Organic Gardening with NOFA-NH
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Our Northeast Organic Gardening Video Series offers tips for new and experienced gardeners seeking to feed themselves and their families. Learn more about wick irrigation, container growing, building raised beds and garden planning in the following short videos.
About the Instructor: Ron Christie is passionate about teaching people how to grow their own nutritious organic food for better health and well-being. He is an avid four-season grower, and a former NOFA-NH Board Member and Master Gardener who loves sharing his experiences as a gardener and farmer. Ron and his family own Living Earth Farm in Concord, NH, and are the former owners of a certified organic vegetable and fruit micro-farm in Brookline, NH.
Wick Irrigation for Container Growing
Wick irrigation uses ropes as wicks to slowly and continuously supply water to the plant's roots. Learn how to set up a wick irrigation system for your container gardens.
Wick Irrigation for Seedlings and Transplants
Wick irrigation allows your plants to water themselves, assuring that they are getting exactly the right amount of water while saving you time! Learn how to use wick irrigation with seedlings and transplants.
The Right Sized Containers for Your Plants
How do you choose the right sized containers for your plants? By getting in touch with their roots! Learn about the optimal containers for growing a variety of vegetables.
How to Build a Raised Bed
Wood beds rot, and cedar is expensive. How do you build a raised bed that will last? In this tutorial, you'll learn how to build durable raised beds for various plant heights.
The Importance of Sunlight and Location
Sunlight is critical to plant health and successful gardening. Learn more about optimal lighting conditions for your garden, including where, and where not, to plant vegetables, berry bushes and trees on your property.