Here at Gardenerd we are tasked with diagnosing problems in client gardens all the time, and when raised beds decrease in productivity we usually find one thing. This week's video explores the reason why it happens and what you can do about it.
This week's video focuses on the mindset of gardeners who ask, "How should my garden look in September?"
This question comes in all the time: What's the Difference Between Compost and Mulch? It can be confusing because sometimes you can mulch with compost, and other times you can make compost from mulch. So let's clear up a few things.
We step into the kitchen this week for our latest YouTube video to share 3 ways to preserve tender herbs for long-lasting flavor.
Our latest video is a reality check on gardening in Southern California in August 2021: the Gardening Good, Bad, and the Ugly. Christy walks you through the Gardenerd Test Garden to see what worked and what didn't. Some of it is pretty, but most of it looks anything but.
We've never been much of a fan of green beans, but when we started growing Yard Long beans we fell in love. This week's video is all about growing Yard Long beans (AKA Asparagus beans).
Much like our recent lettuce video, we took to YouTube to share our Favorite Basil Varieties. Each year we grow at least 8 different types and you can do. Just want this video and jot down the names of these beautiful, leafy green herbs.
"What are the best seeds to save for beginners?" asked one of our YouTube subscribers. Seed saving is a huge topic, and it can be overwhelming. So we were happy to do this video on Seed Saving for Beginners to narrow the search to just a few types of plants from which to save seeds.
As a result of our recent YouTube video about pinching basil, we got a request to do a similar video about growing cilantro and parsley. So we did! Our latest video covers how both of these delicious herbs grow, and how to help keep them from bolting to seed.
It's basil season, and to keep your plants growing strong, you need to employ a key garden task: pinching basil. Most gardening books describe how to pinch basil in a way that isn't quite accurate, or at least, not the best way to do it. Our latest video breaks down how and why to pinch basil.