From the Soil with Sollecito

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In this series, Jim Sollecito of Sollecito Landscaping Nursery in central New York provides a series of helpful talks to help navigate the seasonal shifts that impact plants, shrubs, trees, flower beds, and garden plots. Jim focuses on the use of natural products and cultivation methods specifically adapted to this region's climate, soil composition, geology, and native ecology. Sollecito Landscaping Nursery is the first Be Green garden center licensed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-12-22 18:57
last episode published
2018-04-18 21:43
publication frequency
33.15 days
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Number of Episodes
63
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
18.04.2018

Sensory Gardens

in this episode, Jim talks about how sensory gardens can create a healing environment.
Jim Sollecito author
18.04.2018

Sensory Gardens

in this episode, Jim talks about how sensory gardens can create a healing environment.
Jim Sollecito author
18.04.2018

Sensory Gardens

in this episode, Jim talks about how sensory gardens can create a healing environment.
Jim Sollecito author
20.09.2017

How Fall Color Plants Have Changed!

In this episode, Jim talks about the plants best to plant just before winter.
20.09.2017

How Fall Color Plants Have Changed!

In this episode, Jim talks about the plants best to plant just before winter.
20.09.2017

How Fall Color Plants Have Changed!

In this episode, Jim talks about the plants best to plant just before winter.
20.09.2017

Get a Whiff of This!

In this episode, Jim talks about a new method in keeping deer off of trees during the autumn and winter months.
20.09.2017

Get a Whiff of This!

In this episode, Jim talks about a new method in keeping deer off of trees during the autumn and winter months.
20.09.2017

Get a Whiff of This!

In this episode, Jim talks about a new method in keeping deer off of trees during the autumn and winter months.
31.03.2017

How Can I Help My Existing Landscape Organically?

This is one in a series of three podcasts in which Jim talks about his recent winter trips to Cuba, where he shared ideas and techniques with organic farmers. In this episode, Jim talks about organic ways to treat your lawn and surrounding landscape.
31.03.2017

How Can I Help My Existing Landscape Organically?

This is one in a series of three podcasts in which Jim talks about his recent winter trips to Cuba, where he shared ideas and techniques with organic farmers. In this episode, Jim talks about organic ways to treat your lawn and surrounding landscape.
31.03.2017

How Can I Help My Existing Landscape Organically?

This is one in a series of three podcasts in which Jim talks about his recent winter trips to Cuba, where he shared ideas and techniques with organic farmers. In this episode, Jim talks about organic ways to treat your lawn and surrounding landscape.
31.03.2017

Why Use Organic Products When Conventional Chemicals are Readily Available?

This is one in a series of three podcasts in which Jim talks about his recent winter trips to Cuba, where he shared ideas and techniques with organic farmers. In this episode, Jim talks about the pros and cons of using organic products vs. easy-to-use ...
31.03.2017

Why Use Organic Products When Conventional Chemicals are Readily Available?

This is one in a series of three podcasts in which Jim talks about his recent winter trips to Cuba, where he shared ideas and techniques with organic farmers. In this episode, Jim talks about the pros and cons of using organic products vs. easy-to-use ...
31.03.2017

Why Use Organic Products When Conventional Chemicals are Readily Available?

This is one in a series of three podcasts in which Jim talks about his recent winter trips to Cuba, where he shared ideas and techniques with organic farmers. In this episode, Jim talks about the pros and cons of using organic products vs. easy-to-use ...
31.03.2017

Lessons Learned from Organic Farming in Cuba

This is one in a series of three podcasts in which Jim talks about his recent winter trips to Cuba, where he shared ideas and techniques with organic farmers. In this episode, he talks about specific organic practices we can incorporate into our own ga...
31.03.2017

Lessons Learned from Organic Farming in Cuba

This is one in a series of three podcasts in which Jim talks about his recent winter trips to Cuba, where he shared ideas and techniques with organic farmers. In this episode, he talks about specific organic practices we can incorporate into our own ga...
31.03.2017

Lessons Learned from Organic Farming in Cuba

This is one in a series of three podcasts in which Jim talks about his recent winter trips to Cuba, where he shared ideas and techniques with organic farmers. In this episode, he talks about specific organic practices we can incorporate into our own ga...
17.08.2016

How Plants Heal

In this episode, Jim talks about how plants heal and repair among the stresses of their environment, and shares what you can do to assist.
Mark Lavonier author
17.08.2016

How Plants Heal

In this episode, Jim talks about how plants heal and repair among the stresses of their environment, and shares what you can do to assist.
Mark Lavonier author
17.08.2016

How Plants Heal

In this episode, Jim talks about how plants heal and repair among the stresses of their environment, and shares what you can do to assist.
Mark Lavonier author
17.08.2016

Why Didn't My Landscape Plants Flower?

Despite our best efforts, sometimes trees and shrubs fail to flower. In this episode, Jim talks about some of the possibilities as to why, and what you can do (and plant) to make the most of your landscape.
Mark Lavonier author
17.08.2016

Why Didn't My Landscape Plants Flower?

Despite our best efforts, sometimes trees and shrubs fail to flower. In this episode, Jim talks about some of the possibilities as to why, and what you can do (and plant) to make the most of your landscape.
Mark Lavonier author
17.08.2016

Why Didn't My Landscape Plants Flower?

Despite our best efforts, sometimes trees and shrubs fail to flower. In this episode, Jim talks about some of the possibilities as to why, and what you can do (and plant) to make the most of your landscape.
Mark Lavonier author
17.08.2016

What To Plant For Tough Sites I Don't Have To Mow

Turf is the cheapest thing to install, and the most expensive to maintain. Jim talks about how he tries to minimize this element in his landscape designs, and what you can do to improve tough areas in your landscape.
Mark Lavonier author
17.08.2016

What To Plant For Tough Sites I Don't Have To Mow

Turf is the cheapest thing to install, and the most expensive to maintain. Jim talks about how he tries to minimize this element in his landscape designs, and what you can do to improve tough areas in your landscape.
Mark Lavonier author
17.08.2016

What To Plant For Tough Sites I Don't Have To Mow

Turf is the cheapest thing to install, and the most expensive to maintain. Jim talks about how he tries to minimize this element in his landscape designs, and what you can do to improve tough areas in your landscape.
Mark Lavonier author
17.08.2016

What Can I Do If My Burning Bushes Flame Out?

In this episode, Jim talks about one of the most overused and over-rated plants: the Compact Burning Bush and some reasons why many are not "burning" as hot as some may like.
Mark Lavonier author
17.08.2016

What Can I Do If My Burning Bushes Flame Out?

In this episode, Jim talks about one of the most overused and over-rated plants: the Compact Burning Bush and some reasons why many are not "burning" as hot as some may like.
Mark Lavonier author
17.08.2016

What Can I Do If My Burning Bushes Flame Out?

In this episode, Jim talks about one of the most overused and over-rated plants: the Compact Burning Bush and some reasons why many are not "burning" as hot as some may like.
Mark Lavonier author
12.04.2013

Invasion - Landscapes in Crisis

Invasion: Landscapes in Crisis describes the effects of deer-browsing, buck rubbing and other environmental threats to plants and trees in and around Cornell Plantations Botanical Gardens and Arboretum at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.
Michael S. Ameigh author
12.04.2013

Invasion - Landscapes in Crisis

Invasion: Landscapes in Crisis describes the effects of deer-browsing, buck rubbing and other environmental threats to plants and trees in and around Cornell Plantations Botanical Gardens and Arboretum at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.
Michael S. Ameigh author
12.04.2013

Invasion - Landscapes in Crisis

Invasion: Landscapes in Crisis describes the effects of deer-browsing, buck rubbing and other environmental threats to plants and trees in and around Cornell Plantations Botanical Gardens and Arboretum at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.
Michael S. Ameigh author
17.10.2012

Weather or Not

Did you know a Quaking Aspen, one of the lovliest trees in the fall landcape , can predict the weather? Keen observers note weather changes underway just by listening to trees. Jim has a better method: he keeps changing channels on the TV until he sees...
17.10.2012

Weather or Not

Did you know a Quaking Aspen, one of the lovliest trees in the fall landcape , can predict the weather? Keen observers note weather changes underway just by listening to trees. Jim has a better method: he keeps changing channels on the TV until he sees...
17.10.2012

Weather or Not

Did you know a Quaking Aspen, one of the lovliest trees in the fall landcape , can predict the weather? Keen observers note weather changes underway just by listening to trees. Jim has a better method: he keeps changing channels on the TV until he sees...
17.10.2012

Dig, Drop and Done

Jim has a rule when he bites into a really hot pepper sprout in one of Megan's five-alarm hot shot panini sandwiches while lunching out on the job; 'stop, drop, and roll.' After recovery he then stumbles back to the flower bed to resume planting those ...
17.10.2012

Dig, Drop and Done

Jim has a rule when he bites into a really hot pepper sprout in one of Megan's five-alarm hot shot panini sandwiches while lunching out on the job; 'stop, drop, and roll.' After recovery he then stumbles back to the flower bed to resume planting those ...
17.10.2012

Dig, Drop and Done

Jim has a rule when he bites into a really hot pepper sprout in one of Megan's five-alarm hot shot panini sandwiches while lunching out on the job; 'stop, drop, and roll.' After recovery he then stumbles back to the flower bed to resume planting those ...
17.10.2012

Love 'em and Leave 'em

Fall is the time of year you can be a heartbreaker without remorse. Love 'em, then leave 'em. Be a landscape Casanova or Cleopatra with a lawn rake and a lawn mower. Shower those favorite leafy shrubs and trees with your attention and affection from sp...
17.10.2012

Love 'em and Leave 'em

Fall is the time of year you can be a heartbreaker without remorse. Love 'em, then leave 'em. Be a landscape Casanova or Cleopatra with a lawn rake and a lawn mower. Shower those favorite leafy shrubs and trees with your attention and affection from sp...
17.10.2012

Love 'em and Leave 'em

Fall is the time of year you can be a heartbreaker without remorse. Love 'em, then leave 'em. Be a landscape Casanova or Cleopatra with a lawn rake and a lawn mower. Shower those favorite leafy shrubs and trees with your attention and affection from sp...
17.10.2012

Get the PHD

And you thought getting a PHD would take years of hanging around the library when all you needed to do was go outside to dig a hole. For that you DO need a PHD - a Post Hole Digger. Making that hole productive for a new planting does require a bit of a...
17.10.2012

Get the PHD

And you thought getting a PHD would take years of hanging around the library when all you needed to do was go outside to dig a hole. For that you DO need a PHD - a Post Hole Digger. Making that hole productive for a new planting does require a bit of a...
17.10.2012

Get the PHD

And you thought getting a PHD would take years of hanging around the library when all you needed to do was go outside to dig a hole. For that you DO need a PHD - a Post Hole Digger. Making that hole productive for a new planting does require a bit of a...
17.10.2012

Needles, Leaves and Lights

"Lights, Conifers, Action!" That's what they shouted in Hollywood just before they shot the last scene in 'White Christmas' (well, something like that, surely). Now you can be the director of your very own holiday special by bringing your home landscap...
17.10.2012

Needles, Leaves and Lights

"Lights, Conifers, Action!" That's what they shouted in Hollywood just before they shot the last scene in 'White Christmas' (well, something like that, surely). Now you can be the director of your very own holiday special by bringing your home landscap...
17.10.2012

Needles, Leaves and Lights

"Lights, Conifers, Action!" That's what they shouted in Hollywood just before they shot the last scene in 'White Christmas' (well, something like that, surely). Now you can be the director of your very own holiday special by bringing your home landscap...
17.10.2012

Cutting Edge

Jim talks about his trip to Washington, D.C. to see the White House Rose Garden and Michelle Obama's Kitchen Garden. Listen to his tale about how he donated his pocket knife to the Secret Service. Looks like no more mumbly peg for Jim until Santa bring...
17.10.2012

Cutting Edge

Jim talks about his trip to Washington, D.C. to see the White House Rose Garden and Michelle Obama's Kitchen Garden. Listen to his tale about how he donated his pocket knife to the Secret Service. Looks like no more mumbly peg for Jim until Santa bring...