The Healthy Garden
#38 Feed that FOOD

#38 Feed that FOOD

July 7, 2020

What do you feed your plants? What does the history of fertilizer tell us about today's best methods? What microbial diversity is helping to feed our food? 

#37 The Deadly Nightshade Dilemma

#37 The Deadly Nightshade Dilemma

June 29, 2020

What does William Shakespeare have to do with your tomatoes? Are nightshades really deadly?  What are Alkaloids and Glycoalkaloids and how do they affect your garden? 

#36 Raise Your Raised Bed Game Part 2

#36 Raise Your Raised Bed Game Part 2

June 22, 2020

Why isn't there any good top soil to buy at nurseries and soil yards? Do you know the 12 steps to raised bed gardening? 

#35 Raise Your Raised Bed Game Part 1

#35 Raise Your Raised Bed Game Part 1

June 18, 2020

Where did raised bed gardening come from? Why don't we ever use "Top Soil" in our raised bed mixes? What's the most important thing to any raised bed garden?

#34 Gardening in the HEAT

#34 Gardening in the HEAT

June 10, 2020

Are you ready for the Dog Days of summer? What does that even mean? How will you take care of the most important part of your garden? How much warmer can soil temps be than the air temps? 

#33 Recession Gardening

#33 Recession Gardening

June 1, 2020

The recession of 2020 is going to be twice as bad as the Great Recession. Are you ready? Do you have a long-term plan for how you're going to feed your family when the food shortages really hit? Who is going to feed you Seattle, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Minneapolis, Portland, Austin, Chicago, Sacramento, Atlanta, New York, Louisville, Cleveland, Detroit, Washington DC, Charleston, Denver?

#32 Faux Organic Is Death

#32 Faux Organic Is Death

May 18, 2020

Do you know what Faux Organic is? Have you been duped by the snake oil manufacturers who peddle Faux Organic? We need to change the way we consume. Are you a part of the problem or part of the solution?

#31 Water in the Organic Garden

#31 Water in the Organic Garden

May 11, 2020

Is your irrigation killing your plants? What is more important than your plants? How do you water your food gardens correctly? What's the best way to water an organic garden?

#30 Practical Pest Management

#30 Practical Pest Management

May 4, 2020

What are the 11 steps to practical pest management? Are you ready to win the war in your garden this spring and summer? Find out if Randy ever got "that dirty rat" that took his prize strawberry.

#29 The Orwellian Garden

#29 The Orwellian Garden

April 27, 2020

What is the Orwellian Garden? Is it possible our food system is shutting down? How far are we from all becoming Winston Smith?