• 054 : Winter is here!

    January 4, 2018 Comments (5) General Gardening, Podcast

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/maritimegardening/MG054.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIt’s finally the end of another gardening season. I harvested my last kale on December 31, and now it’s time to take a break, and start dreaming about next year. In this...

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  • 053 : What Kind of Gardener Are You?

    December 16, 2017 Comments (9) General Gardening, Podcast

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/maritimegardening/MG53.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn this episode I contrast the notion of “hobby gardening” with that “food gardening”. If you are the type of gardener that seems to want to grow a little more...

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  • 052 : Why Saving Seed Garlic Makes Sense

    December 2, 2017 Comments (5) General Gardening, Podcast

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/maritimegardening/MG52.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn this episode I discuss the general theme of the kind of money you can save by growing your own food, and in particular, by saving your own seed garlic, which are one of the more...

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  • 051 : You Can’t Buy a Garden

    November 23, 2017 Comments (0) General Gardening, Podcast

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/maritimegardening/MG051.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSMany garden centers create the perception that a garden is something you can buy and then install on your lawn – like a deck – but unlike a deck, a garden is a living thing....

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  • 050 : Odds & Sods

    November 4, 2017 Comments (3) General Gardening, Podcast

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/maritimegardening/MG050.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn this our 50th episode of the podcast, Greg talks about several things to consider this time of year, from easy free sources of mulch that you can find right after Halloween, leaving...

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  • 049 : Growing Degree Days: A Better Way to Understand your Growing Conditions

    October 21, 2017 Comments (0) General Gardening, Podcast

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/maritimegardening/MG049.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS“Growing Degree Days” (GDDs) are a measure of heat accumulation that indicates how favorable the growing conditions are in your area. If the number is really high, you can...

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  • 048 : Mulling over Mulches

    October 7, 2017 Comments (6) General Gardening, Podcast

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/maritimegardening/MG048.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn this episode we talked about mulches and explored the question of which mulches are best suited to gardening in the North. Order, first to last: Which break down the fastest? Hay...

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  • 047 : Defining Permaculture

    September 23, 2017 Comments (2) General Gardening, Podcast

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/maritimegardening/MG047.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn this episode we discuss and try to define the concept of “permaculture”, a term that refers to an approach to agriculture that is fundamentally different than that of...

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  • 046 : Fall Crops

    September 9, 2017 Comments (0) General Gardening, Podcast

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/maritimegardening/MG046.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDoes it make sense to plant “fall crops” if you live somewhere with an early winter, like zone 6 or colder? I think it does, but it also makes sense to broaden your concept of...

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  • 045 : The Green Thumb

    August 26, 2017 Comments (0) General Gardening, Podcast

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/maritimegardening/MG045.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIs there really such a thing as a “green thumb”? Do gardeners buy into the idea of a “green thumb” to simply pat themselves on the back, or is this something non-gardeners buy...

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