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Master Gardener Gives Tips On How To Start A Garden

By Susan Reimer from Annapolis, USA - Oliver Garden, Baltimore, Wikimedia Commons
A master gardener in Baltimore teaches a volunteer how to space plants in a raised bed.

On NorthEATS Indiana, you hear about a variety of topics related to food in Northeast Indiana. We’ve covered crops, urban farms, and now we’ll take a look at growing food on a smaller scale: in your own backyard.

WBOI’s Lisa Ryan speaks with Ricky Kemery, who runs the Allen County Master Gardener program, about how to start a garden.

The second part of the interview talks about some of the challenges of growing in Northeast Indiana, and what crops are easier or harder than others.

Part Two of Lisa Ryan's conversation with Ricky Kemery.

If you have questions about your garden, you can go to the Purdue Extension website or call the office at 260-481-6826.

Kemery also has advice on how to garden with children. You can find the link to that part of the interview here.

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