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Donna’s Garden – Container Update May 24, 2011

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How to Grow Organic Spaghetti Squash in Your Home Garden

Visit: www.HomeOrganicGarden.net Organicgardening is much more then just avoiding the use of chemicals on your garden. For many people it is an outlook on living using nature’s laws to grow their fruits, vegetables, and other plants naturally. This is usually a personal choice made in light of much research done into the importance of diet as it relates to our health and longevity. Studies have shown that organically grown foods have higher concentrations of vitamins and minerals then those grown using chemical fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides. Organically grown fruits and vegetables are not only better health wise but they also avoid the accidental exposure to those chemical agents that are used in large scale commercial farming that is so common in today’s world. http Here are 10 key components that are a fundamental part of organic gardening. 1. Healthy Soil – This is probably the most fundamental aspect of any organic garden. Healthy soil that is replenished naturally will grow healthy food stuffs year after year. Organic fertilizers such as manure and composted garden, yard, and kitchen waste are easily recycled back into the earth creating nutrient rich soil that will grow all manner of healthy plants. 2. Avoid all chemical or synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides. This will not only ensure that your soil stays naturally organic but it also relieves the worry of harm to your family and pets should they come in contact with these dangerous

Vegetable Gardening : How to Plant Pinto Beans

Planting pinto beans is best done in autumn with organic soil in holes about an inch and a half into the soil. Water the beans and grow plump hearty stems in sixty to ninety days withhelp from an expert gardener in this free video on vegetable gardening. Expert: Jene Van Butsel Contact: www.tropicalfruit.com/ Bio: Jene Van Butsel is an expert gardener specializing in growing plants and tropical fruit trees since 1987. Filmmaker: Leonora Fishbein Series Description: A vegetable garden can bring an array of fresh vegetables to your home, from avocados and squash to butter and soy beans. Learn to grow vegetables with help from an expert gardener in this free video series on vegetable gardening.

Vegetable Gardening : Growing Soy Beans

Soy beans grow easily and quickly with a lattice or trellis to crawl on and lots of nutrients. Grow soy beans withhelp from an expert gardener in this free video on vegetable gardening. Expert: Jene Van Butsel Contact: www.tropicalfruit.com/ Bio: Jene Van Butsel is an expert gardener specializing in growing plants and tropical fruit trees since 1987. Filmmaker: Leonora Fishbein Series Description: A vegetable garden can bring an array of fresh vegetables to your home, from avocados and squash to butter and soy beans. Learn to grow vegetables with help from an expert gardener in this free video series on vegetable gardening.

Planting & Harvesting Vegetable Crops Video

www.virtualfarmtours.ca Learn about the crops Jeff grows and watch how they’re planted and harvested. Transcript We start planting our crops generally, as they say, when we can get on the ground which means as soon as there’s no frost on the ground and the snow is all melted. You can’t plant in the snow very well. But normally speaking, we start as soon as we can with peas because they’re a crop that enjoys cold weather at planting time. Then we move into crops that are a little more sensitive so you’ve got to wait for it to warm up a bit. Potatoes, cabbage, our bean crop, sweet corn, things like that where you really want the weather to be sort of what you’d call nice spring weather in order to plant those crops. The reason is because they’re all from seed other than potatoes which are from a piece of potato cut into quarters. But the seed needs some warmth in order to go through a process called germination which allows it to start growing. So you need moisture, you need a little bit of soil heat, they’ve got to have that warmth to grow. Cabbage grows from seed but we actually grow them first into plants, what we call transplants. They’re actually grown in a greenhouse so they’re just like a plant you might grow in your backyard in the family garden only on a much larger scale. We have 20 acres behind me here of cabbage. That’s a lot of cabbage. We grow asparagus, that’s our first crop of the year. Asparagus is a perennial crop which means we plant it and it’s there for

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