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SATURDAY August 3

0730 She's a musician...but that's only ONE facet of Sarah Slean's abilities. You can add composer, poet, actress, painter...well, the list just goes on and on. But music is Sarah's primary focus...and that's the focus of a conversation that Fresh Air host Mary Ito had with her earlier this year.
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NOTE: Music clearance restrictions prohibit inclusion of music originally contained in this item.
Learn more about this multi-faceted artist at Sarah's website.

0800 Gardeners are a special breed. They take great pride in their handiwork. But even the best gardeners can make simple mistakes. That's why Fresh Air's favourite gardener---Marjorie Harris---dropped by. She told guest host Karen Gordon what NOT to do.
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Marjorie's most recent book is most recent book is "Thrifty Gardening: From The Ground Up". It's published by House of Anansi.
For an abundance of gardening advice...visit Marjorie's gardening and her Marjorie Harris Gardens websites.

0830 Summer means, fun, food and entertaining friends and family. But the stress of organizing a summer party can be daunting. That needn't be the case according to Christine Tizzard. Christine is the host of Best Recipes Ever on CBC Television. She joined Karen to offer some advice.
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For more summer entertaining suggestions, visit the Best Recipes Ever and Best Recipes Ever Entertaining Menus websites.