546: Neal Bringe on Creating a New Squash.

546: Neal Bringe on Creating a New Squash

Playing with seeds and making history. When you treat your space like a nature sanctuary, sometimes you get botanical surprises! Neil Bringe teaches us about a new variety of Christmas Squash and the conditions he created to cross two varieties of squash to create…

514: Brad Lancaster about Harvesting the Rain.

540: Brad Lancaster on Planting the Rain.

Teaching about the personal and community benefits of harvesting rainwater. – In This Podcast: Returning guest, Brad Lancaster, recently taught us about Harvesting the Rain and is back to teach about Planting the Rain. If you’ve ever considered capturing rainwater directly in your landscape…

537: Robert Pavlis on Garden Soil Myths.

537: Robert Pavlis on Garden Soil Myths

Clearing up illusions about the substances we use to grow our food. – In This Podcast: We’ve all bought plant-specific fertilizer or used leaves to diagnose what additives we need for our plants. But according to Robert Pavlis, building great soil needs a different approach. After all, how can you know…

John Moody

535: John Moody on Weed Suppression.

Controlling unwanted volunteers in our farms and gardens. – In This Podcast: Could weeds be friends? In some cases, John Moody thinks they are! John shares some of the knowledge from his book and experience on his homestead to help you determine what are beneficial weeds in the right…

534: Catherine Crowley on Her Favorite Herbs.

534: Catherine Crowley on Her Favorite Herbs.

Growing most anything you want to in a Desert Garden. – In This Podcast: Herbs are a wonderful way to begin gardening and get a lot of bang for your buck! Catherine Crowley, or “The Herb Lady” as many people know her, shares some of her favorite, unique plants to grow and how she…

Ray Speakman

527: Ray Speakman about Farming Instead of Retiring.

Starting an urban farm to keep young the later years. – In This Podcast: Have you ever wished for more gardening space? So did Ray Speakman when he took early retirement. But instead of just wishing, he recruited neighbors for their land and made his farming dreams a reality! Listen in to learn how he went…

515: Kerry Smith on Harvest for Health.

515: Kerry Smith on Harvest for Health.

Mentoring cancer survivors through backyard vegetable gardens. – In This Podcast: Anyone who gardens knows the benefits, but Kerry Smith is proving it with her Harvest for Health program for cancer survivors. This experiment partners the Alabama Master Gardeners with Auburn University to…