Posts Tagged ‘Dandelion’

SG552: Experimental Gardening with Megan Phelps

Megan Phelps approaches gardening with curiosity and a guilelessness that makes her experiences and experiments utterly fascinating and even shocking. Defying tradition, Megan (who often uses the image of a single dandelion as her profile picture on social media) grows plants that mainstream gardeners have long ago turned their backs on – burdock, dandelion, and amaranth, to name a few. Megan blogs at Seeds, Mulch and Weeds where she shares her tales and photos of her Northeast Kansas garden.

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SG510 Nancy Peters The Weed Lady: 10 Ways to Tell if It’s a Weed

In this episode of Still Growing…(SG), I feature the uber-knowledgable Nancy Peters, also respectfully known as “The Weed Lady”. Lest you think sweet little Nancy has spent a lifetime hunched over weeding, this Columbia Business School graduate enjoyed a successful career as a Wall Street Analyst with EF Hutton, Shearson, Morgan Stanley, Mobil, Prudential Securities, Smith Barney and EJ Lance. As Nancy tells it, she “went from Wall Street to Weeds.” And, I am so happy she did. Nancy is a charming interview and a dedicated gardener who generously shares her encyclopedic knowledge of weeds with us in this episode of Still Growing. This episode will cover Part 1 of our discussion. Part 2 will be featured in next week’s episode of Still Growing.

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