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LH 87: Simple Organic Gardening Hacks

Simple, eco-friendly solutions to improve any garden.

I thought this would be a great time to dive into this topic because so many of us are chomping at the bit to get out into the garden.

In this week’s episode, I bring on author Shawna Coronado to talk about organic gardening tips from her book, 101 Organic Gardening Hacks.

Some of the tips are practical time-savers, others are clever ways to upcycle everyday items. But all of them can help you grow a more organic and eco-friendly garden.

You will learn:

  • How to use empty wine bottles in the garden
  • Why rotisserie chicken leads to greenhouse growing
  • A shortcut to saving tomato seeds
  • How to grow edibles from kitchen scraps
  • The secret to sprouting potatoes
  • The magic of manure tea
  • How to reuse cooking water

 

Shawna Coronado:

Shawna Coronado is a successful author, blogger, photographer and media host who focuses on green lifestyle living and organic gardening.

Her garden, food and eco-adventures have been featured in many media venues including television news programming, radio broadcasting and PBS television. She has written numerous books including Grow a Living Wall and 101 Organic Garden Hacks. And she has another book coming out the end of 2017 called The Wellness Garden.

 

Resources & Links Mentioned:

Shawna Coronado’s Website

101 Organic Garden Hacks* (Shawna’s book)

Grow a Living Wall* (Shawna’s book)

Authentic Haven Brand Brew – (Anne Haven’s Manure Tea)

Shawna on Facebook

Shawna on YouTube

 

Transcript:

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About the Author:

Theresa Loe is the founder of Living Homegrown® and the Canning Academy® and is the Co-Executive Producer & Canning Expert on the national PBS gardening series, Growing A Greener World®. Theresa homesteads on just 1/10th of an acre in Los Angeles with her husband, two teenage boys and several disorderly but totally adorable chickens. Learn more about Living Homegrown here and about the Canning Academy here.

6 Comments:

  • Colette says:

    Loved this episode. I will certainly check out her book. My favorite hack is to root the tomato suckers that you prune and then plant them. We have a long growing season and one of the master gardeners I know suggested this to lengthen the tomato producing season.

  • Mimi says:

    I can’t see you speak is that the way it sopose to be? I can hear you but no Vedio.

  • Renee says:

    Great show! I have added the book to my Amazon shopping cart

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