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Description:

Delve into the world of low-maintenance gardening with award-winning author and renowned landscape architect, Matthieu Mehuys. Discover the secrets to nurturing healthy plants by focusing on soil, good compost and mulch. Matthieu also shares his top picks for easy-to-grow vegetables and flowers. Whether you’re a gardening enthusiast or just starting out, this episode is packed with invaluable tips and advice to help you create a beautiful, low maintenance garden.

In this episode you’ll hear:

2:30 – How Matthieu became fascinated about plants

6:15 – Low maintenance gardening

8:00 – Healthy soil

10:45 – Plant vibrations and frequencies as indicators of a healthy plant

14:00 – What high quality compost looks like and where to buy compost

16:40 – Decompacting soil

17:15 – Should soil be turned?

18:30 – Mulching

20:15 – Should you rake leaves from your garden in the fall?

21:00 – Weeds

23:10 – What are cover crops?

25:15 – Matthieu’s garden masterclass

27:20 – Easy to grow vegetables

28:30 – What flowers are easiest to grow outside?

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CREDITS:
Executive Producer and Host: Esther Garfin
Sound Recording and Editing: Will Crann

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