Digging into the Garden's Healing Powers

The Beet: A Podcast For Plant Lovers

Nov 28 2023 • 12 mins

Kaylan went from growing tomatoes by the UV rays from the bathroom skylight to owning a property full of both cultivated and wild plants. How it all happened is detailed right in this podcast episode. Here, you can get a sense of how the garden became a healing space for Kaylan. Epic Gardening Shop Homepage: https://growepic.co/3SZDB8m Botanical Interests Shop Homepage: https://growepic.co/3sItudn Book Collection Page: https://growepic.co/3Rhvwue EG Homesteading Book: https://growepic.co/46wS7Hy Connect With Kaylan Segev: Kaylan is a Bay Area native and budding gardener. Her passion for planting began when she started growing tomatoes in her studio apartment bathroom while living in San Francisco during shelter-in-place. Today, she gardens on 13,000 square feet of fertile land nestled in the hills of Oakland, CA (zone 10a), where she cultivates everything from native plants, vegetables, fruits, and bulbs, to medicinal and sensory plants in raised beds, grow bags, and in the ground. Her latest project, a dreamy chicken coop, is currently being constructed with chickens on the way in spring 2024. Shop the Store As an exclusive for listeners, use code THEBEET for 5% off your entire order on our store, featuring our flagship Birdies Raised Beds. These are the original metal raised beds, lasting up to 5-10x longer than wooden beds, are ethically made in Australia, and have a customizable modular design. Shop now and get 5% off your first order. Get Our Books Looking for a beginner's guide to growing food in small spaces? Kevin’s book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, explains the core, essential information that you'll need to grow plants, no matter where you live!

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