The Gestalt Gardener
The Gestalt Gardener: Tea Time
The humidity is starting to get think in the deep south but it did not stop Felder from doing a little traveling last week. He visited JD Farms and came back with some of the biggest blueberries he has seen. Felder brings Jeff and Don on the program to talk about this years harvest and the blueberry cobbler he had all to his self. Also he answers a slew of your southern gardening questions. Let's get dirty!
The Gestalt Gardener: Purple Teepee
Felder's new garden is already starting to bud. But what did you expect, it's Felder Rushing! Now his producer Java has a space that needs some attention and everyone is ready to help. So between talking about early May southern gardening and playing a cheesy tune Felder is thinking of ways to get Java's starter garden off the ground. Let's get dirty!
The Gestalt Gardener: New Garden
Felder gives out plenty of gardening advice every week on the Gestalt Gardener and now its time for him to put his advice to the test. He has more time on his hand and wants to spend it with some new seeds he just put in the ground. We will keep up with its growth but on this episode expect more great gardening advice and the traditional cheesy tune. Let's get dirty!
The Gestalt Gardener: 3 Magnolias
Last week Felder took a backseat to the governor's press conference, so he was ready to start this garden and help with your southern garden. For show and tell he brings in three different types of magnolias and for your listening pleasure we have a brand new "Dear Felder" song thanks to Gus Mohammad. Let's get dirty!
The Gestalt Gardener: Worm Grunting
Worm grunting, two cheesy tunes, and good vibes for these crazy times. This is the garden party you do not want to miss. Let's get dirty!
The Gestalt Gardener: Bye Kay! Stay In Touch.
"You're not hungry, just bored!" is a sign Felder has in his refrigerator to keep from eating the stress of social distancing away. Also he has the best garden party on radio to help keep things in perceptive during this difficult time. As always helping with your southern gardening questions Felder is working on something special for the kids at home that need to get dirty in the garden. Then as we get ready to close the show we hear a heartfelt goodbye from one of our favorite callers, Chainsaw Kay.
The Gestalt Gardener: Get Dirty, But Wash Your Hands
COVID-19 has changed our daily life but their are no guidelines about working in the garden and getting dirty. So Felder is here ready to help with your southern gardening questions. Who has planted their peppers? It is the perfect time and Felder explains why, along with playing some very timely cheesy tunes. Let's get dirty!
The Gestalt Gardener: Dollar, Dollar Weeds, Ya'll!
On this week's Gestalt Gardener, Felder, wreaking of beef stew, brings in native azaleas, oregano, and a sword bean pod!4:12 - Lisa in Strayhorn has moles in her yard.7:50 - Debbie in Laurel needs help with her Norfolk Pine.17:01 - 81-year-old Pat in Olive Branch is self-isolating from Coronavirus and is passing the time by having a blast in her garden! 19:50 - Debra in Mobile is building a new garden bed and asks for a good dirt recipe. 23:43 - Terry in Union has an interesting tactic to keep deer out of your plants and garden.Today's cheesy music is at 27:35 and it's "Hey There Little Insect" by the Modern Lovers from their 1977 album Modern Lovers Live.30:29 - Edward from Jackson would like to know how he can fertilize his oak tree.33:32 - Felder talks about how urban trees have a shelf life and won't live forever.34:02 - Hugh from Ocean Springs is looking for advice on how to control dollar weed and Virginia button weed.42:34 - Felder answers an email about azaleas turning yellow.43:07 - Tricia in Jackson is looking for a good mix for organic compost, and is it too late to trim back crepe myrtles.44:27 - John from Jackson is trying to keep large and older crepe myrtles healthy. Felder talks about how bark scale impedes that process. 46:46 - Curtis on the Road asks about the best fertilizer for Saint Augustine grass and when is the best time to fertilize.Email the Gestalt Gardener with your questions anytime at email@example.com!Felder is tentatively set to appear at the Memphis Botanic Garden Wednesday March 18th.Visit Felders blog! FelderRushing.blog
The Gestalt Gardener: Great Grandma's Petticoat
Spring has not officially begun but with the blooms everyone is seeing in their garden it seems the seasons have changed. Also with the ending of daylight saving time there will be more daylight to tend to everyone's emerging blooms. On today's garden party Felder answers questions about cedar apple rust, red bud trees, vitex, and more. Also he brings in a flower from his great-grandmothers garden that has not bloomed in over ten years. Let's get dirty!