Jan 17th, 2017 by mikethegardener
In This Episode of Vegetable Gardening
Mike chats with The Weekend Gardener radio show host and author of the books The Year Round Vegetable Gardener and Groundbreaking Food Gardens, Niki Jabbour about all things gardening. Niki shares with us the details of the expansion of her own gardens, called the Big Dig, the various varieties of vegetables, fruits and herbs she is growing and what she is doing to make them successful. She will fill us in on the new types of varieties that is tackling, the challenges she faces in her Nova Scotia climate, and some tips to maximize your space.
From there, Niki will share her story of how she is growing rice for the very first time, and some of her favorite award winning heirlooms that are an absolute must in anyone's garden.
That, and so much more on this week's episode of vegetable gardening
Here's what we'll cover
- Gardening in cooler climates
- Why starting your seeds too early is a bad thing
- Vegetable varieties that you must grow in 2017
- The one tomato variety that you aren't growing but should be
Mentioned in this Episode
- Niki Jabbour
- The Weekend Gardener Radio Show on News 95.7 FM
- Savvy Gardening
- The Year Round Vegetable Gardener
- Groundbreaking Food Gardens
About this Episode's Guest, Niki Jabbour
Niki Jabbour is the award-winning and best-selling author of The Year Round Vegetable Gardener and Groundbreaking Food Gardens. She also writes for Fine Gardening, Birds & Blooms, Garden Making, and a monthly column for Horticulture.
For the past 10 years, Niki has hosted The Weekend Gardener, a radio show that airs across Eastern Canada and online at www.news957.com. Niki speaks at events and shows across North America including the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, Philadelphia Flower Show, Boston Flower Show, Canada Blooms and the Mother Earth News Fairs.
Find Niki on social media and on her website, SavvyGardening.com.