//Best Organic Fertilizers that SuperSize Plant Growth in My Vegetable Garden

Best Organic Fertilizers that SuperSize Plant Growth in My Vegetable Garden

Best Organic Fertilizers that SuperSize Plant Growth in My Vegetable Garden

John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shows you how he amends his raised bed vegetable garden after every growing season. In this episode you will learn about some organic fertilizers John uses to ensure his plants grow large and are power-packed with nutrition. In addition you will also learn about the food soil web and how beneficial microbes including bacteria, fungi, protozoa and nematodes actually help add to soil fertility.

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  1. the motor city cobra 2017-12-22 at 5:09 PM - Reply

    3:35 "bath salts" lol

  2. ChuckHydro 2017-12-22 at 5:11 PM - Reply

    Is it OK to empty my coffee grinds on growing tomato plants? Just wondering?

  3. Ghost Girl 2017-12-22 at 5:14 PM - Reply

    John, I’m 1 week in on my new garden 15’x15′ area. I’m new at it, but absolutely obsessed over my new garden! I hope I get lots of healthy vegetables outta this…I spend about 3-6 hours per day in the garden since I dug the ground up, laid soil, nutrients, planted the seedlings….now I have a mole that is determined to return after I’ve hand caught him, he popped up outta the dirt while I was watering, imagine my surprise, lol….so I simply grabbed him & relocated him about an acre or two away…obviously not far enough cause the next morning I see his trail again. He hasn’t caused much harm, except for popping a few of my plants up along his trail, which I very easily pushed back down & watered. Besides him, I’m really enjoying my garden, but…I have planted "Cucumber Pickles" the smaller half sized cucumbers that grow on a vine, I’d like to know ur opinion on the cheapest & most efficient way to either buy or build my own trof I think it’s called, someting my viney vines can grow upwards onto?
    Thank you for the videos, I really enjoy watching u alot!
    Bonnie
    Michigan, USA

  4. Saeed Kanuga 2017-12-22 at 5:16 PM - Reply

    Some cheap tips. pickup earthworms from sidewalk after rain and release in your garden. instead of costly fish fertilizer, buy cheap fish & banana grind with yeast and put in garden while watering.

  5. Valerie Anderson 2017-12-22 at 5:16 PM - Reply

    Is it true that milorganite is made from human feces? can you comment on the use of this

  6. Jill Lane 2017-12-22 at 5:16 PM - Reply

    Thanks for all your wisdom John!  Hope I can find most of this stuff near me in So. Cal.   Oh, and FYI.. It’s called "screeding"  – screeching is a really loud noise  🙂

  7. Stan Lindert 2017-12-22 at 5:18 PM - Reply

    Do you keep bees?

  8. Stan Lindert 2017-12-22 at 5:18 PM - Reply

    Dirt clods are nice. It’s the pecking order man.

  9. Carolyn Dills 2017-12-22 at 5:20 PM - Reply

    Please put links under the video what you use in your soil and where we cane get them I have never heard of. I love watching you want to leaning I have small space fir one person and new to this getting older so it has got to be easy Thanks for what you do

  10. Stan Lindert 2017-12-22 at 5:22 PM - Reply

    Dude I love the hat. Thanks for showing me the way.

  11. Mrmxwlll 2017-12-22 at 5:23 PM - Reply

    It’s "screed", isn’t it 🙂

  12. npaletta1 2017-12-22 at 5:23 PM - Reply

    Please remember the OMRI is a LISTING agency. They certify nothing.

  13. Cesar Lopez 2017-12-22 at 5:25 PM - Reply

    Thank you for the information

  14. Betty catuse 2017-12-22 at 5:26 PM - Reply

    Blah blah blah blah! More showing.less talking. ..

  15. notaras1985 2017-12-22 at 5:26 PM - Reply

    what is the best organic fertilizer in your opinion?

  16. Stan Lindert 2017-12-22 at 5:29 PM - Reply

    How about if I gather up some kelp on the beach, dry it ect. You know.

  17. K. Ward 2017-12-22 at 5:30 PM - Reply

    Do you have any videos or will you be making any on the topic of Korean natural farming, IMO’s, biodynamic preparations?
    Love all your channels 💕🌈🌱

  18. Brownie Kayla 2017-12-22 at 5:30 PM - Reply

    new to this n been loving it. do you not recommend using epson salt to your mixture

  19. 1mtstewart 2017-12-22 at 5:30 PM - Reply

    why is kelp meal expensive? all things considered, is there a shortage?

  20. ramir233 2017-12-22 at 5:30 PM - Reply

    Biochar I can’t get from somona since they only sell locally in California. Sucks.. have to find alternatives.

  21. Derek Wong 2017-12-22 at 5:34 PM - Reply

    I once grew swiss chard in like 40% worm gold+,10% compost, and 50% azomite; and the plants grew so strong even when I forgot about them. They had massive stems and leaves like fans.

  22. McRat 2017-12-22 at 5:35 PM - Reply

    I somewhat agree with yes350yes. However, John I appreciate the info you supply for free. You have helped me with a lot of information on gardening. I have been gardening since I was 14 years old, ( I am 60 today). My husband and I are filling 25-30 Sq yards of planter spaces right now in our front yard, and it is very costly just for a 50/50 mix; but we will complete the top 8 inches with some of the ideas I have learned from you. The rock dust is the hardest to find. Is there another brand besides Azomite?

  23. Firdous Valley 2017-12-22 at 5:36 PM - Reply

    would this soil mix be appropriate for Japanese maples?

  24. Firdous Valley 2017-12-22 at 5:37 PM - Reply

    Wow!!! that is some next level compost… respect for sharing your knowledge with us John.

  25. yes350yes 2017-12-22 at 5:39 PM - Reply

    Thats fine but the average person cant afford or wont afford to add all those ingrediants. My thoughts are all those ingrediants are not needed anyway, but for those who have extra money to blow , knock yourself out.

  26. TattedSweetheart 2017-12-22 at 5:39 PM - Reply

    Is there an affordable way to fertilize my garden?

  27. Rich Firyn 2017-12-22 at 5:39 PM - Reply

    Question, what can i do this coming spring to prevent vine borer worms from once again wiping out my entire squash family crops ? We had a 100% squash plant deaths this year because of them.

  28. Marc Simonelli 2017-12-22 at 5:40 PM - Reply

    skreech lol. I am a tile contractor and when we make mortar beds we level the mud by a method called screed

  29. Regina Bree 2017-12-22 at 5:41 PM - Reply

    Hi John,..I enjoy your videos. don"t know if it matters to you but the advert shown before this video was for GMO by Bayer.

  30. Christopher Franko 2017-12-22 at 5:42 PM - Reply

    bath salts 0.0

  31. Freedom Of Song 2017-12-22 at 5:44 PM - Reply

    Epically informative as always. Thank you for your videos John, I have learned a ton from you.

  32. John Mckay 2017-12-22 at 5:45 PM - Reply

    Very inspiring John, even three years later. Thank You

  33. Gone Fishing 2017-12-22 at 5:45 PM - Reply

    Love your passion for growing and your goal to grow the most nutrient dense produce for super health.

  34. MrTman86 2017-12-22 at 5:46 PM - Reply

    i use an old school wack ur face type rake to mix

  35. Bill Kimp 2017-12-22 at 5:47 PM - Reply

    John…you remind me of a mad scientist

  36. quietlysecure 2017-12-22 at 5:48 PM - Reply

    It’s called screed…screeding… not screetch.  Screeding comes from the cement trade and it’s where you do exactly what you did with the dirt only with the concrete…you screed it off to make it even and level.  SCREED!  🙂 

  37. The One 2017-12-22 at 5:48 PM - Reply

    as a gardener I have my own OCD too

  38. Eric Newton 2017-12-22 at 5:48 PM - Reply

    screed john.not screech.lv.your vids btw.

  39. CaseyCJL 2017-12-22 at 5:50 PM - Reply

    Why not just use wood chips as a top layer for water retention? wouldn’t it do just as good of a job as coconut coir and perilite?

  40. Tikoexpress Inc Kevin O'Shea or Debbie Self 2017-12-22 at 5:51 PM - Reply

    if that is at your front sidewalk the crap behind the lattice is an eye soar so why worry about how smooth the soil is?

  41. Catherine Fredericks 2017-12-22 at 5:51 PM - Reply

    Why are all of you so rude. If you don’t want to watch go somewhere else.

  42. Shell Bell 2017-12-22 at 5:52 PM - Reply

    John I’m surprised you don’t make your own compost – you have an abundance of plant material and vegetable scraps to use?

  43. Ocean Summit Jewellery 2017-12-22 at 5:55 PM - Reply

    How much do you have to pay for water every month, living in Las Vegas?

  44. heavymechanic2 2017-12-22 at 5:57 PM - Reply

    I understand why you want excellent curbside appeal.. I live among a bunch of Low Rents who don’t take care of the property. People look at me funny when spraying the weeds in the grass, fertilizing or putting down mulch.

    I just put in some vegetables and dumped in some leftover potting mix and a large amount of worm castings. Its looking good with a weekly regimen of worm tea and fish fertilizer to build the soil. Also threw in some Fish Bonemeal to help build the calcium level.

  45. H.J.D 2017-12-22 at 5:59 PM - Reply

    John, what are your thoughts on aquaculture gardening?

  46. Truth Seeker 2017-12-22 at 5:59 PM - Reply

    John, what do you think of Alaskan fish fertilizer?

  47. Shelli Pern 2017-12-22 at 6:00 PM - Reply

    It seems that rock dust would have arsenic, since it’s natural occurring and would be higher..hum. 

  48. Friederike42 2017-12-22 at 6:01 PM - Reply

    Do you make a profit if you buy so many things for your garden and considering your time?

  49. Jared Blackman 2017-12-22 at 6:03 PM - Reply

    he prefers to wax off than wax on XD LOL.

  50. Robert Fredericks Mensah 2017-12-22 at 6:05 PM - Reply

    Hi John..Would this be able to sustain the plants throughout the growing period or additional nutrients would be applied before harvesting

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