Join attorney and real estate broker turned master gardener and beekeeper, Amanda J. Schulz, on a journey through the garden. If you are looking for practical tips and insight on gardening and the natural world, this is the place! But don't be surprised if you also leave with a few life lessons on a deeper, more spiritual level. Amanda often says, "I wish people could see the world the way I see it, when I walk through a garden." Perhaps a walk alongside this podcast might just reconnect you to the earth in a way that you never dreamed possible.
30:54It's time for a Loose Gardener shift, as host Amanda J. Schulz transitions to the world of insects. First up...the grasshopper. It isn't so much about the grasshopper as what the grasshopper can teach us in our own lives. If YOU are stuck, young grasshopper, perhaps this episode will be just the lesson you need to move forward.
Alice Blue Gown
31:21In the middle of a summer heat wave, it's time to go blue! Join host Amanda J. Schulz on a deep dive into the blue of three stunning flowers, while at the same time opening the storybook on an Egyptian King, two U.S. Presidents and a dead woman living in the Schulz family home. This episode has something for every listener!
You say, "Potato." I say, "Not so fast!"
31:39In this episode, host Amanda J. Schulz covers sweet potatoes...what they are, what they aren't and everything in between! You'll get all the tips on planting and harvesting sweet potatoes, along with a favorite recipe and gift idea. If that isn't enough, you'll also discover how the sweet potato might just be your key to peace while also giving you that sex appeal edge you've been hoping for. What?!?!?!
Phlox and Flutter
27:52Looking for a little flamboyance in your life? Longing for a show-stopper in your garden? It's time to go big or go home with host Amanda J. Schulz, as she introduces you to a truly American species (with a Greek twist)...Tall Garden Phlox. But it's not just about the plant. It's also about the undeniable flutter that it attracts.
The Full Radish
25:15In this episode, host Amanda J. Schulz takes you through the world of radishes. But not the radish as you usually experience it...the FULL radish! Learn tips on growing radishes and why, for all kinds of reasons (including your own spiritual centeredness), you might just sacrifice a few roots for the flower instead.
Basket of Zinnias
27:57Join gardening host, Amanda J. Schulz, on an engaging trip into the world of Zinnias and their 400-year journey to becoming an American gardening staple, along with a little John, Paul, George and Ringo to wrap it up. That's right! Not the insects, but the musicians...The Beatles. Not only will you be ready to plant a palette of color in your garden with only a few packets of seed, but you'll also leave with a little more respect for that special quality known as endurance.
Guara with the Wind
28:58Join gardening host, Amanda J. Schulz, as she offers insight on planting the friendly and carefree perennial, Guara, while weaving her planting tips around the tales of both Ferdinand Jacob Lindheimer, the Father of Texas Botany, and even country music legend Billy Joe Shaver. You'll leave ready to not only plant some Guara but also do a little necessary bending in your life.