People & Blogs Vegetable Gardening 

High Density Gardening | One Month Update! | (Rookie’s Journey to Successful Gardening)

Source: Youtube In this video I will be showing an one month update of my arugula, collard greens, lettuce and vit matche! I was really surprised because I was not expecting this much growth over just one month! Although some are further along than others overall I’m satisfied with my progress thus far!! Hope you all enjoy this video 🙂 RECORDED APRIL 15, 2019

Read More
People & Blogs Vegetable Gardening 

Raised Bed Gardening | Hot Mess Vegetable Garden Tour

Source: Youtube Today’s garden tour of the raised bed garden is a complete hot mess due to thunderstorms approaching. We got quite a bit of wind and rain here at the homestead immediately after we stopped filming. Spring storms can be hard on the vegetable gardens since they often include hail which can damage plants. We were lucky this go round. Music provided by Audionautix Song: Turn Up The Watts (TurnUpTheWatts) #RaisedBedGardening #RaisedBedGarden #Gardening #Garden #HotMess #Tour

Read More
Education Vegetable Gardening 

Square Foot Gardening Book Review | Learn Raised Bed Gardening Planner in a Box

Source: Youtube Square Foot Gardening book review where you will learn all the methods of planning a raised bed garden. You will learn about how the book can help you and see an inside look at the book. Check out the book here: The Square Foot Gardening Book was written by Mel Bartholomew. It is an excellent addition to beginner gardeners references. This raised bed method uses simple vegetable gardening techniques to teach you how to garden successfully. You will learn raised bed gardening soil mixes, plant spacing, and growing…

Read More
Howto & Style Vegetable Gardening 

Preparing for Spring: February Garden To-Do

Source: Youtube The weather in February outside may still be wintry, bet there is still plenty you can do to stay connected to the garden and prepare for Spring. Topics Include: 7 Tools for the Garden Clean-up and Planting in Vegetable Garden Getting Ready for Asparagus DIY Soil Mix Preparing Raised Beds for Planting Cutting Ornamental Grass Want more Allen? Allen’s Official Website: Facebook: Instagram: Pinterest: Twitter:

Read More
People & Blogs Vegetable Gardening 

Cold Weather Gardening: Root Vegetables (Beets, Carrots, Radishes, Turnips and More!

Source: Youtube You do not have to wait until your area’s last chance of frost to garden. There are many hardy vegetables that are tolerant of hard frosts and freezes. These vegetables include lettuces, kale, spinach, broccoli, brussel’s sprouts, cauliflower, beets, carrots, radishes, snap peas, chard, turnips and so much more! This video is the second video of a multi-part series of cold-tolerant plants that can be grown in and even seeded during winter time in many areas across the country. This video will focus mostly on root vegetables like…

Read More
People & Blogs Vegetable Gardening 

Raised Bed Garden | Fall Vegetable Gardening

Source: Youtube Fall vegetable gardening in our raised bed garden. We’ll check in on the raised beds and see which plants were and were not affected by frost damage. So far, our cool weather crops like the brassicas were are doing fine and we are still expecting to harvest from them. Fall harvesting is a big component of our food supply here on the homestead. And with homesteading, cooking and canning our own food is important to us. Let’s take a look at our fall vegetables and see how they…

Read More
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…

Read More
People & Blogs Vegetable Gardening 

Raised Bed Garden Update | Fall Raised Bed Gardening

Source: Youtube Raised bed garden update on our fall raised bed gardening efforts here on the homestead. Our cool weather crops are doing well, along with some of our other fall vegetable garden plants that will finish up before our first / last expected frost date. We prefer our fall plants in the raised beds or a container where we we can control the soil amendments better. We use a lot of bone meal / Phosphorus in the fall because it serves as a natural or organic anti-freeze in the…

Read More
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…

Read More
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.

Read More