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John Hart

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Latest 18 Jun 2022 | Updated Daily

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The Commercial Compost Conundrum with John Hart Asher *TEASER*

The Horticulturati

Here's a preview of our bonus segment. To hear the full bonus epsidode, subscribe to our Patreon!  Compost is a mysterious product. Gardeners prize it as “black gold,” but few of us know how it is manufactured on an industrial scale. In this bonus, John Hart Asher breaks down the difference between traditional compost (the kind we might make at home) and the kind that you can buy by the bag or the yard. Commercial compost is a waste byproduct defined by the US Composting Council. Manufacturers don’t have to tell you precisely what’s in it, and in fact they’re legally prohibited from doing so due to the way compost is regulated in Texas. As John Hart explains, this lack of transparency, along with the “windrow” form of manufacturing, can be a real problem for large-scale ecological restoration projects. He describes his work on Mission Reach, an 8-mile stretch of the San Antonio River restored by the city of San Antonio from 2002-2012. Rehabilitating the degraded riparian soil on this site required 35,000 cubic yards of compost – roughly the equivalent of 2,500 dump trucks– and a lot of trial and error. John Hart shares his findings about the shortcomings of commercial compost production and offers up some practical solutions.  patreon.com/horticulturati

6mins

17 May 2022

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Horticulturati: Pocket Prairies with John Hart Asher

Hothouse

We sat down at the picnic table with John Hart Asher, host of Central Texas Gardener and Cofounder/Senior Environmental Designer at Blackland Collaborative to talk about pocket prairies. What’s a pocket prairie? It’s a very small prairie. What’s a prairie? It’s a community of native grasses and forbs wildflowers that have evolved along with microbes, plants, and animals over millennia. This "disturbance-driven ecology" historically relied on periodic fire and low-frequency, high-intensity grazing to function. John Hart sees the "millions-year-old technology" of the American prairie as a replicable system that we can borrow in our own yards to sequester carbon, manage stormwater runoff, and support the essential interconnections between life forms that make up the food-soil web. As Douglas Tallamy writes in his book Nature's Best Hope, "If each American landowner made it a goal to convert half of his or her lawn to native plant communities...[we] could collectively restore some semblance of ecosystem function to more than twenty million acres of what is now ecological wasteland."    We discuss the role of wildfires and buffalo grazing in Texas before European settlement, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center's research on prescribed burning, and how to prepare, install, and maintain a pocket prairie.  John Hart insists that we must rethink our approach to landscape design, gardening, land ownership, and even our concept of "nature" if we are to sustain life on earth. He describes prairie restoration as "a trajectory, not an intervention" -- a process, rather than a product -- which can help us reconnect with the web of life, reduce climate anxiety, and make our homes more beautiful to boot.  Mentioned in this episode:  Nature's Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation that Starts in Your Yard by Douglas Tallamy; the USDA Web Soil Survey; Black Owl Biochar; KR Bluestem. Please join our Patreon for bonus episodes, early access, and more! 

1hr 26mins

14 May 2022

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Pocket Prairies with John Hart Asher

The Horticulturati

We sat down at the picnic table with John Hart Asher, host of Central Texas Gardener and Cofounder/Senior Environmental Designer at Blackland Collaborative to talk about pocket prairies. What’s a pocket prairie? It’s a very small prairie. What’s a prairie? It’s a community of native grasses and forbs wildflowers that have evolved along with microbes, plants, and animals over millennia. This "disturbance-driven ecology" historically relied on periodic fire and low-frequency, high-intensity grazing to function. John Hart sees the "millions-year-old technology" of the American prairie as a replicable system that we can borrow in our own yards to sequester carbon, manage stormwater runoff, and support the essential interconnections between life forms that make up the food-soil web. As Douglas Tallamy writes in his book Nature's Best Hope, "If each American landowner made it a goal to convert half of his or her lawn to native plant communities...[we] could collectively restore some semblance of ecosystem function to more than twenty million acres of what is now ecological wasteland."    We discuss the role of wildfires and buffalo grazing in Texas before European settlement, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center's research on prescribed burning, and how to prepare, install, and maintain a pocket prairie.  John Hart insists that we must rethink our approach to landscape design, gardening, land ownership, and even our concept of "nature" if we are to sustain life on earth. He describes prairie restoration as "a trajectory, not an intervention" -- a process, rather than a product -- which can help us reconnect with the web of life, reduce climate anxiety, and make our homes more beautiful to boot.  Mentioned in this episode:  Nature's Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation that Starts in Your Yard by Douglas Tallamy; the USDA Web Soil Survey; Black Owl Biochar; KR Bluestem. Please join our Patreon for bonus episodes, early access, and more! 

1hr 26mins

14 May 2022

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DEMOCRACIA E DESCONFIANÇA - JOHN HART ELY

Deforadamatrix

Uma breve análise do livro Democracia e Desconfiança - Uma teoria do Controle Judicial de Constitucionalidade.

16mins

13 May 2022

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John Hart: Former All Black coach says he is in favour of new north-south competition every two years

The Mike Hosking Breakfast

International rugby could hit a new proposal on the burst in Dublin.The sport's bosses are holding discussions at the governing body headquarters about introducing a new north-south competition every two years.Representatives from the Six Nations and Sanzaar are present, including New Zealand's chief executive Mark Robinson.The players association is also understood to be agreeable to the concept.Initial suggestions are that the tournament would begin in 2026 but the competition would not be played in World Cup or British & Irish Lions tour years.Revenue sharing still needs sorting but former All Blacks coach John Hart has told the Mike Hosking Breakfast he's in favour to avoid the national side getting isolated for opponents.“This is great for the game, I think particularly for All Black rugby. We need this competition.”LISTEN ABOVE

2mins

10 May 2022

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Episode #152: John Hart (Former Purdue & IUPUI Guard)

Dub Jellison Podcast

Episode #152 of the Dub Jellison Podcast with Former Purdue & IUPUI Guard, John Hart! Dub talks with John Hart about coaching at Beech Grove High School, the Indy basketball scene, his experiences playing for Purdue University, the NCAA Transfer Portal movement and much more! Check out the Official Home of the Dub Jellison Podcast! https://www.dubpod.co/ Like, subscribe and share with your friends!

35mins

27 Apr 2022

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Ryan Doerfler's The Ghost of John Hart Ely (written with Samuel Moyn)

Off the Page

Today we talk with University of Chicago Professor Ryan Doerfler about his article The Ghost of John Hart Ely. This article was written with Yale Law Professor Samuel Moyn. The full article will be available soon in the Vanderbilt Law Review. 

28mins

18 Apr 2022

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John Hart was architect of Cleveland baseball renaissance in 1990s

Cleveland Baseball Talk Podcast

Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look back at Cleveland's unprecedented success during Hart's time as general manager in Cleveland. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30mins

22 Feb 2022

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John Hart confident NZ Open will go ahead in 2023

Checkpoint

The New Zealand Open has been chopped into the rough, with the golf tournament organisers having to pull pin under the red light.Tournament chairman John Hart talks to Lisa Owen.[embed] https://players.brightcove.net/6093072280001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6294709777001

4mins

1 Feb 2022

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John Hart joins the Boone Podcast - Part 2

The Boone Podcast

In part two of a two-part special, longtime MLB General Manager and current MLB Network analyst, John Hart sits down wit the Boone Podcast.

1hr 10mins

7 Sep 2021

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