Helping Plants to Help Your Soil

Helping Plants to Help Your Soil

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By Scott Gillespie
Exploring ways that plants can be used to build a healthy soil in agricultural, horticultural, and home gardening systems.
More places to listen

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004 Soil Health Leading up to Potato Production
Potatoes can be a tough crop to integrate into your crop rotation when your goal is to maintain and improve soil health. In a companion podcast, I went through common hurdles and potential solutions to maintaining soil health in the year of potato production. In this podcast, I’m focusing on the rotational years between potato years. The full article can be viewed at:  https://www.scottcgillespie.com/posts/2019/8/15/soil-health-leading-up-to-potato-production
13:02
August 15, 2019
003 Re-Thinking Potato Production for Soil Health
In this podcast, I’m going go through some of the common hurdles and potential solutions to building or maintaining soil health in the year that potatoes are grown. In a companion article, I’ll present specific ways to work on soil health in the rotational years leading up to potatoes.  The full article can be viewed at:  https://www.scottcgillespie.com/posts/2019/7/15/re-thinking-potato-production-for-soil-health
12:25
July 15, 2019
002 How I Build Healthy Garden Soil
In this podcast I’m going to take you through my decade long journey in building healthy soil in my garden. The full article can be viewed at https://www.scottcgillespie.com/posts/2019/5/28/how-i-build-healthy-garden-soil
19:25
May 28, 2019
001 Evaluating Agricultural Systems
In this podcast, I’m going to lay out a framework for how we can easily evaluate and compare agricultural systems. I’ll also share some of my current thoughts on how we should approach agriculture, horticulture, and growing food in our own backyards. Full text available at: www.scottcgillespie.com/posts/2019/4/19/evaluating-agricultural-systems
14:18
April 19, 2019
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