through the fall, you'll want to plant now. Charlie also explains why it's good to be merciless in the mid-summer ga...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Clethra, Credit: Sericea/Flickr
This week, Charlie talks about three hardy bushes that flower in the middle of the summer. Clethra, the button bush, and the seven-son flower take ...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Edible Flower Salad, Credit: LexnGer/Flickr
Charlie profiles edible flowers. There are many varieties to choose from that are good for salads, drinks, stir fries, soups and desserts. Charlie...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Agrilus planipennis , Credit: jlucier/Flickr
There have been mysterious purple boxes popping up in trees along roadsides and throughout forests. Charlie Nardozzi has some silly ideas about wha...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Elderberries, Credit: Jim Mead/Flickr
Jellies, syrups, and tonics are some healthful and delicious ways to enjoy the fruits of the elderberry bush. Charlie discusses the finer points of...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Caption: Culprit Caught Eating Petunias, Credit: NHN 2009/Flickr
Charlie Nardozzi addresses one of the most persistent of pests; the woodchuck. Learn a no-nonsense approach for ridding your landscape of woodchuck...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Caption: The Asparagus Beetle, Crioceris asparagi , Credit: Wild Photons/Flickr
What do wool, the color yellow, and kaolin clay have in common? Charlie Nardozzi gives a full disclosure when he tackles tiny garden invaders.

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: VPR President's Peonies, Credit: Robin Turnau
Charlie Nardozzi offers tips on enjoying and growing peonies; including successful transplanting and disease control.

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Caption: A Mosquito Up Close, Credit: gravitywave/Flickr
In this episode, Charlie Nardozzi debunks mosquito myths and shares some advice for coping with mosquitoes without harming the environment.

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Caption: Sweet Basil, Credit: Cinnamon Cooper/Flickr
Charlie examines basil. It’s not just for making pesto! From its origins to harvesting techniques, Charlie Nardozzi leaves no leaf unturned.

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Caption: Pollen Grains, Credit: John Goode
Why are more and more people suffering from allergies? Would you believe that there are more pollens in the air than ever before in history? Charl...

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  • Added: May 31, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: There's no mistaking a hot pepper, Credit: Courtesy fRedi via Flickr
Charlie Nardozzi, expert horticulturist, talks about red hot chili peppers that range in intensity from mild to so-strong-they-are-used-for-nationa...

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  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Siberian Honeyberry, Credit: Courtesy Oligator83 via Flickr
Expert Horticulturist Charlie Nardozzi explores varieties of shrubs and trees normally thought of as ornamental that also produce great fruits for ...

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  • Added: May 17, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Nationally recognized horticulturist Charlie Nardozzi shares a brief history of Mother's Day and gives gardening gift advice.

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  • Added: May 10, 2011
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: http://www.flickr.com/photos/davidesimonetti/3841764697/, Credit: Courtesy Davide Simonetti via Flickr
Dirty little weeds or delicious salad greens? Master horticulturist, Charlie Nardozzi shares nutritional information and shines a light on dandeli...

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  • Added: May 09, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bare Root Trees, Credit: Courtesy esager via Flickr
Here's a straight forward approach to planting bare root trees and shrubs. Charlie provides some helpful hints to keep them hardy.

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  • Added: Apr 25, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Caption: Sunchokes, Credit: Courtesy Bochalla via Flickr
Neither from Jerusalem nor a relative of the artichoke, how did the Jerusalem artichoke get it's name? Charlie Nardozzi provides scientific facts,...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Caption: Big Blue Sea Holly , Credit: Courtesy amandabhslater via Flickr
Flower varieties that are old, new, borrowed, and blue - no wedding necessary.

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Caption: Velour Beans, Credit: Courtesy VeggieGardenTips via Flickr
Charlie Nardozzi suggests new tomato, bean and squash varieties to try this year. He provides brief histories and organic gardening tips.

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2