Roberta Stroden describes her gardening experiences in Swan Valley, Montana. She shares her gardening philosophy, which consists of a largely hands-off method of letting vegetables go to seed and grow where they will, ignoring pests, and avoiding chemicals. She notes that gardening, for her, is a way to live with nature. Stroden recalls how she started gardening and offers advice to beginning gardeners in the Swan Valley.
Gardeners, Montana; Amateur gardeners; Swan Valley, Montana; Natural resources; Self-sufficient living; Natural gardening practices
Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project, OH 422, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (15 p.: 28 cm.)
Stroden, Roberta, "Roberta Stroden Interview, October 22, 2005" (2005). Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project. 39.