John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you 14 tips from the Forest that can help you have a more successful vegetable garden.
In this episode, John takes a hike up Mount Tauhara in New Zealand and will share with you some of his observations from the forest and how you can apply them in your vegetable garden to grow more a more productive and more successful vegetable garden.
You will discover some of the specific traits in the Forest that allows Nature to be a self-regenerating system that needs no external inputs to grow lush and have little pest pressures.
Jump to the following tips:
00:38 My thoughts on holistic grazing
01:32 Power the Power of Carbon in Your Garden
02:11 Use Clean Water
03:09 Grow Diversity
03:44 Cover Your Ground
04:23 Don’t Walk on Your Garden Beds
05:28 Grow what grows easy
06:30 Creat Leaf Mould Compost
07:08 Leave your roots in the ground after the season
07:59 Have a proper moisture level in your garden
08:47 Encourage Soil Microlife
09:23 Grow Pollinators, Natives and Beneficial Insect Attracting Plants
09:54 Amend Your soil with rock dust / minerals
10:40 Don’t Spray Pesticides in Your Garden
11:48 Never Give Up
After watching this episode, you will learn some of the most important practices you can model from a forest to have a more productive and successful vegetable garden.
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