How & When to Fertilize Your Garden & More Organic Gardening Q&A

John from answers your organic gardening questions including how to garden in the heat of las vegas, do sweet peppers get hot if you grow them next to each other, questions about fertilizer and compost as fertilizer, why do your greens bolt before harvest, his opinions about oxalates and much, much more.

John will answer the following questions at the following times:
02:02 How do I keep my crops alive in Las Vegas?
10:12 Will the flavors of peppers change if I grow a hot next to a sweet one?
13:48 What are your thoughts on bat guano? Can I harvest my bat guano?
16:12 Where do I have to go to get some good fungal compost?
19:50 How can you tell when its time to pull your garlic?
21:00 What would you recommend starting with for new gardeners?
22:48 Why are you such a badass?
23:30 Will a bright security light affect my harvest?
24:24 How to properly fertilize and when?
29:34 Are my onions grown from seed too late to transplant?
31:24 Do you have more tips for growing in extreme heat?
33:06 Why do my greens bolt before I get to harvest them?
36:20 Do you use only compost and compost tea as fertilizer?
37:26 Where is the best organic soil I can buy?
39:40 If you can live anywhere in the continental US, where would it be and why?
40:40 What survival food grows best in the desert?
41:38 What are your thoughts on oxalates and greens?
47:18 How can I help others grow food?
50:06 How do I grow a garden with little sun and silty soil?
52:22 How do I get my garden started without getten eaten?
54:20 Have you ever tried keeping leaf cutter or mason bees?
56:02 How can I grow on top of a cement patio?
57:12 Would I hurt earthworms if I put them in a tote?
59:10 How do I water my garden with gravity fed irrigation system using 5 gallon buckets?
1:00:34 When should I start growing certain herbs or vegetables? Does it matter if it is indoors?
1:03:04 Can kitchen and yard clippings be a substitute for fertilizer?
1:04:22 Do I have to use raised bed soil for raised beds?
1:07:14 Do you consider hydroponic growing to be organic?

After watching this episode, you will learn John’s answers to these questions, and probably learn many more organic gardening tips and tricks along the way.

Referenced Episodes
Growing in the Summer Heat- Best Vegetables

Most Important Compost your not using

Alaska Humus Episode / Fungal Soil

When to Harvest Garlic

Supplemental Feeding Crops

Top 8 Heat Loving Plants

More Heat Loving Plants – Filmed in Texas

Leafcutter Bees Episode

SIP Raised Bed (Self Irrigating Planter)

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