Creating a Vegetable Garden? 3 Things You Can't Afford to Ignore

Creating a Vegetable Garden? 3 Things You Can't Afford to Ignore

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50 Comments

  1. Aslin Kay on September 16, 2021 at 10:45 pm

    It’s like talking to a friend while picking at the beans. How lovely.

  2. MDMostakim1989 on September 16, 2021 at 10:48 pm

    I want to make a vegetable garden in Shahidan Give me a chance

  3. Toni Lyons on September 16, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    I just got your book. Im so excited!!!🌻🌼🌞🌈🍓🍉🍏🍎🍋🌽🍅🍐🍇🍒🍆🌶

  4. RottenPelican Hoof Ⓥ on September 16, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    Huw Richards is a British man…just incase any of you couldn’t tell

  5. Mary B-H on September 16, 2021 at 10:50 pm

    Hi again Huw. I watched this last year and it’s just as inspiring this year…note recent comment to you on Winter sowing…that’s a big part of my vision for 2021. How blessed I am to have a life-threatening illness that allows for very little energy, but SO much time to dream 😁 May God bless you for how much you bless others mxxx

  6. Selvam Samayalarai on September 16, 2021 at 10:50 pm
  7. Fl man on September 16, 2021 at 10:52 pm

    Dozens of pineapples growing. 😉

  8. Fifi Bernard on September 16, 2021 at 10:53 pm

    love Gratitude Compassion is the greatest thing for our life in the garden . Thanks I subscribe.

  9. Ed Silva on September 16, 2021 at 10:54 pm

    Boring boring boring 🙄

  10. Okie Jammer on September 16, 2021 at 10:54 pm

    Lush MUSIC. Great EDITING. Learned a lot, as well. Thank you!

  11. Dianne Valdez on September 16, 2021 at 10:55 pm

    For being so young you also so wise. Thank you for the encouragement and support.

  12. IM channel on September 16, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    I would say it’s bad to forget because that means to repress your memories ect . , so it’s really about facing your failures head on and accepting that they exist and that it’s okay to remember them in order to learn from them but never forget them, as you would be unable to learn from them if you forget

    Forget = repress

  13. Queen Esther Luna on September 16, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    Hi Huw, I love watching your videos, I think I have a crush on you. 🙂

  14. Ieneke van Houten on September 16, 2021 at 10:59 pm

    Lovely style Hugh. I have been gardening for almost fifty years and I keep learning things. Love all the youtube channels! Is there a video showing how to create that pole bean structure? So right about the yearly mistakes. Every year there is something you count on that does not deliver, for whatever reason, even zucchini! But there will be another crop that surprises you by yielding tons. I am in the process of downsizing from an acreage to a small lot in the village and getting excited all over. Carry on, great work, fun to watch.

  15. cindy chan on September 16, 2021 at 10:59 pm

    my vision is to make my own compost. I have a rotating one, but i want to create on in box so i can put food scraps in and to try container gardening since I did have a small veg patch but there were so many weeds. Growing more veg from the seeds I already have: tomatoes, chillis, peppers….already bought containers from ikea and flexi buckets for potatoes. Producing more of my own veg this summer would be the big dream

  16. Anna Dziewanna on September 16, 2021 at 11:01 pm

    If it is your first year, I do not agree you can sit quietly for 2 months. All November I gathered fallen leaves onto a conpost pile, dug the ground to get rid of couch grass or wild sorrel, spread bought wermicompost on top. Now with snow and frost I spend time learning from videos and buying seeds.
    So garden is an all-year-round activity…definitely next year will be easier

  17. Mia Vegan on September 16, 2021 at 11:02 pm

    Thanks for the videos. I’m learning how to garden watching many YouTube videos, and I always see this plastic covering on soil. I don’t think I’ve seen any explanation as to why. I can google or search on YouTube I’m sure, but what kind of plastic are you using, when are you using it and for how long? I live in Canada, so the weather, as you know, is cold. I guess im looking for explanation and some guidance as to what I need to use and when and for how long. I’m guessing the plastic is used to keep the soil warm? Or kill weeds? Do you have a video about this and if so, would you share the link with me? Thank you.

  18. EmmaShadyLilly on September 16, 2021 at 11:04 pm

    Do you harvest beans for eating before you harvest beans/seeds for next years plants?

  19. Andrew Sheets on September 16, 2021 at 11:04 pm

    I think just being out in the allotments is the best thing so enjoy it 🙂

  20. Nathalie Ross on September 16, 2021 at 11:04 pm

    This was such a wonderful, and comforting, video. Thank you so much for sharing the honest thoughts about gardening – about failures, about that first year, about not being "hung up" on crop rotation. This has really helped me to gel my thinking about continuing gardening. Cheers!

  21. Giggi Widit on September 16, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    Huw is so right, you have to have a vision. I’ve recently taken on an Allotment, and at the moment, I am getting it set up with raised beds etc., which it’s taking quite a bit of time, because I’m a five foot two 49 year old woman, doing it on my own, with no access to a car, and so I’m transporting everything by hand, using just a gardening cart, and my own two legs lol.

    I’m also slowed down by the fact that I have very little money, so I am needing to scavenge free stuff, like pallet wood etc =9, and I’m not able to get some things, like Topsoil, to easily fill my beds, because its just too heavy for me to transport by hand. So necessity had bred ingenuity, and I have found, that if I dig down each of my raised beds as far as I can, and then fill in the bottom of my ‘future’ raised bed, with the plant matter, that I have taken off of the top of it, and then back-fill the soil, that I have dug out, back in on top of the layer of plant matter, then it is enough to raise the beds up by a good 6 inches, which is all that I need, for e decent raised bed, and means, that I can have a raised bed, without the need for extra topsoil. =DDD

    But a lot of my fellow Allotment growers keep saying things like ‘It would be so much quicker and easier, if you didn’t have raised beds.’ But I say to them, ‘Yes. it would. But I have a vision, of how I want my Allotment to look by the Spring, and I would feel as if I had cheated myself, if I didn’t put in the extra effort, to get it as close to that vision, as possible, and I don’t mind the extra effort, because the sense of achievement at the end, when it is looking how I see it, in my mind, will be worth it.’ But a lot of them just don’t ‘get it’ lol.

    Yes, it’s not ‘easy’, but its worth it =DDD…I would also like to say a HUGE THANK YOU to gardeners like Huw Richards, who have helped me NO END, with their know-how, and experience, to avoid a lot of the pit-falls, that relatively new gardeners, like myself, often fall into, through inexperience, because you guys have helped me soooo much !!! =DDD

  22. Dragon Fly on September 16, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    Just curious why Huw wouldn’t save the rest of the runner beans for eating.

  23. Linda Sands on September 16, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    👍

  24. Maxine Webber on September 16, 2021 at 11:07 pm

    Thank you for your words of wisdom.
    I am trying to establish a vegetable garden and I needed a little encouragement.

  25. Marianne Moroney on September 16, 2021 at 11:08 pm

    Thank you for your encouragement and your vision.

  26. Christine Ferrario on September 16, 2021 at 11:13 pm

    I embarrassingly have cried in my fall tear down this year. I am a teacher and I was terrified to go back to in school 🏫 instruction ( what we did!) and tearing down the garden represented the end of a very great season of solitude in the garden. I had to let it sit… then began to plan.. and now in Feb. started seeds again under lights and I’m sensing they renewed feeling. Started cold stratifying this year in the fridge for the first time!

  27. Kady on September 16, 2021 at 11:13 pm

    How have you looked into Grand Solar Minimum? Fewer days of sun worldwide and colder and shorter summers.

  28. Learning Ridge on September 16, 2021 at 11:16 pm

    I feel like I’m right there with him when he talks – I agree, very hospitable video

  29. Marie Kelly on September 16, 2021 at 11:16 pm

    Nice one you have to find what works for you 😊 I’m finding that out right now 😂

  30. Grafting Tactick on September 16, 2021 at 11:20 pm

    Great content, very informative, lots to take from, Thanks for sharing 👍

  31. Jacqueline Miles on September 16, 2021 at 11:23 pm

    Cant wait to try this

  32. B.Ballishere on September 16, 2021 at 11:28 pm

    I love these vids but the sad music make me a bit depressed😂

  33. Sotiris xeni on September 16, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    Thankyou so much for sharing your knowledge and experience.
    You are an inspiration to me 🙂

  34. Heather Jolly on September 16, 2021 at 11:31 pm

    I’m binging Huw right now!

  35. The Lee’s - Living in His Light on September 16, 2021 at 11:31 pm

    Thank you so much for this Huw I’m starting my first serious garden and was feeling a bit overwhelmed.

  36. Mike van Leeuwen on September 16, 2021 at 11:33 pm

    Did someone die at 11:25? I thought gardening should make me a happy camper?
    Just kidding, Huw. I love your videos and learning a great deal from them!

  37. Jane Connors on September 16, 2021 at 11:33 pm

    What an inspiring film. With today’s changes in the weather, gardening is becoming a bit of a lottery. I’ve been growing veg for decades in a very amateurish way but putting food on the table and the difference in taste from supermarket stuff is a joy. When buying seeds look closely at the harvest period. Last year I put leeks in that were an early cropper. My mistake !! I wanted veg to stay in the veg plot to keep us going through the winter months. Again, planting in a rush caused me many a failure so attention to detail is important. I’m only just learning that your choice of leek seed variety, etc can have a different growing period. Thanks Huw. Great words

  38. Tjaša Joksimović on September 16, 2021 at 11:35 pm

    Love it how many times you say ‘vision’ in this video. 😀 Did anyone keep count?

  39. Southside Carly on September 16, 2021 at 11:35 pm

    Thanks for this information, it is very uplifting and positive!

  40. Pat Angeli on September 16, 2021 at 11:35 pm

    Thanks for the info Huw great channeldo you add any minerals or natural additives at the end/start of the year?

  41. Naia Kelly on September 16, 2021 at 11:36 pm

    One of your best vids. How do u make ripping out beans into a full on inspirational talk? Awesome!

  42. Dan Rubin on September 16, 2021 at 11:36 pm

    This nice, relaxed approach is perfect, very inviting and reassuring for the first time gardener, along with the visual images of you working in your lovely garden. We will be featuring this video in March on our website, http://www.foodproducersforum.com as our “video of the week,”. Thanks, Huw!

  43. Shakun Rae on September 16, 2021 at 11:37 pm

    Thank for your information 👍💕💕

  44. Ali king on September 16, 2021 at 11:37 pm

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  45. Nexus on September 16, 2021 at 11:39 pm

    You’ve grown and matured into such a fine young man Huw. Always enjoy your videos, relaxing, informative and helpful. Best wishes

  46. Roy Ormonde on September 16, 2021 at 11:40 pm

    I’ve been watching your vids for quite sometime now along with Charles Dowding, his channel is where I found you. You have some great content and I enjoy watching, you both have a cool and calm demeanor in your delivery. Anyways you’ve touched on the subject of twisting out or cutting your plants and leaving the root systems in place as has Charles in his vids, but yet you pull them out here, do you only do this with certain plants or is it just hit and miss depending on getting a job done quickly or these roots are too small to really make a difference? I myself only dig up my roots of coarse and practice leaving soil and roots intact on all other beds. Do you think there is a difference or is it better to aerate before winter?

  47. Raphaelle Mc Gowan on September 16, 2021 at 11:41 pm

    Thank you for your kindness & réassurance, very encouraging 🙂⚘

  48. Brian van der merwe on September 16, 2021 at 11:43 pm

    Thank you so much Hugh. I really appreciate your videos. This one really "spoke" to me. When I first came accross you I was not sure how much help you would be as I live in a totally different climate, Gauteng South Africa, yet I found that I was soon following you. Your easy manner and speaking on the many of the issues I have related to vegetable gardening that I dont pay a lot of attention to or dont even think about properly as addressed in this video are more readily absorbed. Its as if I can identify with you as a person, a human, if you will. We are all trying to do our best. These videos through you an inspiration. Thank you so much for what you do for all of us.

  49. MaisyCakes11 on September 16, 2021 at 11:43 pm

    I love Huw Richards videos – with this one I actually substituted the word ‘life’ every time he said ‘vegetable’……brilliant….his advice spans both aspects; life advice wrapped up in vegetable growing advice….do you realise this Huw ? 😁…..then I forwarded the link to some non vege growing friends….I tell you he’s the best this young man, his manner is so soothing. Thankyou Huw 🤗

  50. Eidolin on September 16, 2021 at 11:44 pm

    This is a very relaxing format for a gardening video. Amazing visual quality, limited relaxing music and just you talking with less of a scripted or rushed feel. I love this please continue

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