Ep 14: Nits and Lice – A Parent’s Nightmare

Peter Dudek and his family started LiceKiller after his youngest daughter got head lice. After becoming frustrated with toxic treatments that didn’t work, Peter decided started investigating natural remedies. He found that there were no other organic products on the market, so he worked with a chemist with the premise to create something as strong […]

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Ep13: Solve Climate Change With Judith Schwartz

Our interview for this podcast is with Judith Schwartz author of one of our very favorite books Cows Save the Planet (2013). Judith’s latest book is Water In Plain Sight – Hope For A Thirsty World is now on our list of books that make the soil-water-landscape connection easy to understand. Judith’s work in her new book, […]

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Ep12: Paul Herzog and Surfrider’s Ocean Friendly Gardens

Our interview this week is with Paul Herzog, Surfrider’s National Coordinator for the Ocean Friendly Garden program. In this discussion we find out: The #1 source of ocean pollution Why, even if you don’t live at the beach, you should be applying CPR to your landscape What are the typical components of an Ocean Friendly […]

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Ep11: Bee Friendly With Sandy Rowley

Our interview for this episode is with Sandy Rowley from Beyond Pesticides.  In this podcast we cover: The healing benefits of honey Why just planting flowers in your garden won’t necessarily help the bees Fiends of the Earth Study: Gardeners Beware (2014): Bee-toxic pesticides found in “bee-friendly plants sold at garden centers across the U.S. and […]

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Ep10: Alternative Energy with Rob Avis

We are thrilled to be joined this week by Rob Avis of Verge Permaculture and we are talking about alternative energy. In this podcast we talk about:  With the reality of climate change hitting us hard, we share the most influential YouTube video that can give us all hope Why Denmark is a nation to emulate […]

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Ep9: Interview With Brad Lancaster

We were very excited to interview one of our heroes for the podcast this week. Brad Lancaster lives in Tucson, Arizona where they  get an average of 11 inches of rain a year. Brad has converted his residential neighborhood from a sparsely planted, hot, barren dry land that flooded during the summer monsoons, into a […]

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Ep8: All About Aerated Compost Tea / Aerated Worm Tea

Want to grow healthy plants and vegetables? Want to avoid weeds? Want to remove petroleum based fertilizers and pesticides from your yard? Want to grow food that is nutrient rich? It all starts with healthy soil, and the easiest and best way to get, and keep, healthy soil is to treat with good quality compost […]

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Ep7: Interview With Diane Kennedy Of Finch Frolic Gardens And Vegetariat.Com

Just imagine having a barren and ugly 1.68 acres with bare dirt and Washingtonian Palms and within 4 years turning it into a lush food forest and wildlife habitat. Imagine have a large beautiful pond with fish and despite having very salty well water having a healthy and thriving landscape. In this fascinating podcast you’ll […]

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Ep6: Composting With Worms

In this episode we talk about composting with worms or vermicomposting, and how we can reduce our impact on the local landfill while creating ‘black gold’ for our healthy living soil sponge and plants. Worms and the battle of the stink Sheri and I visited Rubi the Worm Wrangler‘s place out in Murrieta recently and we […]

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Ep5: Rainwater Harvesting

In this podcast we talk about how you can save the rain that falls on your property for use in the landscape. Many people are sceptical about the benefits of harvesting rainwater. As an introduction, we would recommend these resources: Brad Lancaster is a hero of ours, and his books are a real inspiration Watch […]

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