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[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you his 10 reasons why he has been successful gardening in 117 degree dry, desert heat, when others h… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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  • Hissage 3 years ago

    thank you for posting. i live in Phoenix and I cannot make enough compost
    for my raised garden.Where can I find lots of vegetable /greens for
    compost? I asked grocery stores , but they are not allowed to give all
    their old vegi away . Help! I need more compost! The so called compost from
    Home Depot is terrible !?

  • Garden Sheds Kent 3 years ago

    I perceived that to have a successful vegetable garden whether in a desert
    or anywhere else, it requires these top 10 tips. I strongly agree with
    these ideas because I am pretty sure that this could really help our plants
    to grow very well. This is a very important advice. Thank you! ?

  • Brianna B 3 years ago

    I have seen all kinds of additives for soil, however I have not seen any
    videos of how much this cost. Will you please let us know how much each bag
    of additive cost??

  • amorfini498 3 years ago

    Unsustainable at the very least. You should have an agro forest, growing
    your veges in the understory of trees and shurbs. ?

  • Randall Kerstetter 3 years ago

    Some great info for those of us growing, or wanting to grow, in the
    Southwest. Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, SoCal, Utah, Texas, and so on.?

  • Nathan Deneault 3 years ago

    I vouche for the Boogie Products 100% and Josh and Lia are amazing to deal
    with 🙂

  • Info123aqua 3 years ago

    I have found azomite in s Cali… 91710 zip..44 pound $31

  • ChrisD4335 3 years ago

    for containers and raised beds People may want to try making there own
    little terracotta wetpot irrigation system system, I tried some this year
    and can’t believe how well they work, by far the best “selfwatering” setup
    I have tried in both saving water and keeping your plants happy on those
    scorching weeks

  • woknblues 3 years ago

    John, I live in Albuquerque and have tons of sun. I have an east facing
    back yard (nearly true east, facing the rising sin in the morning). My
    question is should I place my raised beds along the north and south sides
    to get the 8-10 hours of blistering sun, or are the east and west sides
    with 6 or so hours of intense, high desert sun enough?

  • Lori Armstrong 3 years ago

    Thank you John (=

  • Brad Millar 3 years ago

    Your fun girl joke never gets old. lol. Thanks for all you do.

  • Kinnari Pandya 3 years ago

    I am growing different variety of Amaranth and they all are thriving in
    Arizona heat. Also purple Amaranth is great for juicing.I buy my green
    Amaranth seeds from whole food bulk aisle.They are very cheap.

  • Just Az.com productions 3 years ago

    I’m so glad you emphasized that growing food in the desert is different. I
    live in Phoenix and so much of the information on gardening is geared
    toward growing in the east or Midwest, or the northern climates. Thanks for
    this video. Great tips for growing in the summer season – and all year
    round.

  • Bob W 3 years ago

    Awesome tips! What are your round raised beds made out of?

  • Leesville Aquaponics Homestead 3 years ago

    How do you get swiss chard to grow in the summer? We have been cool here in
    the SE 80’s compared to 100+ but my chard dies off when it gets over 80…

  • Claudia Garcia 3 years ago

    like always love all your videos muchas gracias.

  • mae robee 3 years ago

    Hey John, have you checked out Hopi desert farming corn? It’s fascinating.

  • MrsMezaLili 3 years ago

    were do i find all those products?

  • sha whit 3 years ago

    Thanks for the great info! Teach us about winter gardening in the north?

  • YaMammaHereWitMe 3 years ago

    That’s no garden, that’s a vegetable forest!

  • Moe Sad 3 years ago

    John, I live in the desert and it reaches 50 C sometimes. we have a mild
    winter. My friend and other farmers here plant their tomato in Oct and
    harvest Jan+ The local variety looks very much like a beefsteak tomato.
    Some of them get really big relatively speaking to a desert environment. I
    am in the early stages of planning my garden. Small lot plus containers. My
    question to you, why don’t people plant tomatoes all year long ?

  • Tim Huffman 3 years ago

    Thanks again for your video John.I’m a new gardener in south-west Florida
    (zone 9b)… I just pulled out all of my tomato plants due to rot, blight,
    etc.. I planted 1st of May and well, I guess my timing was late. Also, with
    the summer rain the weeds are just crazy. I’m not giving up & now I know
    this time of year is when I should be solarizing my soil. Looking forward
    to September to try tomato’s again. My Big Bertha Sweet peppers have been
    putting out nicely. Thanks for sharing your knowledge

  • Budgie Land 3 years ago

    Hi.. I am in the lower half of the Mohave Desert, its way hotter her than
    Vegas!! TIP.. You need to mulch!! Anything, and everything you can get,
    from straw to leaves you can rack up in your yard or the neighbors, or buy
    wood chips.. I build several layers this season. Saved all the leaves I
    could all year, in spring I added compost and another layer of leaves.. It
    was 120 a few weeks back, lost some squash, otherwise my garden is growing
    great.. *Use as much “MULCH”, 4 in layers of each.

  • Brown Mista.Brown 3 years ago

    The yellow pear tomato is the best for hot weather I get 100 + here in
    cali.

  • svennbreng 3 years ago

    Some good DRY humor.