Archives for 
Naturally Green 
Click links below to listen to past guests talk about gardening and answer questions

Complete Shows:

Individual Interviews:
Larry Nau, Owner of Bergen Water Gardens which has become the lotus capital of the United States (Feb.'19)

Rocco Pellegrino, Owner of Small World Books discusses his used bookstore at 425 North Street in Rochester. Look for readings and music events on his Facebook page.(Nov.'18)

Alan Singer, Co-author with his brother Paul, of a biography of their father - Arthur Singer: The Wildlife Art of an American Master. (June '18)

Kathleen Draper, Member of Ithaka Institute and Finger Lakes Biochar (April '18)

Dan Bellavia, Landscape Manager for the Eastman Museum, discussing the Dutch Connection flower show (Feb. 9-25)

Jacob Fox, CEO of Organix Green Industries (Feb. '18)

Cindy Christ from B&C Christ Farm CSA in Kent (March '17)

Sandi Munson from Fisher Hill Farm CSA in Canandaigua (March '17)

Peter Sutera from Oak & Osage Farm CSA in Hammondsport (March '17)

Liz Magnanti, General Manager of The Bird House on Monroe Avenue.(Feb.'17)

Charlie Zettek, hybridizer of daylilies who has a national daylily display garden at #1 Hillside Avenue (2 remaining free open houses, July 30 from 1-5pm, and August 5 from 5-7pm) (July '16)

Mark Arpag, president-elect of the Bonsai Society of Western NY - their 43rd Annual Show & Sale is May 21-22. (May '16)

Jane Kuitems of Jane's Herb Farm (May '16)

Lance Walheim, representing Bayer Select which gave away 1,000 trees at this year's Lilac Festival. (May '16)

Nate Savage, owner of Sunscape Farms - east & west side locations open May 1, 2016. (April '16)

Kathy Lewis, Monroe County Master Gardener, discussing the Blocks in Bloom program where dozens of households get advice and free plants to help beautify participating blocks in the City of Rochester. (April '16)

Charlie Zettek, curator of an International Daylily Society Display Garden at his home (1 Hillside Avenue in Rochester, between the Water Authority & School #1). His final two open houses are Friday, July 31 from 5-7pm, and Saturday, August 1 from 1-5pm. (July '15)

Al Pfieffer, owner of Oriental Garden Supply in Pittsford (July '15)

Susie Spencer & Linda Frame, discussing the 100th Anniversary of the Rochester Garden Club and the May 4th ribbon cutting for the new Pansy Bed in Highland Park at 9:30am (April '15)

Brent Arnold & Steve Kraft, founders of Community Composting in Rochester (Oct.'14)

Margaret Potter, Director of Development & Communications for the Genesee Land Trust (June '14)

Dave Swarts, President of the Buffalo Erie County Botanical Gardens (March '14)

Dave Clark, horticultural educator at the Buffalo Erie County Botanical Gardens.(March '14)

Julie Moir Messervy, author & designer ( who will be the speaking at the Rochester Civic Garden Center's 23rd annual Spring Gardening Symposium, on Saturday, March 1st at the Memorial Art Gallery. (Feb.'14)

Jean Westcott, owner of The Artful Gardener who will also be the speaking at the Rochester Civic Garden Center's Symposium. (Feb.'14)

Christine Froehlich, Executive Director of the Rochester Civic Garden Center, with details on their March 1st symposium. (Feb.'14)

Alan Williams
, host of the seed share page for the Gardening Group on Location  Participation is open to anyone, not just residents of PLEX & the 19th Ward.(Feb.'14)

Jeanne Gehret, co-founder of the Tool Thrift Shop in Fairport, (Oct.'13)

Sharon Coates of Zaretsky Associates, describing the upcoming Project Scion 2013. (Aug.'13)

Karen Bussolini - author, photographer & speaker  (April '13)

Jerry Kral, President of the Greater Rochester Perennial Society (July '12)

Sally Cunningham, Executive Director of the National Garden Festival in Buffalo. (July '12)

Dr. Jim Conroy & Basia Alexander, (April '12)

Seldon Chase, farmer emeritus of Chase's Greenhouse & Florist in Rush (April '12)

Rob Robinson, owner of the Violet Barn in Naples, grower of African Violets and associated plants. (April '12)

Scott Smith, owner of Experienced Bricks (March '12)

Jeri Gettle, founder of Baker Creek Seeds (Feb. '12)

Ken Greene, co-founder of the Hudson Valley Seed Library (Jan. '12)

Steve Gabriel, one of the founders of the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute, (April '11)

Gerry Kloc, of the Dahlia Society (April '11)

Dick Chamberlain (President) and Mark Willis (Vegetable Seed Specialist) of Harris Seeds, 1st segment about Harris Seeds and the germination (April '10)

Dick Chamberlain (President) and Mark Willis (Vegetable Seed Specialist) of Harris Seeds, 2nd segment on new sweet corn variety - (April '10)

Dick Jackson & Todd Allen of the Hydro Garden Center on Lyell Avenue, (April '10)

Remy Orlowski, owner of The Sample Seed Shop, an online store for a fascinating variety of seeds.  (Jan. '10)