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Container Gardening Season 2 – Week 3: Seedlings & Sprouts!

This week we finally see some life from our seeds and embark on a few new experiments, including growing our own sprouts. Also, thanks to buying a box of Triscuits we got some free dill seeds to plant. This is our second year attempting to grow fruits, vegetables and herbs in containers on our patio in the city. Each week we update with what’s new, good or bad, in our patio garden. This year we are growing: Basil Cherry Tomatoes Cilantro Dill Green Onions Eggplants Habanero Peppers Jalapeno Peppers Oregano Lettuce Spinach Strawberries and a random heirloom tomato plant given to us as a gift Theme music by DoKashiteru – bit.ly

Container Gardening Season 2 – Week 16: Baby Tomatoes, Pepper and Eggplant Flowers

This week our first tomatoes appeared on our cherry tomato plants and our mysterious heirloom tomato plant–though we see some signs of bottom end rot. Also, Arlen updates on his onion experiment and our jalapeno pepper plan is flowering like crazy. This isour second year attempting to grow fruits, vegetables and herbs in containers on our patio in the city. Each week we update with what’s new, good or bad, in our patio garden. This year we are growing: Basil Cherry Tomatoes Cilantro Dill Green Onions Eggplants Habanero Peppers Jalapeno Peppers Spinach Strawberries and a random heirloom tomato plant given to us as a gift Theme music by DoKashiteru – bit.ly

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

Witness the Evolution of a Kitchen Garden

European potager themed vegetable garden. Naturally grown without the use of pesticides or herbicides or fungicides of any kind. This garden includes heirloom vegetables, fruit, flowers, and herbs on a 2300 sq ft plot. No synthetic fertilizers used, compost added annually for over 12 years. Includes raised bed Square Foot Garden, wildlife habitat, vertical structures, grafted tomatoes, low tunnel cloche, & companion planting for a four season harvest. Produce donated to Ozarks Food Harvest. This is one of several Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens at Nathanael Greene|Close Memorial Park, 2400 S Scenic Ave., Springfield, Mo. You’re invited to stroll through the garden during park hours to observe, learn, and enjoy! Learn more here: friendsofthegarden.org/discover/visit/map-of-gardens If you’re inspired to try something different in after watching this video, please don’t hesitate to email to tell us what you’re trying in your own garden. Gardener Hotline: 417-881-8909 Our Kitchen Garden newsletter: cli.gs Like What You See? Contact: NatGreeneVeg{at}gmail.com Kitchen Garden | Vegetable Garden | Potager | Square Foot Garden

Organic Gardening in Georgia

The garden on May 16th, before the growth takes off. Info: Figs are easy to start by planting a small new branch and keeping it water for a month.

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