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Saving Zinnia Seeds. The Easy Way.
 
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If you want to save some money, saving seeds from your zinnias is one way to do it. And with a little luck, and some selective breeding, you might even come up with a new variety. To make sure they don't get moldy during storage, make sure to dry them out completely before storing.
Views: 62841 Midwest Gardener
Tomato Leaf Roll. One of the First Signs of Overwatering on Tomatoes.
 
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This has been another year for too much rain all at once. Last year was a little worse, but we didn't have the heat like this year. After getting 4.5 inches, then having it rain twice more shortly after, our garden is soaked. Now I'm seeing several tomato plants showing leaf roll. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 31697 Midwest Gardener
Easy, Quick, DIY Drip Irrigation for your garden, step by step installation instructions.
 
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I absolutely love drip irrigation. I started using it several years ago, and now I can't imagine gardening without it. I use it for our flower, and our vegetable garden. It is easy to use even for people who aren't handy. Subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener Blog: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com
Views: 55455 Midwest Gardener
How to tell when Indigo Rose Tomatoes are ripe.
 
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One of the first things I wondered, when our Indigo Rose Tomatoes started to turn purple, was how do you tell when they are ripe. Given some time, I figured it out, so I thought I would share what I learned. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 16377 Midwest Gardener
Following Foxglove Plants From Seed To Flowering. From one year to the next.
 
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All parts of the foxglove plant are poisonous, including the flowers and seeds. I planted some fox glove seeds last year, and followed their progress until they bloomed this spring. They turned out even better than I hoped.
Views: 22891 Midwest Gardener
Sweet Potato Reveal. Nice Harvest Grown in a Metal Wash Tub Container.
 
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Since I'm a rookie at growing sweet potatoes, I was pleasantly surprised by how many potatoes we got out of this one tub. Some of them were oddly shaped, but I think they will taste just the same. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 165650 Midwest Gardener
Cherokee Purple Heirloom Tomatoes From Seed to Taste Test.
 
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I love the taste of these. They didn't set on as well as I would like, but I'm going to give them another try next year. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 17711 Midwest Gardener
How to Save Tomato Seeds for Personal Use. Step by step instructions.
 
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One of the great things about growing heirloom tomatoes, is that you can save the seeds and grow them again the next year. This shows how to save seeds using fermentation to get cleaner and more viable seeds. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 12806 Midwest Gardener
Saving Radish Seeds For Planting - From Flowering to Collecting.
 
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This was the first time I've harvest seeds from radishes. I learned a little bit about them, and I think the next time will be even better. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 6826 Midwest Gardener
Kentucky Blue Pole Beans From Planting to Harvest.
 
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This was the first year for us for growing Kentucky Blue pole beans. They quickly became my favorite pole bean. I can't think of anything I don't like about them. They seem to be very hardy, and produce very well. I plan to grow them again! If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters Home Base Groove by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100563 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 7464 Midwest Gardener
Six Different Heirloom Tomatoes, and a little about them.
 
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The 6 shown are: Belgium Giant, Brandywine Red, Russian Black Krim, Box Car Willie, Striped German, and Mortgage Lifter. All of them are heirlooms, which means that you can save the seeds and grow them year after year. That lowers cost, and is sustainable for all of you preppers out there. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 17323 Midwest Gardener
Collecting And Saving Black Eyed Susan Seeds. DIY to save money.
 
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Collecting Black Eyed Susan seeds is really pretty easy. It just takes a couple of minutes, but the effort is well worth it. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 15321 Midwest Gardener
Purple Shamrocks, Oxalis triangularis. How to Repot, Rejuvenate, and Grow Them.
 
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If you've ever grown purple shamrocks, then you probably know how beautiful they can be, when they are at their best. I recently repotted ours after several years in the same pot. The results were pretty good, and now it looks great! I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 21035 Midwest Gardener
Taste Test Comparing Box Car Willie, Mortgage Lifter, and Brandywine Tomatoes.
 
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I did this video back in the summer, and am just getting around to posting it. If was very hard trying to pick a winner, because they all tasted good to me. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 9796 Midwest Gardener
How To Divide Perennial Salvia. Make New Plants For Free.
 
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Dividing perennials is one of the easiest ways to save money when gardening. It's easy to do, and is also a great way to share plants with family and friends.
Views: 7197 Midwest Gardener
American Giant Sunflowers From Planting to Flowering.
 
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The American Giant Sunflower according to the package can reach 14 to 16 feet tall. Ours didn't get close to that, but they did approach 10 feet tall. We grew three types of giant sunflowers together, and the American Giant was the early leader, but the Giant Gray Striped ended up getting taller. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 5678 Midwest Gardener
Two Ways to Divide and Propagate Coral Bells. AKA Heuchera micrantha.
 
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Dividing perennials is a great way to make more new plants for free. It's pretty easy to do, and with minimal effort, you can have lots of new plants to use around your flower garden, or give to family and friends. It can be pretty fun to trade too.
Views: 17220 Midwest Gardener
Easiest Cheap DIY Trellis Ever! For Beans, Cucumbers, Squash, and More.
 
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Trellises are a great way to grow more using less space. I use them for beans, and cucumbers, but they can also be used for squash, or small melons. I like things that are easy, and this trellis is about as easy as it gets. It is pretty close to being a trellis when you buy it. It comes in 8 foot sections, so if you don't want it that tall, you will have to cut some off.......using bolt cutters. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 144603 Midwest Gardener
Yard Long Beans From Planting Seeds to Harvest. AKA Asparagus Beans.
 
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Last year was our first year for growing yard long beans. This shows their progress from the time we planted them till we harvested them. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters Home Base Groove by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100563 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com
Views: 14577 Midwest Gardener
How to Grow Carrots From Planting to Harvest. Purple, Red, White....
 
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This year, I grew a rainbow blend of carrot seeds. They produced just about any color of carrots you can think of. I'll show from the very beginning, to when I harvested them. They tasted as good as they looked. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 9733 Midwest Gardener
Russian Black Krim Heirloom Tomato From Seedling to Taste Test!
 
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This year we grew mostly heirloom tomatoes. I was pleasantly surprised by the amazing flavor of some of them. This variety was one of my favorites for taste this year. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 14740 Midwest Gardener
Peanuts Grown in a Container From Planting to Harvest. And Some of What I Learned.
 
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We grew peanuts this year for the first time. I learned a lot about them, and I share some of that in this video. It spans from the time I planted this one in a pot, until I harvested the peanuts. If you would like to add subtitles or close captions in another language, you an do so at: http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_video?v=sEfil-ZeX8A&ref=share Home Base Groove by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100563 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 262614 Midwest Gardener
Following Columbine From Seed to Flowering. One year condensed.
 
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We planted seeds for these last year, then patiently waited for them to bloom this spring. The wait was worth it! This shows their progress from start to finish. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 7270 Midwest Gardener
Jet Star Tomatoes. Follow our Jet Star tomatoes through the summer.
 
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Of all the tomatoes that we grew last year, the Jet Star is definitely one of our favorites. It produces some great looking tomatoes that have a good flavor too. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 6081 Midwest Gardener
Harvesting and Saving Eggplant Seeds. Easy to DIY in minutes.
 
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Saving eggplant seeds is very easy, and doesn't require fermenting. It literally only takes minutes to do. A couple of eggplants will produce many more seeds than you need. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters Home Base Groove by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100563 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 11417 Midwest Gardener
Our Brandywine Red Tomato Throughout The Summer.
 
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Brandywine tomatoes are the favorite type for many people. I had to grow them to see how they would do in our garden. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 5840 Midwest Gardener
How to Save Foxglove Seeds. Two Easy DIY Methods.
 
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All parts of the foxglove plant are poisonous, including the flowers and seeds. Once they are done flowering, Foxgloves produce thousands of seeds. Many times they can self sow, but if you want to have more control over where they come up, and when, gatherings some seeds is necessary. It only takes a few minutes, and is very easy to do. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 7128 Midwest Gardener
My Top 5 Tips For Growing Tomatoes.
 
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These are just a few of my tomato growing tips. It was hard to pick just 5, but I think these five are probably my top 5. I might go into more detail on some of them at some point, but wanted to share this for now. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener Some things we use in our yard and garden: https://www.amazon.com/shop/midwestgardener ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. That means that I will receive a small percentage of any sales generated from one of my affiliate links, but you won't pay any extra. It's one more way that you can support our channel.
Views: 262121 Midwest Gardener
Velvet Queen Sunflowers. Watch ours grow through the summer.
 
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I grew these last year, and I really like them. I think I will plant them again. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 8343 Midwest Gardener
14 Ways to Deal With Squash Vine Borers!
 
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Do you have a favorite way to deal with them? Please share it. We had a really bad year for squash vine borers here this year. Because they have been on my mind a lot, I decided to put this together. There is no magic bullet. To have good success against them, you will probably have to combine several of these techniques. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 21234 Midwest Gardener
Planting and Growing Horseradish From Grocery Store Bought Root.
 
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We were in the produce section at the grocery store, and I started looking at things and wondering how much of it I could grow or regrow. I picked up one of the horseradish roots and noticed that it had little tiny hints of green on it. I was pretty sure I could grow that one so I bought it and took it home and planted it. Subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener Blog: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com Home Base Groove by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100563 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
Views: 3025 Midwest Gardener
Thinning Everbearing Quinault Strawberry Plants in the Fall to Rejuvenate the Bed.
 
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Part of growing strawberries is thinning the strawberry bed each year. To many crowded plant can reduce the size and quality of your strawberries. The variety is call Quinault. It is an everbearing type. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters Home Base Groove by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100563 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 3604 Midwest Gardener
Collecting Gaillardia Seeds. AKA Blanket Flowers.
 
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This video shows how to collect Gaillardia seeds, and what they look like. The variety shown is called Mesa Peach. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 8452 Midwest Gardener
Growing and Deadheading Perennial Tall Phlox.
 
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We've had this tall phlox for over 20 years. By just deadheading it when the flowers start to fade, you can enjoy a second blooming that is almost as good as the first. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 20365 Midwest Gardener
How to Pollinate an Iris. It's easy and fun to grow Irises from seeds.
 
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If you grow Irises and have never tried to pollinate them, you have to give this a try. They will occasionally be pollinated by insects, but not very often. It just takes a few seconds to do it, and it can be very rewarding to come up with your own variety of Iris. Subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener Blog: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com
Views: 20068 Midwest Gardener
Mammoth Russian Sunflowers. Watch them grow through the summer.
 
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I took video of them growing through the summer. They produce massive head, and do get really tall. Subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener Blog: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com Home Base Groove by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100563 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
Views: 31341 Midwest Gardener
Tall Asiatic Lilies From Spring Through Blooming.
 
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Here are our lilies as they grow and bloom for the first time. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 20473 Midwest Gardener
Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans Grown in a Cage.
 
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There are lots of different ways to grow pole beans. I like growing them in a cage. They are easy to pick, and easy to see. And they don't take up much space grown this way. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 13890 Midwest Gardener
Dividing Lamb's Ear. An Easy DIY Way to Make More Plants For Free.
 
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Dividing Lamb's Ear is a great way to make more plants for free. They are pretty easy to get started in the spring when the weather is mild. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 9502 Midwest Gardener
Belgium Giant Heirloom Tomatoes From Seedling To Taste Test.
 
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If you have been thinking about growing Belgium Giants, but wanted to know more about them, you came to the right place. This shows the plant (which I started from seed), from the time I put it in the ground, to the first taste test of a ripe tomato. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 5356 Midwest Gardener
Early Girl Tomatoes. Watch them grow through the summer.
 
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I grow one of these almost every year. They do produce slightly earlier than most other varieties, but I've found that they also produce a pretty good amount of tomatoes. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 5791 Midwest Gardener
Black Eyed Susan From Seeds To Bloom.
 
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From collecting the seeds, till the flower blooms. This shows the growth process for black eyed susans. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 7599 Midwest Gardener
Indigo Rose Tomato Taste Test....and a little about them.
 
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This was the first year that we have grown the Indigo Rose, and I was pleasantly surprised by how well it did. I think we will probably be growing this one again next year. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 11054 Midwest Gardener
Newspaper Strips vs. Shredded Leaves in a New Worm Bin. 3 month update.
 
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We've had our worms for about 3 months now. The most important thing I've learned is that, if I started another new bin from scratch, I would use shredded leaves, instead of newspaper strips. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 2962 Midwest Gardener
Growing Peanuts in Kansas. What 3 Peanut Seeds Produced.
 
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This was the first time we ever tried growing peanuts, so I wasn't really sure if we could even do it. Turns out that we can grow peanuts where we live, and they did much better than I expected. Home Base Groove by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100563 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 9847 Midwest Gardener
Bleeding Hearts From Sprouting to When They Die Back.
 
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We take a look at our Bleeding Hearts from the time they sprout in very early spring, till later when they die completely back. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters Home Base Groove by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100563 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. Although most of my videos are about gardening, I will occasionally post videos about nature, or other things that interest me. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on Facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on YouTube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 9463 Midwest Gardener
Deadheading Butterfly Bushes. A look at how to do it.
 
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Like many other flowering plant, the butterfly bush will produce larger and more numerous blooms if deadheaded. This shows a little on how to do it. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 15401 Midwest Gardener
Japanese Black Trifele Heirloom Tomato. From seed to Harvest Review.
 
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This was the first for growing these. It is a vigorous plant. It set on well, set on some in the heat, and tastes pretty good, so I will be growing this one again next year. I garden in zone 6b. We have some pretty challenging weather sometimes. I don't claim to be an expert, so you will see my successes and my failures. I really appreciate feedback, so please say hi so I'll know you've dropped by. If you would like to be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WarLetters I also have a gardening blog at: http://mygardenyourgarden.blogspot.com I recently started a page on facebook. It will include photos and some additional information that doesn't show up on youtube. https://www.facebook.com/midwestgardener
Views: 2219 Midwest Gardener
DIY One Board Birdhouse. Made from one privacy fence board.
 
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Had some leftover boards, so I was trying to figure out what to do with them, so I made some birdhouses.
Views: 2666 Midwest Gardener
Straight Eight Cucumbers as they grow through the summer.
 
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Straight Eight Cucumbers are my all time favorite cucumber. I've grown them for years, and plan to continue. I be starting some seeds from last year soon. They are an heirloom variety which makes them especially attractive to me.
Views: 10056 Midwest Gardener