Episodes
In this episode of the northern grower our host Erin joins us to discuss growing brassicas and all the joys that come along with that process. Thanks again for joining us!
Published 03/29/21
In this episode we join our host Erin as she outlines some basic tips, tricks and insights about growing pea's. Thanks again for listening! 
Published 03/21/21
In this episode Erin gives us advice about growing corn.
Published 03/14/21
In this episode of the northern grower podcast our host Erin joins us to talk about growing tomatoes in colder climates. Thanks for tuning in!
Published 03/08/21
In this episode of the northern grower podcast our host Erin explores the practice known as Korean Natural Farming. A novel and unique approach to organic gardening and food production, thanks for listening! 
Published 03/01/21
In this episode we join our host Erin while she plants a small kitchen garden in the early spring.
Published 02/21/21
In this episode of the northern grower Erin explores growing corn, squash and beans using the traditional 3 sister growing method. A popular style in north american gardens since before europeans arrived, this companion planting is useful for its...
Published 02/15/21
Come join us today on the northern grower with our host Erin, in this episode she explores the potential pitfalls you will encounter due to the upcoming polar vortex or any extreme cold weather really. Examples used in this episode include things like...
Published 02/07/21
In this episode I run through some of my favourite edible perennials to have in the Northern garden. These are generally easy to maintain and have become a staple!
Published 02/03/21
This episode runs through the basics for starting seeds indoors, although with a focus on zone 3, the methods discussed could be applied anywhere.  
Published 01/30/21
In this episode our host Erin takes us through growing garlic in places with shorter growing seasons and harsh winters. The gardeners Erin grows garlic with use techniques not very common in the wider world but extremely effective for cold climate. Come...
Published 01/27/21
This episode is the second in a two part series on growing fruits in colder parts of the world as always hosted by our educator Erin. With shorter days comes a shorter list of possible fruits but short an be sweet. In part two the focus is on things...
Published 01/24/21
This episode is the first in a two part series on growing fruits in colder parts of the world. With shorter days comes a shorter list of possible fruits but short an be sweet. In part one the focus is mainly on obtaining plants appropriate for colder...
Published 01/17/21
In this episode our host Erin Colborn discusses composting in its various forms. Ways to improve texture and quality, different inputs and the effects that climate can have on the microbial process  Join her in the journey to stronger healthier soil in...
Published 01/11/21
In this episode Erin examines the pro's and con's of hoop houses and cold frames. Reviewing them on criteria such as frost protection, affordability and sustainbility. She goes over care and construction as well as what crops to plant in them and when....
Published 01/09/21
Welcome to the Northern Grower, a gardening podcast hosted by Erin Colborn. Erin is an avid gardener and educator in northern Canada. In this episode we focus on planning for the up coming spring while touching on topics like season extension, Micro...
Published 01/04/21
Welcome to the Northern Grower, a gardening podcast hosted by Erin Colborn. Erin is an avid gardener and educator in northern Canada. In this episode we focus on planning for the up coming spring while touching on topics like season extension, Micro...
Published 01/01/21