With spring in the air, people are looking to plant gardens. But the coronavirus pandemic and the challenging times facing those in lockdown have brought ideas to mind, like the victory gardens of World War II. Tracy Smith reports on how nurseries are now selling out, not of flower bulbs, but of vegetables, and how online tutorials about growing your own food are sprouting up everywhere.

A Complete Guide to Digging & Planting Your First Vegetable Garden: Tomatoes, Peppers & Herbs

Table of Contents

  • 0:00 Introduction
  • 0:48 The Basic Size for Your First Garden
  • 1:33 Basic Principles to Turning the Bed & Adding Bagged Soil
  • 5:00 All the Basic Materials for Your First Garden
  • 7:04 Picking the Right Location – Details on the Sun
  • 8:28 Picking the Right Size for Your Garden
  • 8:54 Cover Your Garden Space with Cardboard (4-6 Weeks)
  • 9:38 Where to Plant Your Plants Based on Height & Shading
  • 11:02 Creating a Weed Barrier with Cardboard
  • 12:46 Using The Garden Soil Bags to Build Your Soil
  • 14:04 Planting the Peppers: All the Steps
  • 16:45 Tomato Spacing and What Indeterminate Means
  • 17:30 Planting Tomatoes: All the Steps
  • 21:38 Planting Chive and Oregano Transplants
  • 23:44 Planting Basil from Seeds
  • 25:24 Planting Dill from Seeds
  • 26:10 Planting Cilantro from Seeds
  • 27:26 Top Dressing with Fertilizer and Staking Your Plants
  • 30:14 Conclusion and Watering Tips