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#436: How to Document, Organize, Map, Tag and Share Your Garden Information | Tracy Blevins Education Vegetable Gardening 

#436: How to Document, Organize, Map, Tag and Share Your Garden Information | Tracy Blevins

Source: Youtube In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with Tracy Blevins, the co-founder of Plantsmap.com about how you can digitally store the information about garden. Gardening for quite sometime herself, and tired of having paper records get dirty and destroyed, Tracy want a better way to save the information about the plants that she was growing. With that, Plantsmap.com was started. Gardeners can sign up for free and create digital records of everything they are growing and share that information with fell gardeners around the world….

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#435: How to Garden Successfully on a Budget | Kerry Ann Mendez Education Vegetable Gardening 

#435: How to Garden Successfully on a Budget | Kerry Ann Mendez

Source: Youtube In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with garden columnist and garden pro Kerry Ann Mendez about how you can save some money while gardening. In Kerry’s newest release, “The Budget Wise Gardener”, she talks about simply and creative ways to reduce your costs but still have a plentiful harvest. She is going to come on today and share her tips on how to get seeds for free, how you grab some great deals on a wide range of plants, and what you need to…

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#428: Build Your Garden Soil Organically – [Steve Stumbras] Education Vegetable Gardening 

#428: Build Your Garden Soil Organically – [Steve Stumbras]

Source: Youtube In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with Steve Stumbras from Purple Cow Organics on how you can build your soil organically. Steve has been helping farmers build their soil naturally and organically for nearly 9 years by understanding the biology of what it takes to replenish the soil’s nutrients. He is going to come on The Vegetable Gardening Show today and share with us some of what he does at Purple Cow Organics and how those techniques relate to the home vegetable gardener. From…

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#427: You Are a Gardener Even if You Grow Only 1 Plant – [CL Fornari] Education Vegetable Gardening 

#427: You Are a Gardener Even if You Grow Only 1 Plant – [CL Fornari]

Source: Youtube In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with C.L. Fornari, co-host of the podcast, Plantrama, about having fun in the garden, and why, even if you only grow one plant, you are a gardener. C.L., who has her podcast and radio show listeners convinced that her initials mean, “compost lover”, comes on The Vegetable Gardening Show today to tell us how she designs her garden, what she does with those volunteer plants, and why designing the garden is just as fun as growing the plants….

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#425: Combining Meditation and Gardening for the Ultimate Relaxation – [Cheryl Wilfong] Education Vegetable Gardening 

#425: Combining Meditation and Gardening for the Ultimate Relaxation – [Cheryl Wilfong]

Source: Youtube In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with Cheryl Wilfong, author of the award winning book, “Garden Wisdom 365 Days”, about how gardening and meditation can go hand in hand for a completely relaxing experience. Cheryl writes a lot on her blog about meditating but she also loves gardening. She has found a way to combine her two favorite activities to create the ultimate peaceful experience. I can’t disagree. I myself find that simply walking around the garden is a peaceful experience, watching over the…

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#413: Plant Based Diets and the Cancer Victory Garden – [Laura Rutledge] Education Vegetable Gardening 

#413: Plant Based Diets and the Cancer Victory Garden – [Laura Rutledge]

Source: Youtube In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with Laura Rutledge, a professional nutritionist and dietician with over 25 years of experience about how consuming a plant based diet can help you improve your health. Laura is going to teach us the benefits of consuming a plant based diet, and why that does not necessarily mean being a vegetarian or vegan. She’ll fill us in on how teaching patients about plant based diets lead to the creation of the cancer victory garden, and the many benefits…

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#408: How to Grow Your Best Tomatoes at Home – [Craig LeHoullier] Education Vegetable Gardening 

#408: How to Grow Your Best Tomatoes at Home – [Craig LeHoullier]

Source: Youtube In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with Craig LeHoullier the author of the best selling book, “Epic Tomatoes”, about the things you can do to ensure that you will grow the best tomatoes right at home. Craig is going to come on a tell us about the various common tomato plant diseases that you will come across, what they look like to you can identify them, and the steps you can take to protect your tomato plants. He’ll give you his recommendation for spacing…

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#407: How to Safely and Successfully Preserve Fresh Vegetables – [Elizabeth Andress] Education Vegetable Gardening 

#407: How to Safely and Successfully Preserve Fresh Vegetables – [Elizabeth Andress]

Source: Youtube In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with Elizabeth Andress the author of the “USDA Guide to Home Canning” about how to safely and successfully preserve the fresh vegetables from your home garden. A renowned expert in the field, Elizabeth comes on to share with us the many food preservation methods that you can use to save all of those home grown fruits and vegetables that you have growing right now. She’ll teach us the two different types of canning, why you should choose one…

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#405: This is How You Make Great Compost for Your Vegetable Garden [Michelle Balz] Education Vegetable Gardening 

#405: This is How You Make Great Compost for Your Vegetable Garden [Michelle Balz]

Source: Youtube In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with Michelle Balz, author of the new book, “Composting for a New Generation” about how you can and should make great compost for your home vegetable garden. There is no doubt that the best thing you can do for the soil that your crops are going to grow in is mix in good, quality compost every gardening season. This helps keep the nutrients level high for your plants to flourish and thrive. Michelle is going to come on…

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#402: How to Grow a Great Vegetable Garden [The Organic Gardener Podcast] Education Vegetable Gardening 

#402: How to Grow a Great Vegetable Garden [The Organic Gardener Podcast]

Source: Youtube In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with Jackie Beyer on her show, The Organic Gardener Podcast, about the techniques Mike uses to grow a great vegetable garden. Mike and Jackie talk about various vegetable gardening trends going on right now, various vegetable varieties that are doing well and how you can grow a great vegetable garden regardless of the amount of space that you have. From there Mike will share some weedking techniques that will make your life easier, different ways to build up…

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