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Sustainable Living: Urban permaculture and velomobiles

04/20/09 Jon Butts
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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We started the program with David Eggleston from Midland Texas; he is founder of Petal Yourself Healthy & Velomobile USA. David talked about his effort in Texas to get folks out of their cars and on bikes. He then gave our listeners a good description of a common pedal-power vehicle in Europe, the Velomobile.

Our special guest in the studio was Jim Kovaleski, a local permaculture expert. Jim described some of the tools he uses on his urban garden in New Port Richey. His bicycle wagon and...

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Sustainable Living: Fruits we can grow

02/23/09 Jon Butts
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Our special guest today was Paul Zmoda, a local fruit expert and owner of Flatwoods Farm in Riverview. We talked about our recent freezes in the area; and what, when and where to plant perennial fruit trees, vines, and bushes. Water and nutrient requirements were also part of the discussion.

Debbie Butts, a lifelong horticulturist, also joined the program sharing her knowledge of native edibles and invasive plants.

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