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The Perfect Compost Recipe - How to Get Your Compost Heap Cooking!
 
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Compost is the very best food you can give to the plants in your garden. However, making really great compost requires the right mix of ingredients. In this video we demonstrate how to create that perfect recipe from the ingredients you have at home. You'll see the compost mix being created, find out what materials to avoid, trace how the compost heap progresses as it 'cooks' and discover how to fix common problems. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden recently please report them via http://bigbughunt.com You can plan where to site your compost heap using the drawing tools available in our Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com/ http://gardenplanner.almanac.com/ and many more... The compost bin system comes from http://www.recycleworks.co.uk/ Please subscribe to our channel if you'd like to be notified of new videos in the series, or like the video and add a comment to give us feedback. Thanks!
Views: 886942 GrowVeg
Gardening Hacks - 10 Simple Tips for a Successful Vegetable Garden
 
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Growing your own food successfully is a constant process of learning which techniques work best for you and your plants. Often simple bits of advice from other gardeners can help provide shortcuts to achieving success in your garden. In this video we demonstrate ten quick tips handed down from experienced gardeners which save time, increase your growing space and reduce costs If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden recently please report them via http://bigbughunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 4666609 GrowVeg
3 Common Garden Planning Mistakes (and how to avoid them)
 
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When planning a vegetable garden it's easy to ignore problems that can occur when plants are in the ground. In this video we look at 3 common mistakes gardeners make when planning their gardens and give simple solutions. Making sure your plants are spaced correctly, using companion planting to defend against pests and sowing in batches every few weeks so you have backup options are all important. This video shows how to use the Garden Planner to insure that your crops have the best chance of producing a great harvest. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden recently please report them via http://bigbughunt.com The Garden Planner is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com/ http://gardenplanner.almanac.com/ and many more... Please subscribe to our channel if you'd like to be notified of new videos in the series, or like the video and add a comment to give us feedback. Thanks!
Views: 713010 GrowVeg
Growing Potatoes in Containers - How to Grow Potatoes in Bags or Pots
 
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Growing Potatoes is a hugely satisfying experience and doesn't require a large portion of your garden for a successful crop. Potatoes are also fantastic fun to grow with your family especially finding the treasure when they're ready to harvest. In this video we explain what's required to get started growing your own potatoes and demonstrate how to tend your plants to keep them healthy for a bigger, tastier harvest. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 209356 GrowVeg
How to Make Leaf Mold: Turn Fallen leaves into gardener's gold
 
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Leaf mold is made from decomposed leaves and is one of the best soil improvers you can treat your garden to. In this short video we’ll show you how to make your own leaf mold and use it to produce an abundant supply of soil improver, mulch, compost material and even great seed-sowing mix! If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 126942 GrowVeg
How to Make a Compost Bin from Pallets
 
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Composting is the gardener’s way of recycling old plant material into rich, soil-nourishing compost. Plants love it! Wooden pallets are often free to source and are the perfect size for making a large compost bin. In this short video we demonstrate how to make a simple but effective compost bin, step-by-step, from pallets. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 140595 GrowVeg
Growing Beets from Sowing to Harvest
 
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Beets (also known as Beetroot) should be a staple of every vegetable garden. They're really easy to grow from seed – and you don't have to wait long 'til harvest time. Beets have quirky seed that produce multiple plants, so they need special aftercare to avoid overcrowding. In this short video we explain some simple guidelines to help you harvest a bumper crop of beets this year. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 158071 GrowVeg
Growing Enough Food to Feed a Family - How Much Do You Need to Plant?
 
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It seems like a simple question, but there are many factors to consider when working out whether you can grow all the fruit, herbs and vegetables your family eats in a year. In this video, we show how you can work out the amount of fresh food your family consumes, we explain what to consider when deciding which plants you will grow, and we suggest some techniques to help you grow more in the space you have to help meet your required yields. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more...
Views: 183991 GrowVeg
Square Foot Gardening (SFG): Growing More in Less Space
 
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If you don't have a lot of time available to weed, water and maintain your vegetable garden, then efficient gardening techniques such as Square Foot Gardening could be the answer. With simple and well-defined instructions, Square Foot Gardening is a great way to start growing your own food quickly, and with excellent results. In this video, we introduce the thinking behind Square Foot Gardening and explain everything you need to know to setup your own SFG garden beds including the best soil mix, plant spacing, positioning, companion planting and supporting structures to use. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden recently please report them via http://bigbughunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more...
Views: 439513 GrowVeg
Saving Tomato Seeds: How to Prepare and Store Seeds from Your Tomato Plants
 
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Tomatoes come in a wonderful array of different types each with their own unique shape, size and taste. Growing heritage or heirloom tomatoes helps preserve this fantastic diversity of fruit for future generations. In this short video we explain which kinds of tomatoes you can harvest seeds from and demonstrate how to prepare, dry and store your seeds to give them the best chance of germinating when planted. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://bigbughunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 51542 GrowVeg
Growing Garlic from Planting to Harvest
 
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Gorgeous garlic packs a pungent punch, making it an indispensable addition to so many recipes - and every vegetable garden. Garlic is best planted before winter in many areas. It's very easy to grow - all it needs to thrive is a sunny spot and good drainage. In this video we demonstrate how to plant, harvest and store these beautiful bulbs so you can enjoy perfect garlic every time. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
Views: 56547 GrowVeg
Growing Strawberries: How to Grow New Strawberry Plants from Runners
 
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Fresh homegrown strawberries are a delicious taste of summer, but there are never enough! Fortunately, it's easy to make more - absolutely free. Strawberries produce long, leafless stalks called runners. These can be used to propagate new strawberry plants which are ready to begin cropping next season. In this short video we explain how to easy it is to make new strawberry plants from runners so you can have an even bigger and better strawberry harvest next year. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://bigbughunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 75679 GrowVeg
Growing Leeks from Sowing to Harvest
 
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Luscious leeks are trouble-free crops with a long harvest period that can extend right through winter. Leeks need a long growing season but the end result is worth it - big, beautiful plants that withstand cold weather and can be harvested when there’s not much else available. In this short video we’ll show you how to grow leeks every step of the way: from sowing and transplanting through to that magical moment they’re lifted out of the ground and transformed in the kitchen. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
Views: 50106 GrowVeg
Fall Vegetable Garden Planning - Choosing the Best Plants for Autumn Growing
 
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Planting a fall vegetable garden is a great way to get more crops from the space you have right through autumn into early winter but timing is key to its success. In this video, we demonstrate how you can select plants for your fall garden by choosing vegetables which like to be planted at this time of year, as well as how you can use the Garden Planner to work out the best position to help each plant grow to its full potential. The Garden Planner is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more...
Views: 133060 GrowVeg
How to Ripen Green Tomatoes
 
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At this time of year many gardeners wonder if their green tomatoes will ever ripen. Fortunately there are some simple techniques that can help. When temperatures begin to drop, tomatoes stop ripening so it's time to take action! Fruits can be brought inside or whole plants can be hung up to encourage the fruits to continue to ripen. In this short video we show you how to ripen your green tomatoes both on and off the vine to ensure you don't waste any of your harvest at the end of the season. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://bigbughunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 94118 GrowVeg
No-Dig Gardening: An Easier Way to Grow
 
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You dig, you toil, you reap the rewards. But just how necessary is digging? Mother Nature doesn’t use a spade, and she does pretty well! So why not follow her example - ditch the spade and save valuable time and effort in the garden. In this short video we’ll demonstrate how no-till gardening can help save your back while boosting your soil’s health. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
Views: 56983 GrowVeg
Growing Raspberries from Planting to Harvest
 
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Raspberries are among the easiest fruits to grow and, for the space they occupy, produce even more fruit than strawberries. Isn't it time you gave them a go? Raspberries deserve a place in any fruit garden. With minimal care, they'll reward you with heavy crops of sweet, tangy and totally irresistible berries. In this short video we'll show you how to plant, train and harvest your very own raspberry plants for a bumper harvest! If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
Views: 41025 GrowVeg
How to Harvest and Store Onions
 
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Onions form the bedrock of many culinary creations. You can eat them fresh, but if you want to store some to use later on you’ll need to harvest and dry them correctly. Onions need to be thoroughly cured so that they can be kept in storage for weeks or even months without developing storage rots. In this short video we explain exactly how to harvest and prepare your bulbs for storage so you can enjoy your homegrown onions right through the winter. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 57775 GrowVeg
Growing Strawberries: How to Grow the Best Tasting Strawberries
 
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Home-grown strawberries taste the best – and the great news is they’re very easy to grow. By selecting the right varieties and providing ideal growing conditions, you’re sure to enjoy a super crop of strawberries. In this short video we’ll explore the best ways to choose, plant and grow strawberries to get the most from these delicious summer fruits. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
Views: 114324 GrowVeg
How to Grow, Cure and Store Pumpkins
 
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Pumpkins are the trademark fall vegetable, and stores love to cash in on this, but if you have the room to grow your own, you can benefit from the enhanced flavor and cost savings for months to come. Whatever the size of your growing space, with a little planning and maintenance, you can grow beautiful, productive pumpkins in your garden. In this video you'll learn the best positions for your pumpkin plants, how to protect them from pests, when and how to harvest the fruit. We also explain how to cure your pumpkins and what to avoid when storing them: If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more...
Views: 102582 GrowVeg
Companion Planting: Why Vegetables Need Friends
 
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Flowers: they’re not just pretty to look at, they can really help to improve the way we grow our fruits and vegetables. Growing a variety of flowers as companion plants in or near your vegetable garden can enhance the beauty and productivity of your plot. In this short video we’ll show you how to harness the power of flowers to deter pests, attract beneficial insects including pollinators, and even improve your soil. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 122172 GrowVeg
Urban Gardening: Growing Lettuce & Salad Leaves in Containers
 
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Sowing salads now for fresh, young leaves in a matter of weeks is a great way to make the most of what’s left of the growing season. Cut-and-come-again salad leaves are quick and easy to grow and small enough to fit into almost any container, making them perfect for gardeners with limited time or space. In this short video, follow our step-by-step guide to enjoy fresh salads direct from your garden in next to no time. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://bigbughunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 55361 GrowVeg
Growing Chard from Sowing to Harvest
 
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It’s easy to be charmed by chard - it looks stunning, is very easy to grow and is one of the most versatile vegetables in kitchen. Chard leaves make an excellent spinach substitute while the stems can be cooked just like asparagus, so you essentially get two delicious crops for the effort of one. In this short video we’ll show you where and how to sow chard, the best way to care for it and, of course, how to enjoy it! If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 31118 GrowVeg
Enriched Garden Soil - Supercharge Your Soil This Spring!
 
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The secret to a successful garden is right beneath your feet. Show your soil some love and you can expect bigger, better harvests. Soil that’s in top-notch condition is the secret behind successful harvests, and now’s the time to prime your soil for the coming growing season. In this short video we demonstrate five simple yet highly effective ways to improve your soil to give your crops the best possible start this spring. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
Views: 70829 GrowVeg
Compost Techniques: Composting in Situ
 
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We all know that composting is essential in the garden, but compost piles can soon overflow at this time of year when you're cutting back perennials and pulling up spent vegetables. If you're wondering what to do with all that extra organic matter, it's worth considering in-situ composting. In-situ composting, or composting directly where you're going to grow, is simple and it's a great way to deal with a glut of compostable material. Worms and microbes in the soil will do a fantastic job of turning all that organic matter into crumbly, nutrient-rich compost, right where you want to use it. In this short video we demonstrate three easy ways to compost directly on and in your garden beds to help you improve your soil and prepare the soil for bumper crops next year! If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://bigbughunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 62674 GrowVeg
How to Harden Off Indoor-Sown Plants
 
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Planting out carefully raised seedlings or plants is a proud moment, but if you started them off indoors it's important to take the time to acclimatize them to the outdoors if they're to grow and produce well. 'Hardening off' is the process of getting indoor-sown young plants accustomed to life outdoors to ensure that the transition is stress-free and doesn't stall growth. In this short video we demonstrate the best ways to prepare your plants for the great outdoors and help them to settle into their new home with ease. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 36619 GrowVeg
Feeding Your Plants for Free - How to Make Fertilizer for Your Vegetable Garden
 
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Creating good nutrient rich soil for your plants to grow in will greatly improve their health, but it's also important to understand when they may need feeding too. There are many commercial products available to feed your plants with, but you can't beat making your own organic fertilizer, at home and for free. In this video we explain the basics of plant nutrition, how this differs from plant to plant and what to look for when buying commercial feed. We demonstrate how to make your own fertilizer, and show how to use wood ash and grass cuttings to boost soil health. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden recently please report them via http://bigbughunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more...
Views: 420614 GrowVeg
Container Gardening - Top Tips for Success
 
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Whether you're planning to grow a small kitchen herb garden, or to produce enough food to feed your family, containers can add the flexibility which helps make your garden a success this year. Growing in containers is very popular, and the variety of containers available is constantly improving, but it's important to understand the different approaches required to produce a successful container garden. In this video, we demonstrate techniques to ensure that the plants you grow in containers stay healthy, and explain the most important factors to consider when planning where and when to use containers successfully in your garden. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden recently please report them via http://bigbughunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more...
Views: 491952 GrowVeg
How to Fix Composting Problems: Smelly, Slimy or Slow Compost Bins
 
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Creating good nutrient-rich compost for your plants to grow in will greatly improve their health, so it's important to understand how to diagnose and rectify problems with homemade compost. Does your compost sometimes have a slimy texture, bad smell or decompose slowly? Here are some simple tips to get your compost back on track. In this video we explain how to identify possible problems with your compost and demonstrate how to rectify these problems with step-by-step instructions to help you achieve perfect compost every time. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more...
Views: 80607 GrowVeg
How to Grow New Herbs from Cuttings
 
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Growing new herbs from established plants is easy to do and a great way to bulk out your existing herb garden. And now's the time to do it! Many perennial herbs such as rosemary, sage and thyme are easily propagated by taking 'semiipe' cuttings in late summer. In this short step-by-step video discover how to take cuttings of popular herbs, and enjoy more plants - for free! If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 44227 GrowVeg
10 Smart Watering Tips for Your Vegetable Garden
 
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Water is a truly precious resource. Getting smart with the way we water saves time and money while boosting plant health. Watering at the right time, in the right place, using the right methods can make a big difference to how much water your garden needs. In this short video we’ll share 10 tried-and-tested tips for saving water in the garden. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
Views: 47141 GrowVeg
How to Grow Delicious Herbs in Containers
 
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Delicious, aromatic herbs look fantastic in pots and can transform your cooking. Grow several different types together and you’ll enjoy fresh pickings time and again. A herb planter looks gorgeous and makes a unique, personal gift for your gardening- or cooking-obsessed loved ones. In this short video you’ll find out which herbs grow well in containers and discover our top tips for growing herbs in pots. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
Views: 30324 GrowVeg
Growing Potatoes: Planting Tips for a Better Potato Harvest
 
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Potatoes aren’t difficult to grow, but a few simple techniques can be used to boost and extend your harvests. You can plant in trenches the traditional way, or save time and effort with no-dig gardening. And by tweaking your growing regime you can even enjoy some out-of-season spuds. In this short video we share four techniques that will help you grow your own delicious potatoes to enjoy from early summer, right through to winter. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
Views: 45833 GrowVeg
Grow Fruit and Vegetables...in the Shade!
 
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A shady spot may not be the best place to grow fruits and vegetables, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be done! Choose your crops carefully and even shady gardens can be pleasingly productive. By using a few simple techniques you can encourage naturally shade-tolerant fruits and vegetables to produce a better harvest. In this short video, we explain which crops grow well in the shade and how to make the most of the light that is available to get the most from your garden. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://bigbughunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
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Preserving Herbs: How to Preserve & Store Your Homegrown Herb Cuttings
 
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Fresh herbs can transform meals into something really special, but many herbs die back in winter so it's worth preserving your harvest before this happens to ensure a continued supply through to next spring. Air drying, microwave drying, freezing, and mixing into butter, vinegars or oils are all excellent preserving methods, and easy to do with small or large quantities of herbs. In this video we’ll show you how to preserve your homegrown herbs without sacrificing any flavour. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://bigbughunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
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Cover Crops To Recharge Your Soil This Winter!
 
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Cover crops, or green manures, are a great way to protect your garden from weeds and soil erosion over the winter period. As well as protecting your soil, cover crops can be dug into the earth before spring, improving the soil ecosystem and feeding your plants with essential nutrients. In this short video we explain which cover crops are right for your garden and demonstrate how to get the best from these soil superchargers! If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
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5 Gardening Hacks for Seed Sowing Success
 
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What could be easier than sowing seed...? Well, it turns out that quite a lot can go wrong! From problems germinating to incorrect spacing, sowing can be a bit hit and miss! How many times have you popped seeds in the garden and waited impatiently for your seedlings to sprout, only to have them mysteriously fail - or accidentally weeded them out because they didn’t appear where you expected them to? In this short video we share five top tips from the pros to improve germination rates, save time and make sowing easier, giving your seedlings the very best chance for success. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
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Succession Planting: How to Harvest More From Your Vegetable Garden
 
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Sowing or planting into gaps left behind after a crop is harvested is known as succession planting. Filling gaps as soon as crops are harvested will maximize the amount of food you can grow, making your garden space even more valuable and helping to reduce weed growth. In this video we explain how to plan succession crops and which crops are best for growing this way. Plus we offer some tips for successful summer sowing whatever your climate. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://bigbughunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
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Tomato Problems: Fix Issues Affecting Your Tomatoes
 
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There's nothing quite like the aroma and taste of a homegrown tomato. They're also pretty easy to grow as long as you're prepared for signs that something is wrong. As well as pests and diseases, tomato yield and quality can be affected by nutrient deficiencies, poor pollination, irregular watering and other issues. In this video we'll help you troubleshoot some of the most common tomato problems, so nothing gets in the way of a terrific crop. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
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Preparing Your Garden For Winter
 
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It's sometimes difficult to motivate yourself to garden when the growing season is over, but there are many reasons you should... Clearing away diseased and dying plants can help avoid recurring diseases and reduce the amount of pests already in your garden at the start of next year's growing season. In this video we show why it's worthwhile completing your garden maintenance before winter sets in, and demonstrate a wide variety of tasks, explaining the benefits each will provide for your garden next year. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more...
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Weeds You Can Eat
 
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Weeding your garden is important to give your veggies and herbs the best possible chance to grow well - but did you know that some of the most common garden weeds are edible? Weeding need never be a chore again if you use it as an opportunity to harvest delicious edible weeds that can be eaten alongside your more conventional crops. In this video we identify some common weeds which also happen to be pretty tasty. We explain how to harvest them and which parts can be used as delicious free ingredient in drinks, salads, soups and pasta If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more...
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Dealing With Aphids: Pest Control Tips & How To Protect Your Plants
 
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Aphids are one of the most common garden pests, infesting and weakening our crops while spreading plant diseases. As a gardener you have the power to fight back using organic, nature-friendly techniques to banish aphids from your garden. In this short video we’ll share five simple but highly effective ways to bring this bothersome bug under control. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
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Use Mulch to Reduce Weeds, Save Water & Feed Your Plants
 
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Organic mulches are essential for a healthy, productive vegetable garden, locking in soil moisture, suppressing weeds and feeding plants as they rot down. There are lots of different materials that work well as organic mulch. Mulching is a great way to use up garden trimmings such as shredded prunings and grass clippings for instance. In this video we show you how to choose the best mulching materials for your crops, how to apply them and how to mulch both established crops and bare soil. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
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How to Make Willow Structures for Your Garden
 
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Willow is very satisfying to work with and lends itself to making rustic screens, structures and supports for a beautiful natural look. No special tools needed! Willow structures make very useful and attractive features in a garden. They can be used to edge beds, screen off unsightly parts of the garden, or even be used as fencing. In this short video we demonstrate how to make a simple willow hurdle, step by step. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
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Saving Money in the Garden by Growing High Value Crops
 
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Whether you're growing your own food for the improved taste, range of varieties or health benefits, choosing crops that are high value can also make a real saving on your food bills. In this video we explain a simple set of criteria you can use to determine which crops are the most valuable for your household and suggest a range of plants which save money and offer great value for the time and space they need to grow. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more...
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Growing Carrots from Sowing to Harvest
 
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Crunchy, sweet and full of character – nothing compares to garden-grown carrots. Grow them directly in the ground, in raised beds or in pots, and discover the tempting range of varieties available. Getting carrots just right can be challenging, but when you know how it’s easy! In this short video we share our top tips on how to sow, tend and harvest these winning roots so you can look forward to a truly bumper harvest. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
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Growing Cucumbers From Sowing to Harvest
 
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Crunchy cucumbers, fresh from the garden are in a league of their own. There’s nothing as cool as a homegrown cucumber! Cucumbers grown in the greenhouse require slightly different care from those grown outdoors. In this short video we show you how to grow both outdoor and greenhouse varieties, and share our nifty idea for making a fantastic cucumber frame to grow them up for easy picking. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner or Garden Journal which are available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
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Blight: 5 Ways to Control Potato Blight (Late Blight)
 
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Potato blight first shows itself as brownish-black spots on leaves, but before long the potato foliage can completely collapse and the potatoes themselves will rot. Unfortunately, in many areas potato blight is inevitable. This persistent disease can ruin potato crops in next to no time so it’s important to take steps to limit the damage before it’s too late. In this video we share five ways to deal with potato blight when it strikes, helping you to limit damage and ensure you still get a crop of potatoes. If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://bigbughunt.com If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
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How to Care for and Sharpen Gardening Tools
 
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Where would we be without our trusty gardening tools? Treat them to a little bit of TLC and they should last for many years. Winter's the perfect time of year to service your tools ready for the next growing season. Cultivation tools as well as pruners will benefit from a good sharpen as well as a clean, and this is the ideal time to look over your hard-working tools to make sure they're in tip-top condition. In this short video we show you how to clean, sharpen and oil your tools so they remain as good as new for many years to come. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg
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Companion Planting Made Easy
 
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When it comes to companion planting there’s a lot of conflicting advice out there. Knowing what you can trust is tricky, to say the least! Companion planting can be used to boost your harvests in many different ways - by attracting pest predators, suppressing weeds, and by making certain nutrients available to other plants, to name but a few. In this short video we demonstrate a fantastic new way to plan companion planting, using scientifically proven combinations which are sure to boost your success. If you love growing your own food, why not take a look at our online Garden Planner which is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com and many more... To receive more gardening videos subscribe to our channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GrowVeg If you've noticed any pests or beneficial insects in your garden lately please report them to us at http://BigBugHunt.com
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