In The Garden

Pam Erikson – Queen of the Daylilies

Pam Erikson – Queen of the Daylilies
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Steve speaks with Pam Erikson, better known as the Queen of the Daylilies here in B.C. because she has what is quite possible the biggest collections of day-lilies (hemerocallis) in Canada.

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Rhododendron King Joe Ronsley

Steve’s guest is Joe Ronsley, former president of Vancouver Rhododendron Society and also ex-president of the Species Rhododendron Foundation in Washington State.

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Wim Vander Zalm

Wim Vander Zalm
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Steve’s guest is well-known gardening expert Wim Vander Zalm, owner of two of B.C.’s top garden centres, Art Knapp Plantland in Port Coquitlam and the Art Knapp Urban Garden in downtown Vancouver.

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Gary Lewis of Phoenix Perennials

Gary Lewis of Phoenix Perennials
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Gary Lewis is the owner of Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Nursery in Richmond and one of B.C. most knowledgeable plant experts with a deep and special interest in rare and unusual herbaceous perennials.

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Brad Jalbert

Brad Jalbert, B.C.’s top rose expert and owner of Select Roses, a specialty farm-style home-nursery in Langley chats with Steve. Brad has been selling and hybridizing roses since he started his nursery in 1990 and is one of the most knowledgeable and respect authorities on roses in North America.

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John Schroeder of Valleybrook Garden

Steve chats with John Schroeder, owner of Valleybrook Garden in Abbotsford, about the top 10 perennials for 2013, new trends in gardening both in Canada and worldwide, and how home gardeners can get a bigger bang for their buck by using perennials in the garden as well as in containers.

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Conversation with Brian Minter

Conversation with Brian Minter
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Steve Whysall talks to Chilliwack garden guru Brian Minter about the latest trends in gardening and about some of the hottest new plants available to gardeners in B.C. this spring.

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