• 00:23

    Chris Gibbons - The Father of Economic Gardening

    in Entrepreneur


    This week’s program will feature Christian Gibbons, Director of Business/Industry Affairs in Littleton, Colorado and co-inventor (along with city manager Jim Woods) of “Economic Gardening,” an entrepreneurial approach to economic development. Mr. Gibbons has run this project for the City of Littleton for 24 years. From the period 1990 to 2009 the number of jobs in Littleton nearly doubled from 15,000 to 30,000 and sales tax revenues more than tripled from $6 to $21 million. The City did not recruit one industry during this period, nor did it offer one cent in incentives or tax rebates.


    Mr. Gibbons received a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Oklahoma in 1973 and worked for the City of Oklahoma City and San Bernardino County, California before establishing his own consulting firm in 1977. From 1977 to 1987 he consulted on a variety of community and economic development projects in Colorado, Wyoming and California. Mr. Gibbons has been married to his wife Diane for 42 years and they have two adult sons.

  • 00:46

    Talking Gardening with Amanda Thomsen (Kiss My Aster)

    in Gardening

    A chance for me to chat with one of the most unique personalities in the gardening world. We'll talk gardening trends, ugly plants, underrated plants, her blog and her awesomely reviewed book - "Kiss My Aster".   

  • 00:46

    A chat with Michelle Gervais - senior editor at Fine Gardening magazine

    in Gardening

    A chance for me to learn all of the ins and outs that come with being an editor at the most prestigious gardening magazine (Fine Gardening) around.    

  • 00:31

    Florida Economic Gardening Institute (GrowFL) Impacting Florida's Economy

    in Entrepreneur

    Our guest this week is Fran Korosec, Director of Client Services for the Florida Economic Gardening Institute (GrowFL). Learn how this public/private partnership is helping to support entrepreneurship and create jobs in Florida.

    Fran Korosec is the Director of Client
    Services for The Florida Economic Gardening Institute (GrowFL) at the University of Central Florida. Fran oversees all aspects of the GrowFL program, including administration and outreach, technical assistance, CEO forums and roundtables. Fran brings 25 years of experience in management consulting, integration services, technology development, & manufacturing. He is a seasoned executive with a unique combination of business development/sales, program management, and technical expertise.

    Economic gardening is an entrepreneurial economic development tool that embraces strategies to grow existing businesses in a community, region or state. By assisting entrepreneurs, economic developers are planting the seeds for a stronger economy and supportive environments where companies can thrive and prosper.

  • 00:48

    A roundtable discussion with the ladies from Savvy Gardening

    in Gardening

    A chance to hear from each of the women who recently announced the creation of a new collaborative project - Savvy Gardening. I'll chat with Jessica Walliser, Nikki Jabbour, Amy Andrychowicz and Tara Nolan and we'll pick their brains on all things gardening.

  • 01:01

    Economic Abuse and Economic Justice

    in Family

    Join hosts Alice Lynch and Sumayya Coleman and Research Commentator Shasme Jackson as they speak with Lisalyn Jacobs and Kalyn Risker about Economic Abuse, the barriers that survivors face in seeking safety, and the need for community-based support in helping survivors achieve economic security and violence-free lives.

  • 01:05

    HGTV gardening expert, Maria Zampini

    in Education

    HGTV gardening expert, Maria Zampini
    American Preppers Radio!
    Saturday
    9:00pm/Est 8:00pm/Ct 7:00pm/Mt 6:00pm/Pt
    Live Listen and Chat go to: http://prepperbroadcasting.com/listen-chat/


    In this episode Mike chats with HGTV gardening expert, Maria Zampini. In 2012 Maria was named Director of Plant Development for the Agricola Management Group, the exclusive licensee of the HGTV HOME Plant collection. Her work includes sourcing genetics for the various plant collections, working with grower and retail partners as well as networking with garden writers. 


    Maria writes a monthly column in Garden Center Magazine and a regular column for Nursery Management. Her work has appeared in numerous other publications, including American Nurseryman, Nursery News, Country Folks Grower, Fine Gardening and the northern issues of State-by-State Gardening Magazine. She is also a sought-after speaker, lecturing on new plant introductions, sustainability, native plants, plant patents and trademarks and other plant-related topics. 


    Mike and Maria go into depth talking about various annuals, perennials, tree species, bringing new plants to market and woody ornamentals. 


    Tags: American Preppers Radio, Prepper Broadcasting

  • 00:42

    Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

    in Politics

    Today on BR on the World we cover Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Unlike the WTO or other multilateral trade bodies, APEC has no treaty obligations required of its participants. Decisions made within APEC are reached by consensus and commitments are undertaken on a voluntary basis,21 members - referred to as "member economies" - which account for approximately 40 percent of the world's population, approximately 55 percent of world GDP and about 44 percent of world trade. Member Economies are Australia; Brunei Darussalam; Canada; Chile; People's Republic of China; Hong Kong, China; Indonesia; Japan; Republic of Korea; Malaysia; Mexico; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Peru; The Republic of the Philippines; The Russian Federation; Singapore; Chinese Taipei; Thailand; United States of America; Viet Nam.

  • 01:50

    The Pond Hunter Radio Broadcast - Water Gardening History w Charles Thomas Ep.20

    in Hobbies

    Water gardening has a long history. How did water gardening survive in the U.S.? Ever wonder how the tradition of water gardening made its way into YOUR backyard? Join your host Mike Gannon when he is joined by special guest Charles B. Thomas. Charles helped grow the water gardening hobby here in the U.S. and has helped keep it alive and well. Tune in for an amazing discussion on modern water gardening history with Charles B. Thomas founder of the IWGS and former President of Lilypons Water Gardens.


    The Pond Hunter Radio Broadcast is "In The Pursuit Of All Things Aquatic". Call into the show at 914.803.4557 with your questions or comments.


    Connect with Mike Gannon from The Pond Hunter Radio Broadcast:


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  • 01:05

    Herb Gardening! on Mike the Gardener

    in Gardening

    Herb Gardening!
    American Preppers Radio!
    Friday
    9:00pm/Est 8:00pm/Ct 7:00pm/Mt 6:00pm/Pt
    Live Listen and Chat go to: http://prepperbroadcasting.com/listen-chat/


    In this week's episode, Mike heads west to America's heartland to the State of Iowa to have an in depth conversation with one of the gardening industry's leading experts, Susan Appleget Hurst. 


    Susan is going to get you excited about growing fresh, tasty herbs in your own home, and tempt your taste buds with some great recipes so you know how to use the herbs that you are growing. 


    From there, Susan is going to tell you about how she took an early 20th century Iowa jail and, with the help of her husband, turned it into her own home as well as her successful business location, Applehurst. 


    That, and so much more on this week's Vegetable Gardening Podcast!


    Tags: American Preppers Radio, Prepper Broadcasting

  • 01:01

    The FMA’s Economic Forecast for 2015

    in News

    Dr. Chris Kuehl, economist, analyst and humorist joins the program to give his unfiltered view of the outlook for 2015.  Dr. Kuehl is a noted economist working with the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association International who will present information from the FMA 2015 Annual forecast, the potential impact of the West Coast port situation, onshoring of employees from countries around the world to fill the labor gap, and other commentary on economic and government issues for the coming year.  His upbeat humor and down-to-earth style makes this show a must listen.

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