S2E11 Growing Tomatoes , collecting rain water, Guest author Niki Jabbour The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Radio show Podcast
Replay of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Radio Show from 5-12-18 on 860AM WNOV and W293cx 106.5 FM Milwaukee WI,
listen here during show hours Saturdays 9-10 am CST https://tinyurl.com/zvh5kaz
Topics:Joey and Holly talk about growing tomatoes plus collecting radio water also their guest author Niki Jabbour of http://www.nikijabbour.com/
picking the rigt type of tomatoes
where to plant them
what to put in the hole at planting
and more tips
Collecting rain water
1.Keep it cheap
2.Keep it covered
3. Don’t Choke the flow
4.1 inch rain -UOA says a 1000 sq ft room produces 600 gallons of water. 4500 sq ft lot will receive 2800 gallons
6.Algea is great feed your soil with it
7.Don’t skip the rainwater harvesting a little is better then nothing
They talk with Niki about:
1.We talk about mulch a lot. As people are starting to get into their gardens here, why is it important to mulch, and what are the benefits even as we get to the warmest part of the year?
2.What do you like to use for mulch?
3.You have a chemical ban by you, what do you use for weeds, harmful bugs, etc?
4.What do you add to your beds to build your soil?
5.In your newest book – Veggie Garde Remix – you give a lot of ideas on a large varieties of possibly atypical vegetables to grow – what are some of your favorites you were surprised finding that grew in a northern climate?
6.Tell us how to find you, your books, etc? Niki Jabbour’s Veggie Garden Remix
224 New Plants to Shake Up Your Garden and Add Variety, Flavor, and Fun