In The Grow
In the Grow - Preserving Your Crops and Food

In the Grow - Preserving Your Crops and Food

October 14, 2021

In this episode of In the Grow, Vikram and I discuss various ways that you can preserve your crops, extending what you have over a longer period. We aren't experts, but we have a couple of ideas that are absolute gems. Listen in to learn more! 

Don‘t Call it a Bug! with Dr. Deborah Landau

Don‘t Call it a Bug! with Dr. Deborah Landau

September 30, 2021

For this episode of In the Grow, Vikram and I sit down and have a discussion with Dr. Deborah Landau about insects and various creepy crawlers that we often see in our yards and gardens. Listen in to learn more about ants, aphids, spiders, and more!

ITG Vikram and Rachel on Gourds

ITG Vikram and Rachel on Gourds

September 16, 2021

Hello Plant folks, it's pumpkin season! Vikram and I get a little off our gourds, but you'll have fun and learn some interesting facts about gourds. Join us for the episode of In the Grow in which we talk about what is a gourd? *Spoilers* Squash and pumpkins are gourds. Listen in to learn more!

ITG Fall Planting

ITG Fall Planting

September 2, 2021

Hello Plant folks! It's the start of the fall semester and for those of us associated with schools or universities your brain might be a little... "mushy" to quote Plant Jeeves. But, it is fall and that means time for planting! Join Vikram and me for this episode, in which we get off on a few tangents but mainly give ideas on plants that are good for fall and tips on how to grow them. 

In the Grow - Ecological Impact of Your Garden: Conversation with Dr. Deborah Landau

In the Grow - Ecological Impact of Your Garden: Conversation with Dr. Deborah Landau

July 15, 2021

Hello Plant People! Join me and Dr. Vikram Baliga for this episode of In the Grow in which we sit down and talk with Dr. Deborah Landau, Maryland-based ecologist for the Nature Conservancy. We talk about how you can make a big impact on your immediate environment through what you grow and what you leave in your garden. Listen in to learn more!

 

To learn more about the Nature Conservancy visit http://nature.org

In the Grow - Puh-puh-puh PEPPERS!

In the Grow - Puh-puh-puh PEPPERS!

May 27, 2021

This episode of In the Grow is muy caliente! Dr. Vikram Baliga and I sit down to talk all about peppers. Join us to learn about these rage-berries. 

In the Grow - Surviving the Summer

In the Grow - Surviving the Summer

May 11, 2021

Greetings Plant-People! In this episode of In the Grow, Dr. Vikram Baliga and I provide advice and suggestion on watering, mulching, shading, and more to help your garden survive the brutal summers of West Texas. Listen in to learn more! :)

In the Grow - Pruning & Garden Maintenance

In the Grow - Pruning & Garden Maintenance

April 29, 2021

Hello PlantPeople! In this episode of In the Grow, Dr. Vikram Baliga and I talk about some pruning and maintenance you might consider doing during this growing season. We also get up to some hi-jinks, so be sure to tune in to hear more! :)

In the Grow - Warm and Cool Weather Plants

In the Grow - Warm and Cool Weather Plants

April 15, 2021

In this episode of In the Grow, Dr. Vikram Baliga and I talk about planting warm and cool weather plants as a way to extend your growing season. Join us to learn more about getting the most grow out of your year.

In the Grow - Seeding & Saving

In the Grow - Seeding & Saving

April 1, 2021

Hellooo Plant-People, on this episode of In the Grow, Dr. Vikram Baliga and I discuss dedicating certain plants to seed and saving said seeds for future years of gardening! Join us and get in the grow. :)

Lubbock Public Library and Master Gardening Association Seed Library, Sow & Grow Information

The Sow & Grow Seed Library and Exchange is a joint project of Lubbock Public Library and the Lubbock Master Gardener Association located in the Mahon, Groves and Patterson Libraries.

You do not need a library card to access the seed library and exchange. There are a few rules for both donating and taking seeds. Envelopes for seeds you wish to donate are available at the seed library and exchange as well as instructions and information about the Lubbock Master Gardener Association.

Seed libraries are a place to protect, guard, and save local seeds. Saving local seeds acclimated to our area is important. Seed libraries are a place to promote diversity in plants and gardens as well as to preserve history in plant form. 

https://ci.lubbock.tx.us/departments/library/about-us/specialty-collections