S2 E32 – 5 items to make at home, Misconception of preppers, Guest Tess Burzynski – TWVG radio show

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Topics: Joey and Holly talk about 5 things you can make at home that you may thought you only could buy at the store. Also Misconception of being a prepper. their guest Tess Burzynski of
Things to make at home items
Raw vinegar
Vanilla or other extracts
Fruit leather
Misconception of being a prepper
a person who believes a catastrophic disaster or emergency is likely to occur in the future and makes active preparations for it, typically by stockpiling food, ammunition, and other supplies.
Expecting apocalypse
Live in bunker
Stockpile guns

Tess Burzynski is the founder, head educator and cultivator at Fungi Freights Urban Farm and Environmental Studio. A Science degree graduate from Wayne State University, she works as an Environmental Project Manager and continues doing research with Mycoremediation in the city of Detroit.
1.Are mushrooms classified as a fungi?
2.Growing your own mushrooms – is it easier than many people realize?
3.What are some easy mushrooms to grow – indoors or outdoors?
4.It has been said you have to really know what mushrooms are when foraging – how important is to know if a mushroom is safe to consume?
5.What is fungi-freights? What makes them different?
6.Is there any good literature/guides available to determine what wild mushrooms are ok or not?
7.What is the difference between a normal mushroom and a psychedelic mushroom?
8.How can we find out more about you?


S2 E31 what to do with pumpkins , The Power of leaves, Guest Marissa Lankes – TWVG radio show

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Topics: Joey and Holly talk about what to do with Pumpkins and the power of leaves plus Their guest Marissa Lankes from ACC’s Sustainable Agriculture Program
– Found in north America
– Different color pumpkins
– All pumpkins are edible
– Jack o lanterns were created by irish but carved turnips – when coming to USA they started carving pumpkins
Soups – cook in pumpkin
Low carb
Canning – freeze
Pumpkin flour – pumpkin seed flour
Power of leaves and what they can do in the garden
Marissa began her agricultural career in 2009 and has farmed around the country, leading and developing agricultural education programs in both California and Texas. She earned an M.Ed in agricultural education from Texas State University in 2016 and currently manages ACC’s sustainable agriculture program.
1.What is the difference between soil and dirt?
2.Why is soil so important to plant life?
3.Why build your soil sustainably?
4.Can you tell how healthy your soil is, without doing a soil test?
5.Can you over-build your soil – can you have too much organic matter in it?
6.Where can we find out more about you

S2 E30 Saving seeds, Summer clean up, Guest author John Markowski – TWVG radio show

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Replay of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Radio Show from 9-22-18 on 860AM WNOV and W293cx 106.5 FM Milwaukee WI,
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Topics: Joey and Holly talk about saving seeds the easy and the hard. Also summer clean up in the garden what you should do and not do. Their guest
John Markowski of
Seed saving:

1 – important to save seeds
2 – how to
3 – some are easier to save than others
4 – easy – tomatoes, lettuce, beans, squash, melons, radish
Moderate – leeks and onions
Difficult – cucumber, parsnips, eggplant, carrots

Garden fall clean up
– Trash diseased plants
– Revitalize potting soil
– Pull weeds that may go to seed
– Note what did well and not so well
– Plan on where crops are moving to next year
– Garden center clearance
– Bring in leaves

John Markowski is the author of an award-winning blog and 2 books. He also contributes to a number of other web publications. His gardens have been featured multiple times on the Fine Gardening website. John is a passionate writer and Gardener.
1.How did your passion for gardening begin?
2.You like to grow perennials – why is that and do you have some favorites? Ones that may be good for new perennial growers to try?
3.Your newest book, Seed, grow, love, write, isn’t just about gardening – can you tell us a bit more on what it includes?
4.We love mulch, and you have a funny story about mulch and how its really been a part of your family, please tell us more about that?
5.How can we find more about you?