8 Easy Tips for Picking Crops that will Increase your Yields in an Urban Garden

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8 Easy Tips for Picking Crops that will Increase your Yields in an Urban Garden Added by Alberta Urban Garden Simple Organic and Sustainable Published on Feb 12, 2016

It is February and in the northern hemisphere the 2016 growing season is just around the corner.  It is time to start planning what you want to grow in your urban garden. I will go through the tips I use to narrow down what I grow in my garden and how I make sure the garden will produce the most organic food possible.

0:08 Introduction
0:24 Recap Part 1 Grow More Food at Home Urban Gardening Series
0:56 How to Narrow Down your Plant List to Increase Varieties and Production
1:25 Know how much garden space you have available to plant your annuals
1:37 Recommended size for your first raised bed garden
2:06 How much space does each crop need to grow
2:22 Seed package planting recommendations reduce yields
2:36 Grow what you eat
3:15 Grow What Does Well in Your Area
4:06 Manage your Harvest Losses to Pests
5:01 Learn the Basics of Growing Indoors
6:05 Grow What is not Available or Expensive to Buy
6:49 Grow Kid Friendly Crops
7:17 Grow a Wide Variety of Fruits and Vegetables
7:56 Leave Room for Impulse Garden Centre Purchases

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