Home and Market Growers

These video series tackle the do's and don't of home gardening and growing for market.

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  • » All About Soil Nutirion and Sustainability
  • » Three Primary Soil Nutrients
  • » Soil Enhancements
  • » Enhancing with Soil Nutrients in a Greenhouse
  • » Small Tractor Tilling in a Greenhouse
  • » Preparing Raised Beds in a Greenhouse
  • » Introduction to Seed Type and Varieties
  • » Using a Single Row Planter
  • » Using a Multi-Row Planter
  • » Getting Started with Plug Trays
  • » Preventing Disease in Plug Trays
  • » Selecting a Seed Starting Soil Mix
  • » Filling and Preparing Plug Trays Efficiently
  • » Seeding Spinach in Plug Trays
  • » Germination Box and Watering
  • » More Tips for a Quicker Germination-Frames Watering and Covering
  • » Fertilizer and Insect Pest Management
  • » Spinach Harvest Every Other Row Method
  • » Spinach Harvest-Single Leaf and Clearcut
  • » Sorting at the Harvest Table
  • » Rinsing Station
  • » Rinsing Spinach
  • » Manicuring your Spinach Beds
  • » Packaging Bags and Harvest Labels
  • » Scales and Product Amounts
  • » Packaging Spinach
  • » Weighing and Labeling
  • » Marketing with Packaging
  • » Preparing for Delivery
  • » Health and Hygene

Gardening Tool Selection

When you are working in the garden, having the proper tools helps make hard work easier, and your gardening take less time. This video series explains things to consider when buying garden tools.

  • » Introduction to Garden Tools
  • » Use a Tool Bucket or Gardening Purse
  • » Hand and Garden Tools
  • » Insight on Wheel Barrows & Tillers

All About Soil and Nutrition

Building healthy soil is perhaps the most important thing in growing organic produce successfully. This video series covers different ways to enhance the soil using natural and sustainable methods.

  • » Bio Dynamic Soil & Nutrition
  • » Three Primary Soil Nutrients
  • » Enhancing the Soil

Seeds Inventory & Rootstock

Getting a good start in your garden comes from knowing how to select seeds, storing seeds and root stock successfully, and making the most of the seeds you buy.

  • » Introduction to Seeds & Rootstock
  • » The Importance of Using a Cooler
  • » Seed Type, Specs & Maintenance
  • » Bare Roots, Soaking Seeds & Onion Sets

Starting Seeds with Plug Trays

Getting seeds to germinate can be tricky. Using a seed starting soil mix in a plug tray can be well worth the added cost and effort. In this video series we demonstrate how to prevent disease and effectively start plants in a plug tray.

  • » Introduction to Starting Seeds with Plug Trays
  • » Getting Planting Supplies Ready
  • » Getting Started with Plug Trays
  • » Preventing Disease in Plug Trays
  • » Selecting a Seed Starting Soil Mix
  • » Filling and Preparing Plug Trays Efficiently
  • » Tips for Planting Seeds in a Plug Tray
  • » How to Grow Shoots Successfully
  • » Germination Box and Watering
  • » More Tips for a Quicker Germination
  • » Circulation and Ventilation
  • » Planting Plugs into Raised Beds

Direct Planting of Seeds

When planting seeds directly into the soil, using certain tools and planting techniques can save time and help create an easier, more successful growing experience.

  • » Introduction to Direct Seeding
  • » Tools and Supplies for Direct Seeding
  • » Raised Bed Preparation
  • » Using a Single Row Planter
  • » Using a Multi-Row Planter

Preparing the Greenhouse for Success

The keys to success in greenhouse gardening come from sustainable farming methods, as well as using simple and natural pest control techniques.

  • » Introduction to Preparing a Greenhouse
  • » Ventilation in a Greenhouse
  • » Managing "Weeds" in a Greenhouse without Herbicides
  • » Keeping Critters Out of a Greenhouse
  • » Enhancing the Soil in a Greenhouse
  • » Small Tractor Tilling in a Greenhouse
  • » Preparing Soil Beds in a Greenhouse

Marketing Your Products

If growing food is your livelihood, marketing your identity and your products effectively is extremely important. In this video series, we discuss the key elements of successfully marketing a local farming business, and building a sustainable client base.

  • » Marketing at Indoor Markets
  • » Marketing at a Health Expo
  • » Booth Presentation and Partnerships
  • » Benefits of Transparency
  • » Connecting with the Consumer
  • » Benefiting from Informed Consumers
  • » Know Your Mission