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Compost Tips for Large & Small, Hot & Cold Compost Piles / Gardening Coast2Coast

Compost Tips for Large & Small, Hot & Cold Compost Piles / Gardening Coast2Coast

Compost tips for large & small, hot & cold compost piles in this Gardening Coast2Coast episode with CaliKim & Gary from The Rusted Garden Homestead.
Gardening Coast2Coast podcast with CaliKim & Gary (The Rusted Garden): https://gardeningcoast2coast.net

MY BOOKS:
Organic Gardening for Everyone: Homegrown Vegetables Made Easy – get your personalized, signed copy at at https://calikimgardenandhome.com/books/organic-gardening-for-everyone/.

Pre-order my new book: The First-Time Gardener: Raised Bed Gardening: All the know-how you need to build and grow a raised bed garden (release date, March 8, 2022): https://amzn.to/3xId4hR

SEEDS
CaliKim Seed Collections: (fall garden, container garden, spring garden, tomato, heat tolerant greens, herbs, lettuce, flowers, and more): https://calikimgardenandhome.com.

Save when you purchase my seed/book bundles: (Organic Gardening for Everyone)
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Container Garden: https://bit.ly/CaliKimContainerGardenSeedCollectionBookBundle
Spring Garden: http://bit.ly/CaliKimSpringGardenSeedCollectionBookBundle
Late Summer Garden: https://bit.ly/CaliKimLateSummerSeedCollectionBookBundle
Lettuce: http://bit.ly/CaliKimLettuceSeedBookBundle

CONTAINERS
CaliKimSmart Pots: 5 gallon, 1 gallon, purple mini raised bed: https://calikimgardenandhome.com/smart-pots-containers/
Smart Pots (other sizes): https://smartpots.com/shop/

SOIL & FERTILIZER
Good Dirt: http://good-dirt.com
indoor and outdoor potting mix, soil conditioner (for garden beds), plant food
10% off with code “calikim10”, also available at Target

Vermisterra: https://vermisterra.com
Worm castings, Worm tea
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DON’T MISS THESE RELATED VIDEOS:
How to Make Compost in a 5 Gallon Container: http://bit.ly/calikimcompost5galcontainer
How to Make a Hot Compost Pile & 5 Tips to Make it FASTER!: http://bit.ly/CaliKimHotCompostFaster
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WHERE TO FIND ME:
Seed & Garden Shop:https://calikimgardenandhome.com
Instagram: CaliKim: http://instagram.com/calikim29, CameraGuy: https://www.instagram.com/calicameraguy/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/CaliKimGardenandHomeDIY/
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5 Tips To Grow BIG Kohlrabis (German Cabbage) – Kohlrabi Growing Tips!

5 Tips To Grow BIG Kohlrabis (German Cabbage) – Kohlrabi Growing Tips!

In today’s video we give you 5 tips to grow the best kohlrabis ever. Kohlrabi, also called German cabbage, nool kol, navalkol, kohl, su hào, ol kopi, monj-hakh, nol khol, navilu kosu, knol khol, kouloumpra, kedlubna, kaleráb, gulie, cărălabă, kalarepa, kalarepa – you can use german cabbage for some great german cabbage recipes and the… Continue Reading

How to Plant 4 Cold Tolerant Herbs for Your Fall Garden / Fall Garden Series #3

How to Plant 4 Cold Tolerant Herbs for Your Fall Garden / Fall Garden Series #3

How to plant 4 cold tolerant herbs for your fall garden – now is a great time to start! Fall Garden Seed Collection: https://calikimgardenandhome.com/seeds/fall-garden-seed-collection/ Herb Seed Collection: https://calikimgardenandhome.com/seeds/herb-seed-collection/ Gardening Coast2Coast podcast with CaliKim and Gary (The Rusted Garden): https://gardeningcoast2coast.netGardening Coast2Coast podcast with CaliKim & Gary (The Rusted Garden): https://gardeningcoast2coast.net MY BOOKS: Organic Gardening for Everyone:… Continue Reading

September Garden Tour – Eggplant Harvest, Tomato Hornworms (Ugh!), Making Space for Fall Veggies 🍆🐛🍁

September Garden Tour – Eggplant Harvest, Tomato Hornworms (Ugh!), Making Space for Fall Veggies 🍆🐛🍁

Hang out with us for the September Garden Tour. We’ll harvest eggplant, discover some tomato hornworms on my plants (ugh!), and talk about making space for Fall garden veggies! SALE: 25 % off with code “fall garden” at https://calikimgardenandhome.com, includes all CaliKim Seed Collections, Book/Seed Bundles, CaliKim SmartPots, Salad in Container Kits. Free kale seed… Continue Reading

🔥LIVE:  Friday Fireside Chat with CaliKim & CameraGuy (REPLAY)

🔥LIVE: Friday Fireside Chat with CaliKim & CameraGuy (REPLAY)

Join us for a fireside livestream – we’ll be in the chat 15 minutes before the livestream starts to hang out with you! LABOR DAY SALE: 25 % off with code “fallgarden” at https://calikimgardenandhome.com, includes all CaliKim Seed Collections, Book/Seed Bundles, CaliKim SmartPots, Salad in Container Kits. Free seed packet with every order! Sale expires… Continue Reading

Why Aren’t My Strawberries Producing? & How to Root Strawberry Runners for Free Plants 🍓

Why Aren’t My Strawberries Producing? & How to Root Strawberry Runners for Free Plants 🍓

Have you ever wondered why your strawberry plants aren’t producing? In this video I share why, show you how to root strawberry runners for free plants, and share other strawberry tips to help you grow lots of strawberries in your garden. Gardening Coast2Coast podcast with CaliKim and Gary (The Rusted Garden): https://gardeningcoast2coast.net MY BOOKS: Organic… Continue Reading

🍅LIVE:  End of Season Tomato Tips

🍅LIVE: End of Season Tomato Tips

Join me in LIVE in the garden for end of season tomato tips! SALE: 20 % off with code “carrot” at https://calikimgardenandhome.com, includes all CaliKim Seed Collections, Book/Seed Bundles, CaliKim SmartPots, Salad in Container Kits. Free seed packet with every order! Sale expires Monday, August 30, 2021. Gardening Coast2Coast podcast with CaliKim & Gary (The… Continue Reading

How to Grow Carrots in a 5 Gallon Container / Fall Garden Series #2 🥕🥕🥕

How to Grow Carrots in a 5 Gallon Container / Fall Garden Series #2 🥕🥕🥕

How to grow carrots in a 5 gallon container, including container size, sunlight, soil, fertilizer and watering requirements to help your carrots germinate and thrive in your fall garden. SALE: 20 % off with code “carrot” at https://calikimgardenandhome.com, includes all CaliKim Seed Collections, Book/Seed Bundles, CaliKim SmartPots, Salad in Container Kits. Free seed packet with… Continue Reading

Moving? A New Garden is a Process – Meet Nisha, Livestream Moderator

Moving? A New Garden is a Process – Meet Nisha, Livestream Moderator

Are you moving to a new location? Installing a new garden is a process. Meet Nisha, our livestream moderator, who just moved, and is planting her new garden step by step. Gardening Coast2Coast podcast with CaliKim & Gary (The Rusted Garden): https://gardeningcoast2coast.net MY BOOKS: Organic Gardening for Everyone: Homegrown Vegetables Made Easy – get your… Continue Reading