Category: Videos

Pomegranate Apple Smoothie Recipe

I love to put this juice into a travel mug and take with me. It’s just 3 ingredients. Ingredients: Seeds from one pomegranate 1 Apple 1 1/2 cup Almond Milk Instructions; Pulverize the pomegranate seeds in the Nutri Bullet first or blend them and strain the seeds through a sieve. Add the apple and almond … Read more

How To Remove Pomegranate Seeds Quick & Easy

A quick and easy way to remove the seeds of a pomegranate. The key steps are: 1. Roll the fruit around to loosen the seeds up (you can hear the crunching) 2. Cut around the circumference, making you should don’t cut through the center 3. Pry it directly open. 4. Hold the fruit cut side … Read more

How To Grow Garlic

I usually get my fall garlic in the ground around Halloween or the first week of November. I’m running a little late this year. But in Zone 7b, I can actually plant anytime before the new year as long as the ground does not freeze. In this video I am planting in my newly cultivated … Read more

Make Your Own Soil-less Seed Starting Mix

I typically like to start my seeds in a soil-less mix. Especially if I’m germinating seeds that take a long time to sprout. Even so, it’s a good practice to start everything in this mix. The mix I use is 1 Part Perlite and 1 Part Coconut Coir. There are many reasons for using this … Read more

Compost Tea, Help or Hype?

Is compost tea helpful in the garden? In this video I give six reasons for not making or using it. There is no evidence to support the use of compost tea as beneficial to your garden. Here I will explain why.

Growing Goji Berry or Wolfberry Plants From Seeds

I bought my first goji plant 5 years ago as a small 10″ seedling. The bush is now 5′ tall and taking over the grow box I built to contain it. They grow fast, produce prolifically and provide some of the most nutrient dense berries on the planet. The health benefits of Goji Berries: Goji … Read more

Finding Good Carbon Sources For Your Compost Pile

The art of composting consists of adding both nitrogen and carbon to a large pile and letting it break down over time. However, the rate at which it turns into compost, is greatly affected by the nitrogen to carbon ratio. Typically, I add about 25% carbon to 75% nitrogen. Although this recipe varies greatly. To … Read more

Carolina Reaper/Banana Pepper Taste Test

The results are in (maybe not). Is it genetically possible for two distinct varieties of peppers to grow on the same plant? People have been patiently waiting for me to bite into the morphed red runt. I’ve grown the yellow banana for years and decided to cross it with the extremely hot Carolina Reaper. I … Read more