Cress, Spring Flowers, and Old Carpet as Mulch


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Spring plants are first and foremost in this episode as we talk about cress, foraged and farmed, the Year of the Hyacinth, and two spring flowers, Ranunculus and Bellis perennis. Ellen and C.L. tell Paul why old carpet might not make the best mulch.

:40 What’s for dinner: Cress wild and tame.

10:13 Insider Information: The National Gardening Bureau says it’s the year of the Hyacinth.

14:02 Eat/Drink/Grow: About 2 Spring Plants

23:07 Love Letters and Questions: Paul asks, “Does old carpet make good mulch in a vegetable garden?”

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