Mar 19, 2019
If you grow dahlias, you need to know about Dahlia Virus(es) and how to control their spread. This week we chat about
Mar 6, 2019
This week we are chatting with Curtis Clark, one of the owners of Green Island Farming Company, based in southern Alberta, near Medicine Hat. Curtis and his wife Morgan have developed a line of peat free, craft compost and potting mixes packaged in paper bags (no plastic)! We are really excited about this new option...
Mar 4, 2019
This week we are talking about one of the cut flowers we both grow: Lisianthus (Eustoma grandiflorum), that are affectionately called "Lisies". We are talking about them now because, in our Zones (CDN 2a-3a), we have had to plant them already, to ensure blooms by August.
Despite their long lead time, they are a great...
Feb 26, 2019
In this episode we follow up on our discussion about why we should think about the peat in our potting mixes, with a discussion of some of the other components of potting mixes, like perlite and vermiculite and we discuss the options out there available in North America (but not necessarily available in Western Canada).
Feb 25, 2019
In this mini catch-up episode you will hear the our "field notes" conversations recorded in late January, early February 2019.
Our learning curve around podcasting has been steep and as you know we just published our first 3 episodes last week.
We wanted to do this catch-up episode to bring our "field...