I’m starting to have fun with these! This week the podcast has some fun items about the wide world of plant secondary compounds, which are all those interesting chemicals that aren’t related to the basic building blocks of life (the carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids). Plus there’s a myth segment on how music affects plants – is “acid rock” as bad for plants as it is for young developing brains?
And the highlight is my interview with Robin Haglund – Seattle gardener and urban beekeeper. Both she and Corky Luster, owner of Ballard Bees, describe what it takes to open a bee hotel on a small urban lot. My son Jack took some great photos of Robin’s garden, some of which are below:
Linda, Robin and Corky
Bee heaven – nectar and lots of water
Corky opens the hive
Bees and honey!
Art and the garden