The Garden Thyme Podcast

S3:E05 Container Gardening with Ashley Bachtel-Bodkins

May 06, 2022 Season 3 Episode 5
The Garden Thyme Podcast
S3:E05 Container Gardening with Ashley Bachtel-Bodkins
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Hello Listener,

In this month esiopde we are talking about continer gardening with Ashley Bachtel-Bodkins, Senior Agent Asso. & MG Coordinator for UME in Garrett Co.  If you are limited on space and time a container garden may be a perfect way to add in the garden you’ve always wanted.   We talk picking the correct size container for your plant needs, drainage tips and growing media. 

We also have our: 

  •  Native Plant of the Month (Sweet Bay Magnolia, Magnolia virginiana ) at 26:00
  •  Bug of the Month (Spongy moth, Lymantria dispar) at  30:45
  • Garden Tips of the Month at 38:45.

 If you have any garden-related questions, please email us at or look us up on Facebook at For more information about UME and these topics, please check out the UME Home and Garden Information Center and Maryland Grows Blog at 

 The Garden Thyme Podcast is brought to you by the University of Maryland Extension. Hosts are Mikaela Boley- Senior Agent Associate (Talbot County) for Horticulture, Rachel Rhodes- Agent Associate for Horticulture (Queen Anne's County), and Emily Zobel-Senior Agent Associate for Agriculture (Dorchester County).

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Native Plant of the Month
Bug of the Month
Garden Tips of the Month