Building my Wicking Garden Bed By Raymond Jess Updated: May 2017 with new pictures at bottom.Check out Wicking Beds 2.0 and Wicking Beds 3.0 next!I discovered wicking garden beds when…
215: Suzanne Bontempo on Gardening without Pesticides. Contemplating the best options for:If, when, and what type of insect control to use in the garden. – – – – Suzanne has…
“Instant Orchard” in an Urban Desert By Myrna Hales The truckload of lovely, fragrant, composted soil arrived in our desert scape back yard on January 25th, 2017 and by January 27th we…
We get to meet a gardening pioneer when Greg talks to Colin Austin who is known world-wide as the man who engineered a simple but highly popular garden bed called a wicking bed. Greg learns why Colin was motivated to create the beds and how the wicking process works. Then they go further to talk about why healthy food is so important to him and his family.
Greg talks to Ally and finds out what it is like to be a founding partner in a brand-new company that is focusing on making indoor gardening easier.
Chatting with Herb expert Catherine Crowley about growing herbs and using them in cooking other beneficial ways. She and Greg explore many of the different unique and awesome aspects of a myriad of herbs that can be grown in the home gardens and urban farms, with a special emphasis on garlic.
Canning food is a favorite topic of Greg’s so of course he was excited to talk to Master Food Preserver Allison about her experiences and get some tips from her as well. As a bonus, they also chatted about her ‘too big’ garden and how this homestead is so rewarding for her family.
Getting excited about agriculture in protected structures is the topic of discussion for Greg and his guest Andrew Mefferd today. With a journey that took him across the United States, Andrew learned a lot about different types and sizes of farms. He explains how he used that experience to improve his skills why he hopes others can learn from it as well.
Chatting with gardening expert Jake Mace about growing vegetables and fruit trees from seeds. Jake shares a bit about his favorite plants that he is growing from seeds. As well as why he thinks the seeds collected from your own area is so important.
Fellow permaculturist and gardener Cricket Aldridge joins Greg in the studio to talk about her urban farm and how much she loves everything about it. She tells about some of her favorite aspects and what she’s able to grow or make from her harvests, from canning to mead making and many other things besides.