Episode 3116

Volunteer Gardener

April 27, 2023

Season 31 | Episode 16

Lion's Mane, Oyster, and Chestnut. These mushrooms are some of the varieties in production at Henosis near Nashville. Julie Berbiglia follows the process from inoculation to harvest. Some commonly used plants can cause harm to pets or young children if ingested, or simply touched. Marty DeHart has a warning on toxicity in garden plants. Annette Shrader touts the benefits of using leaves as mulch.

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Toxic outdoor plants on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Toxic outdoor plants

There are many commonly used garden plants that can cause harm to pets or young children if ingested. For instance, lilies can cause kidney failure in cats. Marty DeHart shares valuable information on several potentially dangerous plants that may surprise you.

Mushroom Production-Sustainable Agriculture on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Mushroom Production-Sustainable Agriculture

Lion's Mane, Oyster, Shitake and Chestnut. These are some of the consumable mushrooms in production at HENOSIS near Nashville. Mushroom cultivation is quite different from growing garden vegetables. We follow the process from substrate mix to harvest and learn how truly sustainable it is.