Posts Tagged ‘Organic’

What to Grow in Your Shade Vegetable Container Garden

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

I’ve been growing for about 1.5 years between my fire escape garden and now my balcony garden. Both gardens received at max 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. Here’s a short list of ones that I’ve had success with: * Lettuces * Kale * Swiss chard * Parsely * Oregano * Cilantro and dill (I’m likely stretching it with those two) Here’s others that I’ve been told grow well in the shade as well: * Spinach * Arugula * Watercress * Collard greens * Pretty much any dark leafy green

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    Patio Vegetable Container Garden Update #2 4/17/10

    Sunday, June 24th, 2012

    As you can see, everything is growing very nicely. I have moved everything outside now and have also moved some things into bigger containers. Soon, I will need to transplant the tomatoes and peppers into larger containers as well. Thanks in advance for Subscribing! Subscribe Comment Like Add 2 Favorite

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      Unrealistic Gardening Expectations

      Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

      Grab a cup of coffee or soda or glass of juice and join me in my indoor wonderland of green where I explain how to achieve realistic gardening expectations as well as show some more tips on successfully growing various organic vegetables such as peppers, tomatoes, tomatillos, bush beans…and even potatoes! I’m having a great day today, but it’ll be even better if I could get you to take a few minutes to hang out with me. It’s always funner when you drop in. 🙂 ps: I promise not to throw potting soil this time, ok? Backyardhomesteader: www.youtube.com Help Feed hungry families: www.americanseedalliance.org Randy and Amanda www.youtube.com Give and Get Seeds!: www.youtube.com Contest Sponsor!: www.mypatriotsupply.com

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        Grow High Quality Vegetables with Free Xtreme Gardening Products

        Saturday, January 14th, 2012

        John from www.growingyourgreens.com shares with you the free Xtreme Gardening products he recieved in the mail including Compost Tea, Organic Feeder Packs, Azos, Mykos and CalCarb. In this episode you will learn some of the benefits of using the Xtreme Gardening products and how it can help you to grow faster and more nutrient dense vegetables in your garden. In addition, you will discover how you may also be able to get these products free.

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          Top 10 Most Popular Urban Organic Gardener Posts of 2011

          Friday, December 16th, 2011

          There were over 150 posts on Urban Organic Gardener in 2011. Do I really have that much to say?! Since it’s December, I’ve decided to share with you the most popular ones for the year based on your votes. You didn’t really vote, but you kinda of did by checking out these articles. This list is compiled strictly from my analytics based on how many times a page was viewed. I won’t get into the speculation and reasons why I think they are so popular. I will let you do that. Here they are… For more information, please visit www.UrbanOrganicGardener.com

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            5 Things I Learned About Gardening in 2011

            Sunday, December 11th, 2011

            It’s December that means it’s time to start breaking out the “2011” lists. Here are five things that I learned about gardening in 2011. What did you learn? For more information, please visit www.UrbanOrganicGardener.com.

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              Herb Container Gardening For The Apartment Owner – How to have a garden without a yard

              Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

              Video at HerbFest, on how to have a simple herb garden using containers. How to control the microclimate and watch your herb plants flourish., HerbFest is the longest running and largest herb plant festival in the US benfitting the Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment, www.gjcae.org. Free educational sessions to learn interesting facts on herbs, including aromatherapy, medicinal herbs, herb crafts, cooking with herbs, gardening with herbs and how to organically garden with the natural organic herb plants and organic vegetables avialable at HerbFest .

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                CSR Minute: Nature’s Path & Organic Gardening’s “Gardens for Good” Campaign

                Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

                he Gardens for Good contest, sponsored by Nature’s Path, the maker of organic breakfast foods, and Organic Gardening Magazine, continues to receive applications from urban farms through its Facebook campaign. The competition is awarding 000 for urban farming ideas that produce organic food. Applications are being accepted through the end of this month at facebook.com/naturespath. MGM Resorts International has issued an Environmental Responsibility Report that outlines the company’s strategy, titled “Green Advantage.” By the end of last year MGM Resorts had reduced electric power consumption by 140 million kilowatt hours; reduced carbon emissions by 56000 thousand metric tons; reduced water consumption by 200 million gallons; and diverted more than 33 percent of its waste from local landfills. The company also introduced the first fleet of compressed natural gas-powered limousines, as well as organic and sustainable food programs at its 165 restaurants. For more information on these and other stories, go to thecsrminute.com

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                  Container Gardening: Design

                  Sunday, August 21st, 2011

                  container gardening design hanging basket garden seminars garden pruning how-to prune plants instructions organic ideas hanging baskets Container garden design www.douggreensgarden.com by award winning garden author Doug Green for his gardening seminars. There are two basic design…

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                    EZ Container Gardening AND Pineapple Update

                    Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

                    Easy method for successfully growing garden plants in small containers on your porch or in limited space and STILL have very heathy plants as well as get huge harvests. Plus as requested by countless (countless I say!!) viewers, an update on the pineapple plant grown from a pineapple top. Demonstration of how to transplant the pineapple to ensure maximum growth and healthy fruit production. Now wasn’t THAT a bit long-winded? I got dizzy just typing it! 🙂

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