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The moment I became a gardener

Plants can’t speak, but they’d have a lot to say about weather and climate if they could. I’m a meteorologist by profession and an avid gardener. I’ve been turning my parents’ New York City backyard into a tropical oasis ever since I was 13 years old. Now I grow fresh fruits and vegetables at work and share my success and failures with all our viewers.…

About Me

I’m a meteorologist with a passion for sharing science and gardening tidbits every morning on TV 📺

I was 13 years old when I first started turning my parents garden in New York City into a tropical oasis. Now I have a garden of my own, and an organic garden at work that’s featured on TV every morning!

On this blog, I’ll share photos of my garden and tips about how I keep it looking its best through wild weather in South Carolina and New York!

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May 2021 in the Garden at WLTX

May is one of my favorite months in the garden. Temperatures are warm enough for quick growth, but cool enough to limit plant stress. (Also, the weather is bearable for…

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Growing Fruit Trees at WLTX

Fruit trees are an investment. Plant them once, and enjoy them year after year. They don’t require annual planting like tomatoes and eggplant, but that doesn’t make these trees full…

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A few of Alex’s Forecasts

South Carolina experiences 4 seasons of weather – sometimes all in one day! Here’s a sample of my weather shows from the mornings this past year. Thanks so much for…

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