Vegetable & Fruit Gardening : How to Grow Zinnias

February 8, 2011 by Mario  
Filed under Flower Gardening


Zinnias are one of the most commonly cut flowers that grow with very long stems. Prepare a fluffy soil bed with plenty of compost to grow zinnias withhelp from an organic farmer in this free video on flower gardening. Expert: Jarrett Man Contact: stonesoupfarm.googlepages.com Bio: Jarrett Man created and runs Stone Soup Farm, an organic vegetable and fruit operation in Belchertown, Mass. Filmmaker: EquilibrioFilms Jenn

Potato Fruit on the Plant – version 2

January 26, 2011 by Mario  
Filed under Organic Gardening


Potatoes are vegetables that grow BELOW ground. BUT, occasionally they have FRUIT growing ABOVE ground, up on the potato leaves. They look VERY similar to Tomatoes (Tomatoes and Potatoes are in the same family), but Potato Fruit are reportedly poison to humans. I made a few short videos on this interesting phenomenon of Potato Fruit.

Vegetable & Fruit Gardening : How to Grow Okra

December 2, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Organic Gardening


Okra is a heat-loving plant that is very tolerant of the cold and best planted after the last danger of frost has passed. Plant okra one seed at a time, 1 foot apart, withhelp from an organic farmer in this free video on fruit and vegetable gardening. Expert: Jarrett Man Contact: stonesoupfarm.googlepages.com Bio: Jarrett Man created and runs Stone Soup Farm, an organic vegetable and fruit operation in Belchertown, Mass. Filmmaker: EquilibrioFilms Jenn

Transplanting the Miracle Fruit and Inca Berry in Brooklyn NY

November 9, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Organic Gardening


This was right before we left our old apt…the miracle fruit was left with a friend for 3 weeks, where sadly it was devoured by squirrels. Damn those squirrels. The inca berry is in MN doing very well…I hope to get back there in a few weeks to eat some!

How to Care for Fruit Trees : Cross-Pollinating vs. Self-Pollinating Fruit Trees

September 13, 2010 by Mario  
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What is the difference between a self-pollinating and cross-pollinating fruit tree? Find out plus get tips on cross pollinating your fruit trees in this free online gardening and tree cultivation instructional video. Expert: Gale Gassiot Bio: Gale Gassiot makes her own organic compost or “gardener’s black gold.”

Fruit Trees Part 1, homesteading, food storage, peak oil

August 10, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Organic Gardening


Robert Henry of the Survival Report brings you the first of a series of videos on starting out with fruit trees. He includes tips on buying the right types of trees for your area, how to care for them, irrigation solutions as well as information on diseases and treatments. With the ever growing possibility of an economic collapse or depression and with food shortages currently being a daily news item, now more than ever it’s important to works towards some level of self-sufficiency with your food supply. Long term storage of foods is very important but also is the ability to produce food and preserve it. www.survivalreport.net

How to Prune an Old, Neglected, Out of Control Fruit Tree in Early Spring – Gurney’s Video

August 9, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Gardening Tips


gurneys.com – In this video, Felix from Gurney’s talks about how to care for an old, neglected and out-of-control peach tree. Do you have a neglected peach tree? Felix shows you how to bring it back so that it produces tons of fruit within an arm’s reach.

Jim Kamas organic fruit growing: Central Texas Gardener

May 28, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Organic Gardening


Texas AgriLife fruit specialist Jim Kamas lists his favorite thorned and thornless blackberries, pears, pomegranates and figs. He explains organic techniques to control insects like the plum curculio and how to improve fruit set and harvest. Find out why it’s important to apply a dormant oil in winter.

How to Care for Fruit Trees : Tree Planting & Gardening Tools

April 28, 2010 by Mario  
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From a shovel and spade to a rake and pruning tool, find out what basic gardening tools you’ll need to get started planting and caring for your fruit trees in this free online gardening and tree cultivation instructional video. Expert: Gale Gassiot Bio: Gale Gassiot makes her own organic compost or “gardener’s black gold.”

Furney’s Nursery How to Plant a Fruit Tree

April 15, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Flower Gardening


Furney’s Nursery is a garden center and nursery with quality plants, garden supplies and advice to help you make the most of your gardening experience. Furney’s Nursery grows their own trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, bulbs and seeds, edibles. Find plants and supplies for water gardening, fountains, ponds, and water features. For lawn care, we carry fertilizers, pest control, organic products, tools, soil, mulch, and bulk materials. We also have a beautiful gift shop.

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