Garden Tour 1: Out of Winter Hibernation, Green Growth and Using Lettuce Transplants

Source: TheRustedGarden
February 27, 2017

My first garden tour for 2017. Woohoo! It is out of hibernation. Lots of edible greens and broccoli survived. I clean up my containers and get the transplant lettuces and greens into them. This is actually day 1 for me for 2017 minus seed starting indoors.. Might as well start the tours from the beginning.

Lettuces & Greens Will Flourish Through Frosts as They Can Freeze: Don’t Let Cold Stop You!

Source: TheRustedGarden
Gary Pilarchik
November 13, 2016

Here is 100% proof that most lettuces and greens can take frost and their leaves can freeze with no issue. Cold makes them sweeter! Get them transplanted early in the spring when the frost is still around and start them early in the fall/late summer as they can grow through the frost of cold nights. Lettuces and greens are two season crops in many zones.

Best Way to Get Kids to Eat More Vegetables – Grow Them !

Source: GrowingYourGreens
John Cole
November 2, 2016

John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you the best way to get kids to eat more vegetables: to have a family organic garden and get your kids involved with all aspects including planting, harvesting and tasting.

In this episode, Nico, Johns nephew visits John’s garden and tries many of the different edible fruits, vegetables and herbs growing in the organic garden.

You will get a mini-tour of John’s summer garden in October as well as Nico’s opinion of many of the different fruits, vegetables and herbs John is growing.

You will discover how Nico actually enjoys vegetables that he never liked before when he picks them fresh and gets to taste high quality, organic fruits and vegetables grown in some of the most nutrient dense soil including rock dust, worm castings, fungal dominated compost and much more.

After watching this episode, you will know how to get kids to eat and enjoy more fresh fruits and vegetables. You will also get a mini tour of John’s garden and learn some growing techniques that may better your personal garden.

Fall 2016 Vegetable Garden Plant & Produce Haul

Source: GrowingYourGreens
John Cole
October 30, 2016

John from http://www.growingyougreens.com/ shares with you his 500+ Vegetable Plant Start Haul from CPG Wholesale Nursery in Norwalk, California In this episode, John will share with you all the types of vegetable plant starts and some of the produce that he purchased on his recent trip to Los Angeles.

You will discover the types and varieties of vegetable starter plants he purchased, and you will discover why he buys vegetable plant starts instead of starting seeds and growing them himself.

You will also learn about some of the different fruits and vegetables that John purchased and how he got some of the freshest and lowest cost produce to augment the food he grows in his organic home garden.

Along the way, John will share some helpful tips on using, selecting and how to get the best deals on plants and produce so you can eat a larger quantity of the most nutrient-dense foods on the plant: Fresh Vegetables and Fruits.

Planting (Cool Weather) Radishes, Lettuces, Kale, Mustard Greens, Peas & Beets: Seeds & Transplants

Source: TheRustedGarden
Gary Pilarchik
September 13, 2016

These plants love cool weather! This is an all organic planting of radishes (by seed). Lettuces, Kale, Mustard Greens, Beets and Peas go in as transplants. I am using bagged compost and organic fertilizer. I show you the ground prep, fertilizing and planting of these crops. Lots of tips as I talk.

Planting Lettuces/Greens in Containers: Seed Starts are a Must! , Soil Prep, Fertilizing – TRG 2016

Source: TheRustedGarden
Gary Pilarchik
September 4, 2016

I answer the question why do you start your lettuces and greens in seeds trays instead of just starting the seeds in containers. I cover container soil prep or freshening up, weekly fertilizing and planting lettuces/greens seed starts. It is time for your cool weather crops here in Maryland Zone 7!

Seed Starting Cool Weather Crops Outdoors In Seed Trays & Discounted Organic Fertilizers

Source: TheRustedGarden
Gary Pilarchik
August 8, 2016

A lot of fertilizers are on sale now as it is the end of the season. Save a lot of money and look for sales. Now is great time to start your cool weather crops in seed cells, outdoors, for you fall garden. Get your peas, beets, spinach and greens started now in seed trays. You can grow cool weather crops up until the first hard frost.