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7 Big Benefits of Using Mulch

GEORGIA, by Joe Lamp’l of joegardenerTV Published on Feb 26, 2019 From weed management to soil health, Emmy Award-winning host Joe Lamp’l walks through the top 7 benefits of using mulch in the garden and landscape. There’s MUCH more great garden info from Joe Lamp’l of joegardenerTV – including links to The joe gardener Show …Read more »

DIY Soil Test In a Jar Garden Tip

WASHINGTON STATE (Zone 8b), by Misilla at Learn to Grow, Published on Mar 20, 2019 #gardentips #soil #gardening #pnw #soiltest Check out the links below for products we use and love! Thank you for joining me today! I hope that you enjoyed the video and find it helpful, if so please share it with your family and friends. Thank you! …Read more »

Coconut Coir: What it is and How to Use it in the Garden

SAN DIEGO, CA, by Kevin at Epic Gardening Also known as coco coir, coco peat, coconut fiber, or many other branded names, this soil amendment and hydroponic medium is a fantastic addition to most gardens. In this video, we’re going to talk about: – How coco coir is made – What to watch out for …Read more »

Radish Pea Mixture Cover Crop Excellence

WHITLEY COUNTY, INDIANA, by Dave Robinson,  Cover Crop Dave This video was shot on 11/2/2010 in eastern Whitley County in Indiana. The farmer planted this after a wheat crop was harvested and then dairy manure was applied. There has been less than 3 inches of rain since planting.

Winter Killed Crimson Clover Cover

MARION, VIRGINIA, by Common Ground Soil Stories Antoinette Goodrich of Laughing Water Farm in Marion, Virginia is experimenting with new cover crop strategies to minimize tillage, plastic mulch, and weeds in her vegetable production system. In this clip, Antoinette describes an innovative approach for using winter-killed crimson clover as a mulch for early spring vegetable …Read more »

Removing Cover Crops

OKLAHOMA, by Oklahoma State’s Oklahoma Gardening Oklahoma Gardening’s Kim Toscano demonstrates how to remove cover crops that have been used to prevent erosion during the winter or fallow months.

Planting Cover Crops in Containers – Kale and Turnips

TENNESSEE, by Aaron Thatcher of Planting Freedom Published on Jun 7, 2012 PROTECT YOUR PLANTS! Here is one way i used to not only grow more food but also protect the dirt and root systems from heat.

Cover Crops as Green Manure Improve your Soil EZ and Cheap

ALBERTA, CANADA, by Stephen Legaree of Alberta Urban Garden Simple Organic and Sustainable Published on Aug 17, 2014 On today’s episode we are going to talk about Green manure or cover crops. Even though it is nice and warm outside it is time in Zone 3 to start thinking about the fall. As such we …Read more »

How I Interplant Nitrogen Fixing Cover Crops & Food Crops for the Fall

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS AREA, by Patrick Dolan of One Yard Revolution Published on Aug 3, 2017 As I harvest crops planted this spring, I interplant nitrogen fixing cover crops and food crops for the fall, ensuring a continuous harvest and an ample supply of nitrogen. Premium Soil Builder Mix:… If you shop on Amazon, you can …Read more »

Cover Crop Trick

BROOKLYN, NY, by Stacey Murphy Published on Sep 28, 2017 If you’re trying to maximize your harvest, it won’t be long until you become obsessed with improving your soil fertility. And if you have a small garden space and/or a short growing season… you may find yourself wondering if you should plant more fall crops …Read more »

Cover Crops: 16 Demonstration Plots and their Seed Mixes

WISCONSIN, by the University of Wisconsin Integrated Pest and Crop Management Published on Oct 6, 2015 Kevin Shelley, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nutrient and Pest Management Program. Tour of cover crop demonstrations plots. Species list follows. Medium Red Clover Berseem Clover and Crimson Clover Berseem clover, Annual ryegrass and Daikon radish Berseem clover, Spring barley and …Read more »

Cover Crops To Recharge Your Soil This Winter!

U.K., by GrowVeg 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 …Read more »