Here are some of my recent media appearances and articles:


Here I am talking with Martha Stewart about “safe” and reasonably effective home cures (except maybe those hot peppers!)

This was a fun show where I discussed preparing your garden on Twin Cities Live

A brief discussion of organic, synthetic and homemade pesticides aired on KATU in Portland, Oregon


Bestselling Author Amy Stewart stopped by one day and shot a video of me walking through a garden center.  I was a little hard on that Garlic and Peppermint spray.  I do think it might work for insects, but for plant diseases?  Well, you can see my thoughts in this video.

Some Newspaper and Magazine Articles

About me

Washington Post

Minnesota Magazine

By me

Starting a Garden From Scratch (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

A Review of Some of The Most Notorious Garden Gurus (From

Natural Doesn’t Always Equal Safe (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Coming up Roses (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

A link to reviews of some useful scientific articles for gardeners (

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