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Conversations Live: Get Your Garden On! (Spring 2024)


Originally aired Thursday, April 11, 2024

Gardening season has arrived. Whether you’re growing cool season crops or getting ready to plant tomatoes — now is the perfect time to get tips to help your garden grow. Penn State Extension educators share their expertise on everything from taking care of your lawn, to spring gardening tasks, to updated hardiness zone maps.

Guests

Tom Butzler
Tom Butzler, Horticulture Educator
Penn State ExtensionTom Butzler works with commercial horticulture operations and the landscaping community in Clinton County. His area of expertise is vegetable production and beekeeping.
Elsa Sanchez
Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D.
Penn State Professor of Horticultural Systems ManagementElsa Sanchez focuses on the production of vegetable crops with a particular focus on environmental sustainability. Her goal is to develop and disseminate science-based information to assist commercial vegetable growers in making informed production decisions. She works in organic and conventional vegetable systems.

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