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Best Kevin Espiritu An Urban Gardener podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best Kevin Espiritu An Urban Gardener podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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The Epic Gardening podcast is a daily gardening tips and advice show brought to you by Kevin Espiritu, an urban gardener, hydroponics enthusiast, and all-around plant lover. Every day, a gardening question from YOU will be answered in a fun and informative way in under 10 minutes!
 
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Gardening in the winter means protecting your plants, so here are four of the best ways to do so with expert cold-climate gardener, Niki Jabbour. Connect With Niki Jabbour: Niki Jabbour is an award-winning author 3 best-selling books like The Year Round Vegetable Gardener, Groundbreaking Food Gardens, and Veggie Garden Remix. She has a popular ...…
 
Let’s get festive and talk about 4 holiday houseplants you should be adding to your indoor jungle this season. Connect With Lisa Steinkopf: Lisa Steinkopf is a blogger, freelance writer, and houseplant enthusiast. She loves taking care of her own plants, and teaching others to take care of theirs at The Houseplant Guru. The Houseplant Guru Orde ...…
 
As we move into winter, learn the essential care protocol you should use for your indoor houseplants. Connect With Lisa Steinkopf: Lisa Steinkopf is a blogger, freelance writer, and houseplant enthusiast. She loves taking care of her own plants, and teaching others to take care of theirs at The Houseplant Guru. The Houseplant Guru Order Field G ...…
 
We all want our plants and pets need to co-exist, but there are some plants that simply shouldn’t be grown in areas that pets can access. Today’s show covers some tips to watch out for if you’re both a plant and pet owner. Connect With Lisa Steinkopf: Lisa Steinkopf is a blogger, freelance writer, and houseplant enthusiast. She loves taking car ...…
 
Indoor plant pests can really kill your indoor jungle vibe. How do you prevent and control some of the most common pests? Connect With Lisa Steinkopf: Lisa Steinkopf is a blogger, freelance writer, and houseplant enthusiast. She loves taking care of her own plants, and teaching others to take care of theirs at The Houseplant Guru. The Houseplan ...…
 
Instagram has done a lot for the houseplant world. What are the most popular plants right now on the ‘gram, and should you be growing them? Connect With Lisa Steinkopf: Lisa Steinkopf is a blogger, freelance writer, and houseplant enthusiast. She loves taking care of her own plants, and teaching others to take care of theirs at The Houseplant G ...…
 
Low light houseplant are a popular topic, but are the ones often recommended actually low light or not? Find out in today’s show. Connect With Lisa Steinkopf: Lisa Steinkopf is a blogger, freelance writer, and houseplant enthusiast. She loves taking care of her own plants, and teaching others to take care of theirs at The Houseplant Guru. The H ...…
 
We hear about fertilizing houseplants often, but what is the best method? Is there a technique, type of fertilizer, etc. that works? Find out in today’s show with Lisa Steinkopf. Connect With Lisa Steinkopf: Lisa Steinkopf is a blogger, freelance writer, and houseplant enthusiast. She loves taking care of her own plants, and teaching others to ...…
 
Gardening is a scary hobby for many to start in. We’re often afraid of failure and feel that if we kill our plants, it reflects something deep about ourselves. In fact, the only way to get GOOD is to kill a lot of plants and learn! Connect With David Good: David The Good is the founder of The Survival Gardener, and author of MANY books. He’s al ...…
 
The world of fruit trees can seem daunting and expensive...but what if you could grow your own for free? Learn how in today’s show with David The Good. Connect With David Good: David The Good is the founder of The Survival Gardener, and author of MANY books. He’s all about growing the most food for the least amount of work. Make sure and subscr ...…
 
Working with poor native soil? No problem...just build a lasagna bed! David the Good talks about exactly how he does this in today’s episode. Resources: David’s Lasagna Gardening Tutorial Connect With David Good: David The Good is the founder of The Survival Gardener, and author of MANY books. He’s all about growing the most food for the least ...…
 
If your composting skills are a bit past the beginner level and you want to scale up your operation, here’s how David The Good has built a truly epic compost pile. Connect With David Good: David The Good is the founder of The Survival Gardener, and author of MANY books. He’s all about growing the most food for the least amount of work. Make sur ...…
 
Composting is complex...or is it?! David The Good wants to dispel the myths and complexity around composting in today’s show about building a dead-simple compost pile. Connect With David Good: David The Good is the founder of The Survival Gardener, and author of MANY books. He’s all about growing the most food for the least amount of work. Make ...…
 
With all of the fancy fertilizers and amendments on the market, it can be overwhelming and seem expensive. But there are plenty of free organic inputs to your garden you can use if you simply get creative. Connect With David Good: David The Good is the founder of The Survival Gardener, and author of MANY books. He’s all about growing the most f ...…
 
If you want to start gardening in 2020 but are unsure where to begin and don’t have a lot of money to spend, today’s show is for you. We’re back with David the Good in a beginning gardener 101 crash course! Connect With David Good: David The Good is the founder of The Survival Gardener, and author of MANY books. He’s all about growing the most ...…
 
Learn how to grow lavender, including pruning strategies which tend to be one of the trickier aspects of growing lavender. We also chat about how to use lavender in the home! Resources: https://gardentherapy.ca/growing-lavender/ Connect With Stephanie Rose: Stephanie Rose is a Vancouver Master Gardener and Permaculture Designer. She’s the found ...…
 
Learn how to cultivate calendulas in the garden, which are one of Stephanie Rose’s favorite annual plants. Resources: https://gardentherapy.ca/grow-calendula/ Connect With Stephanie Rose: Stephanie Rose is a Vancouver Master Gardener and Permaculture Designer. She’s the founder of Garden Therapy, an awesome gardening website and the author of n ...…
 
If relaxing gifts are more your style, join Stephanie Rose and myself as we talk about three amazing gifts you can make from your herb garden for the bath and home. Resources: https://gardentherapy.ca/peony-bath-salts/ https://gardentherapy.ca/tub-tea-time/ https://gardentherapy.ca/herbal-wax-melts/ Connect With Stephanie Rose: Garden Therapy S ...…
 
As the holidays approach, instead of going out and buying something disposable for family and friends, why not make some creative edible gifts from the herb garden? Resources: https://gardentherapy.ca/herb-infused-vinegar/ https://gardentherapy.ca/herb-finishing-salt/ https://gardentherapy.ca/easy-infused-sugar-recipes/ Connect With Stephanie R ...…
 
Today we learn how to spice up your fall and winter pots with some trimmings from your garden...it’s a perfect ‘quick win’ to give your garden a bit more beauty as we move into the colder seasons. Resources: https://gardentherapy.ca/holiday-window-box/ Connect With Stephanie Rose Stephanie Rose is a Vancouver Master Gardener and Permaculture De ...…
 
Making a garden wreath from whatever you have in your garden is a fantastic way to turn your garden trimmings into beautiful arrangements. Much better than throwing in your compost! Resources: https://gardentherapy.ca/?s=wreath https://gardentherapy.ca/everything-wreath/ https://gardentherapy.ca/herb-wreath/ Connect With Stephanie Rose: Stephan ...…
 
Today we hear the story of Stephanie Rose and how gardening quite literally brought her back to life after a crippling illness that left her bed bound for two years, and with minimal ability to move around for 8. Connect With Stephanie Rose: Stephanie Rose is a Vancouver Master Gardener and Permaculture Designer. She’s the founder of Garden The ...…
 
I haven’t met a gardener yet that doesn’t love succulents. With their chunky leaves and water superpowers, succulents have become an urban gardening icon. However, these fun plants often meet an early end due to improper care. Learn More: How Long Do Succulents Live? How To Keep Them Alive Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Gui ...…
 
If you're already experiencing cold temps, it's time to protect those precious plants! Learn More: 26 Cold Frame Plans For Your Winter Garden Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, will be out May 7, 2019. If you pre-order the book and forward your receipt to kevin@epicgardening.com, I'll send you a free p ...…
 
We use the phrase cool season crop a lot, but what does it actually mean? What crops can tolerate low temps, and for how long? Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, will be out May 7, 2019. If you pre-order the book and forward your receipt to kevin@epicgardening.com, I'll send you a free pack of heirloom ...…
 
More gardening myths to talk about...including one that's commonly thought to be a myth...but isn't! An anti-myth, if you will ;) Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, will be out May 7, 2019. If you pre-order the book and forward your receipt to kevin@epicgardening.com, I'll send you a free pack of heirl ...…
 
Storing your clay, terra cotta, ceramic, and plastic pots for winter is a must...but there are a few things you must do before you store to ensure a good lifespan for your precious pots! Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, will be out May 7, 2019. If you pre-order the book and forward your receipt to ke ...…
 
Organic NPK fertilizers are a fantastic way to add slow-release fertility to your garden...but there are many types. Here's a brief breakdown. Learn More: 21+ Organic Fertilizers and How To Use Them In Your Garden Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, will be out May 7, 2019. If you pre-order the book and ...…
 
Because they grow underground, knowing the right moment to harvest carrots can be a challenge. Here are a few considerations for you! Learn More: Growing Carrots: Grow A Rainbow Of Tasty Vegetables In Your Yard Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, will be out May 7, 2019. If you pre-order the book and fo ...…
 
Carrots can be challenging, especially if you have clay or rocky soil...so what about growing them in containers? Learn More: Growing Carrots: Grow A Rainbow Of Tasty Vegetables In Your Yard Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, will be out May 7, 2019. If you pre-order the book and forward your receipt t ...…
 
When harvesting broccoli, timing is of the essence. You want a full, thick head but you don't want the florets to begin to open. Learn More: 27 Types of Broccoli You Should Grow Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, will be out May 7, 2019. If you pre-order the book and forward your receipt to kevin@epicg ...…
 
A quintessential fall crop, broccoli has some specific soil requirements it LIKES in order to grow to epic proportions. Learn More: 27 Types of Broccoli You Should Grow Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, will be out May 7, 2019. If you pre-order the book and forward your receipt to kevin@epicgardening. ...…
 
Festive and full, Christmas cactus is a pleasure to have any time of year. It’s popular for its unique stem design and brightly colored flowers. We’ve already covered that in our extensive Schlumbergera care guide in the past. The fun doesn’t stop there, though. Propagating Christmas cactus is incredibly easy to do! Learn More: Propagating Chri ...…
 
You finally got it: your first succulent! Or second, or third, or maybe you’ve lost track. You love them, but you just can’t keep your precious succulents alive! Do you know how often to water succulents? What’s causing this sad state? Learn More: How Often To Water Succulents: A Quick Guide Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field G ...…
 
Fresh from the store, succulents are so neat and compact. It’s a shame that eventually the leaves die, stems grow, and things get a little crazy. That’s when maintenance comes in. With a good pruning succulents can remain just as tidy as the day you bought them. Learn More: Pruning Succulents: Everything You Need to Know Order Field Guide to Ur ...…
 
One of the oldest cultivated crops, figs have been a staple food for years. There’s many cultivars, but the Chicago hardy fig is one that’s growing in popularity. Surprisingly cold-hardy, this tree can tolerate cooler climate conditions than other fig trees. Learn More: Chicago Hardy Fig Care Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field ...…
 
Growing certified disease-free garlic seed and rotating crops are the first tiers of defense against pesky pests and diseases. Hardneck garlic isn’t typically a high-drama endeavor, but there are some pests and diseases to watch out for. Learn More: Hardneck Garlic Problems Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Guide to Urban Gard ...…
 
Planting hardneck garlic is as easy as separating the cloves from the bulb and poking them into the soil. Larger cloves will produce larger bulbs, so be sure to set the little ones aside for cooking. Learn More: How to Plant Hardneck Garlic Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, will be out May 7, 2019. If ...…
 
Hardneck garlic might be the easiest, most satisfying kitchen staple to grow. Whether you’re a first-time grower or a seasoned pro, pulling plump bulbs out of the ground feels like magic! Learn More: Hardneck Garlic Types Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, will be out May 7, 2019. If you pre-order the ...…
 
When moving to a wilder style of gardening and farming, increasing native pollinators is a must. They do a LOT of your work for you, so give them a home! About Nancy Hayden: Nancy and her husband John are the co-owners of The Farm Between in Vermont, as well as the authors of the new book Farming on the Wild Side, available now. Order Field Gui ...…
 
If you're a berry addict like me, this episode will inspire you to expand your berry palette in the garden and grow some "weird" ones! About Nancy Hayden: Nancy and her husband John are the co-owners of The Farm Between in Vermont, as well as the authors of the new book Farming on the Wild Side, available now. Order Field Guide to Urban Gardeni ...…
 
As an annual veggie gardener primarily, I confess I haven't grown as much fruit as I'd like. Mostly due to space. But Nancy makes a compelling case for growing your own fruit in today's show! About Nancy Hayden: Nancy and her husband John are the co-owners of The Farm Between in Vermont, as well as the authors of the new book Farming on the Wil ...…
 
Today we discuss how to cultivate healthy, living soil by talking with Nancy Hayden and learning how she did it on her farm, The Farm Between. About Nancy Hayden: Nancy and her husband John are the co-owners of The Farm Between in Vermont, as well as the authors of the new book Farming on the Wild Side, available now. Order Field Guide to Urban ...…
 
Beyond being a "nice thing to do", landscaping with native plants has a whole host of benefits for your yard, garden, or farm. About Nancy Hayden: Nancy and her husband John are the co-owners of The Farm Between in Vermont, as well as the authors of the new book Farming on the Wild Side, available now. Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My bo ...…
 
Today we dive into the book, Farming on the Wild Side, with Nancy Hayden. About Nancy Hayden: Nancy and her husband John are the co-owners of The Farm Between in Vermont, as well as the authors of the new book Farming on the Wild Side, available now. Order Field Guide to Urban Gardening My book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, will be out May 7 ...…
 
Have you ever had the fantasy of starting a farm, but having it feel more like a wild garden than a conventional farm? Well, this week's guest did exactly that. Join us for an exciting week of episodes. About Nancy Hayden: Nancy and her husband John are the co-owners of The Farm Between in Vermont, as well as the authors of the new book Farming ...…
 
What is the Urban Worm Bag, and why was it invented by an airline pilot who had never composted before in his life?! Today's show is all about Steve Churchill's founding story of the Urban Worm Company. 10% Off an Urban Worm Bag By Clicking This Link Steve is the founder of the Urban Worm Company and makes the Urban Worm Bag, which is my favori ...…
 
New to worm composting and want a complete step-by-step guide? Today's show is for you. Steve walks you through filling up your first worm bin. 10% Off an Urban Worm Bag By Clicking This Link Steve is the founder of the Urban Worm Company and makes the Urban Worm Bag, which is my favorite worm composting system. It's a flow-through system inste ...…
 
Is worm tea the same as leachate? What is leachate? Is it even GOOD to have in a worm composting system? All of these questions answer and more in today's show. 10% Off an Urban Worm Bag By Clicking This Link Steve is the founder of the Urban Worm Company and makes the Urban Worm Bag, which is my favorite worm composting system. It's a flow-thr ...…
 
Today we answer some common questions gardeners have about using worms in the garden, compost, or vermicompost. The answers may surprise you! 10% Off an Urban Worm Bag By Clicking This Link Steve is the founder of the Urban Worm Company and makes the Urban Worm Bag, which is my favorite worm composting system. It's a flow-through system instead ...…
 
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