Permaculture Transforms Industrial Agriculture Farm into Biodiverse Eco Farm
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to Guara Ki Eco Farm in South Florida to share with you how this former industrial agriculture based farm has been turned into a biodiverse eco farm with a diverse range of plants, edible crops, improved soil and local flora and fauna.
In this Episode, John shares with you the properties around this permaculture food forest farm and shares his opinions of conventional, industrial agriculture. You will learn how standard field crops and tree crops can Guara Ki Eco Farm that has done something different with the property that was once a standard "industrialized farm". You will discover a better way to do farming that works with nature instead of against it.
You will learn some of the varieties of fruits and vegetables that are grown successfully on the farm as well as some of the eco-friendly features the farm has implemented.
You wll get a special tour of their vegetable garden, and learn about some untended perennial vegetables that you can grow any time of year in South Florida.
Finally, John will sharw with you how you can stay at this eco farm when you are on vacation
After watching this episode, you will be familiar with how permaculture can be part of the solution to industrial agriculture and how it can regenerate the earth, one farm at a time.
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ interviews Ken Rohla about Chemtrails. In this episode John encourages you to have an open mind to hear more about this controversial subject. During this episode you will learn things like how you may be able to remediate chemtrails and other toxins in your garden. Finally after watching this episode hopefully you will have more awareness about this potential problem and some safe and effective ways to deal with it.
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John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ attends the 36th Annual EcoFarm Conference put on by the Ecological Farming Association and gives you a tour and review of the event. You will learn first-hand what it is like to attend some of the events at EcoFarm Conference that takes place at the Asilomar conference center in Northern California every year.
In this episode, John will show you around the EcoFarm Conference including sharing the seed exchange as well as the exhibitor area to share with you the best exhibitors for the event.
15:05 Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds http://www.rareseeds.com
16:02 Heirloom Expo http://www.theheirloomexpo.com/
18:38 Natural Resource Conservation Service http:/nrcs.usda.gov
20:18 Sea Agri Trace Minerals http://www.seaagri.com/
28:41 Eon Micro Rock Dust Trace Minerals http://www.eonmicro.com/
32:29 Dynamax Real Time Plant Sensors http://www.dynamax.com/
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Finally, John will share his personal notes from several of the workshops about what he learned at the EcoFarm Conference 2016 including topics on: Manage Crop Nutrient Levels to Manage Disease, Hoophouses and how to get the government to pay for it. Farmacology, Sandblasting Weeds, No-Till Farming 102, Organic Herbicides and Pesticides and much, much more.
EcoFarm 2014 Review
Eco Farm 2015 Review
Grow 216 pounds of pumpkins in 15 square feet of space
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John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ takes you on a tour of his summer urban backyard garden and shares with you some of the edible vegetables he is growing and how he is growing them.
In this episode, John gets up on his roof so you can contrast the stark emptiness of his neighbors backyard compared to the luscious food jungle that John is growing. John will share each of his raised beds one-at-a-time to share the different plants and techniques he is using to grow them.
After watching this episode, you will learn how to grow in the Las Vegas desert, how to grow in a raised bed garden, different kinds of edible vegetables you can grow in the summertime, and so much more.
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ reviews the Easy Bloom Plant Sensor including unboxxing, setup and water mode and recommend mode where it can recommend from a database of 1,000 edible plants that may grow well in your vegetable garden. In this episode you will learn how this product works and if John feels its a good investment as the #1 Selling Gardening tool that is claimed on their web site.
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to a Doctor's Office to discover they are removing 4,000 square feet of Lawn and Transforming it into an Edible Garden to help teach their patients that prevention is the key to reverse many chronic diseases of today, including obesity, diabetes (type 2), hypertension, heart disease among others. In this video you will learn this family practices solution to the health care crisis in America: Plant an Edible Garden and Teach kids (and adults) to eat from the garden instead of the processed foods at the supermarket. This project was spawned by the 350 Home and Garden Challenge that took place May 12 and 13.
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you just one of the tomato varieties he is growing this year. In this episode you will learn about a special hybrid variety tomato that stays small, yet yields a ton of sweet, red cherry tomatoes. After watching this episode you will learn if hybrid is the same as GMO as well as what are determinate and indeterminate tomato plants.
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to Koolau Farmers and Fukuda Seed Store in Honolulu Hawaii to share with you some crops that thrive in the tropical climate of Hawaii and will also perform well in many summer time gardens.
First, John visits Koolau Farmers and shares with you his top picks and tips for growing vegetables, herbs and fruits in Hawaii and other tropical climates.
Second, John visits the Fukuda seed store that has been in business since 1920 selling seeds in Hawaii. They are one of the oldest seed companies still operating in Hawaii at this time. You will discover some interesting facts about seeds and along the way. John will share his TOP picks of seeds that will thrive in tropical climates as well as your HOT SUMMER GARDEN! You will learn many unique and rare heirloom varieties of fruits, herbs, vegetables and leafy green vegetables that John loves, plus the "outlaw" vegetable that can not be shipped to the mainland! You will also discover some unique Asian vegetables and crops that can be grown as perennials in the tropics.
After watching this episode, you will learn many different crops you should experiment with in your summer garden to have bountiful harvests, resist the summer heat, and will grow the most nutrient dense, healthiest food ever.
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John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ explains the two simple ways you can ensure you are growing the most nutrient dense fruits and vegetables in your organic vegetable garden. In this episode you will learn some of the reasons why vegetables grown in the 1950s were more nutritious than foods grown today. You will also learn about the one soil nutrient that is probably deficient in most gardens of today. You will also discover how the nutrition of GMO corn compares to non-gmo corn. After watching this episode you will know two methods for increasing the nutrition in the crops you grow for your family.