626: Kevin Espiritu on Epic Gardening Growth.
Getting Excited About Sharing Gardening Stories.
In This Podcast:
Kevin Espiritu is passionate about gardening and driven to find ways to help others grow plants. We are excited to have him return, this time to give us updates about both his personal and professional gardening endeavors. Kevin shares stories of new digs, new products and a new book. All of his stories share the common themes of ease and sustainability, and all of them are generously sprinkled with epic tidbits of gardening wisdom.
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Our Guest:Kevin began his business Epic Gardening as a way for him to present gardening information in a more modern, updated way to friends and family. First came the website, followed by YouTube, a daily podcast, and finally his social media presence on Instagram, and Facebook. Kevin is the author of Field Guide to Urban Gardening, and his new book is Grow Bag Gardening, both from our friends at Quarto Publishing.
Listen in and learn about:
- Starting Kevin’s new urban homestead
- How he created an edible privacy hedge in his front yard
- The purpose of Kevin’s warehouse
- Seed starting trays that perform better and last longer
- Creating a partnership with Birdies Garden Products in Australia
- Advantages of Birdies metal raised garden beds
- Ideas for keeping pests out of your raised bed
- How to fill your raised bed using Hugelkultur
- Comparing the cost of Birdies raised beds to wooden beds
- The ease of moving a Birdies raised bed
- Kevin’s latest book, Grow Bag Gardening
- Grow bags – What they are, and how and why to use them
- An epic way to attract pollinators
- Great ideas for themed grow bags
- Reflections on the Apocalypse Grow survival challenge Kevin completed 2 years ago
Kevin’s previous podcast episodes:
473: Kevin Espiritu on Small-Space Urban Gardens
480: Kevin Espiritu On His Apocalypse Grow Survival Challenge
Books written by Kevin:
Grow Bag Gardening: The Revolutionary Way to Grow Bountiful Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, and Flowers in Lightweight, Eco-friendly Fabric Pots
Field Guide to Urban Gardening: How to Grow Plants, No Matter Where You Live: Raised Beds – Vertical Gardening – Indoor Edibles – Balconies and Rooftops – Hydroponics
How to reach Kevin:
Website: epicgardening.com and shop.epicgardening.com
Instagram: epicgardening and epichomesteading
Youtube: epicgardening and epichomesteading
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