InChapter 12 of 19 in her 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with Erik Michielsen, author, food writer, and rooftop gardener Cathy Erway shares how she is innovating her vegetable garden to be more sustainable. Over the course of her first season, she learns the importance of making the garden work within the existing environment and how sub-irrigation can improve efficiency. Erway also learns to apply traditional Japanese composting technique to enrich the soil. Erway is the author of “The Art of Eating In: How I learned to Stop Spending and Love the Stove.” She writes two blogs, “Not Eating Out in New York” (www.noteatingoutinny.com ) and “Lunch at Six Point” (http ). Erway earned her BA in Creative Writing from Emerson College. View more videos at
John from www.growingyourgreens.com goes on a field trip to a friends old victorian home to share his ideas about how to start growing food on their property. In this episode, John will share with you some low cost methods for starting a garden using available resources already found on the property. After watching this episode, you may get some ideas that can help you grow food for low cost at your home.
Organic gardening: How to grow an organic vegetable garden What does it mean to grow vegetables organically? Scott Meyer, editor of Organic Gardening magazine shows how to plant and nurture an organic vegetable garden. Keywords: organic gardening organic garden organic vegetable gardening organic gardening tips
Replaced my lawn with a vegetable garden, and its coming along great! Im growing green beans, zucchini, carrots , cauliflower, broccoli, chilis, peppers, bell peppers, onions, leeks, asparagus, yellow squash, and lots of different herbs.
Learn how to control pests in your vegetable garden in this free online video guide to vegetable gardening. Expert: Scott Reil Contact: www.safelawns.org Bio: Scott Reil is an accredited nurseryman and longtime horticulturalist with over two decades of experience in the field. Scott is now working for www.safelawns.org. Filmmaker: Christian Munoz-Donoso
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Building a raised vegetable bed can be an easy and fun weekend project. For a full list of materials and tools and a set of instructions go to this link: www.digthedirt.com
In order to build a raised garden bed, it’s important to clear all of the weeds and to use a rototiller. Avoid walking on a raised bed so that roots remain undisturbed by following the advice of an organic farmer in this free video on gardening and horticulture. Expert: Jarrett Man Contact: stonesoupfarm.googlepages.com Bio: Jarrett Man created and runs Stone Soup Farm, an organic vegetable and fruit operation in Belchertown, Mass. Filmmaker: EquilibrioFilms Jenn
Learn how to water your vegetable garden in this free online video guide to vegetable gardening. Expert: Scott Reil Contact: www.safelawns.org Bio: Scott Reil is an accredited nurseryman and longtime horticulturalist with over two decades of experience in the field. Scott is now working for www.safelawns.org. Filmmaker: Christian Munoz-Donoso