MONTROSE, Pa. — A new podcast called ‘Digging for Answers’ organized by the Susquehanna County Historical Society & Free Library Association and Howard Burkett, who happens to also be, a Penn State Extension Master Gardener in Susquehanna County are conducting this joint production. The Master Gardeners will be frequent guest speakers as well as other community groups and speakers. The purpose of this podcast is to answer general gardening questions submitted by members of the community and to educate listeners on research based best gardening or environmental practices.
(photo by Howard Burkett, Penn State Extension)
It’s simple to take part! Just email the Susquehanna County Master Gardeners with your questions/photos at firstname.lastname@example.org or call and leave a message on the Master Gardener hotline at 570.666.9003. Questions will be assigned to a team member of Master Gardeners who will research them, and some of the questions and answers will be featured on the podcast! The podcast will also be covering a wide range of gardening topics with our first topic being on soil testing. You will hear about upcoming events and how you can take part! The first ‘Digging for Answers’ podcast is now available! You will also be left with a ‘punny’ garden joke at the end of each podcast to share. Please note not all hotline questions will be featured on the podcast. Selected hotline questions will be highlighted in the podcast, but all questions submitted will be responded to.
So how do you go about joining this fun new endeavor? We encourage you to visit: https://anchor.fm/howard-burkett0 for a quick overview of how the podcast works and how you can subscribe. You can get this podcast by following ‘Digging for Answers’ on any of your listening platforms: Spotify, ITunes, Google Podcast, RadioPublic, Pocket Casts, Breaker etc. You will then receive notices on newly released podcasts. If you would like to talk to someone on how to subscribe call the hotline at 570.666.9003, Howard would be happy to call you back and help you!
To reach our Garden Hotline, contact us at: email@example.com, call us at 570-666-9003 or message us on Facebook: Penn State Ext Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County, PA.
–Kimberly Grace, Penn State Extension