Greg chats with Nancy, an urban farmer from Southern California who explains how she is maximizing the potential of her very small garden. She has faced off critters of various sizes with some ingenious tricks and she is using soil amendments to make her soil healthy and her plants happy and productive.
Being green is all about having less of a negative impact on the planet and here Greg chats with Quita who has fully adopted a new lifestyle and loves helping others find their way into it as well. Quita tells how she got the courage to start gardening, and how that gave her confidence to try new ways to become self-sufficient even while living in a major city. Her encouraging attitude and caring nature helps as she spreads the word about little steps people can take in their own lives.
Greg chats with a new friend Kaye, a recent convert to organic gardening who has been chronicling her challenges and amazing successes in her small garden. Living in California on the beach has it benefits, but it also comes with a challenging microclimate due to early morning fogs that limit the sun to her small garden.
Greg talks to Keri, a former electrician who quit to be a farmer because it was better for the planet. She tells why she left her successful business to run a small plot farm, and how she has developed that into quite the impressive and sustainable venture.
40: Mark Ridsdill Smith on Gardening in Tiny Spaces Mark is founder of Vertical Veg, an initiative that inspires and supports growing food in containers in small urban…
We are continuing the conversation of the evolutionary and truly remarkable tower gardens with our guest today Troy Albright founder and CEO of True Garden in Mesa, Arizona.
A couple years after moving to Arizona Renata gave up gardening. She no longer had the energy to do it well. Until last spring, when she walked into True Garden in Mesa, Arizona. And discovered the coolest things!
Today, Peter Burke joins us in the studio to talk about an evolutionary approach to fresh salad every day, even in the winter.