The Perfect Soil Recipe Master Class
The perfect mix of soil ingredients to build a thriving and productive garden.
I've said it many times - feed the soil and let the soil feed the plants. And building that healthy growing medium that will feed your plants the nutrients they need is a process that starts with the right “recipe” and quality ingredients.
Over the years, I’ve developed a mixture of elements that have brought me abundant gardening success. In this course, I walk you through how much of each ingredient to use and how and when to apply them.
Here's what you'll learn in this course:
The soil ingredients I use in my garden and how much of each
- What inputs you don't want to add and why
- How to amend your soil to keep it healthy year after year
- How to perform a soil test and why it's one of the most important things you can do to understand and improve your soil
- How to apply mulch to protect and insulate the soil you've built
Joe Lamp’l (aka joe gardener® and founder of joegardener.com) is one of the country’s most recognized and trusted personalities in gardening and green-living. That passion for living a greener life is evident to a nationwide audience who watches Joe in his current role as Creator, Executive Producer, and Host of the Emmy Award-winning PBS series, Growing a Greener World® and previously as host of Fresh from the Garden on DIY Network and more. Joe also shares his know-how on NBC’s TODAY SHOW, ABC’s Good Morning America, The Weather Channel, and through his popular books, podcast series (The joe gardener Show), and more. Past awards include: The American Horticultural Society selected Joe as the recipient of the Society’s B.Y. Morrison Communication Award, which recognizes effective and inspirational communication—through print, radio, television, and online media. A multi-award winner for Best On-Air Talent for Television by the Garden Writers Association, and The Taste Awards for, Breakout Storyteller of the Year, and Best Environmental Television, Series, Film or Video, and Best Branded Television Series in 2016. Joe is deeply committed to “growing a greener world” through his television series, websites, podcasts, online learning, books (including The Green Gardener’s Guide), and more.
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to the course sections - and the bonus materials for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
StartLesson 01: Welcome! (5:25)
StartLesson 02: Topsoil (7:46)
StartLesson 03: Compost (5:34)
StartLesson 04: Remaining 20% (14:13)
StartLesson 05: What Not to Add (13:49)
StartLesson 06: Keeping Your Soil Healthy (3:02)
StartLesson 07: The Importance of a Soil Test (4:21)
StartLesson 08: Mulch & Summary (2:43)
StartBonus Material: Perfect Soil Recipe PDF Download
StartBonus Material: The Complete Guide to Home Composting
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