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Sweet Potato Harvest | Raised Bed Garden | Harvesting Sweet Potatoes People & Blogs Vegetable Gardening 

Sweet Potato Harvest | Raised Bed Garden | Harvesting Sweet Potatoes

Source: Youtube Sweet potato harvest from our raised bed garden. Harvesting sweet potatoes is something Tina really enjoys. Growing sweet potatoes in a large metal water trough along with our raised beds gives us a lot of control over the soil and the additives / amendments. We have other videos on how to grow sweet potatoes and the soil mix we use in our raised beds. We will set some aside for use in our sweet potato pie recipes, and we have a baked sweet potato recipe video coming up…

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FREE ORGANIC FERTILIZER | GOAT DUNG / SHEEP DUNG | Flowering & Vegetable Gardening Education Vegetable Gardening 

FREE ORGANIC FERTILIZER | GOAT DUNG / SHEEP DUNG | Flowering & Vegetable Gardening

Source: Youtube Most of us are familiar with Cow dung and horse dung in gardening and farming. But How about using Goat Dung or the Sheep Dung. Yes, in this episode we will look into the 10 benefits of using goat droppings for enriching your soil, and whether we can use fresh goat pellets directly on your plants without decomposing. Many studies and research articles on goat dung as a fertilizer have been published on international journals. All of them say, Goat manure is one of the best animal manures…

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How To Transplant Broccoli Seedlings | Frugal Gardening People & Blogs Vegetable Gardening 

How To Transplant Broccoli Seedlings | Frugal Gardening

Source: Youtube Today we are going to practice a little frugal gardening and show you how to transplant broccoli seedlings. We started by planting this broccoli from seed in our raised bed garden. Rather than thinning the young plants, we will be transplanting them to one of our other raised beds. We used organic fertilizer and Epsom salt as our only soil amendments. We then used our Hori Hori to separate the seedlings and replant them. Saving money by transplanting rather than purchasing seedlings is and excellent frugal way of…

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Raised Bed Garden | Fall Brassicas | Gaia Gardening Method People & Blogs Vegetable Gardening 

Raised Bed Garden | Fall Brassicas | Gaia Gardening Method

Source: Youtube Working in the raised bed garden again, planting our Fall Brassicas using our Gaia gardening method. The Brassica family includes many cool weather crops such as broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and cabbage that can be grown in the Spring or Fall. The Gaia Gardening method we coined here on the homestead involves using the existing garden soil (Gaia = Earth), rich or poor, to form the container that amended soil for growing can be placed into. This can be compost, potting soil, garden soil, peat moss, or your…

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Why Raised Garden Beds Are Better! People & Blogs Vegetable Gardening 

Why Raised Garden Beds Are Better!

Source: Youtube In this video, I explain why 4 years ago I made the switch to vegetable gardening in raised garden beds and never looked back. I give my top 5 reasons for gardening in raised beds exclusively.

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Beet Harvest From Our Raised Bed Garden | Harvesting Beets People & Blogs Vegetable Gardening 

Beet Harvest From Our Raised Bed Garden | Harvesting Beets

Source: Youtube Today’s beet harvest from our raised bed garden. Harvesting beets from our raised beds puts us one step closer to canning pickled beets tomorrow for pickled beets and eggs. Recipe to be included in our follow up video. We grow our beets in garden soil amended with bone meal which is a good source of phosphorus for root crops. We use no additional fertilizer on those beds, and the main soil amendment or component is peat moss. All parts of a beet are edible, including the greens. Ours…

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