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[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote John from www.growingyourgreens.com shares his secrets for growing bigger and better vegetables. In this episode, you will learn the mix of soil nutrients that he puts into his raised bed garden to grow the best food ever. You will also discover the best source of biodynamic and organic compost and biochar in Sonoma County. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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25 Comments

  • Michael Warren 4 years ago

    John, I thought you would be making your own soil to top out your beds using worms to compost your kitchen and paper waste. After I initially filled up my patio containers? (about 200 gallons worth) with bags of compost, I make all my own compost and soil now to the point I have to give it away to friends and relatives. I have a 36 gallon Rubbermaid worm bin which fills up quickly with household waste.. Also daily, I pour 5-10 gal of water through it and collect it as diluted worm castings.

  • luke3rd21 4 years ago

    @growingyourgreens I pay 9 dollars and 99 cents for a bag of compost.? if you bag your self what does it cost for the cheapest compost ??

  • Madhumangala Das 4 years ago

    Is it really 20 dollars a bag for any size bag? I have a 45 gallon trash bag I would use. I am thinking about going to get? some if its this cheap. Is that for all the composts there or just the biodynamic?

  • TexasStraightShooter 4 years ago

    Scoop the compost in with a hoe instead of you hands. It will be? easier on your back and faster.

  • shoopdeedoop 4 years ago

    Hey John, Toads love? to eat slugs and snails.

  • Achdus5772 4 years ago

    What? about horse manure?

  • TheLastZ0mbie 4 years ago

    Compost? It!

  • condalicia 4 years ago

    I think you need a truck John. That poor little? car.

  • 7anonimo1 4 years ago

    Do you add rock dust? every growing season?

  • 46619TAB 4 years ago

    I’m in a subdivision and it’s prohibited? within city limits.

  • marionetemanJ 4 years ago

    Do you know that Christianity? is correct? The world around us reveals that G-d DOES exist, and the historical evidence reveals that Jesus Christ really did come to this earth and? there is overwhelming evidence that Jesus Christ really did physically rise from? the dead. Jesus is coming again and the signs of the end times that were foretold in the Bible are coming to pass.

  • Zachary Bauer 4 years ago

    Wow…get a truck man! LOL? Love your vids.

  • strawberryShaker89 4 years ago

    By the way john, do you? know how to compost biodynamic or other varieties in your backyard?

  • strawberryShaker89 4 years ago

    @mannielow You? can always make your own compost in your backyard!!!:)

  • strawberryShaker89 4 years ago

    I dont even grow things besides herbs but i really want a garden so bad.? This is a great channel!Norcal represent!!:)

  • Toby Lutter 4 years ago

    Hey John! I am? a college student looking to start juicing and growing a garden. . . I am a complete noobie when it comes to these things. . . Do you plant your plants in pure compost with rock dust and worm castings? Or do you add the compost to potting soil? Thanks very much! Toby

  • romanvaughn 4 years ago

    Great info?

  • cri8tor 4 years ago

    Thank you for this post. I’m going to see if Marin has a place to get high grade compost. If not, I guess? I’ll be headed up to Sonoma.

  • CallmeTex1 4 years ago

    I don’t know if you intended on this video being comical, but I found some parts very humors. Love the? videos John! Keep them coming.

  • Paul Pellicci 4 years ago

    so you have actually? illustrated what the plants take in…..right

  • 6941hack 4 years ago

    THIS VIDEO IS SUPER!! Having worked on a 750 acre farm I realize the value of replenishing the soil. We had livestock which helped, but composting wasn’t used. These concepts work fine on the small garden projects and they should help people? understand the problems the large farms face. Burying clay pots to irrigate plants in a 40 acres field is impossible. but small scale it is great.

  • pioljur 4 years ago

    Nice? video

  • jeenn3 4 years ago

    you need a? subaru outback

  • tommidrab 4 years ago

    i think you need a bigger? car ;))

  • TheFrogfeeder 4 years ago

    Does Sanoma? Compost use “organic biosolids” from waste treatment?