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Low Cost Methods to Extend Your Growing Season in Your Vegetable Garden

John from goes on a field trip to Fort Mason Community Garden in San Francisco to share with you some low cost ways to extend your growning season so you can start planing earlier this spring. After watching this epsiode, you will learn some creative ways you can plant your starts early using some commonly discarded household items.

The Greenhouses- Whats Growing & Planting Tomatoes Follow-Up

Here’s an update on all the vegetables that are growing in the greenhouses. There’s a little bit of everything. Also a followup to the last video about planting tomatoes with a cheap way to grow roots above ground.

HARVESTING WORM CASTINGS TO FERTILIZE MY ORGANIC GARDEN MAY 2011 I wanted to show you a quick video on harvesting worm castings from my worm bin that I buried in the old greenhouse. I put the worms in a long large plastic bin and half buried it in the dirt during the winter time. Most of my worms had already died because of getting too cold. Once I got them into the ground in the old greenhouse, they warmed up and stayed close to the bottom of the bin to stay warm. Now that we have had several months of warm weather, a handful of surviving worms have multiplied many times over. Now that the weather is getting so hot, the worms are staying down close to the bottom again. This time to try to stay cool. By keeping the plastic worm bin in the ground, the temperature averages 58 to 78 degrees year round. To harvest my worm castings (black gold for garden soil), I use a standard metal strainer. The holes are approximately 1/8th inch square. The holes in the strainer are just the size of the granular shape of worm castings. I hang the strainer over a standard Rubbermaid box. I am just taking out a small amount in this demonstration. The rest of the bedding stays in the strainer and gets dumped back into the worm bin. Once I have enough for several of my potted tomatoes plants. I pour the castings into a smaller container and take them to the garden. I sprinkle the castings on the soil around each of the plants. Worm castings have many organic natural benefits for the soil: 1) Improves soil structure; 2) enriches

How to Mitigate Strong Winds in Your Vegetable Garden and Harbor Freight Greenhouse Improvements

John from shares with you the damage that the high 30 MPH winds did to his frontyard and back yard gardens. In addition he shares with you his techniques for mitigating the damage before you get strong winds. Finally he shares some improvments you can make to the harbor freight greenhouse, including how to make sure your panels have a lesser chance of blowing away!
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