June Podcast: Edible Flowers and Garden Coach Christina Salwitz
It’s June, and the flowers are blooming wildly and smelling divine. So, we’re devoting part of this podcast episode to eating flowers. Hear Teresa O’Connor and Jayme Jenkins discuss some of their favorite edible flowers, and get quick harvesting, preparing and safety tips.
Our special guest is Christina Salwitz, a professional garden coach who lives near Seattle, Washington. Don’t miss her interview with Jayme, where she explains exactly what a garden coach is … and how to use one effectively.
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Based in Renton, Washington, Christina Salwitz is a home garden training specialist, horticultural guidance counselor and cheerleader. But her friends and clients know her as the PERSONAL GARDEN COACH. Over the years, she has led numerous Technical College courses and seminars for garden clubs; appeared on radio shows; and written articles for gardening publications. Christina was also a buyer and merchandiser for world-class nurseries for more than 20 years.
- Twitter’s #gardenchat – Mondays, 9 p.m. EST – Co-hosted by @TeeRiddle and @GetInTheGarden
- Seasonal Wisdom’s post on Christina Salwitz’s favorite winter plants
- Seasonal Wisdom’s post on edible flowers
- aHa! Modern Living’s blog post Easy Flower Arranging for Outdoor Entertaining
Big announcement, we mean HUGE! We are now on iTunes. Take us everywhere you go: the garden, in the car, the plant nursery or doing chores. The possibilities are endless. Go grow something!