Added by on 2016-12-22

John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to share with you a garden that doesn’t get watered the whole season and is never tilled. You will also learn how this garden grows with little labor effort as well. In this episode, John visits Rory, one of his viewer’s gardens to give you a tour of an amazing no till, no water vegetable garden that grows throughout the summer season without getting watered. It also grows with little effort on the part of the homeowner. Furthermore, the homeowner does not rototill his garden every year and speaks out against tilling. First, John will show you the front yard and how edibles have been incorporated into the front yard without looking out of place for the neighborhood. Next, John will take you on a tour of the backyard garden where you will learn the power of wood chips as well as compost and how it allows Rory to grow a garden without tilling and without watering the entire season. You will discover some of the tips that allow Rory to accomplish this feat, which includes selecting certain plant varieties and building his soil in a very specific way. You will learn several techniques you can use to increase moisture-holding capacity of your soil so you can water your garden less. You will learn how wood chips break down to form a rich “black gold” or fungal dominated compost and how to prune your tree so you can achieve maximum yield. Furthermore, you will learn the one berry bush that you should grow and ignore for the most bountiful harvests. Finally, John will interview Rory, the gardener to share with you his expertise on how he makes this garden work without much effort. You will discover the specific ingredients that Rory adds […]

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18 Comments

  • addictedtoelf 7 months ago

    I feel like every one of your videos looks like it was filmed in the 90's

  • Benja's Uber 1337 Hobby 7 months ago

    Great video as always John 🙂 It is amazing to find out all the uses for aloe. Thank you so much for sharing!!!

  • Mtb730 7 months ago

    How do you maintain both of your gardens in different states? Auto drip system and a lot of travel?

  • Jonathan Kosyjana 7 months ago

    Awesome video guys

  • John Philblade 7 months ago

    Right?

  • Pat Farmer 7 months ago

    Hey john, do you know of a quality lead free four-way hose connector? I don't want to be gardening with lead water. Thanks

  • feralkevin 7 months ago

    How do you prepare the aloe and how is it applied? Thanks!

  • Timmy McGypsy 7 months ago

    hey man I want to buy a juicer off your website but don't know which one to get, I want one that is mostly great at juicing greens but can juice almost anything. what would you suggest??

  • Oscar Paredes 7 months ago

    Great video, as always. Thanks John.

  • Burning Bananas 7 months ago

    Love the log toss @ 7:09

  • Mc Goat 7 months ago

    Great video guys, pretty cool how you came to a dudes house who was a fan of you work to check out his garden.

  • AgendaInMind 7 months ago

    Boy, John, you were in the right place at the right time to meet Rory! I was wondering how your shade cloth worked out this year. I may need to try it.

  • Keep the Faith-homestead 7 months ago

    Morning glories are for trelis'.. And pollinators ..

  • Fernando Torres 7 months ago

    Thanks for the tip with aloe vera… I'll give it a try!

  • Eric Roth 7 months ago

    Great video John. Do you know how long the aloe juice will keep in the fridge if I don't use all of it at once or is it best to just feed all that is made to the plants at its freshest?

  • julie larabie 7 months ago

    loved seeing you visit the garden of one followers… getting info on how they care for their garden and hearing your input on why and how they are doing to better their soil… great stuff

  • VirtualLife 7 months ago

    With the kale, it sounds like the aloe got absorbed and the aphids do not normally eat aloe plant and didn't like it in the kale, so they all went to the one that didn't have aloe.

  • Brian Warner 7 months ago

    My left ear hurts.