Facebook Friday!

Join Meteorologist Alex Calamia every Friday during the 9AM hour for a tour of the garden all season long.

May 29, 2021 | Deer found the garden

Alex’s plants are in jail! (It’s for their own safety!) Here’s what Alex is doing to keep the hungry deer out + a few pretty flowers the deer didn’t eat yet!

May 22, 2021 | Hot weather on the way

Join Alex live while he waters the garden! Alex is filling in again for the Saturday morning show and has a hot forecast 😓Are you excited for the heat or dreading it?

May 15, 2021 | Near record cold this morning

Happy Saturday!! Temperatures this morning were in the 40s which are record lows but it’s beautiful …

May 7, 2021 | Our garden is spared from the severe weather

It was a busy week for weather in South Carolina, but the garden appreciated the rain. Here’s what I am most excited about this week! Join me live for the tour on this Facebook Friday

April 30, 2021 | April is over

It’s a muggy Friday morning but lower humidity is about to arrive! Alex did some garden chores. Let’s take a tour! What are you up to this weekend?

April 25, 2021 | One of the driest April’s on record

We finally got rain!! But it still may end up being the 8th driest April on record. What impact has that had on the garden here WLTX News19? Let’s take a tour!

April 17, 2021 | First time I’ve ever grown these plants

Pomegranate & Kiwi are just about to bloom + new plants Alex is trying to grow for the first time ever. Are there any plants you want Alex to try out this year?

April 9, 2021 | An update after a late April Freeze

It’s been a warm week. Here’s an update on some summer seedlings and new plant purchases + the citrus is blooming!

April 2, 2021 | A rare April Freeze is on the way

Alex is in the garden talking about the misconception like: frosts are worse than freezes and gardening is always safe after Good Friday.

Friday, March 26, 2021

Summer seeds are planted! Meanwhile, Alex shows how Kiwi, Citrus, and Loquats are showing promising signs of fruiting and gives an update on the banana plants. We also take a look at the snow peas which are starting to produce flower buds.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Pansies are in bloom in our garden! Alex is going to start doing weekly updates from the garden when spring begins. Today winter plants are beginning to flush with growth after a sleepy January and February. The bananas are looking alive. Alex talks about one mistake people make with banana plants that will prevent them from fruiting.