Posts Tagged ‘vegetable gardens’

Toro Drip Irrigation for Container Gardens

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

The Toro Blue Stripe Drip Starter Kit an easy all-in-one kit to get you started with drip irrigation. Lugging a watering can around or dragging the hose all over the yard can be cumbersome and time consuming. Installing drip irrigation is an easy and affordable way to get water to containers, beds and gardens without the hassle. Other benefits include water savings due to more efficient water delivery and less run off as well as the promotion of a more healthy bountiful landscape as a result of less over or under watering. The Drip Starter Kit has everything you’ll need to ditch that watering can so you can sit back, relax and enjoy your beautiful garden.

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    Vegetable Gardening : How to Plant a Vegetable Garden for Children Step by Step

    Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

    Even children can plant a vegetable garden with these easy step-by-step instructions for growing radishes and tomatoes. Children of all ages can learn from this free video on vegetable gardening. Expert: Rose Keppler Contact: www.rosekeppler.com Bio: Rose Keppler is an artist and horticulturist who provides careful, detailed garden maintenance based on the principle that gardens should serve both functional and aesthetic purposes. Filmmaker: Stephen Strosin Series Description: Vegetable gardening allows you to grow your own food, get acquainted with nature and generally have a lot of fun, and now your green thumb will get even greener with these vegetable gardening tips. A professional horticulturist shares her knowledge in this free video series.

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      Beginners Vegetable Gardening : How to Garden in Pots on Your Deck

      Monday, July 25th, 2011

      The most important aspect of gardening in containers on your deck is placement of the pots in sunny areas. Provide adequate lighting and irrigation for container plants withhelp from the owner of a nursery in this free video on gardening. Expert: Frank Burkard Contact: www.burkardnurseries.com Bio: Frank Burkard, Jr., the third-generation proprietor of Burkard Nurseries, carries on the family tradition. Filmmaker: Max Cusimano Series Description: Growing vegetables can be done in a large-scale backyard garden, or in small containers on your apartment balcony. Grow your own vegetables with help from the owner of a nursery in this free video series on gardening.

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        Vegetable Gardening : Compatible Planting of Garden Vegetables

        Friday, July 22nd, 2011

        A technique known as compatible planting involves pairing different garden vegetables that grow particularly well together, such as tomatoes and basil or dill and cabbage. Learn the art of compatible planting in this free video on vegetable gardening. Expert: Ali Reynolds Contact: www.alisorganics.com Bio: Ali Reynolds owns Ali’s Organics and Garden Supply where she sells organic gardening supplies and accessories in addition to raising organic vegetables for sale. Filmmaker: Mike Phillips Series Description: If you love fresh vegetables, gardening in general or just want a fun and rewarding new hobby, your green thumb will blossom with the aid of these vegetable gardening tips. Learn the secrets of vegetable gardening from a professional instructor in this free video series.

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          Beginners Vegetable Gardening : How Do I Prepare a Vegetable Garden Site?

          Thursday, July 14th, 2011

          Preparing a vegetable garden site involves enriching the soil with organic matter and creating a raised bed for proper drainage. Prep a garden site withhelp from the owner of a nursery in this free video on gardening. Expert: Frank Burkard Contact: www.burkardnurseries.com Bio: Frank Burkard, Jr., the third-generation proprietor of Burkard Nurseries, carries on the family tradition. Filmmaker: Max Cusimano Series Description: Growing vegetables can be done in a large-scale backyard garden, or in small containers on your apartment balcony. Grow your own vegetables with help from the owner of a nursery in this free video series on gardening.

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            Getting the Most Out of Your Vegetable Garden

            Saturday, June 11th, 2011

            Different vegetables come to maturity at different times. This means that, with some planning, you can keep many areas of your garden in production more of the time, increasing your yield. Find out how.

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              Vegetable Gardening : How to Plant Raised Vegetable Beds

              Thursday, May 5th, 2011

              You can plant raised vegetable beds successfully when you know which plants should go on the north side of the garden, how to plant to maximize available space, how to add a trellis for vertical support and other tips and tricks. Get professional advice on raised vegetable beds from this free video on vegetable gardening. Expert: Ali Reynolds Contact: www.alisorganics.com Bio: Ali Reynolds owns Ali’s Organics and Garden Supply where she sells organic gardening supplies and accessories in addition to raising organic vegetables for sale. Filmmaker: Mike Phillips Series Description: If you love fresh vegetables, gardening in general or just want a fun and rewarding new hobby, your green thumb will blossom with the aid of these vegetable gardening tips. Learn the secrets of vegetable gardening from a professional instructor in this free video series.

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                Vegetable Gardening : How to Grow Vegetables in a Limited Space

                Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

                You can grow many common vegetables such as onions, garlic, spinach, lettuce or beets even in a limited space. Learn how to make the most of your garden plot in this free video on vegetable gardening. Expert: Ali Reynolds Contact: www.alisorganics.com Bio: Ali Reynolds owns Ali’s Organics and Garden Supply where she sells organic gardening supplies and accessories in addition to raising organic vegetables for sale. Filmmaker: Mike Phillips Series Description: If you love fresh vegetables, gardening in general or just want a fun and rewarding new hobby, your green thumb will blossom with the aid of these vegetable gardening tips. Learn the secrets of vegetable gardening from a professional instructor in this free video series.

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                  How can I rescue my vegetable garden?

                  Thursday, April 14th, 2011

                  I got a dog a little over a week ago and since then I’ve been burying his feces in my vegetable garden. I found out today that burying dog feces in vegetable gardens is a health risk. Nobody in my household has eaten anything from the garden, and I’ve found a better way of disposing of my dog’s feces, but is my garden screwed? There’s a considerable amount dog feces buried in the soil, is there any way to fix this? Could I just dig the soil up and start again?

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                    Indoor Plants : How to Grow a Vegetable Garden Indoors

                    Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

                    Growing a vegetable garden indoors is easy as long as there is enough sun, heat and water. Determine if you can grow a vegetable garden where you live with the advice of a third-generation flower grower in this free video on growing houseplants. Expert: Yolanda Vanveen Contact: www.vanveenbulbs.com Bio: Yolanda Vanveen is a third-generation flower grower and sustainable gardener who lives in Kalama, Washington. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner

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