Replay of 8: Pattiann Bennet | St. Michael’s Episcopal Church | Eureka, MT
Originally published Feb 11, 2015
Pattiann Bennett brings us decades of gardening experience from the East Coast to the Rocky Mountains. Learn about growing perennial flowers, Sailor Sauerkraut’s probiotic benefits, and the best Kale Chip Recipe anywhere.
Tell me about your first gardening experience?
Playing in her mothers garden as an 8yr old in Maine.
What does organic gardening/earth friendly mean to you?
My husband Bruce and I don’t use chemicals. We always have compost pile going. When we first moved here we were looking for ways to make a living in Montana so we ordered red wigglers worms from Texas to sell as bait that now nourish the soil, use cow n horse manure, and mulch with hay or straw.
Who or what inspired u to start using organic techniques?
Parents never used chemical fertizliers but used compost from kitchen and dad would get manure. First adult garden in Florida where soil was very different.
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