Online Class

Vegetable Gardening: Smart Techniques for Plentiful Results


Learn expert techniques to become the wisest gardener on your block and grow better, stronger, healthier veggies that your whole family will love!

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Doug Green
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Master techniques for developing soil, compost, pest control and more, and grow your most abundant vegetable crop yet! Join gardening expert and author Doug Green as he provides you with step-by-step instruction for building cost-effective raised beds, growing strong seedlings and properly hardening them off for plants that will thrive in your garden. Learn about the best way to give your plants nutrition and prepare your soil with organic matter and mulch to provide your seedlings with a healthy home. You’'ll even discover the key to fast-growing vegetables and find out how to make your very own mini-greenhouse from only two materials! Plus, learn about the importance of crop rotation for great results year after year, and complete your new body of knowledge with helpful watering strategies and pest control that’s safe to use on veggies!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Raised Bed Gardening
Join acclaimed garden author Doug Green in his idyllic Amherst Island, Ontario, home for an inspiring introduction to vegetable gardening. Start with the basics of raised-bed gardening, including planning and construction tips that will result in effective and ergonomic finished beds.
2. From Seeds to Seedlings
3. Composting
4. Garden Preparations
5. Warming the Soil
6. Planting Techniques
7. Watering & Pest Control

Additional Supplies Needed

  • Long-handled, round-point shovel
  • Watering gauge
  • Grow lights

Taught by

Doug Green
Doug Green
Doug Green is a gardening expert and one of the most published gardening writers in North America, having authored eight books and 22 e-books. Prior to becoming a full-time author, he ran his own nursery, where he grew nearly 800 varieties of vegetables and annual flowers, and around 1,800 varieties of perennial flowers every year. Eventually, he stepped away from the his nursery to devote more time to writing and managing his three websites, Doug Green’s Garden, Simple Gifts Farm and Doug Green’s Perennials.
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