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Encyclopedia Botanica

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Mar 17, 2017

In this episode we are talk about growing flowers specifically to attract beneficial insects to your garden.Today's topic ties a lot of things together. Growing flowers, organic pest management, and pollination for your veggies.

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Don't forget to Tweet us @seattleurbnfarm using hashtag #EBpodcast with your garden questions!

Feb 24, 2017

Over the next two episodes we will break down NPK, the acronym used to classify plant fertilizers. NPK stands for nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. This week we will focus on Nitrogen, and next week we'll talk in depth about Phosphorus and Potassium. So, welcome to our 2-part series on organic fertilizer!

Consider supporting this podcast through our Patreon page. This is the last week that all of our Patreon supporters have access to our online community forum where you can chat with Hilary and Kellie, as well as your fellow listeners. After March 1, 2017, the price of admission to the our online community forum will go up to $5/month. Thank you all so much for your support! 

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Dec 2, 2016

Knowing more about the life span and growth cycle of your crops will help you make decisions about what to plant, when to plant it, and how much of it to plant.

This is the first of many episodes we will share over the next few months on the topic of garden planning. No matter how simple or comprehensive your garden plan will be, these episodes will be here for you to revisit as many times as you'd like over the coming months and seasons to help you devise an intricate plan or simply serve as an inspiration for future projects. 

We really need your support in order to continue providing you with fresh, quality weekly content. We've started a Patreon page so if you're enjoying this podcast, consider making a contribution: 

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Don't forget to Tweet us @seattleurbnfarm using hashtag #EBpodcast with your garden questions!

 

Nov 4, 2016

Spending a little time in the fall taking notes on what happened in your garden over that past season is a great way to get a jump start on your garden planning for the following spring. In this episode we are going to briefly introduce garden mapping and then Kellie and I will share our favorite crop varieties of the 2016 garden season.

Also, we need your support in order to continue providing you with fresh, quality weekly content. We've started a Patreon page so if you're enjoying this podcast, consider making a contribution: 

https://www.patreon.com/encyclopediabotanica

Don't forget to Tweet us @seattleurbnfarm using hashtag #EBpodcast with your garden questions!

Oct 21, 2016

This week we will be discussing how to use compost as a fall garden amendment. In particular, we're going to talk about it how you can use compost to improve and protect your soil over the wet winter months.

Also, we need your support in order to continue providing you with fresh, quality weekly content. We've started a Patreon page so if you're enjoying this podcast, consider making a contribution: 

https://www.patreon.com/encyclopediabotanica

Don't forget to Tweet us @seattleurbnfarm using hashtag #EBpodcast with your garden questions!

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