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Garden Gossip about Native Plants | Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith from Big Blend Radio | Tuscon, AZ
Introduction music Water Is Life – Mni Wičoni (song for Standing Rock)
Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, Big Blend’s mother-daughter editor and publishing team
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Enjoy expert interviews and panel discussions covering a variety of topics including: Music & The Arts, Food & Drink, Travel & National Parks, Family & Lifestyle, Health & Self-Empowerment, Nature & Environment, Business & Career, and History & Culture.
We’re really happy becasue we have had 2 days of rain and hopefully we will have wildflowers in the next week or so.
Wow! well we are having a blizzard her in Montana today (Feb 17, 2018)
are in Arizona, we do a lot of traveling we appreciate being on your show, I think it will tie in that we do on big blend radio
based i Tuscon
eat sleep and work her and then travel a lot because we are quest to cover all 400 National Park units!
Big national parks
gateway communities smaller parks and public
Home in Tucson about to hit the road again!
I’m excited to hear about gardens in National Parks you were telling me about. You’re mother and daughter right?
Tell us a little about yourself.
Just in a nutshell
background is from LA area
Nancy gave birth to me and right after that she gave birth to an organic garden with goats!
Lisa is allergic to just about everything ever invented!
nothing was working
time to get goats!
She could have goat milk and not cow milk and organic veggies!
Do you want to tell us about your first garden experiences? Are you from L.A. too?
Yes, I am
my frist experienc would be with my grandmother who had a victory garden
living infirst one house forever
garden at the back
as soon as we visited her we ended up in the garden
naturally an organic gardner
She never used any sprays
She used beer
Like slugs and stuff. I remember my parents putting beer out.
that’s how it was
that seems to work
loved her beer.
How about you Lisa?
a little different
born about a year and a half old.
Nancy worked for Joy Adamson the movie with the lions
We went to work with Joy in kenya
the two of us went across the ocean
be my first gardening experiences
learning how to herd cattle, they were growing vegetables.
Joy got murdered
We lived in a village called Karen after Karen Blitzen
Kenya and Nairobi
just evolved from there. Always had a garden as a young child. big fascinations
My friend Eve went to work with Joy Adamson, but she never got to work with them, she ended up working for the UN for the Environmental Fund I think.
We’re not really gonna talk about your garden because you’ve been traveling so much but your gonna share about your show and travels etc right?
always have to have plants
We live on the edge of a riparian area
see the monsoon rains
- get into the garden
- either or
going to different national parks we realize people should garden we are reclaiming the soil
- backyard gardens
- National Parks which are gardens
Glacier National Park is just one big mountain garden!
we will see things like the suer cactus
see the whole cycle happen
some of them you get to see individual gardens
The very first park we went to on the tour was
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parks and travel magazine
national park traveling.com
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