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Archive for March 2015

28: Kelly Ware | Permaculture Global | Bigfork, MT

Kelly took her PDC, permaculture design course in 98 with CRMPI Central Rocky Mountain Perm. institute, and also with Michael Pilarski. Kelly has been a constant podcast listener for the last 2.5 years starting with Paul Wheaton of www.permies.com, Scott Mann of www.thepermaculturepodcast.com (Of which I have an interview with him Feb of 2014 on permaculture and the Kingdom,-Christianity) www.sustainableworldradio.com with Jill Cloutier.…

27: Nell Foster | from JoyUsGarden | Santa Barbara, California

  Nell’s resume for the last 47 years says it all.  She’s been a: John Deere operator, neighborhood lawn mower, groundskeeper, barley crosser, herb propagator, interior plantscaper, nursery salesperson, garden designer, professional gardener, commercial Christmas decorator, florist assistant, flower show designer, designer & manufacturer of gardening accessories, blogger, budding author, and emerging youtube personality. Nell’s goal is to inspire and educate…

26: fruit tree pruning | Simply Trees | Russ Metge | Salt Lake City, UT

Russ Metge from Simply Trees is here to share his journey as a business owner where he does’t just prune trees but also educates his clients on the importance of proper fruit tree pruning in Salt Lake City, UT. www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

25. Ron Hanson | Local Gardener and Greenhouse Nursery Specialist |Eureka, MT

Ron has over 35 years of experience growing and selling plants in his green house nursery in Eureka, MT. From high tunnels, to the best seed catalog Ron shares secrets for success in the challenging Tobacco Valley Climate in NW Montana. Tell us a little about yourself. I’ve been gardening all my life, but have spent…

24. Ben Capozzi | Master Gardener and Permaculture Newbie | South Boston Area of Virginia

Ben is a Vegan, and a Master Gardener in southwest VA practicing permaculture. Currently Ben works as the Planetarium guy at the local science museum, but has also worked as a graphic designer, educator. Tell us a little about yourself. Ben and his wife live in the sw Boston area of Virginia. It’s a Zone…

Episode 23: Cathy Nesbitt | Cathy’s Crawly Composters | Toronto, Canada

Cathy Nesbit Cathy's Crawly Composters

Cathy is a worm advocate environmental education business with a focus on worm composting and organic diversion. Cathy is all about food security, waste management and doing it naturally. Her amazing list of awards for her environmental activism can be seen at her website as well as tons of information about vermicomposting and how it…

22. Deborah and David Wagner long time gardeners

Deborah and David Wagner share their gardening journey from growing up on a farm in western Washington to gardening organically in Eureka, Montana. Their challenges include combating 4 legged terrorists like deer and Montana’s cold weather climate to successful cabbage, zucchini and raspberry plants. Deborah and I have been friends for almost ten years here…

Episode 21: Nola Rhodes Master Gardener and Organic House Plant Enthusiast

So before I start today’s show, I just want to tell you about some technical difficulties I had at the beginning of the interview today. There maybe some parts where my voice didn’t record at all and so it’s a little bit bumpy to start, but Nola has some great answers to share so I…

20: Organic Savage gardeners Katie and Aaron share their Indiana gardening journey into edible landscaping

  Tell us a little about yourself. Arron Nicholson and Katie from Muncie, Indiana are striving to grow an abundance of diverse edible plants for humans and wildlife. They are focused on getting the most out of their yard by planting edible perennials, fruit trees and berry bushes. They utilize permaculture techniques and organic gardening practices.  Lose the…

18: Dianne Hansen | Local Gardener and Young Living Essential Oils Member | Fortine, MT

Tell me about your first gardening experience? Father did serious gardening, used manure. What does organic gardening/earth friendly mean to you? Using manure and weeds to amend the soil and lots of worms. Who or what inspired you to start using organic techniques? Dad and other elders How did you learn how to garden organically?…