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109: Talking Permaculture with Stefan Sobkowiak
In this episode of the Maritime Gardening Podcast, Stefan Sobkowiak joins us to discuss permaculture, and how he uses it in his orchard. Farmer, permaculturalist, teacher, biologist, designer, author and speaker; Stefan Sobkowiak has presented more than 500 seminars and workshops to a whole range of public audiences. In addition to teaching at McGill University …
108 : Talking Straw Bale Gardening with Robert Pavlis
Straw bale gardens are all the rage these days. People seem to love this seemingly easy way to grow vegetables in bales of straw – but is it all it’s cracked up to be? Thankfully we we author, teacher, master gardener, man of science and myth-buster Robert Pavlis to help us separate fact from fantasy. …
107 : Tips for Planning a Garden
It’s early February, and this time of year many of us start really thinking about the coming spring, and what form this year’s garden will take. In this episode I talk about some key considerations that are worth thinking through before ordering your seed. These are: 1) Where is the sun, and how much do …
106 : Why Cooking Skills Matter for Gardeners
In this episode I talk about why it’s just as important to develop your knowledge and skills in the kitchen as it is in the garden. Every year we gardeners use our knowledge and skill to grow food – and then we have to figure out what to do with it. By improving as cooks, …
105: Talking Pandemic Life and Savings with Dave Doggett
In this podcast I bring back Dave Doggett – my original co-host for the podcast – and we talk about how this year has gone for the show, where it’s going next year, and a little bit about the value and savings associated with keeping a garden. If you enjoyed this content, please like, share …
104 : Talking Soil Life with Keith Reid
Better soil means better gardens – but did you know that your soil is alive? Did you know that there’s more organisms in a teaspoon of soil than there are people on the earth? Well I didn’t know that – but my guest – soil scientist Keith Reid knows that, and many other things about …
So Glad I found This!
This is just what I needed. I feel there’s a gap in knowledge for the millennials. Growing up, we were encouraged to play with friends and weren’t asked to help with the gardening. The gardens we did have were also super tiny and required very little maintenance. Now I’m in my late 20s and I don’t know where to start with learning all things gardening and harvesting. I will definitely be listening to some of these Podcasts more than once!
Great gardening tips
Full of frugal and smart advice!