HANDS in the Dirt

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Master Gardener Charlie Nardozzi offers gardening tips to help you produce affordable, healthy food. Produced by HANDS (handsvt.org), with the support of Hannaford, City Market/ Onion River Coop, and CCTV/ Town Meeting TV.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2021-05-18
Format: 2021-05-18
Putting Food By - 09/18/2021
September is the time to preserve and save the summer bounty from the garden. Find out how to store squashes, potatoes and onions for winter, can tomatoes, freeze veggies, and other ways to preserve the bounty. Special thanks to AARP Vermont, CCTV...
Planting for Fall - 08/18/2021
August is a great time to succession plant many of your favorite cool weather loving veggies. I'll talk about growing root crops (carrots, beets, radishes), greens (lettuce, spinach, arugula, Swiss chard and kale) and cabbage family crops (broccoli...
Organic Pest Controls - Mid Summer - 07/21/2021
Mid summer means the pest populations are exploding. Learn to control later season pests such as squash vine borers, potato beetles, squash bugs, white flies, diseases and larger animals such as wood chucks and deer. Special thanks to AARP Vermont,...
Organic Pest Controls - Early Summer - 06/16/2021
In early summer, plants are starting to take off in the vegetable garden! That means insects and animal pests are showing up, too. Learn about common early summer pests such as cucumber beetles, cabbage worms, leaf miners, slugs, diseases, and small...
Companion Planting - 04/21/2021
Certain veggies and herbs do like each other. Learn about the modern take on companion planting that includes growing polyculture beds and containers, taking advantage of veggie growth rates and sizes, and using flowers and herbs to thwart pests....
Seed Starting Indoors - 03/17/2021
Get a jump on the gardening season by starting your favorite tomatoes, peppers, lettuces, and other veggies indoors. Learn about the seed starting supplies you need, best veggies to grow from seed indoors and how to care for them. Special thanks to...
Growing Culinary Herbs Indoors with Master Gardener Charlie Nardozzi - 02/17/2021
Master Gardener Charlie Nardozzi talks about various herbs to grow indoors in winter. Find out about the conditions they need to grow, watering and care, the best types of herbs and how to start them from seed. Produced by HANDS (handsvt.org)....
Fall Garden Clean Up with Master Gardener Charlie Nardozzi - 10/19/2020
Master gardener Charlie Nardozzi provides useful advice on how to clean up your garden and prepare for spring with many handy horticultural tips. Produced by HANDS (handsvt.org), with the support of Hannaford, City Market/ Onion River Coop, CCTV/...
Late Summer Gardening with Charlie Nardozzi - 08/29/2020
Master gardener Charlie Nardozzi provides useful advice on how to care for and harvest the late summer garden, including harvesting, fall planting and over wintering your plants.Produced by HANDS (handsvt.org), with the support of Hannaford, City...
Mid-Summer Gardening with Charlie Nardozzi - 06/23/2020
Master gardener Charlie Nardozzi provides useful advice on how to maintain the mid-summer garden, including watering, weeding and pest control. Produced by HANDS (handsvt.org), with the support of Hannaford, City Market/ Onion River Coop, CCTV/ Town...
All About Tomatoes - 05/26/2020
Let's talk tomato growing. It's time to plant them in the ground or containers. Learn to plant, mulches and blight prevention techniques, caging and trellising, pruning and pest controls. Special thanks to AARP Vermont, CCTV Town Meeting TV,...
"HANDS in the Dirt" Springtime Vegetable Garden Prep with Charlie Nardozzi - 05/04/2020
Megan J. Humphrey, Executive Director of HANDS and Charlie Nardozzi, Gardening Expert present tips for getting springtime vegetable gardens ready for the season as part of our “HANDS in the Dirt” series.