Tuesday, May 4, 2010

First radio guest of 2010!

The radio show is starting in less than 3 weeks now (Sunday, May 23rd from 11 to 1 pm) and my first guest of season 4 is Elizabeth Peirce, the author of the great new book - Grow Organic: A Simple Guide to Nova Scotia Vegetable Gardening! It's published by Nimbus Publishing and is widely available. I've had my copy for a few months now and it's quite 'dog-earred'.. I really love that Elizabeth included so many local growers and gardeners in the book (like Owen Bridge, the 18-year old owner of Annapolis Seed - check out his blog!).

The first show will also feature Dorothy Horton, the publisher of Gardens East, a new magazine that launched just a few months ago. It's a sister publication to the widely popular Gardens West and Dorothy will join me from her home in BC to talk about the magazine and why it's been so well received. She's so personable and is very passionate about gardeners and gardening!

Also, Michelle Muis from Blomidon Nurseries will join me in our final hour to share some of her favourite perennials and ornamental grasses! She'll also offer a preview of some of the exciting new varieties for 2010!

Of course, we welcome phone in comments and questions throughout the show and if you're out of range, you can listen live on the internet at

If you're in NS, NB or PEI, listen on News 95.7 FM, News 91.9 FM or News 89.9 FM..

Also, if you're in NB, you can catch me on 'The Drive with Dan' every Tues afternoon from 4:30 to 5 pm - starting today! It's a fun 1/2 hour and Dan is a passionate and experienced gardener, so we always have a good chat..

Phew! I think that's enough for now! The sun is shining and the temp is approaching 20 C.. time to get outside and start playing in the garden!

Happy Gardening!


  1. I sent an email about the podcast(podcasting your shows to listen later) to someone in Moncton but never got a reply....Seems like a no-brainer to me for a nation-wide technology savvy telecommunications giant.....but what do I know? oh well....

  2. Nice job yesterday Niki! I always like to hear the different questions from the callers.


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