The Gardenangelists

Garden Thoughts as We Bid Adieu to August

August 31, 2022 Carol Michel, Dee Nash Season 4 Episode 43
The Gardenangelists
Garden Thoughts as We Bid Adieu to August
Show Notes

Carol and Dee talk about flowers that bloom in the fall, enriching your soil with cover crops,  a book on color in the garden, composting, and more in this week's episode.

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Acres Abloom on Instagram and their website

Dee's going to make elderberry syrup.

Carol's Green Bean Story on her blog
Dee's blog post about fall bulbs

 Barnardia japonica (Japanese Jacinth) for sale from Hayefield [15 Seeds]   

The Elizabeth Lawrence Houses and Garden in Charlotte, NC

Carol's Persian Violet  Instagram.   

Blackhawks Big Bluestem Grass, Andropogon | American Meadows

Botanical Interests has a nice article on cover crops (affiliate link)

On the Bookshelf:  The Gardener’s Palette by RHS and Jo Thompson (Amazon link)

And we still love The Chef's Garden by Farmer Lee Jones (Amazon link)

 Dirt:  Gardeners' World’s Monty Don blasts show’s ‘gardening mafia’

 Links for Dee's Rabbit Hole on the JS bioreactor for composting

 Link to a manual on how to build one, an article about it.  Also, Bioreactor - Regeneration International

Gert Schley, was the charming German gardener on Gardener's World, Episode 23 who wowed us with his Somerset gardening smock.  Carol discovered his connection to Haddon Wood.

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For more info on Carol and her books, visit her website.  Visit her blog May Dreams Gardens.
For more info on Dee and her book, visit her website.  Visit her blog Red Dirt Ramblings.

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