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14: Garden Fails

Sarah’s raised bed attempt. They did pretty well for the first season but the warping and settling made things difficult the second season. Lessons learned: don’t fill raised beds with 100% compost and use treated or painted wood.

Being a gardener means trying new things, embracing our failures, and experimenting again. Anyone who has gardened for more than a year has likely experienced some pretty epic successes and a few hard falls. We’re going to talk about some of our most entertaining mistakes and some of the biggest lessons we learned.

Bob Henrickson, NSA’s Horticulture Program Director, joins us and shares stories from his widely varied experiences. From public horticulture on UNL’s campus and the state fair grounds to personal gardening and vegetable growing, Bob has grown it all!



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