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Master Gardener Gives Tips On How To Start A Garden

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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.

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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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