1450+ Varieties of Heirloom Seeds Available at the Seed Bank
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to the Seed Bank in Petaluma, California that offers over 1450 varieties of open pollinated, heirloom seeds that enable people to grow unique and different varieties of fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers to keep the genetic diversity alive. In this episode John visits the Petaluma branch of the Baker Creek Seed Company on their 4th Year Anniversary and gives you a tour of the place as well as goes over some of his favorite non-GMO seeds that are available at the seed bank.
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you two easy ways that you can compost at home. The standard compost pile uses greens and browns which is turned into a rich soil amendment for your garden. Worm Composting on the other hand is easy way to turn your kitchens scraps into one of the most nutrient rich additions to your garden: Worm Castings. In this episode, you will learn the difference between commercial compost and home-made compost. In addition, you will learn about two different types of worm homes that allow you to keep your own worms that devour their weight in food each day.
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shows you how you can build a greenhouse for $70 without ANY tools. In this episode, John shares with you his $70 greenhouse and shows you through time lapse video how easy it is to assemble without tools.
John will also share the benefits of owning and using a greenhouse and why you may want to purchase one. He also shares his opinions on this spring gardener gable greenhouse on how it compares to lesser expensive models on the market.
After watching this episode, you will learn how easy it is to build this greenhouse so you can start growing your food for a longer growing season no matter where you live. Stay tuned at the end of the episode for special footage of what John is growing inside his new greenhouse.
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John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to the 18th and Rhode Island permaculture garden to share with you the 3 top ways to become a better gardener. In this video you will learn John's strategy on how he became so knowledgeable about gardening and growing food. After watching this video you will have the knowledge you need to be the best gardener you can be.
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ takes you on a late summer garden tour POV style (point of view) style to share with you what you might want to do in your garden everyday.
In this episode, John shares with you the thoughts going on in his head as he creates a to-do list as he wanders his garden to see the many tasks that are needed to get done. You will discover some of his thought process that allows him to be a good organic gardener.
After watching this episode you will have a better understanding of some of the things you may want to do in your organic garden everyday to ensure it produces bountiful amounts of fresh fruits for you and your family.
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John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you why growing your own food is really easy. In this episode you will learn why the odds of having a successful vegetable garden are in your favor and his top tips on how to have the garden you want. After watching this episode hopefully you will be inspired to start gardening or continue gardening to grow your own food and utilize some of John's methods to do just that.
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com shares his secrets for growing bigger and better vegetables. In this episode, you will learn the mix of soil nutrients that he puts into his raised bed garden to grow the best food ever. You will also discover the best source of biodynamic and organic compost and biochar in Sonoma County.
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shows you how you can be more of a producer in your life instead of a consumer.
In this episode, John will compare the internet connected Juicero juicer, a juicer that can only use plastic juice packs to make 8 ounces of juice using organic produce from the industrial agriculture industry to his backyard garden produce that he knows how it was grown, and harvests it just minutes before it is juiced in an Omega Slow Juicer VSJ843 that allows you to juice homegrown or any other produce.
Finally, John will demonstrate how you can juice more of your own homegrown and local produce faster that the juicero can press out a plastic pouch filled with chopped produce.
After watching this episode, hopefully you will see some of the absurdity of some modern technology and how we can empower ourselves to become more of a producer in our consumer-driven society to make the world a better place.
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John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ answers your questions:
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When to harvest Curly Kale?
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You will learn the answers to these questions and probably learn a few other things along the way.
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you the No Till Farming 102 Workship 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 goverment 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 enviornmental 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.
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