#Gardenchat with Bren Haas - S1E12

August 1st, 2016 · 1 hr 11 mins

About this Episode

Gardenchat with Bren Haas - S1E12

When I started Small Scale Gardening in 2014, I wandered into the world of Twitter to see what it was all about.  On some Monday night, I found my way onto GardenChat session and discovered a tribe of really fantastic gardeners.  The leader of this tribe was a very interesting woman named Bren Haas.  Over the past year, we have had a lot of fun getting to know each other and sharing information, and I have had the opportunity to be a guest writer on her blog and host a session of #Gardenchat!

Bren is a gardener, blogger, podcaster, "people collector" and all around great person.  On her rural property in Ohio, Bren and her husband have a variety of gardens, a pond, a greenhouse and a Bio Dome!  At the same time, her blog and social media empire keeps her very busy online, but she has a great blog full of interesting gardening articles and fantastic recipes.   Her recipes have even been recognized and published by Better Homes and Gardens!

I asked Bren to be a guest on the Small Scale Life Podcast, and in late June we had an opportunity to sit down and chat.  In this podcast, we talked about the following topics:

Rural Living
Finding Rural Property
Ponds and Fish
Internet Availability
Pests (Deer, Rabbits and Gophers - oh my!)
Introduction to Growing (and Killing) Plants
Her Gardens
Hatred of Weeding
Her Greenhouse
Her Bio Dome
Future Projects
Blogging and Podcasting
Interviews and People Collecting
What She's Learned
Check out latest on the Bio Dome here!

Thank You

We appreciate the time Bren Haas spent with us on the Small Scale Life Podcast. I apologize that it took a month to post this podcast! Thank you for your patience. Bren was a fantastic guest: really fun to talk with and totally on the same wavelength.  I really appreciated her insights about rural living and the tips she provided to me (and now all of you).  I wish her the best of luck in the garden, in her Bio Dome, and on her social media empire, and I hope she will be back on the show someday in the future.  After all, we need to see how that Bio Dome is working out!

I would also like to thank Austin from Beatsby_Roi for providing permission for using the song "Steady Wzdm" from The Lemon Water Chronicles, Volume 1, on the podcast.  I would also like to thank Dillon from The Soapbox Collective Podcast for helping to connect with Austin.

Bren Haas and I talked about the following links during the podcast (and there were a lot of them):
Creative Living & Growing with Bren - Bren's blog and links to her podcast
Gardenchat Twitter Page - Gardenchat happens on 9 PM Eastern on Mondays
Creative Living & Growing with Bren Twitter Page
Creative Living & Growing Podcast - Bren's Podcast
Creative Living & Growing YouTube Channel
Creative Living & Growing with Bren Facebook Page
Creative Living & Growing with Bren Instagram Page
Garden Blogger's Fling
Scot Poirier from Gotta Grow It!
Niki Jabbour from Savvy Gardening
Pam Tallon and Growing North
Drew Sample from The Sample Hour
Scott Hebert from Flavourful Farms
Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds


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