Gardeners Hotline

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Whether you are a Master Gardener or a beginning gardener, this fast-paced series is one you will want to watch! Gardeners Hotline will cover all aspects of horticulture from gardening, landscaping and including agricultural production of crops that Florida is famous for.

The series is hosted by Karen Stauderman, the University of Florida Commercial Horticultural Extension Agent in Volusia County, and viewers will have the opportunity to call in and ask questions. Show topics will range from fruits and vegetables, proper tree and lawn care, as well as indoor and landscape plants.

Episode List:

Gardener's Hotline - Olives   Olives -Tuesday September 10 - WATCH

Gardener's Hotine - Turf Grass  Turf - Tuesday September 17 - WATCH

Gardener's Hotline - Ferns  Cut Foliage/Ferneries -  Tuesday September 24 - WATCH

Gardener's Hotline - Propagation  Propagation - Tuesday October 1 - WATCH

Gardener's Hotline - Caladiums Caladiums - Tuesday October 8 - WATCH

Gardener's Hotline - Palm Trees  Palm Trees - Tuesday October 15 - WATCH

Gardener's Hotline - Camellias  Camellias - Tuesday October 22 - WATCH

Gardener's Hotline - Roses  Roses - Tuesday October 29 - WATCH

Gardener's Hotline - Christmas Cactus and Spathiphyllum  Christmas Cactus and Spathiphyllum - Tuesday November 5 -WATCH

Gardener's Hotline - Plant Breeding  Plant Breeding - Tuesday November 12 - WATCH

Gardener's Hotline - Hanging Baskets & Mixed Containers  Hanging Baskets & Mixed Containers - Tuesday November 19 - WATCH

Gardener's Hotline - Hanging Baskets & Mixed Containers  Holiday Decorating - Tuesday November 26 - WATCH

Gardener's Hotline - Hanging Baskets & Mixed Containers  Landscaping for Butterflies - Tuesday December 03 - WATCH

About the Host...

Karen Stauderman - Host

Karen grew up in Oregon where she received a dual BS in Horticulture and Plant Pathology from Oregon State University and later received her master’s degree in Entomology from the University of Florida.  She worked as a research scientist for the University of Florida for over 11 years. Then, along with her husband and daughter started their own business - Oak Haven Farms & Winery - A U-pick Strawberry farm, with an onsite vineyard and winery. During that time she taught High School Science for 6 years before returning back to the University of Florida (2007) in extension where she is currently the University of Florida Commercial Horticulture Extension Agent in Volusia County.

New Episodes of The Gardener's Hotline air Tuesdays at 7:30PM
Repeat episodes air Saturdays at 4:00PM on WDSC TV-15

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Last Updated: 3/11/20