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YouTube: Wildflowers for Bees

Bee on a cardoon

This week’s YouTube video shares tips about what wildflowers to grow to encourage and feed bees and other pollinators in your garden. Wildflowers are easy to grow, most of the time you just scatter seeds before a rain comes and … Continue reading

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YouTube: Herbs for Bees

Mints, yarrow and squash fill the space.

This week’s YouTube video is all about Herbs for Bees. Find out which herbs to grow for your pollinator population. Christy shares fun facts about borage, and encourages you to let your herb garden flower each season before cutting back. … Continue reading

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YouTube: Making Water from Air with David Hertz

SkySource makes water from the air and gives it away for free in Venice Beach.

Our latest YouTube video features an interview with David Hertz of SkySource. We explore how a machine can make water from air, and how the device is being used in drought-stricken areas to keep gardens and trees alive. This video … Continue reading

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YouTube: Planting Bare Root Fruit Trees

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Happy New Year, gardenerds! It’s time for a fresh start. Nothing says that better than planting bare root fruit trees. Bare root trees are usually ordered in October/November and shipped out in winter depending on where you live. Ours just … Continue reading

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YouTube: Honey Harvesting Tricks for Home Gardeners

Bees take advantage of arugula that has bolted to seed in last week's heat.

It’s honey harvesting time and we documented our latest harvest so you can see how it’s done. We provide visual aids in this video for our favorite way to get bees out of the super you plan to harvest. We … Continue reading

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Gardenerd’s YouTube Channel Hits 5,000 Subscribers!

Find YouTube videos on how to prep raised beds for fall planting and more at the Gardenerd YouTube Channel.

Gardenerd’s YouTube Channel was born in April, 2009. It sat dormant for awhile but slowly over the years we’ve added helpful, instructive videos to help you grow organically in your own back or front yard. Thanks to you, fellow gardenerds, … Continue reading

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YouTube: How to Find Tomato Hornworms

Droppings and munching are a clear sign you have tomato hornworms.

You know it’s summer when you see holes in your tomatoes. Tomato hornworms can ruin a perfectly good tomato plant (and experience). We’re here to show you how to find them amid the chaos of tomato foliage. There’s a trick. … Continue reading

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YouTube: How to Harvest Carrots and Other Root Vegetables

Multicolored carrots include Yellowstone, Cosmic Purple and Scarlet Nantes

You’ve got great foliage, but you pull a carrot and it’s nowhere near ready to pick. How do you prevent this from happening again? The trick is easy and Christy shares it here in the latest Gardenerd YouTube video. We … Continue reading

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YouTube: Italian Vegetable Pronunciations

Do you know how to pronounce this kale? We'll show you.

We hear people struggle to pronounce Italian vegetable varieties all the time. Chioggia, Lacinato, the list goes on. We’re here to help. Yours truly studied the Italian language in college (okay, granted I can’t remember most of it) but certain … Continue reading

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YouTube: Growing Corn

Country Gentlemen Corn

Spring is nearly here, and it’s time to plant corn. Whether you like popcorn or sweet corn, it’s fun and easy to grow. Just make sure you do it right. We’re here to show you  how. Watch our latest video … Continue reading

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