Sunday, May 3, 2015

Episode 7: Most Gross Compost

Episode 7: Most Gross Compost
Listen or download - (audio at bottom of the page)
Week in review: From Beer To Eternity A Library Fundraiser also World naked gardening day! http://www.wngd.org/
Garden Club Plant Sale; JoAnn Canning was the guest speaker for April, xeriscaping...
Permaculture Day. We'll be talking about permaculture, soil, and compost... but first,
Song:Nelson Denman, Permaculture Song
Permaculture definitions:
From Australia, 1970s; blend of permanent and agriculture;
"the development of  agricultural ecosystems intended to be sustainable and self-sufficient"
Eric Toensmeier, Paradise Lot: "Permaculture refers to meeting human needs while improving ecosystem health."
Book Review: Paradise Lot
Audio: Vananda Shiva - Supporter of Soil
2015, was declared by the United Nations as the International Year of Soils
Audio: Jim Toomey - Soils Sustain Life, Soil Science Society of America
Biochar
Recorded audio: Ron Berezan - Biochar (March 13th, 2014)
Show ID - Courtney Dutchak
Audio: Geoff Lawton - Supporter of Soil
permacultureday.org, videos
Geoff Lawton - Permaculture Soils
Audio: Let's Talk Trash Team - composting, CEC
Song: Music Revolution's Breeding Ground (Erin Innes, Jeff Bourcier, Jane Kelly, Uglies Need Love and Ben Wayne Kyle) - Dead Body Compost
Fri, May 8
                    BREEDING GROUND 3: 7PM-10PM | Base Camp, $5 suggested donation.
Song: Mr. Parr - Soil Layers
Song: Cameron Twyford - Compost
Song: Compost bin - DogHorse
Song: Cameron Twyford - P is for Phosphorus.
Song: Formidable Vegetable Sound System... and this song is called Down, Down, Down

Coming up
Wed, May 6th, 2015
                info session for the Horticulture Program offered at VIU, Nanaimo
Sat, May 9
                STOP ISLAND TIMBERLANDS PUBLIC RALLY; NOON | WILLINGDON SOUTH
Bird Walk with Alexis Harrington - 9:00 AM,  Botanical Gardens, Mason Rd, Sechelt
Sechelt Garden Club Plant Sale; 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM; Seaside Centre, Sechelt
Plant Sale - SC Grandmothers and GrandOthers, 10:00 AM;845 O'Shea Rd, Gibsons
Sunday May 10th


                Tour of Native Plant Garden with Harry Hill; 2:00 PM; Botanical Gardens, Mason Rd, Sechelt