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In a North State Garden celebrates and promotes the art, craft and science of home gardening in Northern California. Part of NSPR's From the Ground Up series, this program is hosted by Jennifer Jewell and airs Saturdays at 7:34 a.m. and Sundays at 8:34 a.m. PST.

In A North State Garden: Wild Buckwheats Thrive In The Long Months Of Dry Heat

Long days of high, dry heat can leave our North State gardens looking a little beaten down. Jennifer Jewell talks about how we can draw inspiration on drought-tolerance and resilience from Californian members of the eriogonum family — wild buckwheats.

Jennifer Jewell is the creator and host of the national award-winning, weekly public radio program and podcast, Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History & the Human Impulse to Garden, Jennifer Jewell is a gardener, garden writer, and gardening educator and advocate. Particularly interested in the intersections between gardens, the native plant environments around them, and human culture, she is the daughter of garden and floral designing mother and a wildlife biologist father.
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