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Grow Your Own, Nevada! Summer 2012: Starting Plants From Seed Grow Your Own, Nevada! Summer 2012: Starting Plants From Seed Presentation Transcript

  • Planting the Fall Garden By Randy RobisonJedi Master Gardener
  • A little historyRetiredParamedic/ Engineer 5 Time Nevada State Fair Champion Gardener
  • Addictive behavior.• If a little is good and a lot is better View slide
  • Then a whole lot must be AWESOME View slide
  • Start with Soil.
  • Soil needs Organic Material 4-6 inches a year
  • Start with great seeds
  • Read the seed packageit’s loaded with great information Planting depth Soil temp for germination Days to germination
  • Soil temp for germination
  • Visualize your Harvest• 1 Plant Size• 2 Plants Spacing• 3 How much to Plant• 4 How to Plant• 5 When to Plant• 6 Hardiness of plants• 7 Frost Protection• 8 Watering
  • Plant Size• Don’t look at the plant in the seed pack• Think how big it will be when it in full bloom
  • Plant Spacing
  • How much do I plant• Start with only vegetables you like to eat.• Then plant the one that you think you might like.• Last plant a few extras for friend and family
  • How do I plant?Seed depth two to four times the thicknessof seed
  • When Do I Plant
  • Hardiness of plants
  • Broccoli
  • Is this for real?
  • Because you could end up with this every day
  • Cabbage
  • Lettuce Garden
  • Onions /Root Crops
  • Plant protectionHigh Tunnel Low Tunnel
  • Hillbilly season extenders
  • Mulch Hot vs ColdCold mulch
  • Set up a water plan• Water by hand from a bucket of sun- warmed water.• Drip irrigation• Hose• Sprinkler• Keep the soil moist• Water according to plant needs
  • Remember if a little is good, a lot is better, then a whole lot is awesome
  • Gardening in Northern Nevada can be challenging
  • Yes you can grow corn
  • Questions