Fastest Growing Leafy Green Vegetable for Hot Weather: Water Spinach

Source:  GrowingYourGreens
August 21, 2017

How I Grow Medicinal Vegetables that Can Help Heal Disease

Source: GrowingYourGreens
John Cole
November 28, 2016

Organic Garden Fall Harvest // Growing Your Fall Garden #10

Source: Garden&HomeDIY
November 21, 2016

Organic garden fall harvest of lettuce, chard and radishes from the Smart Pots containers! This is why we gardeners do it – so we can step outside our back door, pick fresh, tasty, organic vegetables and fruits, bring them inside to prepare a meal for those we love the most!

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.

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

Source: GrowingYourGreens
John Cole
November 2, 2016

John from 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 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.

Growing Your Fall Garden #2 – Transplanting Cool Weather Vegetables in Containers

Source: GardenDIY
September 13, 2016

Growing your fall garden is easy when you transplant your cool weather vegetables into containers. I’m using Smart Pots – aerated, durable fabric containers that provide additional growing space, and are a quick, simple and inexpensive way to grow your fall garden.