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Welcome to Verdant North, a Minneapolis based podcast, blog and informational tool for your gardening, food and drink needs.

Welcome to Verdant North, a Minneapolis based podcast, blog and informational tool for your gardening, food and drink needs.
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Welcome to Verdant North, a Minneapolis based podcast, blog and informational tool for your gardening, food and drink needs.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 34: Seed Sowing and Stinky Trees

5/3/2019
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On this episode of Verdant North: Nicki makes boiler makers using Fulton Brewing Company's Grapefruit Lonely Blonde Caroline walks us through sowing seeds. Dan gives us the down and dirty details on stinky trees in his Tree of the Day of the Pod. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. Support our podcast and online fun by donating at ko-fi.com/H2H2CDLO Thank you to Prozac Rat for letting us use their tunes Please visit their Bandcamp page...

Duration:00:34:38

Ep. 33: Season 3 Premiere - Bloody Mary Edition

4/19/2019
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Welcome back to another season of Verdant North! Nicki brings the heat with some canned tomato based Bloody Marys. Caroline gives you some spring garden cleanup tips. Dan talks about his favorite cherry tree in his Tree of the Day of the Pod. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. Support our podcast and online fun by donating at https://ko-fi.com/H2H2CDLO Thank you to Prozac Rat for letting us use their tunes Please visit their Bandcamp page...

Duration:00:31:57

Ep. 32: Q & A #3 - Season 2 Finale!

2/10/2019
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We are back from the January hiatus and Caroline and Dan take your questions and answer them for our season 2 finale! We are looking forward and planning for the next growing season once Minnesota stops being a tundra. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. Thank you to Prozac Rat for letting us use their tunes - prozacrat.bandcamp.com/

Duration:00:33:30

Ep. 31: Holiday Q & A #2 - Happy New Year!

12/31/2018
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Caroline and Dan are back, answering more of your garden and plant questions to start your new year right! We wish you all a happy and safe new year! Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com.

Duration:00:28:22

Ep. 30: Verdant Holidays 2018!

12/21/2018
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Happy Holidays from Verdant North! Nicki heats us up with some Hot Toddies. Caroline gives us the gardening rundown of beating the winter blues. Dan has his Tree of the Day and its 'berry' good. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com.

Duration:00:35:32

Ep. 29: Holiday Q & A #1

12/14/2018
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Happy holidays from Verdant North! We are back from November hiatus and Caroline and Dan take your questions and answer them! Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their YouTube Channel here: www.youtube.com/channel/UC8_IChSttCWClXsvqg8wKoA Also, check out their rivals, Prozac Rat - prozacrat.bandcamp.com/

Duration:00:40:22

Ep. 28: Spooky North Special!

10/31/2018
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Welcome to Spooky North! Dan and Caroline talk about poisonous plants as well as 'blessed' plants. Dan also talks about his Halloween Tree of the Pod! We also eat awesome pumpkin bread and drink a Peanut Butter Porter from Waconia Brewing Company. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their YouTube Channel here: www.youtube.com/channel/UC8_IChSttCWClXsvqg8wKoA Also, check out their...

Duration:00:43:35

Ep. 27: Dan's Apple Festival of Woes

10/24/2018
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Happy fall time everyone! On this episode, Dan and Caroline get into all things apple! Dan talks about apple trees. Caroline brings in cider and apples to try out. We also talk yard care before winter settles in. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their YouTube Channel here: www.youtube.com/channel/UC8_IChSttCWClXsvqg8wKoA Also, check out their rivals, Prozac Rat -...

Duration:00:37:27

Ep. 26: Dan's Tree Nemesis

10/4/2018
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On this episode of Verdant North: Nicki makes us a nice sangria. Dan talks about ferns and we find out a tree that Dan is no fan of. Caroline talks about your tomato woes. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their YouTube Channel here: www.youtube.com/channel/UC8_IChSttCWClXsvqg8wKoA Also, check out their rivals, Prozac Rat - prozacrat.bandcamp.com/

Duration:00:35:37

Ep. 25: Cory's Birthday Weevils

9/7/2018
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Welcome back to Verdant North! Caroline talks weevils. Dan makes his own shrub drink. And we celebrate Cory's birthday all year round! Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their YouTube Channel here: www.youtube.com/channel/UC8_IChSttCWClXsvqg8wKoA Also, check out their rivals, Prozac Rat - prozacrat.bandcamp.com/

Duration:00:25:38

Ep. 24: Amanda Thompsen of Kiss My Aster Pt. 2!

8/6/2018
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On this episode, Caroline and Dan conduct part 2 of an interview with Amanda Thompsen. She is the creative brain behind the book Kiss My Aster: A Graphic Guide to creating a Terrific Yard, Totally Tailored to You. You can find out more about Amanda at kissmyaster.com as well as read her blog, purchase her book or take an online gardening class. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their...

Duration:00:34:54

Ep. 23: Amanda Thompsen of Kiss My Aster Pt. 1!

7/30/2018
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On this episode, Caroline and Dan conduct an interview with Amanda Thompsen. She's the talented author behind the book Kiss My Aster: A Graphic Guide to creating a Terrific Yard, Totally Tailored to You. You can find out more about Amanda at kissmyaster.com as well as read her blog, purchase her book or take an online gardening class. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their YouTube...

Duration:00:32:33

Ep. 22: We Get Shrubs - The Kind You Drink, Not Plant.

7/24/2018
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Nicki crafts us some nice shrubs to drink! Dan chats about aromatic plants and features his Tree of the Day, of the Week, of the Pod. Caroline gives you the rundown on midsummer veggie planting. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their YouTube Channel here: www.youtube.com/channel/UC8_IChSttCWClXsvqg8wKoA Also, check out their rivals, Prozac Rat - prozacrat.bandcamp.com/

Duration:00:35:54

Ep. 21: Raspberry Mules & Dan's Melons and Pinus

7/12/2018
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Welcome back from our holiday hiatus! Nicki make us a Raspberry Mule. Caroline gives some new home ownership tips. Dan talks about Crenshaw Melons and his Tree of the Day of the Week of the Pod is Red Pines. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their YouTube Channel here: www.youtube.com/channel/UC8_IChSttCWClXsvqg8wKoA Also, check out their rivals, Prozac Rat - prozacrat.bandcamp.com/

Duration:00:40:14

Ep. 20: Kevin Espiritu and Hydroponics

6/25/2018
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On this episode, Caroline and Dan interview Kevin Espiritu of Epic Gardening about the topic of hydroponics. If you are unfamiliar with Kevin and Epic Gardening, you can find all of that info and more at www.epicgardening.com. He also has videos on YouTube and an Epic Gardening podcast that Dan and Caroline were just guests on. You can listen to those episodes at iTunes, Stitcher and at www.epicgardening.com/podcast. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com....

Duration:00:34:38

Ep. 19: Radish Salad with New Friend of the Pod, Baby Sam Elliott.

6/18/2018
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Hello Verdant North friends! In this episode: Nicki serves us up a Negroni made with some rhubarb. Caroline makes us a radish salad and has opinions on mustaches. Dan trembles with joy over his new Tree of the Pod, of the Day, of the Week. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their YouTube Channel here: www.youtube.com/channel/UC8_IChSttCWClXsvqg8wKoA Also, check out their rivals, Prozac...

Duration:00:33:35

Ep. 18: Rhubarb-ulous

6/12/2018
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On this episode of Verdant North: Nicki mixes a rhubarb-blueberry 'tiki' style drink called a Blue-Barb Tiki. Caroline made us some delicious rhubarb bread and we speculate what rabbit nests are like. Dan has his Tree of the Day, of the Week, of the Pod and talks about his recent purchase of hay. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their YouTube Channel here:...

Duration:00:31:26

Ep. 17: Jane Perrone Pt. 2!

5/30/2018
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Hello Verdant North friends! On this episode, we feature part 2 of Caroline and Dan's discussion with Jane Perrone, from the podcast, On The Ledge. (www.janeperrone.com). If you didn't catch the first part, no worries, you can listen to that following this, or in any order really. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their YouTube Channel here:...

Duration:00:34:14

Ep. 16: Jane Perrone Pt. 1!

5/21/2018
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Hello Verdant North friends! On this episode, we feature part 1 of a two part special with Caroline and Dan talking with Jane Perrone, from the podcast, On The Ledge (www.janeperrone.com). Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their YouTube Channel here: www.youtube.com/channel/UC8_IChSttCWClXsvqg8wKoA Also, check out their rivals, Prozac Rat - prozacrat.bandcamp.com/

Duration:00:52:55

Ep. 15: Dude, Where's My Sweet Chestnut Tree?

5/14/2018
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On this episode of Verdant North: Nicki gives us her version of the spritzer and how to take care of your vermouth. Caroline delivers some 'seed'-y facts and tricks. Dan has his Tree of the Day and soil tips for your garden. Visit us at www.verdantnorth.net or email us at verdantnorthteam@gmail.com. A special thanks to Volkanus for letting us use their music! Visit their YouTube Channel here: www.youtube.com/channel/UC8_IChSttCWClXsvqg8wKoA Also, check out their rivals, Prozac Rat -...

Duration:00:42:13