Episode of the Week
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Meet food plants new on our horizon, like Yacón, Gynura and Oca with Jay Beard, organic grower at Lone Star Nursery. On tour, the East Side Compost Pedallers spare the landfill by cycling to pick up neighborhood compostables to nourish soil at local farms and community gardens. Daphne explains how to pep up your own compost pile. Her Plant of the Week is native perennial giant coneflower, Rudbeckia maxima, that attracts native bees to its flowers. Merrideth Jiles demonstrates how to stain and protect concrete sculptures to personalize your garden art.
Originally aired July 3rd, 2014 (Rebroadcast July 3rd, 2014)