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601: Avoiding Three Common Mistakes When Starting a Homestead

Gardening tips, tricks, and advice in short, bite-size episodes –  Returning guest Brian Wells, host of The Homestead Journey podcast, shares the most common yet avoidable mistakes that everyone should know when beginning a homestead. Brian points out that homesteading is a journey of…

600: Saving Seeds of Grasses and Grains

A seed chat with Bill McDorman: This is the April 2021 class discussing the importance of growing our own grains, ancient grain sources, and so much more on which grains are best for specific regions.

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599: Building Healthy Soil with Five Essential Components

Gardening tips, tricks, and advice, in short bite-size episodes – Greg kicks off this episode with answering two questions from our listeners that focus on aspects of looking at pest management from a different angle. Tying into our main focus, Greg shares with us the concept of understanding natural pest management and…

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597: Uncovering the Root Causes of Blossom End Rot

Gardening tips, tricks, and advice, in short bite-size episodes – Marlene Simon, host of the Flower Power Garden Hour Podcast, joins us this week as she uncovers the truths and busts the myths about blossom end rot. Marlene explains how many people believe the issue stems from a…

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595: Defining What is Modern Homesteading

Gardening tips, tricks, and advice, in short bite-size episodes – Greg invites Brian Wells, host of The Homestead Journey Podcast, to share with us how he defines what it means to be a homesteader. Brian describes homesteading as a lifestyle that has evolved into the modern era where its definition depends…

594: Designing Your Edible Landscape

A Garden Chat with Kristin Parsons – We visit with Kristin Parsons who helps us explore the beneficial concepts of permaculture design and how to integrate functionality into the outdoor living space. We cover the important components of…

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593: Exploring the Seven Layers of a Food Forest

Gardening tips, tricks, and advice, in short bite-size episodes – Greg invites Crystal Stevens on our show to illustrate the seven dense layers of a food forest and the important role each layer provides to an ecosystem. From the top canopy layer to the microbes under the soil, Crystal points out how…

592: Saving Seeds of Onions, Umbels, & More

A seed chat with Bill McDorman. This is the March 2021 episode of a live Seed Saving Class discussing the many varieties of umbels, unique characteristics of onions and garlic, as well as so much more on aspects of permaculture as it relates to saving seeds.

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591: Adding Liquid Nutrients to Your Plants

Gardening tips, tricks, and advice, in short bite-size episodes – Farmer Greg chats with Anthony Dominguez, the co-founder and C.O.O. of Hykreations, a company that produces liquid soil amendments and fertilizers. Anthony informs us on the process of foliar feeding and why trees and plants will…