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Video: Container Garden Update 24: Nasturtiums arise, basil pinching and checking the rosemary cuttings

Putting a new camera to use today, so this is the first episode at 1080p resolution. We check in on the nasturtiums, which are just coming up, the frugal lettuce, which is struggling and the basil, which is doing well. Further check-ins with the rosemary cuttings and ficus on the potting bench. What’s happening in […]

Video: Container Garden Update 23 – More propagation, camphor seedlings and germinating Ficus benjamina

Checking in on last week’s rosemary cuttings, showing off some Ficus benjamina seeds and ficus repans cuttings and potting up some camphor tree seedlings. Also, quick up date on all the usual containers, too. What’s happening in your garden? I’d love to know! Leave your questions and comments here or on any of the web […]

Video: Container Garden Update 22 – Propagation Project Begins – Rosemary

I start my long delayed propagation project by taking and preparing rosemary cuttings for rooting. I am looking for transplants to use as rosemary topiary and also to build a rosemary hedge, if possible. This could take a looooooong time, but you have to start somewhere. PS Make sure you watch all the way to the […]

Video: Container Garden Update 21 – A new container, more frugal lettuce and cutting some parsley

I add a new container with some nasturtiums and some more “frugal lettuce”. Also, I cut some parsley for tonight’s pot of soup and give some more updates. What’s happening in your garden? I’d love to know! Leave your questions and comments here or on any of the web and social media sites linked below! […]

Video: Container Garden Update 20: Slow going and some frugal lettuce

The containers are slowing down as the hot days arrive here in Los Angeles. A lettuce root from the store provides both lunch and a new start in a container. What’s happening in your garden? I’d love to know! Leave your questions and comments here or on any of the web and social media sites […]

Video: Container Garden Update 19: A failed container, worm castings and some new basil

This time I talk about a failed container, add more basil to the pots, along with some worm castings for added nutrients. What’s happening in your garden? I’d love to know! Leave your questions and comments here or on any of the web and social media sites linked below! Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container […]

Video: Container Garden Update 018 – Seedlings, kale and a hanging pot

I check on seedlings in a recycled container, check on the kale and lettuce in the main pots and talk about my hanging pot that needs to be turned on occasion. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Vegetable Garden Update 018” on YouTube Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos More info […]

Video: Container Garden Update 017 – Strawberries and preparing a recycled container into a seeding flat

Strawberries are almost ready to eat and watch as I turn a croissant container from the grocery store into a seeding tray complete with greenhouse top. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Vegetable Garden Update 017” on YouTube Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos More info on growing strawberries: Growing Vegetables […]

Video: Container Garden Update 015 – Pot Placement

Keeping tree roots out of the containers and where the containers are situated in my garden. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Vegetable Garden Update 015” on YouTube Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos More info on growing strawberries: Growing Vegetables in Containers from Better Homes and Gardens Vegetable Gardening […]

Video: Container Garden Update 14 – Strawberries and more!

The strawberries are fruiting, the seedlings are slowly doing their thing and some examples of food containers that can be recycled in the garden. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Vegetable Garden Update 014” on YouTube Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos More info on growing strawberries: Growing Strawberries from […]