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Mother Nature Network has started a great educational push to teach people how to grow their own groceries and make a difference in community. This week they invited me to participate as the host for a Google+ Hangout episode right in my front lawn veggie garden.

Our episode this week was focused on teaching viewers the basics of amending soil.  You can see that it’s too early in the Chicago planting season to see plant growth yet. I talked about soil amendments and the basics of putting the plants and seeds in the ground. Please click on the video below and watch to learn more.

Half way through the video making process you will note that my computer broke down and I had to run – and I mean RUN – to my inside computer as fast as I possibly could. This is why the last part of the video shows me sweating profusely in my bedroom. However, it all worked out in the end – message delivered and the video was excellent fun to make. 🙂

Thanks for having me host a great Google+ Hangout – now let’s get growing!!!

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