Monthly Archives: September 2013

What are some Healthy High Calorie Foods you can Grow? and More Organic Gardening Q&A

John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ answers your organic gardening questions. In this episode, John will answer the following questions:

  • What are some high calorie, healthy foods you can grow?
  • Do tomatoes that are cooked have higher lycopene?
  • Have you used and what do you think about biochar?
  • Can I compost poisionous Oleander and use its mulch in my garden?
  • Did you try biobuzz premix? A source of beneficial micro-organisms?
  • How do you keep the soil level up in a raised bed when planting trees and perennials?
  • Can I compost Cabbage in Compost?
  • What do you think of Cement Cinder block raised beds?
  • Do you have any advise for Growing in the Desert in Raised Beds?

After watching this episode you will learn John’s answers to these questions and more about organic gardening as well.

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Front Yard Summer Raised Bed Vegetable Garden Tour

John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ takes you on a tour of his front yard raised bed vegetable garden. In this episode you will learn about many of the usual and unusual varieties of fruits and vegetables John is growing in his front yard. You will discover how and why he grows his food, and along the way have a fun time learning about the many different crops he is growing in the front yard of a standard american tract home in the suburbs.

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Thompson & Morgan’s TomTato™

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Another world first from Thompson & Morgan – the TomTato™! From these specially grafted plants you can harvest both tomatoes and potatoes – a concept which has been talked about for many years, but this is the first time plants have been successfully produced commercially.

The tomatoes are sugary yet tangy with a brix of 10.2, and below ground this plant produces delicious, versatile potatoes – ideal for boiling, mashing, roasting, baking or for making chips. Watch our video to find out more about the amazing TomTato™.

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Urban Hydro Project

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Phillipe Chadwick introduces us to the Urban Hydro Project that has a vegetable production facility in a residential building in downtown Nashville.

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Easy to Grow Perennial Walking Onion Provides Food For a Lifetime

John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ harvests his Heirloom Egyptian Walking Onions which are also known as tree onions or topset onions because they produce onion sets on the top of the plant. In this episode you will learn why this perennial onion is John’s favorite onion to grow and how it can be used. In addition you will learn about its growth habit and how it grows and multiples. You will discover why if you plant this onion once, you will have it for a lifetime and how it keeps growing year round in John’s climate. Finally you will learn how 30 lucky individuals will have the opportunity to purchase some of John’s top set onions.

Here is the video about how to grow food if you rent
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Is it Safe to Grow Plants in Plastic Soda Bottles & More Organic Gardening Q&A

John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ answers your organic gardening questions.

In this episode, John will answer the following questions:

  • There are mites in my compost pile, are they ok?
  • What are your thoughts on food stamps at the farmers market?
  • What about growing food in Northern Arizona?
  • Can I bring my pepper plants that are in the ground with me when I move?
  • Should I use a soaker hose or a drip irrigation to water my garden automatically?
  • What fruits and vegetables would you recommend growing in Hawaii?
  • What is the recipe for your dr. bronners and neem oil organic bug spray?
  • Is it safe to grow plants or seeds in used soda bottles?
  • Is there some reason you wouldn’t give me a response to my question?
  • When you pick leaves to juice or eat, do you pick the leaf with the stem and all?
  • Can you grow enough fruits and vegetables to fully sustain a family of 4?

After watching this episode you will learn John’s answers to these questions and probably alot more about organic gardening as well.

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