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SFG Plant Spacing12.07.18

How to Grow a Stir Fry Garden

Anyone can grow a beautiful garden full of flowers and vegetables that look picture perfect, but the ambitious gardener grows with a purpose. They plan out their garden so the plants within them complement one another for additional vitality, pest repellant, and a delicious meal. If you’re looking to give your garden some purpose beyond […]

Soil07.25.18

Soil Solarization To Fix Nematode Problems – Easy Growing Ep. 24

How to do Soil Solarization to Fix A Nematode Problem – Easy Growing Ep. #24 Transcript Intro On this episode, I’m taking you into our garden to show you our nematode problem and what we’re doing to fix it. Hi everyone this is Bryan Traficante from GardenInMinutes.com and this is Episode 24 of Easy Growing. […]

Watering Setup05.14.18

How to Ensure Rain Barrels Provide Enough Water To Your Garden – Easy Growing Ep. #23

How to Ensure Your Rain Barrel Provides Enough Water to Your Garden – Easy Growing Ep. #23     Transcript Intro On this episode I’m discussing rain barrels and how to ensure that they provide enough water pressure to your garden watering system. Hi everyone I’m Bryan Traficante from GardenInMinutes.com and this is Easy Growing […]

Irrigation03.23.18

Introducing the Multi-Garden Grid Connection Manifold – Easy Growing Ep. #22

Introducing the Multi-Garden Grid Connection Manifold – Easy Growing Ep. #22     Transcript Intro On this episode, we introduce our new Garden Grid™ watering system connection manifolds. Hi everyone, I’m Bryan Traficante from GardenInMinutes.com and this is Episode #22 of Easy Growing. On today’s episode we’re introducing our new Garden Grid™ watering system connection […]

Fast Growing Plants03.09.18

Fast Growing & Cold Tolerant Vegetables – Easy Growing Ep. #21

Fast Growing & Cold Tolerant Vegetables – Easy Growing Ep. #21       Transcript Intro On this episode, I’m discussing fast growing cold-tolerant vegetables that you can start planting now to get a jump-start on your spring garden. Hi everyone, I’m Bryan Traficante from GardenInMinutes.com and this is episode 21 of Easy Growing. On […]

Companion Planting02.22.18

Companion Planting for Cold Weather Plants – Easy Growing Episode #20

Companion Planting for Cold Weather Plants – Easy Growing Ep. #20 Make the most of every season, and the most of the plants you grow during each! Cold season plants typically fall into the rustic and hardy spectrum. Companion planting is the process of growing plants next to each other which provide each other mutual […]

Garden To Table Recipe02.02.18

Beef Pho (Pho Bo)

Garden to Table – Beef Pho (Pho Bo) A warm and aromatic garden to table Vietnamese recipe that features a complex broth, flat rice noodles, a variety of vegetables, and broth cooked beef. What to Grow:  Onion, Radish, Anise, Cilantro, Green Onion, Basil, Ginger, Bean Sprouts   Ingredients:  4-5 lbs beef knuckle/soup bones 1 onion, peeled […]

Winter Gardening01.25.18

A Look Into Our 2018 Winter Garden – Easy Growing Episode #19

A Look Into Our 2018 Winter Garden – Easy Growing Ep. 19 With the start of 2018, our winter garden is off to a great start! Bell peppers are nearly ready to harvest, tomatoes are growing, green beans and a variety of other plants are starting to produce as well. Since we’re located in south […]

Winter Gardening10.13.17

Fall & Winter Garden Plant Spacing in The Garden Grid – Easy Growing Episode #18

Fall & Winter Gardening Plant Spacing – Easy Growing Ep. 18 Fall and winter are not as widely utilized as gardening seasons, but with the right plants and of course avoidance of extreme cold, you can grow plants that summer and spring are too hot for. The theme of fall and winter gardening plants is […]

Irrigation10.03.17

Basic Garden Grid™ Watering System Care – Easy Growing Episode #17

The Basic Care & Maintenance of a Garden Grid™ Watering System The Garden Grid™ watering system is designed to be a durable and carefree garden watering system, saving you time, effort, and providing more effective watering than drip irrigation. Maintenance is low to unneeded, but over time you still want to check on it to […]

The Garden Grid08.29.17

You Requested Them, So We Made Them! 6 New Garden Grid™ Sizes – Easy Growing Episode #16

Introducing 6 New Garden Grid Watering System Sizes Your requests for additional Garden Grid™ sizes have been heard! We’re excited to share the newest permanent additions to the GardenInMinutes.com Garden Grid™ family – The 4×8, 3×8, 3×6, 4×5, 2×8, and 2×6 Garden Grid™ watering systems!   Video Transcript Intro On this episode, we’ve heard your […]

Summer Gardening07.11.17

How to Manage Summer Garden Wilt, Scorching, & Bolting – Easy Growing Episode #15

Wilting, Scorching and Bolting – How to Manage These Common Summer Garden Ailments The summer heat and extended days can be problematic for some plants. With high temperatures, extended hours of sunlight, and increased sunlight intensity your plants may have trouble coping or yielding the result you want. In this Episode, Bryan Traficante, GardenInMinutes.com co-founder, discusses these […]

Watering Setup04.10.17

How Multiple Garden Grids Connect to One Water Source – Easy Growing Episode #12

How Multiple Garden Grids Connect Together and Run From One Water Source We’re often asked a question like this ‘Can I run multiple Garden Grids from one hose? and can they connect together?” The answer is Yes! And the process is simple. With the use of our two-way water flow valves and garden hoses you […]

Plant Spacing04.03.17

How Raised Garden Bed Plant Spacing Works Best – Easy Growing Episode #11

Raised Garden Bed Plant Spacing – How It Works Best Raised garden bed plant spacing, if done correctly, can nearly triple production compared to traditional gardening. The key is to plant by area as opposed to rows. Row gardening is designed to leave walking paths between plants so you can access everything. However,  raised garden beds […]

Soil03.22.17

Filling Raised Garden Beds. Make Sure you Overfill! – Easy Growing Episode #10

When Filling Your Raised Garden Bed with Soil, Overfill it! In this episode, Bryan explains why you should overfill your garden bed with soil. A quick, but very valuable piece of info! Your garden bed houses your growing environment, so you’ll want to make sure you provide a great environment for your plants to thrive! […]

Garden Design03.14.17

How to Stack Our Raised Gardens – Easy Growing Episode #9

How our Raised Gardens Stack Together without Needing Any Tools In this episode, we address a question we’ve been asked a few times since introducing our new garden bed stacking option, “How do your garden beds stack together? How are they held together?” Since we use a modular design for all of our raised garden beds and […]

Greenhouse03.07.17

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed Greenhouse, in Minutes – Easy Growing Episode #8

How to Make a Raised Garden Bed Greenhouse In Minutes A step-by-step guide for a simple, quick, and inexpensive method to create a greenhouse covering for your raised garden bed. For this Episode of Easy Growing, the inventor of the Garden Grid watering system and GardenInMinutes co-founder, Tom Traficante, shows you how to create a greenhouse covering […]

transplanting02.27.17

Seed Starting Suggestions and Transplanting Tips – Easy Growing Episode #7

Starting Seedlings in Egg Crates and Eggshells and Transferring them to the Garden Seedlings are very susceptible to the elements. A cold spell, a heat wave, heavy rains, or hungry critters can leave your garden of seedlings a barren plot of dirt in little time. To allow seeds to mature and to even start your […]

Soil02.13.17

Amending Garden Bed Soil when Full – Easy Growing Episode #6

Amending Garden Bed Soil when Full – Easy Growing Episode #6 How to Amend your Garden Bed’s Soil when it’s Full and Growing It may seem tricky to improve your garden’s soil while plants are growing and soil reaches to the top of your garden bed boards. You don’t want to disturb your plants and […]

mustard greens02.06.17

Mustard Greens in Our Garden – Easy Growing Episode #5

We’re Growing Mustard Greens Mustard Greens. They’re curly, they’re peppery, and they’re versatile. In Episode #5 Theresa shows you her new favorite crop in her garden, mustard greens. Mustard greens are versatile enough to sautee and steam or substitute in a salad for spinach or romaine. Theresa has fallen in love with this versatile green, […]

Pest Issues01.29.17

Dealing with Leaf Miners – Easy Growing Episode #4

Dealing with Leaf Miners Leaf Miners are a fairly common garden pest that feed on the inside of plant leaf tissue. You will often notice them in your garden by the white looking designs they leave on your plant leaves. While they’re unlikely to kill your plant, Leaf Miners’ voracious feeding will weaken your garden’s plants […]

tomatoes01.22.17

Fixing Blossom Rot – Easy Growing Episode #3

Fixing Blossom Rot – Easy Growing Episode #3 Blossom rot sneaks up on many gardeners, even us! This issue typically has to do with two things: Over watering and calcium deficiency. Theresa Traficante, founder at GardenInMinutes, shows you some of the blossom rot she found on her tomatoes this season and how she is going about […]

Winter Season01.16.17

Winter Gardening – Easy Growing Episode #2

Winter Gardening – Easy Growing Episode #2 Depending on where you live in the U.S. winter is a little known, but ideal, gardening seasons. South Florida, South Texas, Coastal Southwest, and Coastal California winter gives you the opportunity to grow delicate plants that otherwise would be damaged by the oppressive heat of your hot summers. […]

What To Plant12.15.17

13 Frost Tolerant Plants to Grow when it’s Cold

13 Frost Tolerant Plants to Grow When it’s Cold Gardening is not just reserved for the warm seasons. If you’re like us, and always want to have fresh vegetables on hand, there is good news! There are a variety of frost tolerant plants and vegetables that allow the excited horticulturalist to grow in less than optimal […]

Garden Design01.08.17

Expanding Your Garden Bed – Easy Growing Episode #1

Expanding Your Garden Bed – Easy Growing Episode #1 As our garden grows, often times our growing aspirations do as well. If you grow with us, you know that our garden beds are all modular, which means they’re also expandable. When we talk about that feature at Farmers Markets or with you online the concept […]

Winter Prep12.31.16

Winterize Your Garden to Prepare it for Spring – 3 Steps

Winterize Your Garden to Prepare it for Spring – 3 Steps The weather is now cooler and the nights have grown longer as we make our way into the winter season. Fall concluded with a bountiful season of colorful and rustic vegetables, but for most of the U.S., (albeit Florida, Coastal California, and the southern […]

Fall Gardening09.27.16

10 Best Fall Garden Plants To Grow

The 10 Best Fall Garden Plants to Grow Gardening for the Holiday Season Article Summary: Information about vegetables that grow well in the fall for hardiness zones 8-11 and 5-7 can be found in our overview below. A comprehensive look at ten vegetables, their growth rates, as well as an overview of the USDA hardiness zones […]

Pumpkin11.18.16

Roasted Cinnamon Pumpkin Seeds

The fall season is upon us! Cool weather, the turning of the leaves, football, family gatherings, what’s not to love? The fall season also means there’s a cornucopia of seasonal recipes to bring into the mix, and nothing says fall like a pumpkin dish. Roasted Cinnamon Pumpkin Seeds Pick a pumpkin from your garden or […]