Complete Raised Bed Garden Install: Construction, Soil, Drip Irrigation + More

Source: GrowingYourGreens
April 7, 2017

John from shows you how to install a complete raised bed patio garden from start to finish.

In this episode, John will first assess the patio space and figure out the best layout taking into consideration the sun and shade. He will then go to the local Home Depot and pick up all the wood, soil, screws, irrigation supplies, and plants.

You will learn what different products John bought and why they are important to your success as a beginner gardener.

Next, John will show you how easy it is to build a 12″ high raised bed garden using some pre-cut lumber from home depot and a cordless drill.

You will then discover the importance of selecting the best vegetable gardening soil you can to grow your food. You will discover John’s favorite brand of bagged soil products as well as some other critical soil amendments you should include in your raised beds to maximize the health and yield of your plants. You will learn the specific measurements of home much of the different soil amendments are being added to the soil mixture.

Next, you will discover the best low-cost kit that will allow you to easily install a drip irrigation system in your raised bed garden as well as an automatic water timer that will water your plants so that you don’t have to. You will learn how to make a plan for the drip irrigation tubing and why it is important to have a water filter to remove some of the contaminants and chemicals in the water.

Next, you will learn how to plant the plants in the new garden as well as the importance of proper plant spacing.

Finally, John will show how to install a drip emitter into the drip tubing to ensure your plants are getting the water they need to thrive.

Finally, John will sit down with the renter, Rachel Stewart who just got her garden installed as well as Josh Cunnings from the Boogie Brew Company to ask them some questions.

1:00:35 Interview Starts
1:03:08 Why did you want to put in a garden in Las Vegas?
1:06:22 What was the one food you cut out of your diet that made a big difference in your health?
1:09:00 What did you do wrong when gardening in Las Vegas previously?
1:18:08 How do you activate the microbial web in your garden?
1:27:27 Do you have any questions you want to ask me about gardening?
1:29:57 How do you set the irrigation system times?
1:36:21 Any final comments for my viewers or questions for me?
1:38:30 Any final comments Josh?

After watching this episode, you will learn how you can easily plan, build, select your soil, install an irrigation system, plant your plants and everything you need to know so you can be empowered to install your own raised bed garden in your patio or backyard.

Everyone Should Stop Eating These Four Foods

Dr. Peter Glidden
November 16, 2016

Dr. Peter Glidden opens the interview discussing the growing number of anti-depressant prescriptions. The discussion leads to the reason for the increased number of prescriptions and finally four foods he says to stop eating immediately as they could be the cause to so many negative health conditions.

Grow Your Own Fruits and Vegetables Garden Tour and Review

Source: GrowingYourGreens
John Cole
November 11, 2016

John from takes you on a field trip to the Grow Your Own Festival that took place in Las Vegas, Nevada to share with you how you can grow your own fruits and vegetables at home.

In this episode, you will get a tour of the Vegas Roots Community Garden, where this event took place.

You will discover the best vegetables, herbs and fruit trees to grow in Las vegas, as well as other desert climates.

You will learn the Fruit Producing trees that will produce food with little water and little care.

Next, John will share his 3 favorite booths at the4 Grow Your Own Festival:
26:15 It’ll Grow Soil and Soil Amendments
35:12 Great Basin Permaculture and Las Vegas Seed Library
38:41 Desert Urban Homestead – Microgreens and Avocado for Las Vegas

After watching this episode, you will learn some of the best edible fruits, vegetables, and herbs you can plant in las vegas, You will also discover the best source of organic soil that is now available in Las Vegas. You will learn how you can get free seeds to start your garden in Las Vegas. You will learn the #1 food you can grow year round inside your house as well as a special avocado variety.

My Community Plot 2016 E-3: Topping Peppers, Dwarf Tomatoes, Refreshing Container Soil & Progress

Source: TheRustedGarden
Gary Pilarchik
April 25, 2016

I show the progress of my cold weather crops and how the plants in wood chips are doing. I plant peppers, determinate tomatoes and dwarf tomatoes that get 12 inches tall. I talk about basic principles for refreshing container soil and just get a lot of plants in the ground. And I discuss topping off pepper plants.

How I Build My Raised Bed Garden Soil Before the New Planting Season

Source: LearningOrganicAtGrowingYourGreens
April 12, 2016

In this episode, John shows you how he turns a bed into a new planting for the new season. You will learn the specific ingredients he uses to make a batch of his organic super soil and why he uses the ingredients he does. You will discover the importance of using a diversity of ingredients in your planting mix and learn many of the products John uses to ensure he is growing some of the healthiest and highest quality plants.

John will take you step-by-step when he adds different amendments into a wheel barrow also sharing his specific ratios.

Finally, you will see how John adds this mixture to his raised bed and how he methodically plants out his peppers to maximize the amount of food he is able to grow in a small space.

After watching this episode, you will have a better understanding of John’s gardening style, which he calls, Organic, Nutrient Dense, High Density, Biologic Gardening.

Make $100,000 per Acre with Beyond Sustainable No Till Farming a Year

John from shares with you the No Till Farming 102 Workshop that took place at the 2016 Eco Farm Conference where Paul Kaiser is able to make $100,000 gross per acre per year on on his farm.

In this episode, you will learn the benefits of using No Till Farming which includes significantly higher income per acre than other types of farming, regenerating the soil, capturing more carbon in the soil, creating year round jobs, producing high quality food, encouraging local flora and fauna.

First, John will share how he uses no-till farming techniques in his no-till garden at home.

Next, Paul, will share important information on why every farm should start doing no-till farming, its benefits and how the US government even promotes no-till farming as the best way to farm to conserve and restore the farm land in the USA. You will discover why Soil Organic Matter continues to decrease in the USA and why current agriculture systems are destroying the soil. You will learn about studies that support this information. You will discover why tilling is so bad for your soil, and you should never do it. You will discover the best soil management strategies to restore and build the soil to levels even BETTER than they were before we starting farming the land. You will also discover how to start a no-till farming field, as well as how to maintain it.

Next, John will share the most important slides from the No Till Farming Workship. You will discover some of the most important of a no-till farming operation, including how 3 people can replant and turn over 3 garden beds in 1 hour. You will also discover why transplants are used instead of starting seeds and why it is so important to start from transplants. Next, you will learn the tools that are used to do no-till farming. You will learn the best materials to build a long lasting, no-snag garden benches. You will discover the seed starting mixture and about different types of compost that is used in this notill farming system. You will discover the importance of diversity of growing different types of plants, natives, pollinator crops, hedgerows, and more in a no-till farming system. You will also learn how no till farming is MORE profitable than conventional and even standard organic agriculture.

Finally you will discover how notill farming done in a proper manor is the parmount of environmental sustainability, can help to sequester carbon in the soil, provide economic prosperity, as well as be social just and responsible. In the end, you will learn that No Till Farming is one of the best farming techniques that can help to solve the food crisis, economic crisis and soil crisis that is the word is currently experiencing today.