Starter plants vs. starting from seed, oozing maples, bumpy lawns and more from the listener mailbag
🔊 Is it too late to start seeds? Will your apple tree survive the rabbits? And what's causing that bumpy lawn? Don and John open up the mailbag to take listener questions.
You have burning questions, Don and John have answers.
In this episode of "Growing Together: A Gardening Podcast" our hosts field questions from fellow gardeners in need of help or recommendations.
If you have your own questions you'd like handled during the show, email Don Kinzler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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