The Garden Thyme Podcast – Pumpkins and Gourds

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In this month’s episode, we talk about all things fall. Including Chrysanthemum, some fun facts about pumpkins (10:45), and some fun varieties of gourds and pumpkins you might try growing in your garden next year (16:55).

Native Plant of the Month: White Oak – Quercus alba (25:40)
Bug of the Month: Orb-weaver spiders (28:25)
Vegetable Garden Tips of the Month: Garden clean up, seed collecting, digging up summer bulbs (33:00)

Resource link: University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Storing Tender “Bulbs” for Winter

The Garden Thyme Podcast is a monthly podcast where we help you get down and dirty in your garden, with timely gardening tips, information about native plants, and more! The Garden Thyme Podcast is brought to you by the University of Maryland Extension. If you have any garden questions, you can email us at For more Hosts are Mikaela Boley- Senior Agent Associate (Talbot County) for Horticulture, Rachel Rhodes- Agent Associate for Horticulture (Queen Anne’s County), and Emily Zobel-Senior Agent Associate for Agriculture (Dorchester County). The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Equal Access Programs.

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