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See the hazards of growing a Vegetable Garden. This is what nobody is taking about. Also see some more of what we have to harvest in Dallas, Texas, USA. ***Remember to add your old vegetable garden plants in your compost pile! Located in USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 8A. See how we planted our Garlic in 2012 here…. Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsSpring Vegetable Gardening in April with Crazy Texas WeatherIndoor Gardening: Watering, How to Tell if You Are OverwateringEasy Vegetable GardeningHow to Compost Leaves & Organic Matter : Vegetable GardeningIndian Vegetable GardeningMittleider and non Mittleider Garden Tour: What worked and what didn’t work

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16 Comments

  • Farisa Smith 1 year ago

    Start with what you like to eat, or use everyday in cooking. Peppers, onions, tomatoes, string beans. If you don't have a lot space they can be grown in pots. They grow fast and are easy to start. Don't take it so seriously. Everybody makes mistakes when they start. It will save you a few bucks. Good luck!

  • rwa3457986 1 year ago

    you have rats because of the chickens.

  • 2L84Unow 1 year ago

    I'm trying to work up the courage to start my own garden. I'm of limited means, & quite overwhelmed. Any advice on how to start? 

  • ADONIJAH 1 year ago

    I never clean out my garden, I just till it all in.

  • Victor Taylor 1 year ago

    Great vid. all I can for the scraps is compost, compost and compost!

  • TheSonoman1976 1 year ago

    Your right Brandon, it is a lot of work, but well worth the effort.

  • FOR8YESHUA 1 year ago

    Nice [green tomato] wire basket. Where did you get it?
    A great weed block besides card board, is straw mulch and dibble planting. You may want to consider a bigger garden [including cayanne pepper] so you don't have to eat vermin / varmin that are currently eating your garden goodies. Consider spraying your garden with cayanne. A spraying a day, keeps them varmin/s away.

  • Brandon & Meredith 1 year ago

    Thanks, I like the vids for reference, in many cases I look back at previous years videos and see the timing and variances form year-to-year.

  • Brandon & Meredith 1 year ago

    It was starting to die off and yellow, Last year I actually cut them back ealrier in Oct. I'm a little behind than what I would like.

  • Brandon & Meredith 1 year ago

    Dried Molasses is used to quickly stimulate microbes in the soil and give an indirect benefit of fertility. It also in many cases will run fire ants off the property, which we have a problem with, Will go into more detial in upcoming vids.

  • OneYardRevolution | Frugal & Sustainable Organic Gardening 1 year ago

    I cleaned up our garden over the weekend too. At least we have our winter gardens to look forward to!

  • dryheatgarden 1 year ago

    I cleaned up my garden beds last weekend. It's sad to see the warm season crops go, but the changing of seasons is calming.

  • LARK'S GARDENS 1 year ago

    Great video, Brandon. Letting the people know all the work that is involved with the CLEANUP. I think you had a bountiful season. I, too, haven't planted my garlic yet. I plan on planting my garlic in the holes of my 'cinder block' raised bed'. Thank you for taking us on your gardening journal.

  • Tracy Bruring 1 year ago

    do you normally trim off your asparagus while it is still green?

  • ScientificExplorer Girl 1 year ago

    Did you say you were going to add dried molasses to the garlic bed? I've never heard of putting that into the garden, what does it do, where do you get it? I've been cleaning up too. It is alot of work but sometimes you find extra fruit and veggies you weren't even aware of–bonus!

  • Gardeninggirl1107 1 year ago

    Looks good – lots of work, but looks like you had a great year. Love the pumpkins, too 🙂