Added by on 2015-08-08

John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you a half dozen examples of how you can have a vertical garden by using some of the space you already have. In this episode, John visits the 2014 Chicago Flower and Garden show and shares with you all the exhibits that are growing food to give you ideas on how you can grow your own food too. You will learn many ways of growing food vertically, along with what you should do month by month if you live in chicago to keep your garden growing successfully. Learn more about the Peterson Garden Project at http://www.petersongarden.org Read the Dr. Earth Magazine online at: http://drearth.net/blog/gardening-guide/ Request your copy at: http://drearth.net/blog/ask-dr-earth/ Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsWaist High Pallet Garden & More at the 2013 SF Flower and Garden ShowExposiciFans flock to corpse flower in Chicago to catch foul stenchChris Beardshaw’s Healthy Cities Garden for Morgan Stanley – 2015 Chelsea Flower ShowMarijohn Bledsoe UCCE Master Gardener – San Francisco Flower & Garden Show 2010Grow a Vertical Wall Garden with NEW Products at the 2013 National Hardware Show

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20 Comments

  • HappinessInHerb 2 years ago

    Cultural groups, and cliques in society shun the idea of being a farmer.

    "ew you're a farmer? you're gross and poor hahahahahaha."?

  • Lisa Quinones 2 years ago

    loved this vid… youre wondreful.

  • eblk82 2 years ago

    @John I'm a groobie and would like for you to do a show for Phoenix Az????

  • mic of orion 2 years ago

    BTW I'm a groobie 🙂

  • mic of orion 2 years ago

    @John, started growing my own lemons, cherry tomatoes and peppers indoors in my window seal, so far growing 4 lemons, 2 cherry tomatoes and 2 sweat peppers plants, hoping for 10 peppers per plant and 20 cherry tomatoes, will continue to grow these so i have ready supply, with 1 plant being planted each month, ensuring a steady supply for cherries and peppers, since plants are perennial and only grow one fruit before you need to replant them.

  • kat G 2 years ago

    Great video !?

  • hakop ekizyan 2 years ago

    He is fucking hobbit, he pretty much said he was 4ft in the video?

  • S0L0W21 2 years ago

    My city, baby. But glad you made this?

  • zach mckinney 2 years ago

    you rad. good video. thankful for people like you?

  • Jason Brindamour 2 years ago

    Thanks for all of your videos John, I am a grewbie and I am learning a lot. I have a rain barrel and two raised garden beds above a clay area near the water table. I have woods nearby so It's difficult to get morning light as there is a small area that gets full light all day. I am enjoying eating RIGHT from my garden as I preen it and it really is something quite relaxing, and you still get to use your creativity.

  • neptuniannymph 2 years ago

    I thought you were vegan.

  • Shawn Merriman 2 years ago

    I am a grewbie and looking forward to being a master gardener.?

  • Socheata Vong 2 years ago

    I actually live in Chicago. That snow was buildup from a while ago, it's where the snow is piled to make way for the sidewalks and roads. Although it hasn't snowed in a while, it I still pretty chilly considering that it's May already. ?

  • pesto12601 2 years ago

    That stand, red cedar thing – cost like $2000… guess your living in NYC penthouse for it…?

  • Jim S 2 years ago

    John, do you have a calendar of where you're going next? I'm sure I'm not the only one that would love to meet up with you, if you're into it. At least would love to hear you speak at your next appearance.

  • Fred Lewis 2 years ago

    Excellent show John.
    Imagination and the knowledge of plant needs is all it takes to convert a small space into a viable and productive garden.
    Bon appetit

  • neilsanns 2 years ago

    It's almost impossible to find Dr. Earth products where I live. THANKS JOHN for letting us know that we can order Dr. Earth products from True Value's website and have them shipped for free to our local stores! This is going to save me a TON of money (especially on shipping costs)!

  • jonny jo 2 years ago

    And we Keep On Drinkin !?

  • jo232409 2 years ago

    I've been using cheap clear plastic I got at Lowes, it's worked for 2 seasons so far, still holding up well.?

  • TheFlygirl7221 2 years ago

    Great video John, love the Gro Products.