Rick and Eric talk about weather data and GardenFork's Allisonhouse weather station. Learn more about allisonhouse.com severe weather data and app here.
We then read a letter from Bob about his son helping with beekeeping and harvesting honey, which is great to hear.
Eric did some mushroom foraging for oyster mushrooms and gave them to GF producer Sarah, check out Sarah's mushroom rissotto recipe that she made with the mushrooms. You can read more of Sarah's posts on her site, Punctuated With Food.
Rick made these zucchini fritters from Kevin's A Garden For The House blog
Eric tells of using a dutch oven to bake a cake outdoors to keep your house cool in the summer.
We then discuss using buckwheat as a cover crop overseeding, Rick wrote about pollinators on our GF site here.
Rick tells us about this cool free tree identification app called Leafsnap .
Rick likes this: clyde's garden planner guide, tells you when to plant, which helps.
For ordering garlic to plant this fall, check out filareefarm.com and Territorial Seed, and Johnny's Seed.
You can learn more about having less of a grass lawn with SALT from CT college
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