HomeGrown 03/08/09 – Best Gadgets, 2009 AAS, and Foster Botanical Garden

HomeGrown covers more than 150 years of gardening this week with a look at the best new plants for 2009, the best garden products for 2009 – and a visit to a Honolulu, Hawaii botanical gardeBob with n that dates back to the 1850s.  The four new 2009 All-America Selections are offered by Nona Koivula-Wolfram, executive director of the National Garden Bureau. The best eight garden products or gadgets are discussed by Scott Meyer, editor of Organic Gardening magazine. Finally, Bob visits with Illinois native Joshlyn Sand of the Foster Botanical Garden in Honolulu, who talks about the 150-year-trees in the garden, as well as its hundreds of other plants from across the tropics. Downloadable MP3

See Bob’s photos from the Foster Botanical Garden

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