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Join Nicole and Farmer Fred Hoffman as they chat about how growing popcorn in your own backyard is possible. Also, hear Farmer Fred’s tips for beginning gardeners.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- Growing popcorn in your own backyard!
- Growing popcorn is possible even for the beginning gardener!
- How to harvest and strip kernels from the corn ears.
- Where to find a good heirloom popcorn seed.
- Get information to begin your own garden.
Farmer Fred is the son of a farmer’s daughter and has been a master gardener since 1982. He offers advice to beginner gardeners on the Farmer Fred Blog and is the host and producer of the Garden Basics with Farmer Fred podcast, KFBK Garden Show, Get Growing with Farmer Fred, and the KSTE Farm Hour.
RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED
- Farmer Fred Website
- Get Growing with Farmer Fred Facebook Page
- Farmer Fred Twitter
- Farmer Fred Instagram
- Farmer Fred Rant Blog
- Garden Basics with Farmer Fred Podcast
- Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
- Sunset Western Garden Book
- KFBK Garden Show 93.1 FM/1530 AM KFBK-Sacramento Sundays, 8-10 am
- Get Growing with Farmer Fred, Talk650-KSTE Sacramento, Sundays, 10 am-Noon
- The KSTE Farm Hour, Noon-1pm on Sundays.
- Vermont Bean and Seed Company "Little Stripper" tool
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