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Archive for June 2015

58. Laura Behenna | Native Montanan, 30+ years of gardening & assistant at AERO Promoting Organic Agriculture. | Kalispell, MT

Laura Behenna AERO and Organic Agriculture

Tell us a little about yourself. I feel like even after 30 years of growing gardens I’ve just barely scratched the surface. I grew up here in Kalispell from the time I was an infant, I attended the University of Montana and got a degree in print journalism, I also worked in the non-profit sector.…

Episode 57: Peter Ramos | Strategic Gardening in the Suburbs | Long Island, NY

Peter Ramos has been gardening on Long Island’s temperate climate for almost 20 years, and has learned many methods for being effective and efficient with a busy family life. He’ll share successful strategies for creating healthy compost, planting perennial beds that look beautiful and enhancing the landscape and some trials and tribulations of growing trees.…

Montana Update | Herb Challenge | Herb Gathering 101| Gardening Podcast Shoutout

Montana Update Hey there listeners! Hope you have been enjoying family week here at the Organic Gardener Podcast. Many podcasters talk about their “I Made it Moment”, and one of them is always when their family members learns what a podcast is! My brother of course has been listening to podcasts for years and is…

56. Peter Vasilas | Certified Organic Farmer from Orient Organics Farm | Long Island Sound, NY| Bonus Father’s Day Episode

  This episode is broken into two parts, part 2 is continued about half-way down the page beneath the vegetable picture … I am very very excited to have my guest join us today for a special Father’s Day episode of the Organic Gardener Podcast. Coming to us from the Long Island Sound, close to…

Bonus Father’s Day Episode 56: Peter Vasilas | Certified Organic Farmer from Orient Organics Farm | Long Island Sound, NY Part 2

Peter Vasilas shares a passion and love of gardening and growing organic Orient Organics Farm on Long Island in NY. This is part 2

55: Jackie Marie Beyer | Host of the Organic Gardener Podcast, Educator, and Watercolor Artist | Organic Oasis in Fortine, MT

Living at the Organic Oasis in NorthWest Montana Jackie Marie Beyer paints in her garden full of vegetables and flowers. She also host the organic gardener podcast. See full show notes at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

54. Judy Hoysak | Wild Bird-Feeders from Perky Pet | Pennsylvania

Judy Hoysak is the brand manager of Perky Pet Birdfeeders, one of the oldest and largest bird feeding companies in the world. Judy’s here to help listeners learn how to bring more birds into their garden and make it bird-friendly habitat. Tell us a little about yourself. I work with PerkyPets which is one of…

53: Jim Finley | Master Gardener | Seeds of Hope Community Garden Eureka, MT

Jim Finley runs the Seeds of Hope Community Garden in Eureka, MT which has close to 50 beds for community members to use who otherwise wouldn’t be able to garden. The garden also grows food for the local food pantry and senior center donating an average of 700 lbs of vegetables a year! Tell us a…

52. Shelly Clark | Educator and Gardener | Butte, MT

Tell us a little about yourself. My husband and I are natives of Wisconsin, both grew up in central and northern Wisconsin, in 2002 we decided we needed a change and we decided to move to Montana, we lived in Superior and then up in Eureka, and now we’re in Butte, we’ve been in Montana…

51: Marci Hines | Talks about Cooperating with Nature, Growing Honeyberries & Goji Berries & Collecting Seeds| Eureka, MT

Tell us a little about yourself. I’m a Montana native but I grew over on the West Coast in Washington so I’ve got some experience in different types of gardening. Coming here was a definitely an eye opener, because it’s a totally different climate. I’ve been here about 15 years. It’s a challenge, but it’s a lot…