Added by on 2019-09-11

An update on the home garden plus a special birthday Q&A using the questions you sent me on postcards. It’s late summer in the Home Garden and there are days that already feel autumnal. Over the past year it’s gradually changed from an open grassy lawn to a decently productive backyard garden. The greenhouse is overflowing with plants and veg and flowers fill the four raised beds and the patio garden. In this video I share what’s growing, updates on the tomatoes, mushroom log, raised beds, corner bed on the patio, and the next big project for the home garden. I also answer the questions that you sent to me on postcards over the past few weeks. Some are personal and some are questions about problems folks have been having with growing their own veg. Interested in how I make videos? Here’s my essential equipment* Main camera https://amzn.to/2HHa3bp Main camera lens https://amzn.to/2UUlbF7 Secondary camera https://amzn.to/2YgcUgC Secondary camera tripod https://amzn.to/2JGxDqE Microphone https://amzn.to/2Uh0fLv *Lovely Greens is a participant in Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Basically I make a small commission if you end up making a purchase. Thank you for your support. 1. If you enjoyed this video please give it a thumbs up and subscribe over here: https://www.youtube.com/user/lovelygreenstv?sub_confirmation=1 2. Remember to TURN ON notifications to know when new videos are out 3. Subscribe to my free weekly newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/lovelygreens 4. Have a question or comment? Please leave them below — I love to hear from you! ABOUT LOVELY GREENS Tanya Anderson of Lovely Greens: Live simply, grow your own, make natural things #backyardgardening #greenhouse #vegetablegarden Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsSeptember Vegetable Garden Harvest (2018): Local Food At Its Best!Late […]

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17 Comments

  • Aztec Cane 1 month ago

    Disappointed with my Fiorentino tomatoes seeds as well. My growing area southern California. Don't use store fertilizers, and had the same problem. Tomatoes were late Bloomers as well thru-out the summer. They kinda ripen a few weeks ago. Just a few tomatoes. 🙁

    Bought seeds online / Heirloom /Organic seeds. This is why tomatoes are not perfect, and that's OK… When I would buy the store GMO seeds always tons of perfect tomatoes.

    I will keep these Heirloom seeds 🙂 after all because they are non GMO tomatoes. 🙂 They taste great! So i sprinkled the seeds out of the tomatoes thru-out my yard for next year. I will keep them nicely pruned next year to avoid pest.

  • Original LuvBug 1 month ago

    You have a lovely garden! Thanks for sharing.

  • jo wilde 1 month ago

    Bring sowed seeds into the house for a week then move to the greenhouse works well see charles dowdings video on seed sowing. If sowing outdoors early or planting out young plants early cover with fleece until plants are established and the weather warms up. I direct sow broad beans in sept/oct while soil is still warm gives them a head start for next year

  • jo wilde 1 month ago

    I put 2 growbags one on top of each other gives them a better root run

  • jo wilde 1 month ago

    Aminopyralid is a problem in the uk too hun so sorry this has happened to you letter of complaint to the compost manufacturers asking for compensation i feel

  • Pat Holmes 1 month ago

    Absolutely loved this video, Tanya. Just returned from France so now I have an awful lot to crack on with. Hoping the weather is going to hold out for a few days. Enjoy Switzerland xxx

  • Arup Das 1 month ago

    Vare good sister

  • Shirley 1 month ago

    find someone nearby with chickens…My garden this year was monstrous using chicken compost. Also used Epsom Salt, egg shells ground and wood ash..Never have I had such huge tomato plants…and loaded with tomatoes.

  • Estelle Scordellis 1 month ago

    I have grown these for the last 3 years and they are full of flavour and lovely and juicy

  • Victoria Kennedy 1 month ago

    Me to I love gardening

  • Jeffrey Milton 1 month ago

    The herbicidal problem you're experiencing (amino whatdoyoucallit) is widespread. It can be a real problem with crops, particularly tomatoes, potatoes and all the beans. However, sweetcorn, which is essentially a grass, is fine as are all the brassicas. i use all the brought in compost on my "safe" crops and my own on those that might be vulnerable.
    BTW I love your cat, a real show off!

    Enjoy you hol's in Switzerland.

  • Athy Van den Berg 1 month ago

    I grew Inca Bella this year, but I had to lift them mid August as they were dying off. I had lots of small potatoes but also bigger size. I will not grow them again as I did not like the taste. I had a lot of unknown breeds. Belmonda, was much nicer and bigger. I also grew Heiderot a red inside potato, not a great harvest, also dying off too soon and not a nice taste. I liked my Saxon, Chantal and Arran Pilot. Eveline in Scotland

  • Patricia Raymond 1 month ago

    Use hydrogen peroxide diluted in water to disinfect compost and soil and aerate the soil.

  • Beth Thurston 1 month ago

    Loved seeing your home garden! It looks lovely and I can tell you have put in a lot of work. No wonder you’re exhausted, between your gardens and soap making! Enjoy your trip and have a well deserved rest.

  • Jerry Hogkiller 1 month ago

    excellent garden video glad your back.

  • samedxml. exe 1 month ago

    This year I've made first step in planting tomatoes without care. I try to use seedling which survive from previous season. I will choose resistant variety but not to small but enough sweet for me. Wish me luck. I plant in Poland.

  • Annemarie Büschkes 1 month ago

    Dear Tanya, nice Video from your lovely home garden. Unfortunately you had no luck with your tomatoes, but next year it will be more sucessful.
    We learn by experience.
    By the way: your flowers are beautiful.
    In my garden I had lots of tomatoes and cucumbers and all of everything I love to eat, except carrots. 🙁
    I cannot imagine summer is already over and we have to face that dark days are soon to come.