plants http://wrvo.org en Growing plants from seed ensures getting what you paid for http://wrvo.org/post/growing-plants-seed-ensures-getting-what-you-paid <p>With vegetables readily available at any grocery store, one may forget that growing them at home is even an option. While growing plants from seed takes more time and effort than just buying them, one expert believes that not only is it worth it, but it’s actually easier to do than people may think.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://herbgardens.about.com/bio/Amy-Jeanroy-42668.htm">Amy Jeanroy</a> talks about the basics of growing plants from seed. Jeanroy, an <a href="http://thefarmingwife.com/">expert herb gardener</a> and contributor to About.com, has written many books on the subject, including <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Canning-Preserving-Dummies-Amelia-Jeanroy/dp/0470504552">Canning and Preserving for Dummies, 2<sup>nd</sup> edition</a>.</em></p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Amy Jeanroy.</strong></p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Take Care 51644 at http://wrvo.org Growing plants from seed ensures getting what you paid for Reading the Message http://wrvo.org/post/reading-message <p>This archived broadcast was from September 11, 1987. John Weeks talks about the journey across the seasons. He talks about the weather and the different animals and plants that are around during the different seasons.</p><p></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:04:35 +0000 John Weeks 48081 at http://wrvo.org Watching What's Underfoot http://wrvo.org/post/watching-whats-underfoot <p>John Weeks reveals how he spent his not so typical Fathers Day! He also explains the importance of paying attention to nature.</p> Sun, 16 Jun 2013 16:01:00 +0000 John Weeks 39502 at http://wrvo.org Winter Wonders Under This Snow http://wrvo.org/post/winter-wonders-under-snow <p>Much of nature is covered by snow each winter. John Weeks dispels the rumor that the winter landscape without snow is baron and uninteresting. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:25:00 +0000 John Weeks 29708 at http://wrvo.org Why Do Flowers Bloom When They Do? http://wrvo.org/post/why-do-flowers-bloom-when-they-do <p>Weeks remembers his first encounter with the fall crocus. He talks about how light wavelength effects plant growth and touches on photoperiodism as it relates to the blooming of various plants. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 15:00:00 +0000 John Weeks 26319 at http://wrvo.org The Melting Pot of Nature http://wrvo.org/post/melting-pot-nature <p>John Weeks discusses&nbsp; the many unique and beautiful local plants that are not native to U.S. soil. Weeks explains the multitude of ways these plants arrived in the Americas. Some came to be used for food (Dandelion), while some came because of their pretty appearance (the Daisy). Others weren&#39;t actually meant to be brought here at all.</p><p>Originally aired on Jun 22, 1984.</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 18:36:56 +0000 John Weeks 21139 at http://wrvo.org Sight and Sounds of Spring http://wrvo.org/post/sight-and-sounds-spring <p>John Weeks talks about the new blooming flowers and plants of spring and how to fully enjoy the start of the new season.</p><p>Originally aired on April 21st, 1989.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 14:47:33 +0000 John Weeks 18110 at http://wrvo.org Leave the Baby Wildlife Alone http://wrvo.org/post/leave-baby-wildlife-alone <p>John Weeks talks to listeners about baby wildlife that are left alone during the spring and how we should not worry about them. Weeks explains that departure of the young should not be taken as a sign of abandonment and what to do if you see a wildlife baby animal.</p><p>Originally aired on April 26th, 1985.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 14:28:33 +0000 John Weeks 18106 at http://wrvo.org A World for Roadside Patriarchs http://wrvo.org/post/world-roadside-patriarchs <p>John Weeks discusses plants and trees and the first spurt of spring growth and how the April sunlight affects the blooming buds of the season.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Orignally aired on April 22nd, 1988.</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:12:52 +0000 John Weeks 17732 at http://wrvo.org A Visit To Baltimore Woods http://wrvo.org/post/visit-baltimore-woods <p>John Weeks takes a trip to Baltimore Woods, seeking signs of the upcoming spring season, exploring all kinds of things involved in nature including plants, animals and trees.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Originally aired on April 19th, 1985.</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 14:38:58 +0000 Marlena Montero 17725 at http://wrvo.org The Energy of Spring http://wrvo.org/post/energy-spring <p>John Weeks discusses the beauty of spring and the roots and seeds that influence the many spouting plants of the warm season.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Originally aired March 9th, 1989.</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 15:51:27 +0000 John Weeks 15480 at http://wrvo.org