Simple 5 Gallon Watering Set-Ups for Container Tomatoes & Plants: Know Your Climate & Respond 1 of 2

Source: TheRustedGarden
Gary Pilarchik
April 18, 2017

This is part 1 of 2. Two basic set-ups for watering or managing moisture in 5 gallon containers. I use this for tomatoes but it transfers to most vegetables. Know your zone and summer demands. Set up the best system to give your tomatoes an advantage. The single biggest problem for container gardeners is letting their vegetables dry out. Dried roots is the main cause of Blossom End Rot or BER.

Grow Vegetables Indoors in a Mason Jar using LED Grow Light + More at Good Food Festival

April 17, 2017

John from visits the Good Food Festival in Chicago, Illinois to bring you the best products that can help you grow more food at home and be more sustainable on the planet.

In this episode, you will discover an organization that helps kids grow food and eat the food they grew, a special variety of seaweed that tastes like bacon, a herb farm near Chicago that grows over 300 varieties of herbs, a truly compostable plastic bag made from plants, US Made high-power LED grow lights that let you grow vegetables in mason jars inside your home, the power of worms to eat your garbage and a special rock dust mineral powder that also contains high paramagnetic levels that can help your plants grow better.

John will visit the following exhibitors at the Good Food Festival:
04:20 Gardeneers – a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting kids with nature and growing and eating vegetables from the garden.
08:26 Amazing Seaweed – A special cultivar of Dulse seaweed from OSU (Oregon State University) that tastes like Bacon when fried, but is healthy for you.
10:44 Wind Ridge Herb Garm – Grows over 300 varieties of herbs you can buy and grow in your garden. A great resource for people in Chicago.
12:41 Truly Compostable Plant Plastic Bags – Learn about the SCAM of many “biodegradable” plastic bags and learn how to spot real compostable plant-based bags.
16:36 Grow Vegetables in a Mason Jar with a High-Quality USA Made LED Grow Light – The happy leaf grow light was designed and made in the USA with mostly USA components. It will outlast and outperform imported LED Lights. John will also show how you can grow vegetables in wide mouth quart size mason jars.
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22:10 Natures Little Recyclers – Shows the power of the earthworms that eat your garbage, how businesses can dispose of food waste in their basement for LEED certification, also a cute desktop worm farm and how food waste can be diverted from the landfill to make the best garden fertilizer.
25:57 Andesite Mineral Complex – This special Rock dust provides up to 70 minerals with a High Paramagnetic value that can enhance plant growth and provide trace minerals that may not be present in your soil to your plants so they can grow to their genetic potential with less pest pressure and higher levels of nutrition.

After watching this episode, you will learn valuable information that can help you grow more food, more effectively and how you can live more sustainably on the planet.

A Quick Hot-House Cage for Container Tomatoes & Peppers: A 5 Gallon Set Up for Faster Growth!

Source: TheRustedGarden
April 16, 2017

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This is an effective way to build a hot-house cage around your container tomatoes and peppers. Get them out 4-6 weeks early. Protect them frost, create a warm micro climate and get them growing, flowering and producing 4-6 weeks early.

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Setting Up a 5 Gallon Container for Gardening: Line It/Food Safe, Drainage Hole & Reservoir

Source: TheRustedGarden
April 16, 2017

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This is the basic set up I am now using for my 5 gallon containers to grow vegetables. I can’t tell you if plastic leaches chemicals but I can show you how to line it, so you don’t need to worry. I also show you the best way to make a drainage hole to allow drainage and keep a water reserve. A simple set up you can use for most plants.

Why You Should Never Buy a Lifetime Composter

Source: GrowingYourGreens
April 14, 2017

John from shares with you his experience with the Lifetime Composters he purchased and shares with you why you should never purchase a lifetime composter.

In this episode, John shares the major problems he has had with the Lifetime Dual Composter Model 60072 and Lifetime Dual Compost Tumbler Model 60130. You will see the request John sent to the Lifetime Products to get his composters fixed under warranty and to date, has not gotten satisfaction on his request.

You will then discover how John finally got the problems he had with the Lifetime Dual Tumbling Composters resolved thanks to Costco, that has one of the best return policies of any retailer.

You will then discover the composter that replaced the poorly designed Lifetime Dual Compost Tumblers and how you can get these high-quality composters at the lowest price.

You will also learn about the only Lifetime Composter John recommends if you are a gambling man (or woman).

After watching this episode, you will know why you should not purchase composters (and potentially other products) from the Lifetime Company that may require warranty support.

My Secret to Growing Cilantro & More Garden Q&A

Source: GrowingYourGreens
April 11, 2017

John from answers your organic gardening questions including what do you think about the mittleider garden method, composting poisonous plants, how to grow plants in sandy soil, garden tower update and much more.

After watching this episode, you will learn John’s answers to these questions, and probably learn a few things along the way as well:

03:30 Can I eat watercress as my main leafy green?
06:44 What do you think of the Mittleider Garden Method?
09:02 Where do I get rock dust? Can I add goat pellets to compost tea?
10:41 Can I divide my tumbling composter in half with mesh?
12:47 What is your opinion on SunGro Professional products? What kind of fertilizer should I use on my peppers?
17:28 Can I compost my poisonous plants for my vegetable garden?
19:03 Perlite or Vermiculite for raised beds or container gardening?
20:33 how do you grow plants in sandy soil? What should I grow?
22:24 What is the best greenhouse cover I can put over a raised bed?
24:35 Can I grow tomatoes, onions, and herbs in pots?
25:40 Can we get an update on the vertical garden tower?
28:00 What do you think about living walls to grow indoors?
29:20 I grow in Southern California What is your secret to growing cilantro?
30:55 Your videos are way too long. Can you make shorter videos?