Garden Fresh: Grow Your Own Vegetables, Fruits & Herbs

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Doug Jimerson

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Not only does Doug Jimerson have an extensive and successful career as a journalist in the industry, he started gardening when he was 4 years old. At Better Homes and Gardens, Doug provided horticultural expertise for more than 20 years. In addition to establishing Better Homes and Gardens' original test garden at his rural Iowa home, Doug was, as the magazine put it, "the Editor-in-Chief of anything related to gardening under the BHG brand." He also spent five years at, where he managed its online and print publications. He received the 2001 American Horticultural Communication Award, and is a fellow of the Garden Writers Association of America. View profile »

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Garden Fresh: Grow Your Own Vegetables, Fruits & Herbs

Garden Fresh

Grow Your Own Vegetables, Fruits & Herbs

with Doug Jimerson

Nothing beats the flavor of vegetables, fruits and herbs fresh from your home garden. Doug Jimerson shares secrets of a successful harvest.

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*NOTE: This class contains archived instructor responses but no active instructor participation. It features student-led (rather than instructor-led) discussion only. If you have questions, one of the many experienced gardeners in Garden Fresh will surely have the answer!

Yellowed basil, scanty tomatoes, stunted cucumbers - just a handful of the many reasons why gardeners give up trying to grow fruits, herbs and vegetables. But don't throw in the trowel! Craftsy has teamed up with expert gardener and Better Homes and Gardens editor Doug Jimerson to bring you more than seven hours of video instruction on how to plan, plant, tend to and properly harvest delicious edibles from your very own garden.

Garden Fresh: Grow Your Own Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs will teach you how and when to start seeds indoors. It will help you make the most of limited garden spaces. As you get to know your unique growing conditions, you'll learn to diagnose common soil, plant and bug problems. Also covered: Why tomatoes are America's garden favorite, and how to help them flourish in your garden! You'll learn up-to-date success secrets for greens, strawberries, fruit trees and much more, and be ready to venture into new crops like walking onions, scented geraniums, rue and lovage.

Once you register, the class is yours to view whenever you like, season after season. So get ready for your garden to grow like never before. Sign up for Garden Fresh: Grow Your Own Vegetables, Fruits & Herbs today!


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