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Do you want to bring nature to your backyard, grow food, and help heal our living world? Join Daron Williams—restoration ecologist, permaculture enthusiast, and lifelong gardener—for concrete steps you can take at home to cultivate abundance for people, plants and wildlife. Tune in, grab a shovel, and make the living world around you come alive.
 
This book is a good reference on vegetable gardening. It covers the economic value of a vegetable garden, planning and locating the garden, maintaining soil fertility, hotbeds, garden tools, sowing seeds, transplanting seedlings, growing and storing vegetables, managing garden pests, and fall garden work.(Summary by A.L. Gramour)
 
Each week, horticulturalist Felder Rushing shares stories, answers questions and just talks gardening. Of course, you’ll hear a bit of “cheesy music” in every program and you might hear a bad joke or two as well. The Gestalt Gardener is a long-time favorite on MPB Think Radio, due in no small part to Felder’s laid-back, your-neighbors-might-talk-but-so-what approach to gardening. Email Felder anytime at garden@mpbonline.org and listen Friday mornings at 9 and Saturday mornings at 10 to The G ...
 
Welcome to "Grow, cook, eat, arrange" the brand new podcast by gardeners Sarah Raven and Arthur Parkinson, who've worked together for nearly ten years at the beautiful Perch Hill Farm in the South of England. Sarah loves gardening in general but growing produce both food and flowers is the part she loves the most. She also loves to cook straight forward garden-picked food every day with the minimal amount of ingredients and palava but the greatest amount of taste! Arthur is Sarah's florist w ...
 
Hosted by international garden design sensation Jamie Durie and featuring Chef Michel Nischan's James Beard award-winning "Homegrown" cooking segments, The Victory Garden equips viewers with the confidence and inspiration to roll up their sleeves, get their hands dirty, and live outdoors.With so many Americans aspiring to care for the environment and create their own outdoor living spaces, The Victory Garden's unique fusion of garden design, earth-to-table cooking, and eco-conscious how-to t ...
 
The Asian Review of Books is the only dedicated pan-Asian book review publication. Widely quoted, referenced, republished by leading publications in Asian and beyond and with an archive of more than two thousand book reviews, the ARB also features long-format essays by leading Asian writers and thinkers, excerpts from newly-published books and reviews of arts and culture. Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/asian-review
 
A program dedicated to keeping the art of gardening simple, fun, and always rewarding. Hosts Jim and Mary Competti have been writing, speaking and sharing their love of gardening for the last decade. Co-owners of the popular blog oldworldgardenfarms.com and co-authors of Growing Simple and Raised Row Gardening, they take an enthusiastic approach to giving solid, straightforward advice on growing everything from vegetables, to perennials, annuals and more! Each week, Jim and Mary take on a ne ...
 
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Few flowers are quite as essential as the Salvia, a plant of the moment which is as low maintenance as it is high performing. It takes just a little care to keep these ocean deep blues, rich purples and eye-catching reds flourishing well into the autumn months. Not only are colourful varieties like Jezebel and Amistad also edible, but they’re an in…
 
“The Europeans raise all the cattle, but the Chinese get all the milk.” This joke, told in colonial Singapore, was indicative of the importance of the Chinese diaspora throughout Southeast Asia. Chinese migrants were miners, laborers, merchants and traders: the foundation of many colonial cities throughout Asia--while also making sure that their ow…
 
Finding material for mulch and critter homes can be a barrier to getting started. But there are some simple and cheap ways to find woodchips, leaves, logs, and other materials. In this episode, we look at several ways you can find material for mulching and building critter homes without spending a ton of money. I’ve used all these methods at my pla…
 
Thanksgiving is around the corner and Felder is taking some well-deserved time off. But before Felder frolics in the autumn sun, he brings the best garden party to your radio (or podcast) and helps with another round of southern gardening questions. Also, he learns a few lessons along the way. Let's get dirty! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and …
 
The allure of a warm, glowing, gorgeously adorned home to spend Christmas is particularly appealing in lieu of a challenging few years, and there’s no better way to bring your home to life than with our Christmas range! In this week’s episode of ‘grow, cook, eat, arrange’, learn how you can transform your home with some of Sarah & Arthur’s highligh…
 
Many Western entrepreneurs and businesses have foundered in trying to set up shop in China. Different expectations, different ways of doing business, different institutions and platforms—all come together to remove any pretensions that one can easily transplant a foreign business model into the Chinese market. One of these entrepreneurs was Xavier …
 
Let’s skip the fall cleanup this year. Don’t rake up the leaves, don’t cut down the dead flower stalks, and leave the branches where they fall. While this might seem crazy you can skip the fall cleanup. Or at least do less. In this episode, we look at why messy is beautiful and why you should skip the fall cleanup. The result will be more abundance…
 
Who does not love a good and healthy vegetable garden? How about one that sprouts and produces year after year? In this edition of the Gestalt Gardener, Felder is asked to suggest perianal vegetables that would make for a great year-round garden and gets an assist from an unlikely source. Also, he fields questions about lawn grass, weed & feed, and…
 
The pleasure of designing a garden stretches far beyond colour - with the prolific growth of tender perennial climbers, your flowers become architectural art, giving arches and teepees spectacular structure. Join Sarah & Arthur this week as they take a journey through their pick of the climbers, from the pleasant purple and apricot combination of R…
 
The Second Battle of El-Alamein, alongside Stalingrad and Midway, is taught in schools the world over as one of the turning points of the Second World War—or, depending on who you talk to, the turning point. But what led to that battle? How did Rommel’s army push so far across North Africa? And why, perchance, did he push one time too many? What we…
 
Often people skip native plants but when you do this you limit your land's ability to be abundant. But why? In this episode, we look at the most important reason to plant native plants. In short, it’s because native plants share a long evolutionary history with the other life that live around them. Native plants play a unique role in the environmen…
 
While autumn is the proper name for the season between summer and winter, the name that you are most likely to hear is fall. This four-letter word perfectly describes this time of year with the falling temperatures, falling tree leaves, and falling away from the bright colors of summer. Today Felder brings in a great fall bouquet with color and fla…
 
After Sarah’s recent appearance on Prue Leith’s More4 show, Prue’s Great Gardening Plot, it’s an absolute delight to host Prue on this week’s fascinating episode of ‘grow, cook, eat, arrange’. We’re given an insight into Prue’s gardening and the work that’s happened behind the scenes to create the dazzling spaces we see on her TV programme, how she…
 
Globalization is possibly the most important economic phenomenon of the past several decades. Opening borders, increasing trade and deepening integration has transformed our economies, our societies and our politics. Globalization changed establishment politics; the reaction against it transformed those against the establishment. But there’s a worl…
 
Did you know your property needs snags? Often people don’t like keeping around dead trees—aka snags. But snags are critical to supporting all sorts of wildlife that you know and love. From owls to woodpeckers, and even native bees if you want to support wildlife snags are a great option. In this episode, we look at why your property needs snags and…
 
This is Halloween weekend and there is something scary happening in lots of gardens around Mississippi: Nothing! Felder does his best to answer another round of your southern gardening questions and celebrates the spooky season with a very timely tune. He also tips the Scoville scale with his weekly show and tell plants. Now let's get dirty! See ac…
 
With 2021 waning and the winter months taking hold, the opportunity to force bulbs presents the delightful prospect of creating indoor arrangements for a much-needed splash of colour and pleasant aroma within the home. This week’s episode of ‘grow, cook, eat, arrange’ offers an eclectic selection of Narcissi, Amaryllis and Hyacinths to consider whe…
 
As most of us are stuck at home, whether due to lockdowns or border closures, some of us have returned to the idea of travel writing: nonfiction that charts someone’s journey to a different land, a different people, and a different culture. Once a mainstay of bookstores in the eighties, travel writing has fallen behind a bit, both commercially and …
 
Growing these 3 Pacific Northwest native plants can provide you easy harvests all winter long. There’s something special about going outside and getting greens for salads and for cooking even in the middle of winter. In this episode, we look at nodding onions, miner’s lettuce, and checkermallow plus some tips on expanding your winter garden beyond …
 
On this extended edition of the Gestalt Gardener Felder Rushing expresses his gratitude for all the people who support his show and the not-for-profit radio station MPB Think Radio. There are extra cheesy tunes during this special Drive Time episode and all the southern garden party talk you have come to love and expect. Amongst the regular Felder …
 
Cold nights and frosty mornings are soon upon us, which signals the perfect time to start putting our gardens to bed in preparation for the harsh winter months. A little bit of care and attention now will help your garden to thrive when the excitement of spring rolls around! Whether in a small garden limited on space, or one in which you have the l…
 
We’re celebrating our one-year anniversary with this interview, and so I wanted to introduce a special guest for today: Nur Nasreen Ibrahim, talented writer, journalist and dear friend. We’re going to talk—mostly—about Nur’s latest work: an essay for the collection Horse Girls: Recovering, Aspiring, and Devoted Riders Redefine the Iconic Bond (Harp…
 
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