A Happy Gardener isn’t just a saying. It’s a scientifically proven fact that gardeners are happier when they get their hands dirty. So this episode we talk about the benefits of playing in the soil and why its actually good for our health. https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/23915078/download.mp3 Resources: WHO (World Health Organization) - Constitution How to increase serotonin… Continue reading 11: Dirt Makes You Happy – A Natural Antidepressant
Vermicomposting aka Worm composting is a great way to get rid of your kitchen food wastes. In return you end up with rich nutritious humus. No not the chickpea hummus you use as dipping sauce... I mean worm casting, or in real simple terms, worm poop. It's a natural fertilizer that you can use on… Continue reading O9: Earth Worm Bin – Intro to Vermicomposting
It isn't appropriate for us to be bare in public so why should soil be any different? Ok, maybe not a good example. Exposing bare soil to rain and sun has its toll and invites those pesky weeds to move in. Mulching is a great solution to covering the soil and blocking out the weeds… Continue reading 05: Mulch, Mulch, Mulch!