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In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening Show

In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening Show, Mike chats with gardening expert Brie Arthur about her new best selling book, The Foodscape Revolution.

Brie teaches us various techniques of vegetable, fruit and herb combinations to maximize the space on your property, and how doing so will help with insect and pest control.

From there, Brie gives us some examples of ornamental and edible combinations that are perfect in you live in a neighborhood with tough HOA rules.

This and so much more on this week's episode of the Vegetable Gardening Show.

Here's what we'll cover in this episode of the Vegetable Gardening Show

  • What is the Foodscape Revolution
  • Plant combinations to maximize space
  • Plant locations to battle with pests and disease
  • Growing your indeterminate veggies with ornamentals for support

Mentioned in this episode of the Vegetable Gardening Show

About this week's guest, Brie Arthur

Originally from southeastern Michigan, Brie Arthur studied Landscape Design and Horticulture at Purdue University.  She was a professional plant propagator at Plant Delights Nursery and Camellia Forest Nursery before transitioning her focus to Green Industry communications through writing, public speaking, film production and consulting.

As a professional garden industry communicator Brie is leading the national suburban Foodscape movement; a model of community development that incorporates sustainable, local food production.   She writes for Meister and GIE Media about green industry trends and strategies to expand market demographics.  She speaks internationally on a variety of horticulture topics ranging from foodscape design to technical propagation methods and marketing.  As a correspondent on the PBS television show Growing A Greener World, Brie shares practical advice from her one acre suburban foodscape encouraging everyone to embrace the hobby and lifestyle of home gardening.  2017 brings new ventures, including her first book, The Foodscape Revolution published by St Lynn’s Press.

Brie serves as GWA (Garden Writers of America) National Director of Region IV representing garden communicators across the southeast US.  As founder of Emergent: A Group For Growing Professionals, Brie encourages an open dialogue and networking opportunities between seasoned professionals and rising green industry members. She sits on the Executive Committee for the International Plant Propagators Southern Region and is Marketing Chair for the IPPS International Board.

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Mike Podlesny is the author of the book Vegetable Gardening for the Average Person as well as the creator of the Seeds of the Month Club where members receive non gmo, heirloom variety seeds every month. You can listen to Mike each week on the Vegetable Gardening Podcast where he interviews gardening industry experts.

 

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