Bonus Episode 10: Ask Jake and Greg.

A 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. 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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– 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 – Step 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 – Step 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


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