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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…

598: Tommie Hockett on Sharing Seeds with Friends

598: Tommie Hockett on Sharing Seeds with Friends. Splitting a Seed Up In a Box with six others and building community resilience. In This Podcast: We hear first-hand experience from…

Farmer Greg under a tree

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.

588: Jessica Walliser on Science-based Companion Planting

Using tested methods to plan garden planting. Discovering the science-based facts behind companion planting, Jessica Walliser captivates us with her expert knowledge on the unique benefits that arise when pairing plants together. Jessica explains how companion planting can be used as a strategy to…

586: Niki Jabbour on Growing Under Cover

Protecting gardens from cold weather and pests and extending growing seasons. – An intriguing conversation on how to garden year-round in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Niki Jabbour illustrates her growing techniques that she claims to be a ‘game-changer’ in her garden. Niki describes the different types of…

585: Eddie Badrina on Growing Vertically in Greenhouses

Transforming industrial agriculture. Exploring the future of vertical farming, we chat with Eddy Badrina about a new form of technology that can be a viable solution for creating a regenerative food system. Eddy shares his concerns on the impacts traditional farming has on the environment and how the greenhouse technology at Eden Green can…