Posts Tagged ‘farm’

Make Money from Your Garden by Having an Honor System Farm Stand

John from www.growingyourgreens.com goes on a field trip to Classic Organic off hwy 101 just 40 miles north of Santa Barbara. In this episode you will see how a successful honor system farm stand runs and how some of their produce is grown. You will discover the different produce items they grow as well as how they trellis their raspberries and how to pick a ripe raspberry. Finally you will learn the farmers creed and how he builds the soil instead of using conventional fertilizers. After watching this video you will have some excellent ideas on how to have your own honor system farm stand so you can profit from growing food.

Watering Tomatoes & Planting Squash

It is time to water the tomatoes as well as plant some squash and several other vegetables

Garden Update: Planting Vegetables

The turning, tilling, weeding, and making of rows is finished. Now it’s time to lant the garden and get the vegetables into the ground. The shade provided from the Tree of Heaven is relieving. I find it hard to get up from my lawn chair at times, so comfortable and enjoyable to watch the balloons flying overhead. I work up quite an appetite though and go through water like a hydroelectric dam. My body craves salt and I drink Gatorade to replenish electrolytes. Nibbling on the wild edibles that grow near the garden’s edge helps keep me going too; mustard, clover, lemon wood sorrel, cleavers and wild violets. Just having some fun and trying to show a different perspective on gardening. Gardening is hard, but rewarding work. I enjoy getting my hands dirty and seeing the fruits of my labor come to form. Just because the work is hard doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun doing it. Laughing and making fun is what keeps me motivated. Tags: vegetable gardening planting plant sow reap weed cultivate hoe rake shovel agriculture garden horticulture fruit flower science botany botanical nightshade mustard legume grass family “farmers market” “food for the needy” organic off grid be prepared survival self reliance “pepper prepper” “raw food” homegrown down on the farm three sisters squash beans corn maize “teosinte grass” evolution selective harvest breeding monoculture glucosinolate herbicide nematocide fungicide bio diesel biology permaculture wildcrafting

How To Grow Potatoes : How to Dig a Trench for Potato Planting

Learn how to dig a trench for planting potatoes in this free video on home gardening. Expert: Doug Smiddy Bio: Doug Smiddy has had an active interest in gardening as long has he can remember. Filmmaker: Dale Fitzgerald

Top 3 Ways to Become a Better Gardener

John from www.growingyourgreens.com goes on a field trip to the 18th and Rhode Island permaculture garden to share with you the 3 top ways to become a better gardener. In this video you will learn John’s strategy on how he became so knowledgeable about gardening and growing food. After watching this video you will have the knowledge you need to be the best gardener you can be.

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