Early Summer Edibles

Charlie Nardozzi, horticulturist and well-known communicator on the topic of growing edibles, has selected these 14 videos to help gardeners especially in early summer. He also recommends exploring each of the experts’ Youtube channels for more good videos about food gardening. Links to them are included below.

The Videos

“GROW, EAT, REPEAT: SUMMER SUCCESSION PLANTING (and free Summer Planting Schedule)” by Patrick Dolan at One Yard Revolution: Frugal & Sustainable Organic Gardening.

“HOW TO PRUNE TOMATOES FOR EARLIER HARVEST, HIGHER YIELDS AND HEALTHIER PLANTS” is also by Patrick.

Tomato problems?

“HOW TO GROW LETTUCE IN HOT WEATHER” by CaliKim Garden & Home DIY.

“HOW TO SAVE LETTUCE SEEDS TWO WAYS” by  CaliKim Garden & Home DIY.

PROPAGATING TIPS FOR ENDLESS SUPPLY OF OREGANO AND ROSEMARY” is also by CaliKim. 

“HOW TO HARVEST AND STORE PEPPERS” by Christy Wilhelmi, the Gardenerd.

“HARVESTING BEANS, CUKES, SUMMER SQUASH AND ZUCCHINI” by Charlie Nardozzi (we insisted).

“WHEN TO HARVEST EGGPLANTS” by Kansas State on their Garden Kansas Youtube channel.

“WHEN IS A WATERMELON RIPE ON THE VINE?” is also from Kansas State.

“HOW TO HARVEST AND CURE GARLIC” by Misilla at Learn to Grow.

“HOW TO PRUNE BASIL” by Laura at Garden Answer.


“CREATIVE PLANT SUPPORTS” by horticulturist Melinda Myers.