Both north and south rise again on HomeGrown this week as Bob and Jeneen talk with a plant expert from Alabama and an apple researcher from Minnesota. Fred Spicer of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens has tips on supposed “southern” plants that, with a little TLC and plant know-how, will do well in Kentucky. David Bedford of the Minnesota Horticultural Research Center talks about the almost 20-year research that led to the celebrated “Honeycrisp” apple – among others.
Find out more:
- Birmingham Botanical Gardens
- USDA plant hardiness zone map
- David Bedford
- An Apple a Day? Try About 600
- The Honeycrisp apple