Category: heirloom

Groundbreaking Food Gardens

Groundbreaking Food Gardens Host: Mike Podlesny “Mike the Gardener” In this week’s episode, Mike interviews Niki Jabbour. Niki is the author of the new book Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden as well as the host of the radio The Weekend Gardener, which airs every Sunday on …

Seeds and Prepping Plans!

Seeds and Prepping Plans, two great shows for tonight from our Saturday hosts “The Prepared Canadian” and “The Road Less Traveled”! Seeds, what’s the difference? Now that the snow is gone, or almost ,our thoughts will be turning outdoors. More specifically to the gardens. There is no shortage of skills to learn or knowledge to …

WHERE HAVE ALL THE PREPPERS GONE?

WHERE HAVE ALL THE PREPPERS GONE? Host: Katzcradul “The Homestead Honey Hour” Remember the days when you’d hear the term ‘Prepper’ as often as you heard ‘gluten Intolerance’? Remember the days when Preppers, although a bit reluctant to reveal their passion for self-reliance, would do so with a sense of enthusiasm and pride? What happened …

Gardening thoughts turning to seeds.

With gardening season right around the corner, many of our thoughts turn to seeds.  Within a few short weeks, many of us will be starting our plants indoors and a lot of questions about seed types come to mind.  What’s the difference between heirloom and open pollinated?  What’s wrong with planting hybrid seeds?  Do I …

Selecting the most productive varieties for your garden depending on where you live!

Over the past month on “Preparing to Provide” we’ve discussed the different “types” of seeds…. Open Pollinated,  Heirloom, and Hybrid. Now it’s time to find those specific “varieties” that will do well in your area. From Florida to Ontario, from Texas to Oregon…. growing conditions vary greatly from one location to another. So it makes …

Understanding Vegetable Seeds!

You want to grow your own vegetables, but you’re unsure of what seeds to buy. With so many seed catalogs and online options to choose from, it’s not always easy to make the right choices.  Open pollinated, heirloom, hybrid… and even GMO. What are the differences? What type should you buy if you want to …