Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Episode 8: Back to back, your questions answered

10 points for correctly identifying the grass species in the picture

This podcast will be moving to libsyn in the near future. Stay tuned for more information

Rav links to my current projects:
Pheasant socks

Anatomy of Knitting Podcast with Erin

Dirt under my nails
Raspberry fruit worms / spotted wing drysophila
PJM Rhododendron
Beauty Berry
Ortley apple (also known as Woolman Long Pippen or White Bellflower)

Listener Questions:
canning without a water bath?
fall clean-up and mulching?
cabbage worm control
Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis)
crops that enrich the soil nutrients = legumes (bean family)
Rhizobium bacteria
also add compost

music provided by music alley and Glen Phillips

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Episode 7: Soiled Part 1

Surprise! Shownotes!

Austin as pictured on my projects page

Soil texture
soil texture triangle
video on how to determine your soil texture

soil structure = how particles are clumped together

don't destroy soil structure from over-cultivation

improve soil structure by adding organic matter (compost)

thanks to Susan of Knitajourney podcast for interviewing me!