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Organic Gardening Tips from City Farmers Urban Nursery

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John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ visits City Farmers Urban Nursery in San Diego, California to give you a tour of this family-owned nursery in business since 1972. After the quick tour, John will take you to many ares of the nursery that he liked to share with you his organic gardening tips and new varieties of edible plants, and ways of growing food you may not be familiar with.

In this episode, John takes you on a tour of City Farmers Urban Nursery in San Diego. He will also share many organic vegetable gardening tips with you.

First, John will give you a quick POV (Point-of-View) tour of the Nursery. Next, John will re-visit some of his favorite areas of the nursery to share with you new edible plants, his thoughts on growing food, and new ways of using recycled materials to grow food. You will also learn about using potentially toxic raised bed materials and much, much more.

Jump to the following parts of this episode:
01:54 Walkthrough tour of nursery starts
14:30 Sharing about Specific Areas of Interest
14:42 Selling Plants without Plastic Containers
15:51 Perennial Vegetables- Purple Tree Collards
17:40 Different Sizes of Pots and Net Pots
18:27 No Build Raised Bed Made out of Fabric
19:38 Olla growing hot and spicy oregano in a wood container box
21:09 Tropical Fruit Trees
22:47 Native Edible Plants that Grow Easily
25:02 Growing Food in an Oversize Concrete mixing tub
26:15 Growing Vegetables vs Growing Fruit Trees
28:32 Edible Cacti and Succulents
33:34 Containment Unit Growing Sweet Potatoes
34:39 Vegetable Garden Beds- Best part of broccoli to eat
35:32 Using Railroad ties and Cinder Blocks to Build a Raised Bed
38:22 Why its important to Mulch with Better than Bark Pine Mulch
39:40 Keeping Bees Safe at a Distance
41:09 Composting Worms at the Nursery
43:57 Edible Water Plants
47:29 Growing Herbs
48:48 Headed into the Store
49:30 My favorite item in the store- Seeds – Buying the proper seeds
50:50 Buying Bulk Seeds
52:06 Don’t Panic – It’s Organic Pest Control – My favorite products
53:38 Summary and Closing Thoughts on the Nursery

After watching this episode, you will learn about a cool organic nursery in San Diego and also learn tips and tricks on how to grow more edible food at home.

Referenced Episodes:
Exotica Rare Fruit Tree Nursery

Native Edible Landscape Plants

How to Divide Aloe Vera

How to Eat Aloe Vera

How to increase your yield up to 400% with proper worm castings

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City Farmers Nursery
3110 Euclid Ave, San Diego, CA 92105
(619) 284-6358

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4 Seasons says:

Thank you John!!! I live in San Diego County and have been looking for a nursery that sells tree collards & other unique edibles. So excited to check this place out! Also next time you come to SD, you should go see the San Diego Botanical Garden in Encinitas. So much to see there!!! You'd love it!

gretz lawrence says:

dude what the fuck, this is a whole town

Bonnie Bartlow says:

Which video tells us about the’ cloning mechanism’ you have talked about and the one you use please
I like to watch your videos instead of tv shows I just bought a ‘heat mat ‘ for starting my seeds
thanks for your time and effort,
I’m a loyal subscriber and have included worm castings in my spring planting’s
thanks again for you giving us so much knowledge, so we can succeed and have fun while gardening and to be successful at gardening.

Israel Ramirez says:

Damn. You were here amd missed you.

Rashidah Abdul-Khaliq says:

Fantastic! Just went by there last week to start my garden. Love this place. So happy you gave a shout out to other people about this amazing spot in sunny San Diego!

Tony D says:

The only water i drink comes in plastic bottles. I recycle tho so it's all good.

Ben wolz says:

…John I don't think you got the Scarface reference with the "say hello to my little friend" lol

Manoush Anderson says:

Hi new sub. here. I'm new at growing my own crops as well. thanks for your vid.
I was wondering if you can share some ideas how I can convert my patio into greenhouse for the winter months.

Mike Stremlin says:

Your channel is awesome. I subbed. Im a newbie, tired of all the crap veg in the store. You have taught me a lot so far. Im up n running in raised beds. Im in desert like you. Up in Hesperia in high desert. Winter type Things are germinating rt now in april, using your practices…thx so much

undorr says:

Thanks John for what you do. I have started growing my one greens thanks to you.👍😀.using cardboard to kill weeds and grass for my plants

Pseudo Nym says:

What are these ridiculous rules preventing growing edible in the dwelling front??

Pseudo Nym says:

Mind blowing place. Good tour guide too.
Why is it when hearing cilantro I want to break out into song?

azzzonline says:

Growing in water, that means standing water which leads to over population of mosquitos.. How would one grow in water and avoid attracting mosquitos?

kurgon1976 says:

I was there on Thursday, too bad I missed you man it would have been cool to meet you while you were making this video!

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