5 Steps to Planning this Year's Vegetable Garden

5 Steps to Planning this Year's Vegetable Garden

In January I decide what I’m going to grow, where it’s going to grow, and when I’m going to sow the seeds. These are my five simple steps to planning this year’s vegetable garden. I also share the seed companies I order from, books I’m getting inspired by right now, and as mentioned in the video, I’m pleased to offer the below special offer on seeds.

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  1. PutYourHOPEin CHRIST on January 10, 2022 at 2:37 pm

    Are you planting by the moon? What is your opinion on it?

  2. Steven Dowden on January 10, 2022 at 2:38 pm

    that was a lovely video

  3. Vanessa Adams on January 10, 2022 at 2:41 pm

    MI GARDENER!!!! YESSSS!!!! This is where I started learning to garden, they are amazing he is awesome ❤️❤️

  4. seeds life on January 10, 2022 at 2:41 pm

    happy new year

  5. Sew Perfect on January 10, 2022 at 2:44 pm

    Yes, January through March are some of my most productive months. I live in a northern climate, so my growing period is super short. EVERYTHING comes in at the same time so I tend to just freeze it all (except root cellar, pickles, ferments) and use the winter months to process preserves from frozen berries, pressure can lots of beans/broth/soups, and assemble as many quick freezer meals as I can for the busy months. My dehydrator runs a lot as well (Jerky, dried berries, fruit leather, potato dices or slices, soup pot veggies etc.) I think I like preserving and extending the usefulness of the harvest part more than the gardening part.

  6. Daya Feickert on January 10, 2022 at 2:49 pm

    I like to think of my garden goals for the year

  7. PrettyAliceMoon on January 10, 2022 at 2:51 pm

    Are seed packets where you love different? Here and from everything I’ve heard of other places the date on seeds is a sell by date not an expiration date.

  8. Zuzana Mickova on January 10, 2022 at 2:53 pm

    Happy 2022 Tanya,
    Thank you for inspiring and teaching us! Could I please request a tool maintenance video?
    I tried looking for relevant info in the past and found very little on it. My main interest are secateurs and other cutters/scissors , how to prevent rust and keep the blade sharp.
    Here’s hoping🤞
    Btw, I also love your foraging vids! You are great at explaining, educating and visuals!
    Take care!

  9. Jeanne Amato on January 10, 2022 at 2:54 pm

    2 specialized books I love are ‘The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm’ and ‘The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer’. I grow a few hundred different herbs, so these are helpful. I do have your book and love it for its useful info and just to park myself on a sofa and peruse. Happy MMXXII.

  10. neil wilko on January 10, 2022 at 2:57 pm

    Yep, I’ve bought 15 plastic paddling pools which I’m going to use to grow different types of vegetables ❤️

  11. mama.k_eda on January 10, 2022 at 2:59 pm

    Orderings seed is an amazing job..planting and waiting is the hardest

  12. Bristol Veggie Beds on January 10, 2022 at 3:03 pm

    I got the monty book too!

  13. penny thompson on January 10, 2022 at 3:05 pm

    loved this video i was given your book and some of your soaps for christmas and i’ve already read it but will be reading it again as its so interestingxx

  14. Ufoman on January 10, 2022 at 3:11 pm

    Hello again Tanya Lovely Greens. Happy New Year to you and your family too. Though my garden is the size of a postage stamp, It is so cluttered and disorganized. Thank you for encouraging me/us to sort things out with a plan of action rather than just been gung ho… Looking forward to the return of Monty Don, and his dogs Nellie and Patti on Gardeners World. Rest in Peace Nigel.

  15. Lorinda Christine on January 10, 2022 at 3:13 pm

    You inspired me to finally pull out my seed box. I went through it with my husband and discussed which veggies we actually eat and those we don’t necessarily like. I organize my seeds by when they can be planted, based on my frost dates. E.g., seeds to start 10 weeks before my last frost date, two weeks after our last frost, etc. I find it helps me plan the best, esp as not all varieties of a plant are timed the same. Happy new year!

  16. Vanessa Adams on January 10, 2022 at 3:14 pm

    Oh Lord don’t I know that!!! Seed catalogs 🤦 lol too much $ I spend 🤣

  17. halfman half_amazing on January 10, 2022 at 3:17 pm

    Happy new year 🎉✨💛

  18. Jen Russo on January 10, 2022 at 3:18 pm

    Can’t wait to get my hands dirty again! Thank you Tanya.

  19. Kahea on January 10, 2022 at 3:19 pm

    Happy new year!! I’m so happy to have found your channel 😆 my souls been screaming – Plant a garden, so I’m here to learn. Thank you for sharing this particular video.

  20. D N on January 10, 2022 at 3:20 pm

    Happy New year, so let’s get started 👍😉

  21. DUNCAN ROBINSON on January 10, 2022 at 3:23 pm

    I have a polytunnel which I use as on ‘orchard house’ to grow peach, nectarines, cherries, apples. The tunnel not only protects the fruit from birds when ripe and most pests, but from the worst of the weather such as spring frosts on the blossom and rainfall which causes peach leaf curl. It really improves the micro climate and I can almost guarantee a large crop of very large. very delicious ‘Early Rivers’ and ‘Merton Glory’ cherries in the tunnel each year. It really does work I can promise you. If you read ‘The Miniature Fruit Garden’ by Thomas Rivers and ‘The Orchard House’ by Thomas Francis Rivers’ you will be hooked forever on thos method of growing fruit. I buy cherry trees on the Gisela 5 rootstock so that I can easily keep them to 6ft tall so that they dont grow too tall and puncture the polytunnel.

  22. Z Wood aRt & ideas on January 10, 2022 at 3:24 pm

    Happy new year new friend stay home stay safe stay connected 😍🥰❣️❣️

  23. David's Allotment on January 10, 2022 at 3:24 pm

    Thanks for sharing this video Tanya. I have already received seed potatoes from my supplier. I don’t usually intentional chit them but find they do it naturally. Me & mum going through a tough time due to the death of her sister recently but we’ll get through it.

  24. Jenny Johnson on January 10, 2022 at 3:25 pm

    I’m sorting all my seeds tomorrow Tanya. I’ve expanded my veg area after all the storm damage and I’m getting the cardboard ready for "no dig". I hope 2022 is a better gardening year for all and the weather is kind. Thankyou for your inspiring video. Happy New Year!

  25. Txy on January 10, 2022 at 3:33 pm

    I got my seeds from nickys nursery last year and was really happy with the results! I do like how they have some very unique seeds which you can’t buy elsewhere. Happy New year! Hopefully we have a better growing season this year.

  26. Cidtalk on January 10, 2022 at 3:33 pm

    Yeah, my husband got me Monty’s book!! 🙂

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