The Garden Question is a podcast for people that love designing, building and growing smarter gardens that work.

Listen in as we talk with successful garden designers, builders, and growers. Discovering their stories along with how they think, work, and grow.

This is your next step in creating a beautiful year-round, environmentally connected, low maintenance, and healthy thriving outdoor spaces!

It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or an expert there will always be something inspiring when you listen to “The Garden Question” podcast.

Host Craig McManus.

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Perennials That Work for Heat and Humidity – Kata Kress Wallace -078

By Craig McManus | October 6, 2022

Perennials That Work for Heat and Humidity – Kata Kress Wallace – 078 Do you often find it a challenging to grow perennials in the heat and humidity of the south? In this episode we talk with Kata Kress Wallace about the best ways to overcome those challenges. It’s no secret that perennials love the […]

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David Brown Hills and Dales

Floral Designs from Your Garden – David Brown – 30

By Craig McManus | November 4, 2021

Floral Designs from Your Garden – David Brown – 30 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question He seeks to acquire the perfect cutting for his amazing indoor arrangements. In our conversation he tells us […]

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Charles Daniel Coastal Garden Keepers

Why Camellias Work in Your Garden – Charles Daniel – 029

By Craig McManus | October 28, 2021

Why Camellias Work in Your Garden – Charles Daniel -029 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question So much of Charles Daniel’s Garden world revolves around camelias. In this episode he talks about how to […]

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Dewayne Gallatin

Successful Container Gardening – Dewayne Gallatin – 028

By Craig McManus | October 21, 2021

Successful Container Gardening – Dewayne Gallatin – 028 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question Dewayne Gallatin earned his nickname “King of Containers” while overseeing The Sibley Horticultural Center at Callaway Gardens. His primary horticultural […]

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Creating Home Outdoor Spaces Children Love – Eric King – 027

By Craig McManus | October 14, 2021

Creating Home Outdoor Spaces Children Love – Eric King – 027 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question For decades Eric King has been designing award-winning gardens that work with nature and encourages people to […]

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Your Most Successful Lawn – Jutt Howard – 26

By Craig McManus | October 7, 2021

Your Most Successful Lawn – Jutt Howard – 026 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question Jutt Howard loves what he does. Every day is a new adventure when growing hundreds of acres of grass […]

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Designing a Garden that Fights Off Harmful Insects – Dr. Bethany Harris -025

By Craig McManus | September 30, 2021

Designing a Garden that Fights Off Harmful Insects – Dr. Bethany Harris – 025 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question Dr. Bethany Harris is the Director of Education at Callaway Gardens, where she oversees […]

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How Healing Gardens Work – Dr. Richard La Fleur – 024

By Craig McManus | September 23, 2021

How Healing Gardens Work – Dr. Richard La Fleur – 024 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question Today we are having a conversation with Dr. Richard La Fleur about the importance of healing gardens. […]

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Lisa’s Garden Revealed – Lisa Nunamaker – 023

By Craig McManus | September 16, 2021

Lisa’s Garden Revealed – Lisa Nunamaker – 023 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question This is episode 023 Lisa’s Garden Revealed on The Garden Question Podcast. A follow up to episode 22 Communicating Your […]

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Communicating Your Garden Ideas on Paper – Lisa Nunamaker – 022

By Craig McManus | September 9, 2021

Communicating Your Garden Ideas on Paper – Lisa Nunamaker – 022 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question Award-winning designer, artist and educator, Lisa Nunamaker is a master at teaching others how to communicate garden […]

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Get Acquainted with Your New Garden – Connie Cottingham & Mike Sikes – 021

By Craig McManus | September 2, 2021

Get Acquainted with Your New Garden – Connie Cottingham & Mike Sikes – 021 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question Connie Cottingham and Mike Sikes’ garden is every plant collector’s fantasy. Each of their lifetime […]

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Hiring a Professional for Your Next Garden Project -Mary Kay Woodworth – 20

By Craig McManus | August 26, 2021

Hiring a Professional for Your Next Garden Project – Mary Kay Woodworth – 20 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question Mary Kay Woodworth talks about how to hire your next professional for your garden […]

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Becki Griffin

The Great Georgia Pollinator Census – Becky Griffin – 019

By Craig McManus | August 19, 2021

The Great Georgia Pollinator Census – Becky Griffin – 019 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question Being a self-confessed “Geeky Kid” with a great love for insects she wore out the bee book in […]

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Becki Griffin

Gardening with Children – Becky Griffin – 018

By Craig McManus | August 12, 2021

Gardening with Children – Becky Griffin – 18 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question Becky Griffin knows gardening connects future generations to agriculture and how they will benefit from that experience. Our children today […]

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Organic Fall Vegetable Gardening – Mike Cunningham – 017

By Craig McManus | August 4, 2021

Organic Fall Vegetable Gardening – Mike Cunningham – 017 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question Mike and Judy Cunningham are harvesting the last summer crops at Country Gardens Farm. Fall gardening is just around […]

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Hills and Dales Garden Wisdom – Jo Phillips – 016

By Craig McManus | July 29, 2021

Hills and Dales Garden Wisdom – Jo Phillips – 016 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question Jo Phillips is the Horticultural Manager for the best-preserved 19th century garden in the United States. The first […]

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Where Do Trees Come From – Paul Chappell – 015

By Craig McManus | July 22, 2021

Where Do Trees Come From – Paul Chappell – 015 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question – Click Here Paul Chappell grows trees headed to a landscape garden near you. He talks about the […]

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Designing Garden Rooms – Susanne Hudson – 014

By Craig McManus | July 15, 2021

Designing Garden Rooms – Susanne Hudson – 014 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question – Click Here You’ll never want to leave a Susanne Hudson designed garden. Each garden room is an invitation to […]

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Native Plant Wisdom – Gail Woody – 013

By Craig McManus | July 8, 2021

Native Plant Wisdom – Gail Woody – 013 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question – Click Here Gail Woody knows native plants and why they are important for our gardens. She has been gardening […]

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Pollinator Garden Success – Lanie Riner – 012

By Craig McManus | July 1, 2021

Pollinator Success – Lanie Riner – 012 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question – Click Here Lanie Riner knows pollinator gardens and why thy are so important to our lives. In this episode Lanie […]

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Building a Great Garden – Brooks Garcia – 011

By Craig McManus | June 24, 2021

Building a Great Garden-Brooks Garcia – 011 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question – Click Here Brooks Garcia is fulfilling his dream in the Northeast Georgia Mountains. The sun awakens him every day to […]

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Wild Flowers and Native Plants – Carol Hight – 010

By Craig McManus | June 17, 2021

Wild Flowers and Native Plants – Carol Hight – 010 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question – Click Here She is a 30-year retired 5th grade science teacher. Carol is currently active with the […]

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Greg Huber

Successful Landscape Renovation – Greg Huber – 009

By Craig McManus | June 10, 2021

Successful Landscape Renovations – Greg Huber – 009 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question – Click Here Greg Huber is a public service and outreach faculty member of the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service […]

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Joe Raboine Belgard

Landscape Hardscapes – Joe Raboine – 008

By Craig McManus | June 3, 2021

Landscape Hardscapes – Joe Raboine – 008 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question – Click Here Joe Raboine started his career as a landscape contractor over 25 years ago. His garden hardscape expertise and innovation […]

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Speaking for Trees – Christy Bryant – 007

By Craig McManus | May 27, 2021

Speaking for Trees – Christy Bryant -007 Listen & Subscribe on Your Podcast App Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Android Blubrry Podchaser Podcast Addict Facebook Mobile RSS Subscribe by Email Ask Your Garden Question – Click Here Christie Bryant speaks for trees every day. She loves to be in a person’s yard meeting their dogs […]

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