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Video: Container Garden Update 36: Container Garden Update 36: Rebuilding, repotting and replanting part of the container garden

I rebuild one of the containers, removing some basil plants into other pots, remixing the soil with worm castings and some organic fertilizer and planting it up with carrots and radish seeds. * See what was happening in the container garden last year at this time: Container Garden Update 3  Can’t see the video above? Watch […]

Video: Container Garden Update 35: Planting gathered grass seeds, tree seeds and repotting a pine seedling

I plant grass seeds and tree seeds gathered from the neighborhood and pot up my pine seedling into a larger pot so it can grow freely for the next several years. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Garden Update 35” on YouTube Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos Please like this […]

Video: Container Garden Update — 1 Year On!

Looking back at my YouTube Channel I see that I posted my first Container Garden Update this week in July. Here we are 1 year on (34 episodes) and, just like last year, I am contemplating what I might be able to grow in my container in the coming Fall season. Below you can see […]

Video: Container Garden Update 34: Success, Failure and somewhere in-between

I am checking out the potting bench after almost 2 weeks away and inspect the successes, the failures and the in-between. One big success was the germination of a pine tree seedling. I wasn’t sure they would sprout at all, but this might lead us to a living Christmas Tree in the coming years. Can’t […]

Container Garden Update 33: Cleaning up the potting bench before vacation

It’s time to clean up the potting bench before we head out on a short vacation. I retire some failed cuttings and seedlings and pot on some of the successful rooting experiments so the “garden sitter” has a little less to do. Parsley and lettuce are left to go to seed in an experiment in […]

Video: Container Garden Update 32: Time to move again and also — roots!

The sun has moved and so, again, must the containers. With the sun higher in the sky, I move the containers back to the south side of the driveway for better sun exposure and checking on the potting bench, we are finally seeing roots on some of our cuttings. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container […]

1st Anniversary for Container Garden Update

One year ago I started my Container Garden Update video series. You can see where it all began (and all the videos in the series) in the playlist below. Watch all videos in the “Container Garden Update” playlist on YouTube Read more on this topic: Video: Container Vegetable Update 006 – What’s growing in our […]

Video: Container Garden Update 31: Lettuce and lavender…and geraniums,too

This frugal lettuce is working, but the high heat is also causing others to bolt. I take cuttings from our 17-year-old geranium and also some lavender in hopes of making more. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Garden Update 31” on YouTube   Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos Please like this […]

Video: Container Garden Update 30: Pots on the bench are sprouting and growing!

Checking in on the potting bench today. Geraniums and lantana are starting to sprout. Jacaranda trees are continuing to grow and the oregano is sprouting.. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Garden Update 30” on YouTube   Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos Please like this video and/or subscribe to my channel […]

Video: Container Garden Update 29: At the potting bench with palm and locust

I spend some time at the potting bench today, checking on those things we planted previously and adding a few more, including a palm seed found in the neighborhood and a locust seedling from my own garden. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Garden Update 29” on YouTube  Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for […]