Join WHYY on Thursday, September 27th, when You Bet Your Garden host and gardening guru, Mike McGrath, visits New Jersey to speak about some of his favorite fall gardening tips. Mike will deliver a timely talk on fall planting—garlic, pansies, spring bulbs, new trees and shrubs and more AND get you ready for the priceless leaf fall to come.
Fall Gardening Tips with Mike McGrath
This "Members-Only" event will take place at Springdale Farms in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and guests will enjoy light refreshments straight from the farm!
Thursday, September 27, 2012
5:30pm - 7:00pm
1638 South Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
WHYY Member Ticket: $10
Become a WHYY Member: $5/month or $60
*This is a "Members Only" event. Not a member? Become a WHYY member for $5/month and receive two (2) tickets to this event as a "Thank You" to kick off your year's worth of exciting Member Benefits!
>>>Click to Register for this event<<<About Mike McGrath:
Mike McGrath, host of You Bet Your Garden, was Editor-in-Chief of Organic Gardening magazine from 1991 through 1997 and is the author of many books, including The Kitchen Garden Box (Quirk Publishing; 2009); Mike McGrath's Book of Compost (Sterling Publishers; 2006); Kitchen Garden A to Z (Abrams; 2004) and You Bet Your Tomatoes (Rodale; 2002, and reissued in a brand new edition by Plain White Press in 2009).
Mike is also the Garden Editor for WTOP News Radio in Washington, D.C.; a post he has held for more than a decade. He has served as columnist and Contributing Editor for Greenprints magazine ("The Weeder's Digest") since 1997, and was the garden expert for the Saturday morning edition of The Today Show on NBC, appearing monthly from 1993 through 1997.
During his time at Organic Gardening, Mike's major exhibits won four consecutive "Best of Show" awards at the prestigious Philadelphia Flower Show (1994-1997). He grows tomatoes, garlic, raspberries and peaches; loves pinball and baseball; and will not eat lima beans, no matter how much you pay him.
About You Bet Your Garden:
An hour of "chemical-free horticultural hijinks," You Bet Your Garden is a weekly, nationally syndicated Public Radio show airing out of WHYY-FM in Philadelphia that offers fiercely organic advice to gardeners far and wide. Host Mike McGrath offers tips on fending off garden and household pests without the use of toxic chemicals, caring for lawns and landscapes without losing your mind, and growing without groaning in tough conditions like extreme heat, unending rain and lousy soil.