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Organic Gardening Tips from City Farmers Urban Nursery

By steve / April 28, 2018


John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ visits City Farmers Urban Nursery in San Diego, California to give you a tour of this family-owned nursery in business since 1972.

After the quick tour, John will take you to many ares of the nursery that he liked to share with you his organic gardening tips and new varieties of edible plants, and ways of growing food you may not be familiar with.

In this episode, John takes you on a tour of City Farmers Urban Nursery in San Diego.

He will also share many organic vegetable gardening tips with you.

First, John will give you a quick POV (Point-of-View) tour of the Nursery.

Next, John will re-visit some of his favorite areas of the nursery to share with you new edible plants, his thoughts on growing food, and new ways of using recycled materials to grow food. You will also learn about using potentially toxic raised bed materials and much, much more.

Jump to the following parts of this episode:
01:54 Walkthrough tour of nursery starts
14:30 Sharing about Specific Areas of Interest
14:42 Selling Plants without Plastic Containers
15:51 Perennial Vegetables- Purple Tree Collards
17:40 Different Sizes of Pots and Net Pots
18:27 No Build Raised Bed Made out of Fabric
19:38 Olla growing hot and spicy oregano in a wood container box
21:09 Tropical Fruit Trees
22:47 Native Edible Plants that Grow Easily
25:02 Growing Food in an Oversize Concrete mixing tub
26:15 Growing Vegetables vs Growing Fruit Trees
28:32 Edible Cacti and Succulents
33:34 Containment Unit Growing Sweet Potatoes
34:39 Vegetable Garden Beds- Best part of broccoli to eat
35:32 Using Railroad ties and Cinder Blocks to Build a Raised Bed
38:22 Why its important to Mulch with Better than Bark Pine Mulch
39:40 Keeping Bees Safe at a Distance
41:09 Composting Worms at the Nursery
43:57 Edible Water Plants
47:29 Growing Herbs
48:48 Headed into the Store
49:30 My favorite item in the store- Seeds – Buying the proper seeds
50:50 Buying Bulk Seeds
52:06 Don’t Panic – It’s Organic Pest Control – My favorite products
53:38 Summary and Closing Thoughts on the Nursery

After watching this episode, you will learn about a cool organic nursery in San Diego and also learn tips and tricks on how to grow more edible food at home.

Referenced Episodes:
Exotica Rare Fruit Tree Nursery

Native Edible Landscape Plants

How to Divide Aloe Vera

How to Eat Aloe Vera

How to increase your yield up to 400% with proper worm castings

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City Farmers Nursery
3110 Euclid Ave, San Diego, CA 92105
(619) 284-6358

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