You can listen to the Davis Garden Show on your computer!
Our gardening program broadcasts live in Davis every Thursday from noon to 1 pm (PST) on low-power radio station KDRT, 95.7 FM, Davis, California. Listeners are welcome to call in with questions during the show: 530-792-0168.
The show rebroadcasts Saturday mornings from 9 - 10.You can listen to copies of the show on your computer by going to the Davis Garden Show web page, by subscribing through iTunes, or by setting some browsers to search for it.
Each show is about 27 MB, so it takes a while to download. With a fast connection you can listen to it while it is downloading.
“Podcasting” is a way to set your computer so it checks for a new
copy of a radio program at a regular interval, and automatically downloads it to
your computer. It is an audio file, just like a music file, so it can be copied
to your mp3 player (such as Apple’s iPod, hence the name) to listen at your
Just click on the file to download it to your computer.
- Each broadcast of the Davis Garden Show on 95.7 FM KDRT, Davis’
low-power FM radio station, is available at:
Shows are uploaded weekly.
- If you have iTunes, you can find it there:
Open iTunes. Type Davis Garden Show in Search iTunes Store.
Click Subscribe at the Davis Garden Show and Beyond icon (with a picture of yellow daisies). The other icon (with a picture of orange poppies) is an older link. It still works, but we're phasing it out.
If you just click on the icon (picture), iTunes will play the most recent show.
If you've never used iTunes to subscribe before, you can set your Preferences so that your computer searches for new shows at regular intervals -- every hour, every day, every week -- or you can check manually.
Then you just click on it to play it, or copy it to your iPod (or
other mp3 player) so you can listen to it later.
- If you use FireFox Version 2.0 (not the older versions) as your browser, you can just enter this URL in your address bar:
Click Subscribe Now to put it in your Bookmarks Toolbar Folder.
© 2004 Don Shor, Redwood Barn Nursery, Inc., 1607 Fifth Street, Davis, Ca 95616
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