James Barela is a graphic designer by day, potter, artist, and gardener by night and all the spaces in between. James lives and works in Austin, Texas, where he runs his business Baetanical. At Baetanical you can find as he puts it, “…the Best in Botanical Curiosity”—pieces of plant inspired art, and unique, hand-thrown ceramic […] The post Ep. 5-4: Baetanical | James Barela appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
This is a special episode in which I’m broadcasting a cross over episode from my second podcast, Orange Blaze: A Florida Trail Podcast. My guests for the episode are Heather Housekeeper and Scott Weis, 2019 Florida Trail thru-hikers. Heather is a certified herbalist and Scott is a musician, and together they have hiked several trails […] The post Ep. 5-3: The Botanical Hikers appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Today’s episode features Don and Debora Young, founders of the Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area. Don and Debora have been spreading the word about this amazing remnant prairie in east Fort Worth for several decades and when oil and gas exploration activity came to Fort Worth, they wanted to do something to protect this […] The post Ep. 5-2: The Urban Prairie – Tandy Hills Natural Area appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram A new addition to the garden this year, wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia). They were propogated from seeds purchased from @prairiemoonnursery and I have been very impressed. I’m on a quest to find natives that the deer won’t touch—which is actually an ordeal because most plants listed as such aren’t actually. I […] The post Ep. 5-1: Welcome Back – The Summer Garden, Alaska, and a New Season appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Writer and gardener Nancy Lawson takes gardening for wildlife to the next level. After first encountering her book via my library system’s digital lending services, I have since fallen for the way Nancy writes about wildlife and their interactions in our garden and in our lives. She frequently touches on points that create those ‘aha’ […] The post Summer Encore: Humane Gardening | Nancy Lawson appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
One of my favorite episodes has been with the owners of The Common Milkweed Nursery, “a 3.5 acre nature preserve, wildlife haven, native plant farm, and land lab in North Central Ohio.” Jennifer and Steve are a wealth of knowledge when it comes to native plants of their region and getting a glimpse of that […] The post Summer Encore: The Common Milkweed Nursery | Jennifer Kleinrichert & Steve Ross appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram Last week, I mentioned that our two-year search for a house to call our own in Central Oregon finally — finally! — has a happy ending (though the adventure is really just beginning). We closed on our dream property this month! It completely caught us by surprise, and we scrambled […] The post Summer Encore: Unconventional Edibles & Whole Harvest Cooking | Linda Ly appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Imagine taking an interest in all things lepidoptera to a whole new level—from curious naturalist to field guide author. That’s what my guest for this episode, Erin Gettler, did in 2017 with her book Bird Watcher’s Digest Butterflies Backyard Guide. In this episode from season 2, Erin and I chat about the work involved in […] The post Summer Encore: Backyard Butterflies Field Guide | Erin Gettler appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Kicking off the second episode of the Summer Encore Series is a chat with Mark Sanders of Ninth Ward Nursery. We talk about the organic start to his nursery and how he works to fill niches that are needed in the New Orleans area, including interior-scaping and plant maintenance. Below is an update from Mark […] The post Summer Encore: Bamboo, Plant Obsessions, and Creating Ninth Ward Nursery | Mark Sanders appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
I’m kicking off a Summer Encore Series from Seasons 1-3 with episodes you may not have heard or dug through the archives to listen to. First off is an episode about Urban Forestry and Ecology with a knitting twist as I talk to Leigh Martin. It’s one of my first episodes and I was still […] The post Summer Encore: Urban Forestry and Communicating Ecology Through Art | Leigh Martin appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Just a short episode signing off for the season! See you again in October 2019! View this post on Instagram Foxy foxglove! . #mayblooms #mygarden #digitalis #zone9 #houstongarden #foxglove #texasgarden #rsflowers #flower_perfection #bhgflowers #gardenerslife A post shared by Misti Little (@thegardenpathpodcast) on May 17, 2019 at 6:55am PDT All of Season 4s episodes are here The post Ep. 4-19: Season 4 Conclusion appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram It is turtle crossing season, friends! that time of year when turtles make little turtles and sometimes they need to cross the street. So slow your roll and brush up on how you can safely help these little friends with shells!🐢🐢✋🚦 . . . #turtle #turtles #turtlesofinstagram #instaturtle #instaturtles #turtlesofinsta […] The post Ep. 4-18: Science and Conservation Communication Through Art | David Orr & Blue Aster Studio appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram Buckets of food waste = buckets of potential. These scraps could be going to the landfill to turn into methane, but instead they are going to local farmers to build more sustainable food systems. It’s kind of a no-brainer! What are you waiting for? We’ll bring the buckets to you […] The post Ep. 4-17: Urban Commercial Composting in San Antonio | Kate Jaceldo with Compost Queens appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Viburnum rufidulum Music: Going Home by Lee Rosevere Show Notes +Big Thicket National Preserve +loblolly pine +yaupon +Sabal minor +wax myrtle +Cornus florida +Eastern redbud +swamp lily +Caddo Lake +Japanese hawkweed +American holly +Carolina jessamine +Carpinus carolinana +sensitive fern +river birch +black vulture +elderberry +Viola sagittata +Painted lady butterfly +Lone Star Trail +Mayapples +Red admiral […] The post Ep. 4-16: Hiking and Botanizing at Huntsville State Park appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram Momentary sunshine in an otherwise rainy day. Monarch female on Cowpen Daisy. #monarchbutterfly #pollinators #pollinatorgarden #pollinatorfriendly #butterfly #gardening #butterflygarden A post shared by Texas Butterfly Ranch (@texasbutterflyranch) on Sep 21, 2018 at 12:44pm PDT Music: Going Home by Lee Rosevere Show Notes +Texas Butterfly Ranch +@texasbutterflyranch on Instagram +@monikam on […] The post Ep. 4-15: Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Education and Advocacy | Texas Butterfly Ranch & Monika Maeckle appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram We are in full prep mode over here getting ready for our first market tomorrow! I don’t think I’m gonna sleep a wink tonight! SFC Downtown Market, Saturday 3/9 from 9-1 We will have ranunculus, lots of poppies, mixed bouquets, mason jar arrangements and COMPOST TEA! Can’t wait to meet […] The post Ep. 4-14: Urban Flower Farming & Regenerative Agriculture | Cassiopeia Farm appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram Sunday morning – dancing and praise song at #gardenchurch with the elegant and eloquent dried verticillaster forms of Salvia clevelandii…. #cultivatingplace #salvia #seed #formandfunction …. …. …. …. …. …. #flowersandotherstories #nativeplantsofcalifornia #gardening #gardenlife #gardeningmatters #habitatgarden #slowgardening #gardenwise #blessingsofthegarden #praisesong #gardengathered #johnscanyoncreek A post shared by Jennifer Jewell (@cultivating_place) on […] The post Ep. 4-13: The Art of Cultivating Place | Jennifer Jewell appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram Textures. I love the textures of a well-planted veggie patch and how the leaf structures and colors create pockets of edible artwork that become as beloved and necessary as visual nourishment as they are actual nutrition. I tend to plant in blocks, usually in a minimum of a 4’x4’ square; […] The post Ep. 4-12: Edible Abundance in the North Country | Meg Cowden appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram My grandma gave me bulbs of her gloriosa lilies and now they’re trailing all over our yard, up the lemon tree, and over the fence. Fine by me. #gloriosalily #floridagarden #grandmasgarden #gloriosa #flamelily A post shared by Suwannee Rose (@suwanneeroses) on Nov 20, 2018 at 10:18pm PST Music: Going Home […] The post Ep. 4-11: Collard Greens + Mangoes: Merging Southern and Tropical Flavors in Florida | Danielle Rose appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram 12 Dec 2018: episode 398 – My guest, David Ward Garden & Nursery Director @bethchattogardens Subscribe in iTunes, Spotify etc or catch it on the website. pic: w/ thx Lee Connelly @skinnyjeangardener A post shared by The Sodshow (@sodshow) on Dec 5, 2018 at 5:44am PST just broke ground at […] The post Ep. 4-10: A Passion for Plants and Garden Design in Ireland | Peter Donegan appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram I’m loving the texture on this Thompson’s yucca, Yucca thompsoniana, at the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center and Botanic Garden. We stopped by the gardens for a hike and enjoyed a bit of their gardens before heading for our destination of Davis Mountains State Park over Thanksgiving break. Since I’m finally […] The post Ep. 4-9: 2018 Garden Year in Review appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram This is a swale and berm system we set up to deter water away from the house. Swales and berms are great for under ground aquifers, as low maintence gardens, and are ideal for planted trees! #permacultureatx #atx #austintx #hillcountry #offgrid #greenliving #symbiosistx #permaculture #swales #berms A post shared by […] The post Ep. 4-8: Cultivating Resilient Garden Design in Central Texas | Michael Wolfert & Symbiosis Regenerative Systems appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram This is the second van full of plants we’re loading to bring to the @txhotsaucefestival for this weekend! #peppers #pepperplant #pepperplants #hotsaucefestival #texashotsaucefestival #kspco #kspco2018 A post shared by Kearley Seeds & Pepper Co. (@kspco_) on Sep 21, 2018 at 5:31pm PDT Music: Going Home by Lee Rosevere Show Notes: […] The post Ep. 4-7: A Passion for Peppers | Kearley Seed and Pepper Co. appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram Farm Friday 👨🏾🌾 On Friday I’m going to be giving an update on what’s going on at the Big City Gardener farm space. Planted 6 rows: 2 cilantro, 2 arugula , and 2 mesclun greens. Still have a lot of work to do and rows to plant. Need to cut […] The post Ep. 4-6: Nurturing an Urban Gardening Community and Business | Timothy Hammond appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram I have a feeling it's going to be a good tomato year. Happy Saturday!! Enjoying my Marvel stripe tomato. 🍅 A post shared by Gardenerd (@gardenerd1) on Jun 30, 2018 at 10:04am PDT Music: Going Home by Lee Rosevere Show Notes: +Gardenerd.com & Gardenerd Podcast +@gardenerd1 on Instagram +Gardenerd on […] The post Ep. 4-5: Nerding Out on Gardening | Christy Wilhelmi & Gardenerd appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram Prepping my ethnobotany presentation today for the Native Arts Day event. It's hosted by the Rio Brazos Master Naturalist this coming Saturday at Big bear Museum in Cleburne. Trying to pick which native plants would be most interesting but also most significant to the tribes who lived here for ages […] The post Ep. 4-4: Permaculture, Natural History, & the Urban Garden | Katelyn Reeves appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Zinnia grandiflora Asclepias asperula Stretpanthus culteri Stenandrium and Physaria All photos above courtesy of Michael Eason. Photo cover from Timber Press. In the spring I previewed and then bought the newly published Wildflowers of Texas field guide which has turned out to be the book I’ve always wanted but had been missing from my field […] The post Ep. 4-3: Wildflowers of Texas | Michael Eason appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
View this post on Instagram Good morning from the garden, the most wonderful (and weedy 😂) place of all. 💚 A post shared by Sherrie Graham (@grahamsherrie) on Aug 22, 2018 at 4:15am PDT View this post on Instagram The August post is up! The lovely Ash (@turnerfamilyfarm) shares a recipe for fermented buckwheat pancakes […] The post Ep. 4-2: Gardening, Cooking, & Slow Living in Nova Scotia | Sherrie Graham & Nova Scotia Kitchens appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Music: Going Home by Lee Rosevere Show Notes +Ep. 1-2: A Conversation with my Mom +Amish Friendship Bread +Mark Bittman’s No Knead Bread recipe +Variegated Ajugas: Ajuga ‘Sparkler’ & Ajuga ‘Pink Lightning’ +The New Shade Garden by Ken Druse The post Ep. 4-1: Summer In My Mom’s Garden and Welcome to Season 4 appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Hello! Thank you for making this season successful! It was my biggest season yet and I hope to make Season 4 even bigger! If you could take a few minutes out of your day to fill out a quick survey here about the podcast season, I would greatly appreciate it! It will give me a […] The post Ep. 3-23: Season 3 Conclusion and Season 4 Brainstorming appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
#gardenbliss I thought that my #2017garden was breathtaking but the plans I have for the #2018garden has me pretty speechless 😶 This area is undoubtedly beautiful on it’s own but soon will be filled in with some dual purpose florals and herbs to attract the beneficial insects as well as to bring continued health and […] The post Ep. 3-22: Tropical Aspirations and Edible Gardening in New York State | Sheron McFarlane appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
This week’s episode is moving indoors—to indoor plants! My friend Sara has become a serious hoya fanatic over the last 10-12 years. I invited her on to the podcast to talk about her love affair with hoyas because houseplants are one aspect that I don’t have a lot of experience with in gardening. While I’ve […] The post Ep. 3-21: All About Hoyas | Sara Pham appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
If you’re in Texas and have ever wondered whether a wild plant you came across was edible you may have stumbled across Foraging Texas in your research. The website is run by Dr. Mark ‘Merriwether’ Vorderbruggen, who by day is a scientist and by nights and weekends, well, he’s still a scientist but he’s also […] The post Ep. 3-20: Foraging Texas | Dr. Mark ‘Merriwether’ Vorderbruggen appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Last fall I asked gardeners to submit a short voice memo about their “why” for gardening. I was hoping to create an episode that showcased you, the listener. While I didn’t quite get the number of recordings as I was hoping for, I was delighted to receive the ones that were sent and I thoroughly […] The post Ep. 3-19: Why You Garden appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
This podcast season I'll be walking you thru the baby steps of growing milkweed for your garden. Step 1 is to collect milk jugs. That your only assignment thru Thanksgiving. A post shared by Grow Milkweed Plants 🐛 (@growmilkweedplants) on Oct 26, 2017 at 2:13am PDT If you’ve ever thought growing milkweed for the monarchs […] The post Ep. 3-18: Grow Milkweed Plants | Brad Grimm appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
A couple of weeks ago the Native Plant Podcast had Ian Caton of Wood Thrush Native Plant Nursery on their show and I found the episode fascinating. I clicked over to Ian’s website and found myself falling down the rabbit hole of the interesting native plants he had for sale and was happy to see […] The post Ep. 3-17: All The Seeds: Native Plant Edition appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Last June my husband, son, and I went for a weekend trip to San Antonio. Our last stop before we left town was the Pearl Farmers Market on the north end of the River Walk. A coworker of mine had raved about the Pearl Farmers Market for several years and while we had been able […] The post Ep. 3-16: Permaculture in Texas | Talking Tree Farm: Sylvain & Sarah Clavieres appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
I can’t recall just how I came across Benjamin Vogt’s original blog, The Deep Middle, but I’ve been an avid reader of his writings for at least five or six years. His posts were always ones that sought to poke the bear, if you will, ones to provoke you into thinking about your own relationship […] The post Ep. 3-15: A New Garden Ethic | Benjamin Vogt appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Several years ago I started reading a blog called The Common Milkweed. I think I was searching for other nature and garden bloggers and came across Jennifer’s blog—but honestly I can’t remember how I landed on the website—however, I was hooked! Over the years they added in The Common Milkweed Nursery and slowly I began […] The post Ep. 3-14: The Common Milkweed Nursery | Jennifer Kleinrichert & Steve Ross appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
I’m working on getting more guests scheduled for upcoming episodes but until then you’ve got me once again for a solo episode! I recently made a seed purchase from Botanical Interests after I received a gift certificate from my friend Chel. Chel had sent it as a thank you over Christmas for keeping tabs on […] The post Ep. 3-13: All The Seeds appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Welcome to the Jungle A post shared by Ninth Ward Nursery (@ninthwardnursery) on Sep 19, 2017 at 12:52pm PDT What if you took that step from selling the extra cuttings and propagated plants from your garden on Craigslist and Ebay to the next level and upped the game to build your own full-fledged nursery? Sounds […] The post Ep. 3-12: Bamboo, Plant Obsessions, and Creating Ninth Ward Nursery | Mark Sanders appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
I love reading and gardening books are one of my favorite non-fiction genres to read! In this episode I talk about the garden/garden adjacent books I read this year and I hope you share books you read! Music: “New Day” by Lee Rosevere All links go to the author’s website. Books Mentioned: Second Nature by […] The post Ep. 3-11 : Good Garden Reads appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
This episode covers my experience as a newbie keeper of monarch caterpillars. I raised a couple of sets of monarchs this summer and thought it would be worthwhile to pass on some of this information to other people interested in raising monarch butterflies, too. I am by far not an expert in this so if […] The post Ep. 3-10 : Raising Monarch Butterflies appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Today’s episode is another garden tour, this time of our flower garden! During the episode I blanked out on a couple of the names but I hope I covered some of them in the plant list below. This is by far not a comprehensive plant list but just a smattering of some of the ones […] The post Ep. 3-9: Fall Flower Garden Tour appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
I wasn’t sure how to talk about Hurricane Harvey or even if I should even discuss it on the podcast. While I experienced some flooding issues related to my garden and yard, my house is still in tact. That said, I think it was and is valuable to talk about the storm and other natural […] The post Ep. 3-8: Hurricane Harvey & Gardening Through Natural Disasters appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
This is the first in a series of solo episodes for late fall/early winter. Back in October I recorded an audio tour of the the edible garden! I think you will enjoy this episode—there’s a chorus of crows to add some ambiance throughout the show! All of the plants I mentioned are in the show […] The post Ep. 3-7: Fall Edible Garden Tour appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Today’s guest is Joanne Woolsey of Jimbo’s Nursery here in Greater Houston. As you will hear in the episode, Jimbo’s is specialty nursery focusing primarily on a variety of bromeliads as well as other tropicals, including succulents. This kind of nursery is very unique for the area! My first visit to Jimbo’s was back in […] The post Ep. 3-6: Bromeliads | Joanne Woolsey & Jimbo’s Nursery appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
My first bookstore event tonight was so much fun! Thanks to @curiousiguana and the Frederick Master Naturalists for hosting! A post shared by Nancy Lawson (@humanegardener) on May 3, 2017 at 8:21pm PDT Are you interested in taking your garden to the next level? To branch out, learn a little more about how to take […] The post Ep. 3-5: Humane Gardening | Nancy Lawson appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
We ventured out of the garden recently, because it’s September which is when all the prickly pears (tunas) are ripe, and came back with 220 pounds of prickly pears. We peeled them (which takes a long long time as you try to avoid getting any glochids in your hands), juiced them, strained them, strained them […] The post Ep. 3-4: A Good Garden Conversation | Julie Rorrer appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
A post shared by Journey with Jill (@thebeginnersgarden) on Sep 30, 2017 at 6:59am PDT Earlier this year I was doing my monthly search for new gardening podcasts on iTunes when I was delighted to find Jill’s podcast The Beginner’s Garden. A relatively new gardener herself, Jill gets down to business on her podcast talking […] The post Ep. 3-3: The Beginner’s Garden | Jill McSheehy appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Exciting to see more and more natives used in the landscape! Rudbeckia 'Black Eyed Susan' A post shared by Rouse's Nursery (@rouses_horticulture) on May 17, 2017 at 7:17am PDT Today’s episode is a unique one in which I discuss gardening and horticulture through the lens of an extension agent. Lee Rouse is a gardener, horticulturist, […] The post Ep. 3-2: Gardening Through the Lens of an Extension Agent | Lee Rouse appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Welcome back for a third season of the podcast! I’m excited to have another season of this podcast to share with y’all! This episode talks about how you can support the podcast (via rating and reviewing the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or your favorite podcatcher!), how you can subscribe to the podcast newsletter, foraging safety, […] The post Ep. 3-1: Gardening Resources appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Hello there! Just a little note that the first episode of the third season of the podcast is going to air on October 4th. In the meantime I want listeners to help me with something. I want to know why you garden. What I would like is for you to record a minute or two […] The post Ep. 3-0: Why Do You Garden & Season 3 Coming Soon appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
It’s been a wonderful second season of the podcast! Thank you so much for listening and subscribing and especially a thanks to all of my podcast guests who really made this season! Those guests and their episodes are below: Episode 2-1: Julie Rorrer Episode 2-2: Lisa Valinsky Episode 2-3: Chris Little Episode 2-4: Curtis Whitlock […] The post Ep. 2-14: Season 2 Finale | Garden Happenings & Podcast Brainstorming appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Back in 2013 and 2014 I spent a lot of time searching for gardening podcasts. During that time there weren’t too many general gardening podcasts around but there were several permaculture shows that I listened to. One day I came across one called the Tenth Acre Farm Podcast and listened intently to what the podcaster […] The post Ep. 2-13: Micro Farming & Small Space Gardening | Amy Stross appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Several months ago I mentioned on the podcast that I was going to do a book club discussion of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden and I finally got around to finishing the book and chatting with Elizabeth, who was also a guest on Episode 1-7 last spring. Both of us are avid book readers […] The post Ep. 2-12: The Secret Garden | The Garden Path Podcast Book Discusion appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
A Red Gold nectarine tree blooming here today 😊 – – #nectarinetree #nectarine #fruittree #fruittreeblossoms #blossom #bloomingnow #flowering #orchard #leggcreekfarm A post shared by Legg Creek Farm (@leggcreekfarm) on Feb 24, 2017 at 8:29pm PST Last fall Trey Watson with Legg Creek Farm reached out to me, requesting to be a guest on the podcast. […] The post Ep. 2-11: Southern Fruit Trees and Easy Edibles | Trey Watson appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Golden beets and Chioggia beets from this morning's harvest. These beauties are going to turn into pickles! A post shared by Linda Ly (@gardenbetty) on May 12, 2016 at 10:57pm PDT I came across Linda’s blog five or six years ago when I was searching to find out if carrot tops were edible. When I […] The post Ep. 2-10: Unconventional Edibles & Whole Harvest Cooking | Linda Ly appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
When I had Erin on last year for Episode 1-9 she was in the end phase of finishing her first book. That book was Butterflies: Backyard Guide which has recently been published. I knew during our last conversation that I wanted to have Erin back on the podcast to talk not only about putting the […] The post Ep. 2-9: Backyard Butterflies | Erin Gettler appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Perennial onions about to take over! Egyptian walking, potato onions, multipliers, and l'itoi A post shared by Renee Garner (@wolfienthesneak) on Jul 27, 2016 at 11:03am PDT Today’s guest is Renee Garner an artist based out of North Carolina. We ‘met’ online at least a decade ago on Gayla Trail’s You Grow Girl forums, when […] The post Ep. 2-8: Perennial Edibles And The Garden As Art | Renee Garner appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Winter/Fall contrast with Joe Pye Weed and Panicum 'Northwind'. Me like both. #garden #gardening #gardensofinstagram #wintergarden #joepyeweed #panicum #grass #ornamentalgrasses #nativeplants A photo posted by john markowski (@jmarkowski0) on Dec 15, 2016 at 8:21am PST If you have been reading garden blogs for any length of time you’ve probably come across John Markowski’s The Obsessive […] The post Ep. 2-7: A Grassy Obsession | John Markowski appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
A photo posted by Kara (@nourishingpursuits) on Dec 19, 2016 at 5:17am PST Today’s guest is an urban backyard gardener who focuses on growing edibles for her family. Kara Bova is based out of North Texas and gardens in zone 8a and documents her garden at Nourishing Pursuits. In that space she also writes educational […] The post Ep. 2-6: Urban Backyard Edible Gardening | Kara Bova appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Last one. Greens, greens & more greens. Sorry for the overgram of the garden today. BUT FALL gardens rock! #backyardgarden #urbangarden #houstongarden A photo posted by Nicole (@offshorewife) on Oct 13, 2016 at 4:00pm PDT This week’s episode is another gardener from the Houston area who has roots in northeast Louisiana. Nicole Poole began gardening […] The post Ep. 2-5: Adapting Where You’re Planted | Nicole Poole appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
I had my brother on the podcast last January for Episode 1-4 and it was a delight to have him back on the podcast for the second season of the show. He’s a gardener based out of Fort Worth, Texas where he grows a lot of edible crops and raises chickens in his suburban backyard. […] The post Ep. 2-4: Gardening Year in Review | Curtis Whitlock appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Today’s guest is my husband Chris who I had on to discuss the bat house he built for our backyard over the course of this last summer. It’s huge—well, at least for a backyard! In this episode he talks about his reasons for building the bat box, methods, and some of the complications he had […] The post Ep. 2-3: Building a Bat House | Chris Little appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
A few years ago I came across Lisa’s blog and was intrigued by her writing about life in New England, from the gorgeous farmers markets she visited, the the wonderful places she was often hiking. Over time we made a connection and have become internet friends and after seeing Lisa post about getting a garden […] The post Ep. 2-2: Local Food, Farmers Markets, and Simple Living | Lisa Valinsky appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Earlier this year I came across Julie’s Instagram feed where she posts as Gardenkeepr, her garden planner business. I was intrigued but not quite ready to bit the bullet with garden planners—I’ve been burned in the past. Recently she updated her planners for 2017 which included a downloadable PDF version in addition to a digital […] The post Ep. 2-1: Planning + Using Your Harvest | Julie Rorrer with Gardenkeepr appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Hello! A quick mini-episode where I talk about 3 Botanical & Nature books and a few other good things. Don’t forget to sign up for the newsletter over there on the right hand side if you want once a month update with special videos, podcasts, or write-ups about gardening! Also, please check out the survey […] The post Minisode 2: 3 Botanical Books + A Few Good Things appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
It feels like summer should be winding down but in all reality, especially here in Texas, we’ve got until the end of September before thinks start looking to cool off at all. It’s in the high 90s or 100s here with a lot of humidity, which combined puts the afternoons into a situation where gardening […] The post Ep. 1-18: Summer Garden Journal 5 | Live from My Backyard + August is Brutal appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
July is almost over! The evenings are getting shorter and we’re heading for autumn. But summer still has a lot packed into it and I talked today about what’s going on in our Texas vegetable garden and flower garden. We got a little rain today, first decent amount in months! Sit back and have a […] The post Ep. 1-17: Summer Garden Journal 4 | Cool Plants + Fall Garden Planning appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
July is already here! We’re full-on into summer and as always in Texas, it’s hot! In this episode I talk about a variety of random gardening things starting from thanking my first reviewer on iTunes, a gardening bit I noticed on Orange Is The New Black, making and canning my first batch of blackberry jam, […] The post Ep. 1-16: Summer Garden Journal 3 | It’s Hot + Good Garden Things appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
My first mini episode! This one covers three of my favorite gardening books that were already on my bookshelf! Founding Gardeners by Andrea Wulf The Heirloom Life Gardener by Jere and Emilee Gettle The Heirloom Tomato by Amy Goldman Music: Adam Selzer “True North” The post Minisode 1: 3 Of My Favorite Gardening Books appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
We’re finally into the swing of summer here in Texas. It’s hot, it’s humid…there’s not much deviation from here until late September. In this episode I cover finally getting the vegetable beds into a good state once again as well as thinking about switching focus to the flower beds for a few weeks. Enjoy! Music: […] The post Ep. 1-15: Summer Garden Journal 2 | Vegetable Garden Resilience appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
For the summer I’m opting for Summer Garden Journals on the podcast. As we all know it can be quite difficult to stay on top of the garden when the growing season is in full swing and I think these summer garden journals will be a great way to chronicle what’s going on here in […] The post Ep. 1-14: Summer Garden Journal 1 | Floods + Staying Sane appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
It was the fall of 2010 and I was fresh off the Appalachian Trail with my husband and came across Mandy Steward via a mutual friend. I was itching to reinvigorate my creativity after many months of hiking and here was this artist whose words spoke to me. I’ve been a fan of her work […] The post Ep. 1-13: The Wonder of Beginning | Mandy Steward appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
When I finally joined Twitter in mid-2011 it took me awhile to get the hang of it, finding people to chat with. What I eventually discovered was a rich gardening community that I connected with. Katie was one of those people that I found and over the years we’ve chatted about gardening and other random […] The post Ep. 1-12: Starting from Scratch | NorCalKatie appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Howdy! In this episode I spoke with a local gardener here in Houston! I’ve been wanting to reach out to some local folks to get their take on gardening in coastal Texas where things can get hot and humid for months at a time. Leanne Tarleton gardens in The Woodlands township, a unique community that […] The post Ep. 1-11: Landscaping Outside the Box | Leanne Tarleton appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
It’s spring! I sat down with my husband Chris to do another garden round up. We last talked together was for Episode 3 where we did a similar round up for our plans heading into spring. Our conversation started with bats (with a banshee cat in the background) and wrapped up on a discussion about […] The post Ep. 1-10: Spring Garden Update | April 2016 appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
In today’s episode I talk to naturalist, artist, gardener, and soon-to-be author, Erin Gettler. Erin is based out of Long Island and writes at The Familiar Wilderness when she’s not having a big year in projects, like she had in 2015! We talked about a variety of topics, ranging from her naturalist beginnings, being a […] The post Ep. 1-9: Becoming a Naturalist | Erin Gettler appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
This podcast was a fun one to do and I’m willing to bet Elizabeth will be on the show again in the future. Elizabeth and I are second cousins but up until 2008 or 2009 we didn’t know each other existed. Maybe in some kind of out there way, but our mother’s had been out […] The post Ep. 1-7: At Home on the Prairie| Elizabeth appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
I’m so excited to share this interview with y’all! Leigh and I were able to rerecord the podcast we attempted a few weeks ago and I’m so glad we did! Leigh is an Urban Forester by profession but a passionate knitter who works to communicate her love for the natural world through her craft. She […] The post Ep. 1-6: Communicating Ecology through Art| Leigh Martin appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
So. I had a big fail this week! I sat down and recorded a podcast with my internet friend Leigh. Unfortunately I had issues getting both sides of the conversation to record! I thought about trying to make it work but in the end Leigh and I both decided it would be better to just […] The post Ep. 1-5: Adjusting Gardening Expectations & What’s Growing in January appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Over the New Year’s weekend I sat down with my brother, Curtis, to talk about his garden for a little while. He gardens in zone 8a/b in the DFW area of Texas near where we grew up. He’s got a typical suburban lot but has done a lot of great things with it! We covered […] The post Ep. 1-4: Suburban Gardening with Curtis appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
In today’s episode I sat down with my husband Chris to talk about our garden plans for 2016! We ran through topics such as composting, beekeeping, pruning fruit trees, managing native habitats, the vegetable garden, and being friendly with snakes. Show notes are below with some more detailed information on what we talked about! Don’t […] The post Ep. 1-3: Garden Planning for 2016 appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
In this podcast I sat down with my mom to talk a little bit about my grandmother and her relationship to gardening. My grandmother passed away in August 2013 and as I recorded this episode I was kicking myself for not doing something similar with my grandmother while she was still alive. Mom and I […] The post Ep. 1-2: A Conversation with my Mom appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.
Hello! Welcome to the inaugural episode of The Garden Path Podcast! This episode details a little bit about why I started this podcast as well as my gardening background. I hope you’ll have a listen! Twitter: @owilderness & @gpathpodcast Music: Harvest Time by Silent Partner You can subscribe in iTunes, Stitcher, or through an RSS […] The post Ep. 1-1: Introductions appeared first on The Garden Path Podcast.