Bonus Episode 10:
Ask Jake and Greg.

A September 2017 Q&A session with two experts on Gardening and Fruit Trees.


In This BONUS Podcast:

Jake Mace the Vegan Athlete and Greg Peterson of The Urban Farm are both gardening educators offering classes, podcasts, and videos on a large variety of gardening topics. Every month they get together for a monthly gardening chat to discuss what is going on in their gardens and answer your questions. To dive in, get more information, and send us your questions visit AskJakeandGreg.com – so let’s get on with the show… This is the September 2017 Q&A episode with a variety of questions addressed from prepping tree holes, garden bed soil layers, and much more.

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     SHOW NOTES:

  • What Jake is planting this Fall with the high temps of Phoenix
  • How they are staying focused on their gardening
  • How to be a successful gardener – 1) get out into nature!!!
  • The importance of heirloom and organic seeds
  • Food forests, and the different important layers
  • How to be a successful gardener – 2) eat healthy food!!
  • The difference between Urban Gardening and Urban Farming
  • The surprise that 5 year old Jude found on The Urban Farm
  • Growing Papayas in the desert
  • Getting soil ready for trees
  • Phone consults with Greg Peterson
  • Why Jake and Greg do not do home visits
  • Soil delivery in the Phoenix Valley
  • Creating raised garden beds with different soil layers
  • The new Farmer Greg’s Planting Mix
  • Why some first year gardeners get frustrated
  • Growing keys: Location, soil & mulch
  • Fall tours at Longevity Gardens & The Urban Farm
  • Seeds: Great American Seed up & Seed Bank Box

Jake’s parting thought:
Gardening is one way to vote for yourself!!

Greg’s parting thought:
What he said!!

Here are useful links:

Urban Farm Fruit Tree Program
for Phoenix and the surrounding areas.

Jake Mace’s online store

Jake Mace’s Seed Bank Box

AskJakeandGreg


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