#310: Gardening to Become More Self Sufficient with Author & Self Sufficiency Expert Sally Nex
In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with self-sufficiency expert and author Sally Nex. Sally shares her tips on how you can become more self sufficient with your home garden.
Sally will show us how self-sufficiency is not only easy and doable, but can also be fun as well. She break down the biggest self-sufficiency myths, how perennials play a big role in become more self-sufficient and how you can slowly build a self-sufficient lifestyle.
She'll teach us how to get more land in the area to grow the fruits, vegetables and herbs that you need and the types of seeds you should be focusing in on to make self-sufficiency easier and more productive.
This, Jenny Peterson's wellness tip of the day, and so much more in this episode of The Vegetable Gardening Show!
◾ Why you don't need lots of land or time to be self sufficient
◾ The biggest myth of self sufficiency
◾ How to get more land for free or very low cost
◾ Gradually building a self sufficient lifestyle over time
◾ Perennials playing a part in a self sufficient lifestyle
◾ Types of seeds you should be focusing in on for self sufficiency
◾ Sally's two tips to having fun while becoming more self sufficient
Sally is a garden writer based in Somerset, in the countryside of the south-west of England. Her blog, The Constant Gardener, was named as one of the 100 gardening blogs that you must read.
She has written garden articles for top publications such as The Garden, Gardeners’ World, The Guardian, and Grow Your Own.
When she is not blogging about gardening you will find Sally traveling between gardening clubs in the south of England giving talks on her experiences working for the BBC at Chelsea, as well as various vegetable growing topics.
She just released her book, Growing Self-Sufficiency: Realize Your Dream and Enjoy Producing Your Own Fruit, Vegetables, Eggs and Meat, in paperback.
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