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    Amazing Backyard Pond, Stream, & Waterfall Uses 100% Rainwater in the Desert
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    https://youtu.be/kTppLhJDNNk

    Published on Nov 8, 2015
    Amazing Backyard Pond, Stream, & Waterfall Uses 100% Rainwater in the Desert - https://youtu.be/kTppLhJDNNk

    This Pondless Stream & Pondless Waterfall is in the middle of Scottsdale, Arizona and uses 100% Rainwater for about half the year! The rainwater is collected from the structures and parking lot of the apartment complex that surrounds the water feature! Amazing Design and the residents in the complex pay a premium to live on the stream - http://www.JakeMace.com

    Check out More from Paul and "The Pond Gnome" at: http://www.PondGnome.com
     
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    How to Best Build Soil to Increase Profit When Organic Farming
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    https://youtu.be/iiMbLCuiXXU

    Published on Nov 9, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to Kingsbury Market Garden in Warren, Vermont to share with you how one farmer is building his soil fertility with low cost inputs to increase his profits.

    In this episode, John will show you around this certified organic farm, and share with you some of the growing practices this farmer uses to increase his profit and at the same time, increase the health, size and nutrition of the crops he grows.

    You will also discover many tips along the way that you can implement in your farm or garden to grow higher quality, better tasting, higher yielding fruits and vegetables.

    At the end of this episode, John will interview the farmer, Aaron Locker and ask him how this one soil building nutrient: Rock dust has changed the way he thinks about farming and the benefits to his farm that have been derived from its use.

    Learn more about the Kingsbury Market Garden at:
    http://www.kingsburymarketgarden.com/

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    How to Frost Protect Your Tropical Fruit Trees
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    https://youtu.be/4UgvEXbxoSU

    Published on Nov 12, 2015
    This is a Great method for Frost Protecting your home garden including your Tropical fruit trees and subtropical fruit trees. Find out more inside my online school http://www.JakeMace.com
     
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    Best Products for Gardening at Gardeners Supply Tour
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    https://youtu.be/d8GSudkbBqU

    Published on Nov 13, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com goes on a field trip to Gardeners Supply Company in Burlington, Vermont to share with you some of the best products that will allow you easily grow more food at home.

    In this company store tour, John will show you around their flagship retail store and all the products he likes that makes homesteading and growing your food easy.

    First, John will share some of his favorite tools for harvesting, storing, processing, and preserving foods.

    Next, he will head out to the demonstration garden at Gardener's Supply company and share many of the different raised bed kits, self-watering containers, earth box-like grow boxes with integrated tomato cage / trellis and also an elevated raised bed garden so you can garden while sitting or on a patio.

    Next, John will head back into the store and you will learn about several different types of trellis systems, holders to put your pumpkins and melons so they don't rot due to bug damage.

    You will next discover about a self-watering seed starting setup that includes lighting.

    John will then share with you his favorite organic pest controls that he uses in his garden.

    He will share tools with you that allow to extend your growing system, then show you some cool water wands and water-saving shut off valves.

    John will then share with you not only bird houses, but also butterfly houses, mason bee homes and bat home.

    Finally, John will share with you the best way you can grow food inside your house in the winter, or any time of year by growing sprouts and microgreens.

    After watching this episode, you will learn about many of the top gardening products on the market today, as well as learn a bunch of gardening tips and tricks you can use to be more effective to grow your own food at home.

    Referenced Video:
    How to ferment your vegetables without mold:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAIR7...
     
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    Farm Uses Cheap Fertilizer for Best Long Term Investment in Soil
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    https://youtu.be/gfiPI_R_GPc

    Published on Nov 15, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to Shelburne Farms in Shelburne Vermont to share with you how the market gardening is making the best long term investment in the soil for the least expensive cost.




    In this episode, John will give you a tour of Shelburne farms and what they are growing. You will learn one of the best non-edible crops to grow to increase your revenue if you are a market garden. You will also learn how to extend your growing season and the #1 investment you should make if you live in the NorthEast. He will also share some of the growing techniques they use to grow food successfully in VT.

    You will learn about the Brix Refractometer and how to use it to check the quality of your produce. You will also discover the brix of a tomato at this farm to let you know the quality of the produce they are growing.

    Next, he will also share with you some of the bagged fertilizer products they are using as a minority input in their farming. He will also show the major inputs they are using to fertilize their farm including home-made compost made from a variety of sources.

    You will also learn about some of the vegetables they are growing through the colder months in the North East United States. John will also how they protect there baby plants from pests quickly and easily.

    Finally, John will interview the farm manager, Josh about the fertility program that is being used on this commercial production farm. You will discover the two-prong approach Josh uses to build fertility with cheap and local resources to build fertility on the farm. You will also discover some of the benefits of using rock dust on a commercial scale.

    Learn more about Shelburne Farms at:
    http://www.shelburnefarms.org/
     
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    How to Water a Fruit Tree - Irrigation
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    https://youtu.be/fuqhjWUNztw

    Published on Nov 17, 2015
    How to Water a Fruit Tree - Irrigation for your Backyard Garden! Here's how I water my fruit trees in my home garden and urban farm! I use bubblers! Then, mulch, mulch, mulch, mulch, and when you're done mulch again!!! :) http://www.JakeMace.com
     
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    Easiest Vegetable to Grow in the Garden Your Probably Not Growing
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    https://youtu.be/yXpO0H2ImKE

    Published on Nov 18, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to the Intervale Center in Burlington, Vermont. In this episode, John will share with you how you can make your local food system stronger, as well a crop that the Native Americans grew that is not the Three sisters that is super easy to grow and delicious.

    Finally, John will take you on a tour through the Tommy Thompson Community Garden and share with you some of the fruits and vegetables that grow the best in the North East United States during the late summer season.

    After watching this episode, you will learn the #1 food crop you should grow that will grow anywhere in the United States and the crops you should grow if you live in the North East United States to have a bountiful garden year after year.

    Learn more about the intervale center at:
    http://www.intervale.org/
     
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    How to Grow Tree Collards or Tree Kale
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    https://youtu.be/Oy5mQ9h9TW0

    Published on Nov 20, 2015
    How to Grow Tree Collards or Tree Kale. Tree Kale or also called Tree Collards are edible collard greens that I have grown to about 12 feet tall. My original Tree Kale or Tree Collard Plants lived for 3 years, never went to flower or seed, and grew to 12 feet tall. The tree kale plants in this video are now about 8 feet tall and are the baby pups off the 12 foot mother tree collard plants. http://www.JakeMace.com
     
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    Remineralize Your Garden Soil with Rock Dust & Compost
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    https://youtu.be/hqBcHRzGRdE

    Published on Nov 21, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ visits the Vanacore Family Farm in Vermont. In this episode, you will see how a family farm is using rock dust and compost to grow large, nutritious, strong and healthy fruits, vegetables, herbs, chickens and more.

    First, in this episode, John will give you a tour of the Vegetable Garden sharing with you some the experiments that are being done there, as well as a supersized red russian kale plant.

    Next, John will head into the apple orchard to share with you how the apple trees are stronger even though they are fully loaded with fruit without the need for 2x4 supports that are used in many orchards.

    Finally, John will sit down with Tom Vanacore, who has been involved with rock dust for over 30 years to ask him some questions about rock dust and how it can benefit your garden.

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    Referenced Video:
    Supersize your crops with woodchips and rock dust:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEkFF...

    For the special deal on Rock Dust Local products for GYG viewers visit:
    http://www.rockdustlocal.com/growingy...

    To purchase CBD Rock Dust by Rockdust local visit:
    http://www.boogiebrew.net/gyg/
     
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    10 Reasons Why I'm VEGAN
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    Published on Nov 25, 2015
    10 Reasons Why I'm VEGAN. I've been a vegan vegetarian for 15 years. Today is My Birthday so in honor of my 34th year on Planet Earth Here are the Ten Reasons Why I'm a Vegan. (http://www.JakeMace.com)

    Here are the Ten Reasons Why I'm a Vegan! Click on the "Time" next to the Number to go directly to that part of the video:

    1. Animals - 03:59
    2. Humans (Human Rights / Humans Are Biologically Herbivores) - 08:12
    3. Athletic Performance - 15:33
    4. Water Conservation - 17:08
    5. Land Conservation / Save the Earth - 19:04
    6. Money / Taxes - 21:24
    7. Sex (Vegans Have Better Sex) - 23:02
    8. Health / Longevity - 24:41
    9. Vegan Food Can Be Grown at Home - 26:52
    10. "Be the Change You Want to See in the World" - 27:39
     
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    Is Rock Dust Sustainable ?
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    https://youtu.be/ccAVK7_zO5s

    Published on Nov 27, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ visits a rock and stone quarry where rock dust is produced. You will learn how it is made and also you will discover if rock dust is sustainable or not?

    In this episode, John will ask Tom Vanacore the following questions regarding rock dust:
    02:27 How is rock dust sustainable when its a mined product?
    04:58 Can you burn with rock dust?
    06:39 How does rock dust sequester carbon from the atmosphere in the soil?
    08:52 Why it better to add rock dust to wood chips before putting them down?
    11:19 Is shipping rock dust sustainable?
    14:10 Why is rock dust not available at local garden stores?
    17:25 What are some other ways Rock Dust can be more sustainable?


    To watch the previous episodes about Rock Dust:

    Garden Tour and Soil Remineralization with Rock Dust (part 1)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqBcH...

    Why Rock Dust Does Not Work and more questions (part 2)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xh374...

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    For the special deal on Rock Dust Local products for GYG viewers visit:
    http://www.rockdustlocal.com/growingy...

    To purchase CBD Rock Dust by Rockdust local visit:
    http://www.boogiebrew.net/gyg/
     
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    Top 8 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow in 100+ Degree Hot Summers
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    https://youtu.be/BGvQ_pXYCCM

    Published on Nov 30, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you his top 8 favorite edible plants that he grew this summer with average temperatures of 100 degrees over the entire summer.

    In this episode, John will take you around his backyard raised bed desert garden and share with you many fruiting crops, leafy green crops and even a tuber crop that can easily thrive in 100+ degree weather.

    After watching this episode, you will learn some of the most heat tolerant vegetables and varieties you will want to grow in the hot summer or if you have high temperatures for sustained peroids of time.

    While I do cover the varieties that perform well in the heat for me, this also takes into consideration my other gardening practices that are critical for your success in these extreme conditions:
    1. proper watering
    2. growing in high quality soil including rock dust, worm castings, compost with compost tea added. Healthier plants are more tolerant of external stressors (bugs, disease, weather, sun, etc)

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    How I Harvest & Eat My Purple Malabar Spinach Berries
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    https://youtu.be/9Gl2HjFt0IU

    Published on Dec 6, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you how he eats his malabar spinach berries. You will learn if John believes the malabar spinach berries are edible or not. In this episode, John shows you the damage done to his garden due to the first frost. Including his damaged peppers, eggplants and the malabar spinach.

    In this episode, you will learn how John harvests his malabar spinach berries aka fruits to save time. The Red Stem Malabar spinach is also known as Basella rubra. or Rubra Spinach.

    You will learn how John extracts the nutrition out of the purple malabar spinach berries so he can get the nutrients . into him with minimal potential toxins and maximum amount of beneficial vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and phytochemicals.

    You will discover the special kitchen appliances that allow you to extract the highest level of nutrition out of your vegetable garden: The fruit and vegetable juicer.

    Finally, John will combine the not-so-sweet purple malabar spinach fruit juice fresh pressed sugar cane juice and let you know how it tastes.

    After watching this episode, you will know what do do after a light frost in your garden to save some of the crops you are growing. You will also learn if Malabar Spinach fruit is edible, and how to best extract the nutrition from the fruits and vegetables in your garden.

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    Urine as Organic Fertilizer ? + More Gardening Questions & Answers
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    https://youtu.be/3pouayllKuo

    Published on Dec 10, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ answers your organic gardening questions.

    Help John to close caption his videos and get your questions answered about your garden with the link below:
    http://fiverr.com/groworganic/be-your...

    After watching this episode, you will learn John's answers to these questions, and probably learn a few things along the way as well:

    01:57 What can I use as a filler for my tall raised beds to decrease the cost of the soil?
    03:57 I have small flies on my indoor pepper plants. What are they? How do I control them?
    08:15 I want to grow a few new plants. Do you offer plants or seeds?
    09:50 You never made a video of the best worm casting to grow with?
    11:18 Can I Eat Rock Dust or other Rock Dust Powders?
    13:12 We are moving to Big Island, Hawaii. Can I grow fruit trees with limited soil?
    16:00 Help! My Vietnamese Corriander plant is loosing all its leaves!
    18:16 Where can I get a transplant for the Arivipa Avocado in Las Vegas?
    18:49 Is Peeing Directly on the soil good for the plants?
    21:20 I can't find wheatgrass trays in my area. How deep are they?
    23:19 Can you help me put in a garden at my house in humble texas?
    26:33 How do you harvest Aloe Vera and remove brown leaves?
    28:04 Do you have any black maderia fig trees for sale?

    Referenced Links and Videos:
    Ashitaba seeds:
    https://www.fiverr.com/groworganic/se...

    Achocha Seeds - Bolivean Cucumber
    https://www.nicholsgardennursery.com/...

    Best Worm Castings
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6Emu...

    Growing Food in Lava in Puna District on Big Island, Hawaii
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hYSk...

    Desert Homestead for Arivipa Avocado
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QmFP...

    How to best prepare/use Aloe Vera
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkGM_...

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    http://instagram.com/growingyourgreens

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    5 Gallon Bucket Garden inside a Raised Bed
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    https://youtu.be/WKVilZbThVw

    Published on Dec 14, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to the TexasA&M Agrilife Master Gardeners demonstration garden in Houston, TX.

    In this episode, you will learn some of the herbs and vegetables they are growing in Houston over the fall and winter.

    You will also discover a new way to use 5 gallon buckets to grow more successfully in your raised bed garden by having a garden with-in a garden.

    After watching this episode, you will be more familiar with vegetables you can grow in houston and how to use 1/2 of a five gallon bucket to grow more food in a raised bed, an elevated raised bed garden or even over concrete!

    Learn more about Texas A&M Agrilife in Harris county at:
    http://harris.agrilife.org/

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    How Compost Saved My Life and Can Save Yours Too
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    https://youtu.be/8Ecnj2e3H1Q

    Published on Dec 18, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you how his life was saved because of the compost in his garden. In this episode, John shares his story of an accident that happened in his garden and how compost saved his life.

    You will also discover how compost can save your life. John encourages everyone to be grateful and blessed for this day we are sharing together. You will also discover John's opinions on why he feels compost can save your life as well as the earth.

    You will learn how to be more proactive in your life to prevent disease by simply using compost (as well as other amendments) to grow the highest quality produce and eating the majority of your diet of fresh fruits and vegetables.

    After watching this episode, you will know how lucky John is and how to be safe in the garden and in life.
     
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    Best Vegetables to Grow in the Winter that Survive Frost
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    https://youtu.be/Hnq31mynSbk

    Published on Dec 21, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you some of the best vegetables you can grow that will survive light frosts in the winter time.

    You will learn the one food crop that John believes everyone should be including on a daily basis in their diet.

    You will discover some more "wild vegetables" that will self-reseed on their own in your garden to provide you with winter vegetables without you doing anything!

    Next, John will share some of the cultivated plant starts he will be planting in his garden.

    Finally, John will share his thoughts if gardeners should take the winter off from gardening.

    Referenced Videos:
    How you can Grow in the Winter Snow:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EqaY...

    3 Ways to Protect your plants from the Cold
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAf-t...

    Green IQ Wifi Aqua Timer:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Im6oS...

    How to Grow Sprouts
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQqML...

    How to Grow Microgreens
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blBwF...

    How to Grow Greens and Microgreens and How to Use them
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVAvS...

    Buy Ashitaba Seeds at:
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    Permaculture Paradise in South Florida Grows Food and Community
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    Published on Dec 24, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to the Fruitful Field to share with you a permaculture food forest paradise in South Florida.

    In this episode, John visits the Fruitful field, a urban farm that grows a permaculture food forest, a community garden, food for the community as well as has educational programs to get people connected back to nature.

    In this episode, you will learn some of the edible vegetables and fruits that can be grown easily in South Florida. John will take you on a tour of this Urban farm showing you the different areas where they are growing food and how they are doing it.

    You will see the community garden area that local people can start growing their own food. You will discover the vegetables that are most popular to grow with the local community.

    Next, John will show you how they start their seeds and clone their plants at this urban farm. You will learn the one tool that is critical for starting seeds in sunny and hot South Florida.

    John will next give you a tour of the permaculture food forest area, highlighting some of his favorite trees on the property that you many want to grow at your place.

    John will then share with you some of the various field grown vegetables they are growing at the Fruitful field and why you may want to plant some of them in your South Florida garden.

    Next John will share the class of edible vegetables he believes everyone should be eating often and why they are so beneficial.

    John will also share his picks for the top edible fruits and vegetables that he would grow in Florida if he had a place there.

    Finally, John will leave you with some words of encouragement that will help you to start growing your own food and becoming a producer in this consumer-driven society we live.
     
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    Top 10 Tropical Fruit Trees You Must Grow if You Live in the Tropics
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    Published on Dec 27, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you his top 10 favorite fruit trees he would grow if he lived in the tropics, such as South Florida, Hawaii, the Caribbean, SE Asia, Thailand, South America or Central America, etc.

    In this episode, John visits Excalibur Fruit Tree Nursery in Lake Worth, Florida to share with you the 10 staple fruit trees he would grow along with 3 bonus perennial vegetables that he would also grow.

    You will discover why John chooses some of these unique kinds of fruits as well as the cultivars that John would grow based on his needs of growing the most nutritious food on the planet.

    After watching this episode, you will have a good idea on what fruit trees you will want to plant if you are blessed to live in a tropical climate zone.

    In this Episode, John will cover the following plants:
    04:57 Katuk (Sauropus androgynus)
    07:48 Malabar Spinach / Water Spinach
    08:41 Sugar Cane
    10:41 Papaya
    11:32 Banana
    12:42 Black Sapote
    14:13 Mullberry
    15:15 Jackfruit
    16:22 Mamey Sapote
    17:26 Sapodilla
    19:02 Pinapple
    20:01 Acai
    20:47 Mango

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    How I eat My Malabar Spinach Berries:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Gl2H...

    How I make Sugar Cane Juice
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    Taste Testing Sweet White Sugar Pineapples
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    What I Ate Today on a Vegan Diet - 100% from My Garden
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    What I Ate Today on a Vegan Diet - 100% from My Garden. Vegan Gardening Experiment! I eat all the food I need 100% from my Garden! Go Vegan....Grow Your Food at Home! http://www.JakeMace.com
    This is VIDEO #1 - Video #2 is coming soon!
     
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    Feeding the World with Edible Landscaping and Native Plants
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    Published on Dec 30, 2015
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ visits his friends place in South Florida who is feeding the world with edible landscaping and native plants one property at a time.

    In this episode, John visits the home of Susan Lerner who is growing food not only for her, but also the many creatures of the world on her residential property. You will also discover how Susan is building soil by using wood chips to add organic matter to her property and feed the world of microbes as well.

    In this episode, John will give you a tour of the edible landscaping (in the form of fruit trees) as well as some native edible plants that Susan grows for her own use. John will also touch on how important it is to plant native crops that have been removed due to development.

    You will discover many edible fruit trees, perennial vegetables and some annual vegetables and herbs that will grow well in South Florida. You will also discover some of the native plants that Susan grows and why.

    You will also discover the one tropical edible plant that John believes everyone in South Florida should grow that Susan can't keep pruned because it grows so quickly and provides her food 365 days a year with little maintenance.

    Finally, John will interview, the steward of the land, Susan Lerner and find out why she is growing food for herself as well as the other local earthlings that she is sharing the land with. John will also ask Susan the following questions:
    16:00 Interview Start
    16:18 Why did you decide to grow food and natives on your property?
    17:10 What are Earthlings?
    18:15 What are your thoughts on Rock dust and adding trace minerals to your garden?
    19:28 What are your thoughts on using Manure that may be contaminated?
    20:18 Why are the wood chips the single most important fertilizer you lay down?
    21:10 Is it really hard to grow food in South Florida?
    21:45 What perennial vegetables are you growing?
    22:49 How much time do you spend in the garden in a week?
    25:02 How do you control pests organically in South Florida?
    26:30 Why are you hanging plastic water bottles in your tree?
    27:57 What are some Edible Native Plants of South florida?
    30:37 What kind of Jackfruit did you grow and am I tasting?
    31:50 What is the best place to get fruit trees in South Florida?
    32:02 Any final words of wisdom for my viewers?

    Related Links:
    Excalibur Fruit Tree Nursery:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DWSf...

    Best Aloe Vera to Grow:
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    Best Liquid Fertilizer to Grow Huge Plants (Ocean Solution Trace Minerals)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUlxb...

    Earthlings Movie:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PB_ZM...

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    Growing a Back To Eden Garden with Wood Chips
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    Published on Jan 3, 2016
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to his friends Paul's place who is growing an organic garden of eden in his backyard using wood chips.

    You will discover how Paul is using Wood Chips and Manure to build the soil and feed the plants instead of using chemical fertilizers.

    First, John will share neighboorhood homes and how most people simply do not value growing food. Next, John will give show you the front yard of Paul's place to show you the difference just a few fruit trees can make. You will also discover the pile of wood chips, and how this free fertilzer source can build your soil and feed your plants valuable nutrition that is desperately needed in the South Florida soil that lacks in organic matter.

    Next, John will give you a tour of the fruit trees, vining crops and vegetable garden that Paul is growing in his backyard. John will share one unique vining crop that produces highly pigmented, antioxidant rich fruits that are usually not eaten and grows like a weed in South Florida.

    John will then specifically share why Paul is growing certain fruit trees in certain areas and why Paul choose the trees he did. You will discover the irrigation system that Paul is using to water his trees instead of doing it himself.

    John will then share with Paul what he would do to take this garden to the next level, and further develop it into an even more bountiful and productive urban homestead.

    Finally, John will interview Paul where he will answer the following questions:

    40:34 Start of Interview with Paul Nison
    40:44 Why did you decide to grow your food?
    42:13 How important is it to grow a garden for your family?
    44:28 Why did you choose the specific fruit trees to grow?
    47:18 How do you deal with Pests Organically in South Florida?
    50:05 What about putting in a well for water for irrigation?
    51:26 Have you sprayed you trees with anything?
    53:40 Who really is behind your fruit tree orchard and garden?
    54:44 How to Chickens and Goats fit into Homesteading?
    55:56 How much Meat and Animal products are healthy?
    59:51 Any last comments to my viewers?

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    Your Garden will Live Longer with this Tip!
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    Your Garden will live longer with this tip! People often ask me "Jake, what does GO TO SEED mean?" Here is the answer and a tip I use in my garden to extend the life of my plants like this amazing Bok Choi! http://www.JakeMace.com
     
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    One of my Favorite Plants to Grow in the Garden. Beets are so fun to plant in the garden. Make sure to eat the beet greens and the beet root! http://www.JakeMace.com
     
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    Home Compost Secret - Supercharge Your Fruit Trees!
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    Home Compost Secret - Supercharge Your Fruit Trees! This how I build healthy soil in my home garden by creating and using my own compost! Enjoy! http://www.JakeMace.com





    How to Make Amazing COMPOST at Home!
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    How to Make Amazing COMPOST at Home! This is how I make incredible compost at my home in my Joraform 270 compost tumbler! Enjoy! http://www.JakeMace.com
     
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    5 Amazing Edible Trees for Backyard Gardening
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    5 Amazing Edible Trees for Backyard Gardening. In this video I show how 5 young edible and fruit trees are making it through the Phoenix, Arizona winter season! Carob Tree, Loquat Tree, Royal Poinciana Tree, Neem Tree, and Barbados Cherry Tree also called Acerola Cherry Tree! Enjoy: http://www.JakeMace.com
     
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    Hydroponic Farm Grows 350 Varieties of Vegetables with 90 minerals to Grow the best tasting food
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    Published on Jan 7, 2016
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to Swank Specialty Produce that grows over 350 varieties of vegetables and uses 90 minerals to grow the best tasting food.

    In this episode, John will visit a farm in South Florida growing both Hyrdoponic Shade House Grown and Organic Full Sun Production.

    You will get a full tour of the farm including many of the crops they are currently growing, how they are growing them. You will learn how important it is to grow diversity in your garden and grow specific varieties of crops for success instead of failure.

    You will also discover the special trace minerals they use to grow the best tasting food.

    Finally, John will interview Darren Swank, the farmer who has been been in the business of farming for 13+ years now and ask him the following questions:

    00:55:46 Interview with Darren Swank Begins
    00:56:00 Is there any such thing as Organic Hydroponics?
    00:58:19 What Nutrients do you use in your Hydroponic System?
    00:59:50 How do you control pests using organic methods?
    01:01:57 Why is it important to be proactive instead of reactive for pest control?
    01:03:58 What organic control do you use for Powderly Mildew?
    01:04:55 How important is growing diversity in crops?
    01:07:31 What are the easiest vegetables to grow in South Florida?
    01:08:56 How important is educating the public if you are a farmer?
    01:12:08 How can people learn more about and contact your farm?

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    Original Visit to Swank Specialty Produce in April 2010:
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    Visit to Swank Specialty Produce in Nov 2010:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz-NF...

    Visit to Swank Speciality Produce in 2012:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJiQq...

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    My Girl Tries Homegrown Persimmons For the First Time
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    Published on Jan 11, 2016
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ has his girlfriend try his homegrown fuyu persimmons for the first time.

    In this episode, John does a taste test with his girlfriend to find out if Beyond Organic Homegrown persimmons taste better than farmers market or other homegrown persimmons where no fertlizer has been applied.

    In this episode, Lauren will be blindfolded and share with you her opinions on each of 4 different types of persimmons.

    At the end of this episode, John will brix test each of the persimons and explain the importance of brix in determining the quality of the fruits and vegetables you are growing.

    John will also make some brief suggestions on how to increase the brix values of the fruits and vegetables you grow.

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    Is it Safe to Grow Food Around Cats and Dogs? & More Garden Q&A
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    Published on Jan 15, 2016
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ answers your organic gardening questions.

    Help John to close caption his videos and get your questions answered about your garden with the link below:
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    After watching this episode, you will learn John's answers to these questions, and probably learn a few things along the way as well:

    01:48 Do you ever use any types of organic fertilizers for your garden?
    04:36 Is it safe to grow food around dogs and cats?
    10:04 How to Keep Cats from using your garden as a litter box?
    12:12 What is the best place in my yard to grow food?
    13:43 Why are my pepper plants not growing and leaves light green?
    15:26 Is Red Hard Winter Wheat or Red Hard Spring Wheat better for Growing Wheatgrass?
    17:15 What vegetables can I grow in the winter in Atlanta, Georgia?

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    Rock Dust Information:
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    Effective Microorganisms
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    Amino Acid Nutrients for Plants (Pure Protein)
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    White Sapote Tree in Phoenix, Arizona - Update
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    White Sapote Tree in Phoenix, Arizona - Update. General Guan is growing strong here in my Tempe, Arizona Garden! White Sapote are delicious and if you've never eaten one I suggest you do asap! Plant a white sapote tree today in your edible garden! http://www.JakeMace.com
     
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    Top 5 Container Gardening Tips
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    Published on Jan 19, 2016
    John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you his top 5 container gardening tips that will enable you to be successful at growing food in a container garden whether you are a beginner or someone who has more experience.

    In this episode, John shares with you his small container garden, and his most important tips that has enabled him to be successful growing a vegetable garden in half wine / oak barrels.

    After watching this episode, you will learn about some of the most important general tips for growing food in containers.

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