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Episode 20 – Grow Lemons in Canada

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Episode 20 - Grow Lemons in Canada

Guest: Steven Biggs

Big Idea:

Grow lemons in Canada with or without a greenhouse

Topic Today: 

Steven Biggs is my co-author for the Canadian bestselling book “No Guff Vegetable Gardening.” He is also an award-winning garden writer, father, husband and keen gardener.

This is Steven’s second visit to my podcast and in this episode he tells us the basics of starting, growing and cooking with Lemons. His book, “Grow Lemons Where You Think You Can’t” is available on his website. The spinach he suggests for low light seasons is called Speedy Hybrid and the insulating material he suggests for protecting lemon trees outside is Reemay or Agribon.

References: Bob Duncan at Fruit Trees and More introduced Steven and I to growing Citrus outside on Vancouver Island. Bob’s farm is located very close to the airport in Victoria, British Columbia.

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Donna is Helping Gardener’s Grow through her interviews with various growers and gardeners. Want to build soil, grow food in extraordinary ways or raise the world’s most expensive spice? Listen in, rate and subscribe.

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