March Podcast: Starting from Seed, Heirlooms and Garden Design
If so, put your feet up and listen up. In this episode of Nest in Style, Teresa O’Connor and Jayme Jenkins turn to the experts to give you the dirt on these garden topics and more.
Nest in Style Guests
No time to listen to the whole podcast? We won’t take it personally. Click on the orange buttons below to listen to our individual interviews with Nest In Style guests: Nan Sterman, Christine McLaughlin and Rebecca Sweet.
Nan Sterman provides expert tips to Jayme for starting plants from seeds. A leading authority on growing organic produce, Nan authored California Gardener’s Guide and currently writes for Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union Tribune, Sunset Magazine and Pacific Horticulture. Follow Nan on Twitter @NanGrowsGardens or check out her website Plant Soup.
Christine McLaughlin sheds light on heirloom and hybrid seeds with Teresa. Listen to fun histories about several heirlooms, and learn why heirlooms are so important for protecting our food heritage. Christine authored The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Composting (Alpha/Penguin; May 2010) and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Heirloom Vegetables (Alpha/Penguin; December 2010). Find her on Twitter @Suburban_Farmer or at her blog A Suburban Farmer.
Rebecca Sweet shares expert garden design secrets with Teresa from her San Francisco-area landscape design company, Harmony in the Garden. Those lucky enough to attend the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show 2010 Tweetup will see Rebecca’s lovely garden for themselves. Or, perhaps you have already seen her garden or her clients’ landscapes on the pages of Fine Gardening Magazine. Find Rebecca on Twitter @SweetRebecca or at her blog Gossip in the Garden.
Other Resources Mentioned in this Podcast
- Nan Sterman’s How to Start Seed Video
- Seasonal Wisdom’s Heirloom Seed Suggestions
- Seasonal Wisdom’s Crop Rotation Advice
- Grow Your Own Food Made Easy Handbook
- Botanical Interests Seeds at aHa! Modern Living
- Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
- Renee’s Garden Seeds
- Seed Savers Exchange
- Life On the Balcony’s Seed Swap