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Northern Gardening - Growing mushrooms & holiday plants

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Join hosts Diane Booth and Joan Farnam as they talk with Minnesota mushroom growers about their business and how to grow mushrooms in your own backyard. Scott Souder talks about how he grows shiitake mushrooms for sale at farmers markets in Bovey, and Ready-2-Fruit Mushrooms owner Matt Ratliff talks about some of the great indoor and outdoor growing mushroom kits that are available for that favorite gardening person in your life. (Link for Ready2Fruit:
If mushroom growing isn’t a preference for your favorite gardener, learn more from Julie Weisenhorn, U of M horticulturist, about some great holiday plants you can purchase for gardening friends. She will also be back on our January show to tak about how to care for those holiday plants you may receive.