A Rosie on the House Radio Show Replay. What if farming could be simple? A few pots on the patio, either back or front and you are growing food for yourself and the neighborhood. Join Greg as he chats with Kari Spencer about Patio Farming and how to get it done. It is really that simple.
A Rosie on the House Radio Show Replay. Join Bill McDorman and Greg Peterson as they chat about the 5 easiest seeds to save. The first one discussed is how to save tomatoes. Plus they share about their yearly event called the GreatAmericanSeedUp.org that is the biggest seed saving bazaar in the country. There is nothing else like it!
A Rosie on the House Radio Show. Join Greg on his appearance on the September 2023 Rosie on the House radio show where he discusses with host Romey Romero various and sometimes easier ways to compost before you get to traditional hot composting.
A Rosie on the House Radio Show. This is the Aug 2023 show replay. Join Greg as he discusses fruit trees and picking the right one for you. Learn how to understand the value (what you should be paying for a tree) along with the three important success factors. While this is primarily a conversation about low desert varieties there is a bunch of great information for where ever you live
A Garden Chat with Zach Loeks. This month we will chat with our friend and author Zach Loeks about his tips and tricks for getting the most out of your garden. He is willing to share some of what he learned managing his award-winning farm.
Spreading seeds in the local community. How do you start a farm? You quit your job, become a stay-at-home dad, and convince your neighbors to let you use their yards to grow food. Well, that is how Jon the Farmer did it. He now farms over 20 yards outside of Seattle, connects the other food growers in the area, and creates and delivers his own CSA boxes to his clients. OH yes and he periodically buys a Seed Up In a Box and distributes open pollinated seeds to his community!
A Rosie on the House Radio Show. This is the July 2023 show discussing extreme heat and Greg goes in depth on three ways to avoid letting the heal kill our plants and trees. In this conversation, Greg shares with Romey the lessons he learned while growing fruit trees in the desert that make a big difference in having our plant survive and that is: location, ground cover, and watering. They go further in depth on each of these to help know what steps to take to protect your plants..
A Rosie on the House Radio Show. This is the June 2023 show discussing rainwater harvesting for the benefit of our landscapes. Don Titmus joined Romey and Greg to talk about the realities of collecting rainwater in the Sonoran Desert to use for our landscapes. Don explains how his passive rainwater collection system waters trees that are upslope from his house solving the problem of too much water on his back patio during the summer rains.
Learning about collecting the rain and sharing the journey. Renee Dang wanted to learn more about Rainwater Harvesting, and as she jumped into researching this topic, she used her lack of experience to ask important questions that every new water harvester wants to ask. She explains how using this unique perspective, and her strength in technical writing, she works to help others understand a water sustainability option for any property that receives rain.
A Rosie on the House Radio Show. This is the May 2023 show discussing Native edibles and Mesquite. Native edibles in the southwest are a fun way to experience the local desert. Greg and Romey chat with guests Peggy Sue Sorenson and Mike Clow and talk about some of the best and easiest edible finds in the local area. They talk about how to harvest wild crops like mesquite and so much more. Hear how they collect a variety of different fruits and beans from native desert plants and what to do with the harvest afterwards!