Greenscape Geekout

Greenscape Geekout

By Cooper Powers
A podcast about plants and the people that love them!
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Blazing the Indianapolis Cultural Trail with Ethan Hochstein - GG006
In this episode, I talk with Ethan Hochstein, the Horticultural Manager for the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. He is excited to see the ICT become better than ever over the next few years and knows he has a big part to play in the future of its design and awareness among Naptowners. He never gets tired of meeting a friendly face while he is working on the trail and hopes you get to say hello on your walk down the 8 miles of the beautiful urban landscape. If you have questions for Ethan, reach out to him here: ehochstein@indyculturaltrail.org Any other info about the ICT can be found on their website here: https://indyculturaltrail.org
26:19
April 2, 2020
Permaculture in Practice with Adam & Emmanuelle Schwartz - GG005
I talked with Adam & Manu from Osmos Permaculture about their journey in permaculture. We talked about getting started, building interest in a community, and overcoming the obstacles associated with regenerative and sustainable living!
47:46
March 20, 2020
Bee Friendly with Brock Harpur - GG004
Greenscape Geeks talked with Brock Harpur, the Assistant Professor in Pollinator Biology at Purdue University. He is a native of British Columbia, Canada, and a specialist in honey bee genetics and the evolution of social insects. He leads the honey bee research program plus provides extension expertise to bee-keepers both professional and amateur, as well as citizens concerned about bees and pollinator conservation. We talked with him about the threats we may face if bee colonies collapse, some common misconceptions about bees, and ways for listeners to get involved in the buzz! Links mentioned in this episode: https://www.pollinator.org/pollinator.org/assets/generalFiles/Build-Bee-Condo.pdf https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/beehive/ https://beemolevo.com/ https://www.instagram.com/realharpurlab/
38:37
August 26, 2019
Become a Citizen Scientist with Amanda Wanlass - GG003
Amanda Wanlass wants you to explore your garden, parks, and walking trails! Her phenology group gathers data from all across Indiana to track changes in nature. You too can become a citizen scientist in your own backyard (no lab coat required). Amanda's Indiana Phenology Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/IndianaPhenology/ Nature's Notebook: https://www.usanpn.org/natures_notebook
18:16
July 29, 2019
This Family Cares Initiative with Daniel Poynter - GG002
In this episode, entrepreneur Daniel Poynter outlines his plan to inspire and educate the Hoosier state about global overheating. He talks about how he got started with awareness campaigns and what his values are. He hopes that by sharing joy and focusing on the family in his campaign, it will awaken the sleeping giant of compassion in all of us!
28:41
July 15, 2019
Growing a Business with Joey Fleenor - GG001
This is the premiere episode of the Greenscape Geekout, a show about plants and the people that love them! We want to give you listeners some introductory information about the company behind the microphone, Greenscape Geeks. Your host, Cooper Powers, interviews co-owner Joey Fleenor to talk about the mission of Greenscape Geeks and what education and passion can bring to a growing community of environmentally savvy citizens. 
24:57
July 1, 2019
Greenscape Geekout Series Trailer
The people that make the air a bit fresher deserve to hear their stories told. Whether it's a gardening tip, botanical advice, or environmental advocacy, Greenscape Geeks is happy to learn and share insights with you listeners!
00:43
June 30, 2019