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[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote Thanks for the views, comments, and support. Please like, comment, subscribe and share. Thanks! Garden playlist: www.youtube.com Using raised beds and staggered plantings for vegetable gardens helps to shield the soil and plants form the sun, retain moisture by preventing evaporation, maximize useful planting space, prevent weeds, makes picking weeds and harvesting crops more ergonomic, and helps to keep roots cool in the heat of summer, if done right. There are a few tips and tricks that can be forgotten if out of practice, practice makes perfect they say. This video shows a few of those tips and tricks that were previously forgotten. Tags: raised beds staggered plantings “vegetable gardening” “weed prevention” “picking weeds” “moisture retention” “kill two birds with one stone” evaporation “garden maintenance” ergonomics “planting peas” “planting beans” “practice makes perfect” “peas need cool deep roots” “increase yields” “extend growing season” tips tricks how to DIY MiWilderness Michigan preparedness agriculture farming “Back to Eden” “soil test” potato bug flea beetle ladybug “beneficial garden insects” irrigation drip line Video Rating: 4 / 5

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  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    You’re welcome! Thanks for? watching!

  • natureoli 4 years ago

    could do with the tips!!? thanks!

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    I have a small garden at the? house, may use wood chips on it. Thanks!

  • suprsleep 4 years ago

    Place wood? chips on

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    You’re welcome and thanks. I? bet the Koreans have quite a few tricks up their sleeves when it comes to gardening and such, it must have been neat to see them first hand.

  • Showcadic 4 years ago

    Yes, It might be scarrie to watch your neighbour talking to a camera…:) but you do great job. Thanks for shareing your experiences. Daniel from Hungary.
    PS. In June I stayed at contry side of South Korea for 10 days. It was nice to see how much effort they do to make the rice (and pepper) grow… and they got the small smart tricks…which I never saw before. thanks again.?

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    Allen that might be the way to go. The lady next to me has weeds all over, but her veggies look just as good and the critters aren’t getting to them. Thanks for stopping? by.

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    Most around here think You Tube is for crazy people, stunts, and stuff like that. They don’t realize some folks actually? work to put out something useful. One guy just sat and stared at me the whole time I was making a video yesterday, I just waved and kept on talking to the camera. LOL!

  • Jim Donaghy 4 years ago

    Just tell them to watch you on You? Tube, LOL. Jim

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    Interesting! I haven’t done much staggered planting in the past, but it really works well for radishes as they mature in about 3 weeks. I planted? some white icicle radishes today. Take care Peter.

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    thanks? Peter.

  • Peter Tampsett 4 years ago

    the victorian gardenrs used to plant the way you do in stages so as to have a range? of veggies in ‘season’

  • Peter Tampsett 4 years ago

    some good advice Roosevelt?

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    I don’t know a lot about cold weather crops and didn’t really? get a chance to plant during the cold season, started late. But, Kale and other cabbage or mustard family plants in general, radishes, lettuces, peas can all be planted both early and late. I’m going to plant some Swiss chard later in the season for a late fall harvest, but I don’t know if it’s considered a cold weather crop. Thanks for stopping by and asking, Roosevelt

  • supercalo79 4 years ago

    What do you? plant during the cold seasons?

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    Uh oh! I do that all the time.? Just kidding! Thanks for watching and taking time to comment.

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    You’re welcome Yakmock. The garden is really came along a lot since this video. We’ve had quite a? bit of rain and more is expected. There are lots of veggies showing up now and even my corn is starting to produce. Thanks for the compliment.

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    You’re welcome. the soil is starting to get harder to see, things are greening up? nicely now and filling in the rows. Thanks for watching and commenting, Roosevelt

  • Erik22552 4 years ago

    Things are lookin great!? As long as you don’t start asking questions and answering yourself, it’s perfectly normal to talk to yourself hahaha. Take care!

  • Yakmock45 4 years ago

    Wow! Thanks for the? info.The garden is looking great!

  • oppenheim11238 4 years ago

    thanks bud nice to see some? soil

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    Thank you sir!? Something to do while waiting for the end of the world. 🙂

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    You are welcome. Thanks for watching and taking time to? comment. Roosevelt

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    LOL! yep! I feel more comfortable being spotted talking to? myself than to the camera.

  • MiWilderness 4 years ago

    It’s? when you start arguing with yourself that you know it’s getting bad. 🙂