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Straw Bale Gardening

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Here’s a new approach to raised bed gardening. Watch this video to receive instructions for planting in a straw bale.

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    How To Make A Container Garden Tower Out Of Reclaimed Materials.wmv

    Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

    Shawna Coronado shows how to be green and sustainable by reclaiming – reusing a series of old planting containers. She paints the containers, then builds a special planting tower with the recycled pots, creating a green and eco-friendly way to make an environmental difference in your garden. See more of Shawna and her tips at www.shawnacoronado.com

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      Vegetable Gardening Jobs for Summer HD

      Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

      forgreenies.com Find out what you can do to improve the soil conditions of your vegie garden in preparation for a long hot summer. On Lamb Island, Queensland Australia, Kat who is passionate about living sustainably and self-sufficiently utilises what is on hand to leave her vegie plot virtually maintenance free while she is away on summer holiday. Learn how to improve the water retention of your soil and how to harvest the nutritious castings from an active worm farm (without touching the worms).

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        Gardening & Plant Care : Vegetable Garden Layouts

        Saturday, June 18th, 2011

        Create a vegetable garden layout by only including vegetables that the family will eat, providing proper spacing room for different vegetables and making sure the tallest plants are the furthest from the sun so that they don’t block out the small plants. Use a grid plan to layout a vegetable garden plan with instructions from a sustainable gardener in this free video on gardening.

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          How To Plant A Sustainable Vegetable Garden In Your Front Lawn.wmv

          Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

          www.shawnacoronado.com Shawna Coronado shows a unique and simple sun-ray vegetable garden design she planted in her own front yard. Using sustainable techniques like rotted manure instead of chemical fertilizer, Shawna builds a sustainable, green, and eco-friendly garden that anyone could do in their own front lawn. To see accompanying blog post and story so you can learn more about how-to do it, go to – http

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            Container Gardening with William Moss

            Sunday, April 24th, 2011

            Master Urban Gardener, William Moss of CBS This Morning, shows you how to plant a container. Visit www.urbansustainableliving.com and www.wemoss.org for more information.

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              Broadfork Demo

              Sunday, April 24th, 2011

              Larry Cooper of Gulland Forge demonstrates how to use a broadfork. Gulland Forge Broadforks are available at www.gullandforge.com

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                Vegetable Garden | Potager Montage NatGreeneVeg Spring 2009

                Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

                European potager themed vegetable garden. Naturally, and sustainably grown without the use of pesticides or herbicides of any kind. This garden includes heirloom vegetables, fruit, flowers, and herbs on a 2300 sq ft plot. No synthetic fertilizers used, 10 years of compost added annually. Includes raised bed Square Foot Garden, wildlife habitat, vertical structures, grafted tomatoes, low tunnel cloche, & companion planting for a four season harvest. Produce donated to Ozarks Food Harvest. One of Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens at Nathanael Greene|Close Memorial Park, 2400 S Scenic Ave., Springfield, Mo. You’re invited to stroll through the garden during park hours to observe, learn, and enjoy! If you’re inspired to try something different in after watching this video, please don’t hesitate to email to tell us what you’re trying in your own garden. Gardener Hotline: 417-862-9284 Our Kitchen Garden newsletter: cli.gs Like What You See? Contact: NatGreeneVeg{at}gmail.com

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                Garden Girl TV: Vertical Gardening One(How to Grow Vertically)

                Friday, December 17th, 2010

                Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, shows you techniques to get more out of limited landspace, by growing up. Check out her website at www.gardengirltv.com This video is available through closed caption(cc) enjoy in any language. FULL TEXT Vertical Gardening Part 1 As urban gardeners, we have a limited amount of space to grow our vegetables and flowers. What I have done is I have employed verticle gardening. Right here as you can see, I have a variety of different cucumber plants. Now, a cucumber is vining crop, which means that with vertical support like this one, you can train it to grow up and the fruit, Take a look right here, can grow perfectly fine on the vine. Different types of crops that work well in a vertical garden are watermelon and pumpkin. Let us go take a look. Here, as you can see, my pumpkin plants are thriving. Pumpkin plants are also vining crops. Now, in the country, where you have a lot of space, you can just let this grow along the ground, but here in a city environment, we do not have all that space. So, what I have done here is, I put together a dog kennel. This is actually really nifty. It is exactly 4 x 4 so it fits perfectly in your raise beds. And, these vines just slough on themselves eventually. You do not have to continuously train them. Okay, so you can go vining crops on vertical supports, but there are other types of plants that also need support like my heirloom tomatoes here, this are Tiffin Mennonite tomatoes, and it grows to be a huge

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