Added by on 2015-08-06

John from goes on a field trip to the Tropical edibles nursery on the Big Island of Hawaii. In this episode, John will highlight the fruits and vegetables that are easy to grow in a tropical climate such as Hawaii. You will learn the difference between perennial edible vegetable and regular annual vegetables that must be replanted every so often. During this episode, John will share his favorite tropical edible vegetables you should grow in tropical climates. You will also discover how you can landscape with edibles in your yard to allow you to grow your own food at home. After watching this episode you will have the knowledge you need to know what specifically to plant in Hawaii or other tropical locations to have an edible garden with minimal effort. Learn more about the Tropical Edibles Nursery at Vegetables in a greenhouse require adequate ventilation and humidity control to prevent your garden from succumbing to bugs or fungal conditions. Learn how to garden in a greenhouse from this free video on vegetable gardening. Expert: Rose Keppler Contact: Bio: Rose Keppler is an artist and horticulturist who provides careful, detailed garden maintenance based on the principle that gardens should serve both functional and aesthetic purposes. Series Description: Vegetable gardening allows you to grow your own food, get acquainted with nature and generally have a lot of fun, and now your green thumb will get even greener with these vegetable gardening tips. A professional horticulturist shares her knowledge in this free video series. Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsPerennial Vegetable Gardening DVD TrailerVertical Vegetable Garden in 50 rupees only | DIY | Gardening with Deepa MenghaniLet's Talk Gardening! Fall Vegetable Gardening – Episode 21Vegetable Gardening : Watering Tips for a Tomato GardenFall Vegetable GardeningVegetable Gardening FOREVER 'Make Routine […]

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  • Sylione Red 5 years ago
  • Choua Lee 5 years ago

    I'm so glad I landed on your site, my husband & I are moving to Oahu in a month.

  • Judy Buxton 5 years ago

    Would these same tropical plants do well in the tropical climate of Belize??

  • Jay Gruen 5 years ago

    Please shoot me your info…I will be on the Big Island March 17th 2015….I am a homesteader and grower.?

  • Jean-Jaques Rousseau 5 years ago

    Hello, i'm trying to find out how fruit trees (or even an oak tree) from the temperate zone behave if they are taken to tropics. Do they loose their leaves in the winter or what happens to them without the winter. Have expriments been done in this respect? Thanks?

  • Walter Bono 5 years ago

    nice video!!!?

  • CandysSoap 5 years ago

    I'm on Oahu and love this video!

  • Daniela Garcia 5 years ago

    I've just recently purchased a small tropical land in the Phlippines (Samal Island), and your videos have been my inspiration in growing my own veganic garden. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and advices I appreciate your videos very much 🙂 I would love to hear more of your tips on growing a thriving fruit and vegetable garden!?

  • ekiroto9 5 years ago

    That red leaf it Ti leaf and it is edible. It might not be edible raw but it is used like banana leaf to wrap items for steaming in an open fire. Similar to how banana leaves are used in some cultures. It adds a nice flavor to steamed things.?

  • de famz 5 years ago

    where are the fruits??

  • Lionel Budhram 5 years ago

    brown sugar fruit also known as Sapodilla?

  • gardentogardens 5 years ago

    3:51 Ti Leaf (Cordyline fruticosa) is edible in certain ways, used more for medicinal and spiritual purposes. Young leaves as a potherb and cooked roots for food and brewing.

  • Veronica Moore 5 years ago

    John please don't eat the leaves without washing them we have rat lung?

  • Lamyka L. 5 years ago

    Have you thought about coming to Oahu to learn & share about Native edibles??

  • Lamyka L. 5 years ago

    John, the red plant you saw on the way up is Ki, aka, Ti Leaf plant. The root is edible. It must be steamed first though. The red Ti Leaf is sacred to Pele, which is fitting because you are in Hilo.?

  • Indoor Hydroponix 5 years ago

    Good work Kohler!?

  • jeanne delacruz 5 years ago

    thanks so much. growing a garden. okinawa purple spinach so easy to grow.?

  • Joe M 5 years ago

    what kind of camera are you using john??

  • Colin Quinn 5 years ago

    I was just in Captain Cook in November.

  • just trying to grow some food 5 years ago

    i ate for the first time out of my garden it was great

  • Garden Sheds Kent 5 years ago

    Gardening in a greenhouse are quite challenging. It is really a hard task indeed but you will surely enjoy the counterpart benefits of your endeavor. I'm always happy to hear important factors regarding on vegetable gardening.