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Direct Seeding The Easy Fall Garden

    Instead of starting indoors and transplanting everything, why not start your fall garden directly in the soil?

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    Meg Cowden is the founder of Seed to Fork, a Zone 4a/b gardener who’s all about zone-bending, season extending, and succession planting. She’s got a book coming out soon too, so stay tuned.

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    As an exclusive for listeners, use code EPICPODCAST for 5% off your entire first order on our store, featuring our flagship Birdies Raised Beds. These are the original metal raised beds, lasting up to 5-10x longer than wooden beds, are ethically made in Australia, and have a customizable modular design.  

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    Looking for a beginner’s guide to growing food in small spaces? Kevin’s book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, explains the core, essential information that you’ll need to grow plants, no matter where you live!

    He also wrote Grow Bag Gardening to provide you with specialized knowledge that can bring you success when growing in fabric pots.

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    Main Season Crops to Focus On

      For a fall garden, there are some classic crops you need to consider, which Meg Cowden shares with you in today’s show.

      Connect With Meg Cowden:

      Meg Cowden is the founder of Seed to Fork, a Zone 4a/b gardener who’s all about zone-bending, season extending, and succession planting. She’s got a book coming out soon too, so stay tuned.

      Shop the Store

      As an exclusive for listeners, use code EPICPODCAST for 5% off your entire first order on our store, featuring our flagship Birdies Raised Beds. These are the original metal raised beds, lasting up to 5-10x longer than wooden beds, are ethically made in Australia, and have a customizable modular design.  

      Shop now and get 5% off your first order.

      Get Our Books

      Looking for a beginner’s guide to growing food in small spaces? Kevin’s book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, explains the core, essential information that you’ll need to grow plants, no matter where you live!

      He also wrote Grow Bag Gardening to provide you with specialized knowledge that can bring you success when growing in fabric pots.

      Order signed copies of Kevin’s books, plus more of his favorite titles in our store.

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      How to make a stabilized ortho-silicic acid solution with only 3 inputs

        In a previous post, which you can read here, I gave a procedure for the preparation of a stabilized mono-silicic acid using from potassium silicate. The procedure called for the usage of several stabilizing agents, including carnitine and propylene glycol, with phosphoric acid being used as the acidifying agent. After trying this synthesis myself and […]

        A one-part hydroponic nutrient formulation for very hard water

          What is water hardness? There are many parameters that determine the quality of a water source. Water that has a composition closer to distilled water is considered of a higher quality, while water with many dissolved solids or high turbidity is considered low quality. Calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, calcium sulfate and calcium silicate are some […]