Tag Archives: Soil

Empty Calories or Dense Nutrition – Strategies for Sustaining Your Soil

The top 8” of the earth’s crust sustains all life on Earth and we have the power to destroy or sustain it.  Durham county Master Gardener volunteers Lynne Nelson and Charles Murphy discuss how best to cultivate healthy plants and nourish our soil.  Empty … Continue reading

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March: Art, Empty Calories, Project Budburst, Prevent Diseases, Losing Your Job, Its Murder

Our gardens are starting to wake up and there’s lots to do.  The Duke Gardens spring plant sale is coming March 28th.  Visit Art in Bloom at the NCMA or the JC Raulston Arboretum where you will find children’s and citizen … Continue reading

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Soil Ecology with Nicolette Cagle

Harold Johnson talks to soil ecologist Dr. Nicolette Cagle.  She is a lecturer at the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University.  She also directs the Environmental Science Summer Program at Duke, and is a NC Science Leadership Fellow. … Continue reading

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Fertilizing Your Lawn, Protecting Water Quality

Our host, Harold Johnson brings us up to date.  The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, tells us about fertilzing our lawns.  Lise Jenkins talks to Mitch Woodward, NC Cooperative Extension Specalized Agent for Water Quality about North Carolina’s #1 pollutant. 

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Building Beds and Super Soil

Now is the time to start thinking about saving seeds for next season.  The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, is back and in the mood to build something.  Our host, Harold Johnson, will explore gardening from the ground up with Dr. Nicolette Cagle, soil … Continue reading

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