723: Bodacious Garden.
A Rosie on the House Radio Show.
“Rosie on the House is a father and son weekly radio show on home-improvement advice that is found on several key Arizona radio stations. It is a trusted source of home-improvement advice and know-how. Rosie and Romey consider that an honor and a responsibility, a feeling that Greg shares.”
On the fourth Saturday of each month, Farmer Greg will talk about all aspects of gardening and urban farming in the Arizona climates…
Gardening Tips * Chickens * Composting
Smart Watering Tips * Fruit Trees * Seed Saving
Sonoran Desert Weather * Permaculture Tidbits
In This Show:
This is the January 2023 show discussing how to grow your own BODACIOUS edible garden. Greg covers all the bases – sun, water, soil, and garden helpers. Plant your garden where it will get just the right balance of sun and shade by determining your garden’s solar aspect and observing the light as it moves throughout your space each day and each season. Seek out every drop of water available to you. Before you default to the typical drip irrigation system, consider also harvesting grey water, rainwater and air conditioning condensate. The next, and most important component is healthy soil. You’ll want to be sure it contains all five of the following: dirt, airspace, water, organic matter, and living organisms. Greg talks about how to improve soil that is lacking in any of these things. And last but certainly not least, he explains how chickens and weeds make fantastic garden workers.
Come join us for the next broadcast or listen to a replay through our podcast episodes. Either way you will expand your knowledge about growing food in the local desert and gain new perspectives on your local food system.
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