Garden Tips and Heritage Chickens
Host: Mike Podlesny “Mike The Gardener”
In this week’s episode, Mike talks with P. Allen Smith. Listen in as P. Allen Smith gives us some great tips if you grow veggies in a container as well as an in depth discussion on using manure in the garden as a source of nitrogen for your plants.
From there, P. Allen Smith teaches us what heritage poultry keeping is, the breeds being preserved and the great people that are working hard to keep those century old poultry breeds going.
About this week’s Guest, P. Allen Smith:
P. Allen Smith is an award-winning designer, gardening and lifestyle expert. He is the host of two public television programs, P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home, P. Allen Smith’s Garden to Table and the syndicated 30-minute show P. Allen Smith Gardens.
Smith is one of America’s most recognized and respected garden and design experts, providing ideas and inspiration through multiple media venues. He is the author of the best-selling Garden Home series of books published by Clarkson Potter/Random House, including Bringing the Garden Indoors: Container, Crafts and Bouquets for Every Room and the recently published cookbook, Seasonal Recipes from the Garden inspired by the abundance of food from his farm and a family of great cooks.
Allen is very active on social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Allen’s Blog and YouTube.
Smith also hosts his own radio program the “P. Allen Smith Show”. His design and lifestyle advice is featured in several national magazines. Learn more at http://www.pallensmith.com.
Inspired by a childhood spent on the farm raising and showing livestock and poultry Allen has led a life of promoting good stewardship of the earth. In 2009 Smith founded the Heritage Poultry Conservancy, an organization dedicated to the preservation and support of all threatened breeds of domestic poultry.
In this episode, here’s what we’ll cover:
All about P. Allen Smith
Garden tips for new gardeners
P. Allen Smith’s Socks and Feet method
Heritage Chicken Breeds