“Home Savvy” Episode 2 – How to Grow Vegetables at Home

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May 25, 2012 ‐ By Madame Noire

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

In this “Get It Done” episode we’ll show you how to grow your own vegetables right at home by using an easy to assemble Raised Garden Bed.

When you grow veggies at home there are so many advantages. One advantage is that they just simply taste better. Two, you’re being super “green” and conscious of the environment when you grow food at home. Why wouldn’t you want to help the earth and enjoy delicious home grown vegetables while gardening? With Home Depot Associate Shenell Leighton’s assistance, you’ll see how exciting gardening can be as she works with our  Home Savvy host Suzanne Rust in creating an at home vegetable garden. Check it out now!

MATERIALS USED IN THIS EPISODE:

HERE’S HOW TO DO THIS PROJECT:

Purchase an easy to assemble raised or pre-made garden bed.

Choose your vegetables.

 

Select garden soil.

 

Line bed with marigolds to ward off insects.

 

Cut plastic label off of vegetables container.

 

Dig hole large enough for vegetable plant.

 

You can harvest vegetables up until fall, be sure to feed your vegetables with plant food.

 

 

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  • 241

    Happy to stumble upon this. Just started my own garden. Suzanne Rust thank you … I never knew tomato plants had such a thirst for power in the the garden.

  • GE 918

    Thanks for sharing. Maybe after viewing how easy it is to grow your own veggies, more people will.

  • Elsebeth

    I’m interested in growing my own veggies. This was a great video.

  • http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=ntt_athr_dp_sr_1?_encoding=UTF8&search-alias=digital-text&field-author=Peaches%20The%20Writer PeachesTheWriter

    This is a great article. We have to get back to being self-sustainable. If the groceries stores suddenly close due to a national emergency, how long will we be able to feed our families?

    • open heart

      Very valid point!