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A Complete Guide for Growing Tomatoes & Peppers - Seed to Harvest: Every Step!/Table of Contents

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A Complete Guide for Growing Tomatoes & Peppers - Seed to Harvest: Every Step!/Table of Contents

This is probably the most complete guide on YT for starting tomatoes and peppers indoors, through harvesting them and all the steps in between. Every step can be found in the digital table of contents. Just click the section you want. I cover all aspects of seed starting, all aspects of taking care of transplants, all aspects of planting and tending, how to mange pests & diseases, how to save seeds and I show you an entire year's growth of these plants.

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0:00 Introduction of Video Contents

Section One: Growing Tomatoes & Peppers: When to Seed Start, Starting Mix, Light, Watering & Feeding 2:05

2:42 When to Start Tomatoes & Peppers Indoors - Soil Temps
3:35 Definition of Determinate & Indeterminate Tomatoes
4:15 Mold, Fungus and Fungus Gnats - Seed Starting Mix Fix!
6:02 How to Pack Your Seed Cells with Starting Mix
6:40 Planting Your Pepper & Tomato Seeds
9:30 Lighting Needs & What Thin & Spindly Plants Look Like
11:45 Pepper Growth, Timing and Heating Mat
13:00 What are True Leaves & What They Look Like
14:00 I Don't Use Organic Fertilizer at Initial Planting - Why?
15:15 Bottom Watering & How to Do It & When to Do It

Section Two: Growing Tomatoes & Peppers: Acclimation (to Sun), Fertilizing, Cup Transplanting Peppers 16:42

17:20 When to Start Peppers Indoors
17:44 What is Plant Acclimation & Generally How to Do It
19:36 Feed & Fertilizing Your Pepper Seedlings
21:15 Transplanting Your Seed Start Peppers into Cups

Section Three: Growing Tomatoes & Peppers: True Leaves & Fertilizing, Purple Stems, Cinnamon Anti-Fungal 28:27

29:28 Review of When to Seed Start Your Tomatoes & Peppers
30:20 Growth of the Tomatoes & Tomato True Leaves
30:50 Feeding Your Tomato Seedlings & Bottom Watering
32:15 How Often to Feed Your Seedlings
32:40 Update on Growth of the Pepper Plants in Cups
35:50 How to Label & Keep Track of Your Plant Varieties
38:25 Planting Routine & Acclimation as Way to Improve Health
40:20 How to Use Cinnamon on Your Starts for Fungus & Mold

Section Four: Growing Tomatoes & Peppers: Cup Transplanting Tomatoes, Fertilizing, Stem Bumps, Tips 41:50

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42:00 Supplementing Light By Using Sunlight for Indoor Starts
43:30 Update on the Tomatoes that are 4 Weeks Old
44:20 Bumps on Tomato Stems - No Worries
44:55 Transplanting Your Tomato Seed Starts into Cups
49:40 Watering & Feeding Your Peppers & Tomatoes in Cups

Section Five: Growing Tomatoes & Peppers: Pruning Peppers, No Flowering, Feeding & Progress 50:38

51:00 Pruning Tops of Peppers - How, When & Why

Section Six: Growing Tomatoes & Peppers: Pepper Planting, Container Soil, Basic Feeding, Tomato Progress 55:56

56:10 Planting Temperatures & Fertilizing Tips & Pepper Growth
57:35 Planting Tomatoes & Peppers in Containers
1:02:10 Plating Tomatoes & Peppers in the Ground - Principles

Section Seven: Growing Tomatoes & Peppers: Prevention, Splash Barrier, Aspirin & Sprays, Planting 1:07:00

1:07:05 Growth & Seed Starting Tips & Cup Transplanting Tips
1:09:40 Tour of Pepper Growth in Earth Beds
1:10:20 Why You Mulch and Remove Leaves & Actual Process
1:12:58 Iron Phosphate for Snails & Slugs
1:14:30 Planting Your Indeterminate Tomatoes in Earth Beds
1:17:50 Principles of Mulching

Section 8:Growing Tomatoes & Peppers: Side Dressing, Pruning, Suckers, Removing Leaves, Sprays 1:18:10

1:18:25 Preventive Spraying & Baking Soda & Aspirin Spray
1:23:10 Pepper Pruning & General Maintenance
1:26:10 Pruning Tomatoes, Staking, Sucker Removal Demonstrated
1:31:15 Side Dressing Tomato Plants with Fertilizer & Feeding Tips
1:34:39 Spraying for Diseases - Routine & Tips
1:35:59 Tips on Pruning & Options - It's Up to You

Section Nine: Growing Tomatoes & Peppers: My Harvest, Saving Tomato & Pepper Seeds, Final Tour 1:37:10

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How to Grow Tomatoes from Seed to Harvest // Complete Gardening Guide with Digital Table of Contents

A complete guide - how to grow tomatoes from seed to harvest and everything in between! I’ve compiled my past videos on growing tomatoes this long format episode that covers every step of growing tomatoes. Use the digital table of contents (BELOW) to click and watch the section you are most interested in.

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8.5” clamp light:
CFL bulbs:
LED bulbs:
2. Shop light:
-SHOPLIGHT (fixture) Fluorescent Worklight, (for T-12 bulbs):
T12 Fluorescent Light Bulb, (10 Pack), 4’:
LED light fixture with bulbs:
3. Table top grow light:
4. Grow light stand - 4 ft with LED light:
5. Timers
Digital plug in timer:
Power strip with timer:
Raised Bed Drip Irrigation Kit:
Seed starting supplies:
Garden fertilizers:
Garden disease and pest control:
Grow Lights:
Garden Tools:
Amazon lawn & garden supplies:

DIGITAL TABLE OF CONTENTS:
**Click the time link to jump to the section you’re most interested in:
1:45 Section 1: Starting Tomato Seeds Indoors
2:04 Why start from seed?
2:25 Choosing seeds
3:18 Plantng seeds in cups
6:05 Watering tomato seedlings
7:42 When to start tomato seeds indoors
9:49 What to do after seeds germinate - light
10:07 Section 2: Three EZ Grow Light Set Ups for Indoor Seedlings
10:59 Why use a grow light?
12:10 Lumens explained
13:00 Kelvin explained
13:31 Watts explained
13:58 Set up #1: Clamp light
14:57 How to avoid leggy seedlings
15:26 Grow light box with clamp light
15:56 Set up #2: Shop lights
17:45 Set up #3: Table top light
19:13 Using a timer
19:38 How many hours to leave grow lights on
20:46 Section 3: How to Grow Lots of Tomatoes and My Tomato Planting Hole Special Recipe
21:43 Sun requirements
22:00 Soil requirements
22:26 How deep to plant them?
22:36 Tomato planting hole recipe
24:57 How to plant a tomato
26:12 Watering & fertilizing
27:03 Spacing
28:10 Section 4: DIY Tomato Cage - Sturdy, Easy and Cheap
28:40 DIY cage
29:02 Supplies
29:39 Make the cage
33:55 Installing the cage
35:12 Section 5 Inexpensive Tomato Supports & How to Make a Super Sturdy Tomato Trellis
35:23 Stake
35:36 DIY cage
35:52 Cattle panel arch
41:20 Section 6: Three Quick and Simple Tips to Grow Lots of Tomatoes in the Summer Heat
41:43 boost
42:00 Hand pollinate
42:18 Shade cloth
43:20 Section 7: Tomato Trimming - End of Season Boost
43:36 Trim
45:48 fertiliz
48:34 B & A
49:16 Section 8 Tomato Disease Control
49:38 Trim leaves
50:23 Check plant & tie up
51:40 Section 9: Tomato Cage Collapse and Rescue
51:40 Collapse
52:22 Harvest
54:27 Section 10: Dreaded Tomato Horn Worms - Raw Footage
54:29 Tomato leaf damage
55:16 The dreaded horn worm
58:19 Section 11: Tomato Revival After a Heat Wave - 3 Steps to Give Tomatoes an End-of-the-Season Boost
58:36 Before boost
58:54 Harvest
1:00:03 Trim & Fertilize
1:05:28 Section 12: Tomato Plants: What to Do at the End of the Season?
1:06:50 Harvest all tomatoes
1:08:22 Remove the plant
1:09:37 Mulching garden bed
1:09:44 Overwintering a tomato plant
1:11:19 Section 13 How to Ripen a Green Tomato off the Vine
1:14:16 Section 14: Harvest Day and How to Oven Roast Veggies
1:14:16 Harvesting tomatoes and other veggies
1:17:40 Oven roasting veggies
1:19:08 Taste test
1:21:17 Section 15: Tomatoes: 2 Quick Ways to Preserve Lots of Tomatoes
1:21:43 Freezing
1:22:13 Oven Drying
1:23:09 Section 16: Making Salsa Fresca
1:24:30 Ingredients
1:26:39 how to make salsa fresca
1:28:28 taste test
1:29:45 Section 17: How to Make Spaghetti Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes
1:29:45 Harvesting
1:30:26 Ingredients
1:31:05 Making the sauce
1:41:51 Taste test

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How to Grow Peppers from Seed to Harvest // Complete Guide with Digital Table of Contents

Here’s a complete guide on how to grow peppers from seed to harvest and everything in between! I’ve compiled my past videos on growing peppers this long format episode - all the tips and tricks you need to grow them successfully in one place. Use the digital table of contents (BELOW) to click and watch the section you are most interested in. Supplies used in this video are also linked below.
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SEED STARTING SUPPLIES
Peat pellets: Large ( 3”, 50mm) - 35 count:
Seed starting cells - large:
Seed Starting pots - 4 inch:
Heat mat:
GROW LIGHTS
1. Clamp light set up
-8.5” clamp light:
-CFL bulbs:
-LED bulbs:
2. Shop light set up:
-SHOPLIGHT (fixture) Fluorescent Worklight, (for T-12 bulbs):
-T12 Fluorescent Light Bulb, (10 Pack), 4’:
-LED light fixture with bulbs:
3. Table top grow light set up (Ferry Morse) 4’:
4. Timers
-Digital plug in timer:
-Power strip with timer:
DRIP IRRIGATION/WATERING
-Raised Bed Drip Irrigation Kit:
-Landscape Staples:
-Moisture meter:
Digital table of contents:
1:34 Section 1: Planting Peppers from Seed
1:39 Why start from seed?
1:54 Choosing seeds - my favorite varieties
2:58 How to plant seeds
4:39 When to plant seeds
5:06 Germination tip - bottom heat - heat mat

6:16 Section 2: Three EZ Grow Light Set Ups for Indoor Seedlings & Lumens and Kelvin Explained.
6:53 Why grow lights, not a sunny windowsill?
7:53 Why a special grow light?
8:19 Lumens explained
9:09 Kelvin explained
10:07 Set up #1: Clamp light
11:07 How to avoid leggy seedlings
11:31 Grow light box with clamp light
12:05 Set up #2: Shop lights
13:56 Set up #3: Table top light
15:22 Using a timer
15:39 How many hours to leave grow lights on

16:31 Section 3: Transplanting indoor pepper seedlings into larger containers
16:54 How to plant pepper seedlings from peat pellets in to cups
19:52 Favorite pepper varieties

21:02 Section 4 Planting Peppers in the garden
21:27 Warm weather veggie - sunlight for peppers
22:00 When to plant peppers outside
22:34 How to plant peppers in the garden
22:47 What nutrients to add to the soil when planting
24:08 Spacing for peppers
25:37 How to water peppers
26:08 Support for peppers - 2 ways

27:38 Section 5: You can’t push the peppers, Pruning Tips for Bushier Plants
27:38 My mistake - planting outside too early
28:28 How I fixed it
29:16 Why and how to pinch growing tip for bushier growth

30:06 Section 6: Cheap,Easy, Pepper Boost, Pruning results, EZ Supports
30:55 Pruning results - benefit of pruning the growing tip for bushier growth
32:15 Easy, inexpensive pepper supports
35:04 Pepper boost

35:34: Section 7: Pepper Pruning to Overwinter Peppers
35:34 Pepper harvest
37:25 How to prune
38:48 Mulching peppers-why & how

39:37 Section 8 Planting a Salsa Garden
39:45 Themed garden - easy for beginners
40:54 What to plant in a salsa garden
42:25 Pepper varieties in my salsa garden
44:29 Planting peppers in a container

47:55 Section 9 Pepper Freezing Tips - Quick and Easy
48:12 Pepper harvest
49:12 Washing the peppers w vinegar
49:43 How to freeze peppers whole
50:44 The amazing straw trick

52:04 Section 10 Organic Pepper Harvest and Pepper Tips
52:20 Feel like you're in summer again
53:06 Tip: where to plant sweet and hot
53:50 Tip: leave peppers on the plant to save seeds
54:24 Tip: staking
55:03 Tip: Sunscald

59:23 Section 11 How to Make Pepper Jelly - Low Sugar- with No Special Equipment
1:00:18 Ingredients needed
1:01:13 How to make a stock pot double as a canner
1:01:20 How prepare the jars
1:02:52 How to easily chop, core and seed peppers
1:04:11 Preparing the pectin
1:05:26 Preparing the pepper mixture
1:07:18 Filling the jars & processing
1:10:23 Taste test

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A Complete 20 Minute Guide to Starting Tomatoes & Peppers Indoors: See Description for Details!

I cover when to start your tomato & pepper transplants indoors and the supplies needed for seed starting. I cover preparing the seed starting mix, how to prevent fungus gnats, planting, watering, fertilizing, lighting and how I manage fungal diseases. All the details in a quick 20 minutes.

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1 Teaspoon (US) = 4.9289 Milliliters

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Complete Guide to Growing Tomatoes - Starting Seeds to the End of the Season

A 20 minute guide showing everything I do to grow tomatoes from starting the seeds indoors to the end of season wrap-up.

Step by Step: How To Grow Tomatoes from Seed

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A Complete Guide to Starting Peppers Indoors: See Description for a Digital Table of Contents

I cover just about everything from starting mix preparation to pinching off the peppers. I use 3 week old peppers, 5 week old peppers and 7 week old peppers for visuals. Great for beginners!

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0:00 Seed Starting Mix (Preparation, Fungus, Insects)
1:30 Planting Cell Preparation
2:10 Planting Seeds
3:36 Germination and Bottom Watering & When to Water
5:09 When & How to Fertilize
7:25 Grow Light Tips
8:18 Acclimation to the Outdoors
10:16 When to Feed Them and Examples of Fertilizers
12:25 When & How to Transplant Them Up
15:35 Topping off Peppers and Growing Two in a Pot
17:30 Tips, When to Plant Outdoors and Conclusion

My New Book: The Modern Homestead Garden: Growing Self-Sufficiency in Any Size Backyard.

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Great Gifts for Gardeners in Your Life


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Seed Starting Supplies and Grow-Light Stations


Containers, Pots and Small Greenhouses


Better Greenhouses, Shade Cloth, Tunnels & Cold Frames


Fertilizers & Amendments: Indoor and Outdoor Gardening


Disease and Pest Management


Garden Tools: The Rusted Garden


Gardening Books and Resources


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VermisTerra Worm Castings: Use the Discount Code THERUSTEDGARDEN on VermisTerra Products and save 10% at

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Seed Starting Tomatoes & Peppers Indoors: Why, When & How, Cell Size, Fertilizing & More Explained

I provide 2 reason for starting tomatoes and peppers indoors and explain how to determine when to start them indoors. I cover starting the seeds, what container size to use, demonstrate thinning and fertilizing them and more.

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Seed Starting Supplies and Grow-Light Stations


Containers, Pots and Small Greenhouses


Better Greenhouses, Shade Cloth, Tunnels & Cold Frames


Fertilizers & Amendments: Indoor and Outdoor Gardening


Disease and Pest Management


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Gardening Books and Resources


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Complete Comprehensive Guide to Growing Tomatoes - Care, fertilizing, staking, pruning, and MORE!

In this episode we are going through a complete comprehensive guide to growing tomatoes. From selection of the right plants, to fertilizing, pruning, staking, disease, spacing, and care.
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Grow Lots of Tomatoes... Not Leaves // Complete Growing Guide

In this video, I've compiled everything you need to know to grow a ton of tomatoes instead of huge tomato plants with very little fruit! In this complete growing guide, I will show you how to grow the maximum amount of tomato plants in a small growing space by growing your tomatoes vertically. We will also go over common pests and diseases and how to handle them. Plus ate the end, a final bonus... use just one secret ingredient to get increase disease resistance, get more fruit tastier fruit with higher nutrition value!

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A Complete Guide to Digging & Planting Your First Vegetable Garden: Tomatoes, Peppers & Herbs

I thoroughly cover all the aspects of starting your first vegetable garden. From selecting the right location & tracking the sun through planting, fertilizing, staking, watering tomatoes and peppers. Plus I show you how to start cilantro, dill and basil from seed. This is great video for first time gardeners. It is a complete guide to help you join the world vegetable gardening.

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Table of Contents

0:00 Introduction
0:48 The Basic Size for Your First Garden
1:33 Basic Principles to Turning the Bed & Adding Bagged Soil
5:00 All the Basic Materials for Your First Garden
7:04 Picking the Right Location - Details on the Sun
8:28 Picking the Right Size for Your Garden
8:54 Cover Your Garden Space with Cardboard (4-6 Weeks)
9:38 Where to Plant Your Plants Based on Height & Shading
11:02 Creating a Weed Barrier with Cardboard
12:46 Using The Garden Soil Bags to Build Your Soil
14:04 Planting the Peppers: All the Steps
16:45 Tomato Spacing and What Indeterminate Means
17:30 Planting Tomatoes: All the Steps
21:38 Planting Chive and Oregano Transplants
23:44 Planting Basil from Seeds
25:24 Planting Dill from Seeds
26:10 Planting Cilantro from Seeds
27:26 Top Dressing with Fertilizer and Staking Your Plants
30:14 Conclusion and Watering Tips

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How to Grow Tomatoes In Containers (PROGRESSION) Growing Guide

Growing tomatoes in container garden in this progression growing guide. We show you best tips on growing container tomatoes in your home garden.

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How To Grow Peppers - Complete Growing Guide

In this complete growing guide we will cover everything you need to
know about growing peppers. No matter if you are growing in a square
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Complete Tomato Seed Starting Guide: Mixes, Lighting, Feeding, Watering - Table of Contents

This is a tomato seed starting guide for new gardeners. You can also use this set up for peppers, eggplants and other vegetables. I show you how to build your own indoor grow-light, how to set up starting mix & plant seeds, how to water & feed your seedlings and how to acclimate your transplants to the outdoors. The table of contents will help you find what you need.

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Table of Contents:

How to Make the Transplant Grow Light
At 0:01
What Kind of Bulbs to Use (Kelvin & Lumens)
At 1:41
How Long to Leave the Lights On
At 4:45
When to Start Your Tomato Seedlings
At 6:55
Seed Starting Mix & Making Your Starting Tray
At 8:10
Making a Watering System
At 10:15
Making the Planting Holes & When to Plant
At 10:55
Dividing the Tomato Seedlings for Planting
At 11:51
Watering Your Transplants
At 13:15
Fertilizing Your Transplants (Types to Use)
At 14:25
Acclimating Your Transplants Slowly to the Sun
At 19:45

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A Complete Video Guide for Growing Heirloom Tomatoes: Start to Finish - Table of Contents

This is the growth of the same tomato plant 'Black Krim' from start to finish. I spliced together my 6 videos to create A Complete Guide for Growing Heirloom Tomatoes.

0:00 How to Transplant Tomato Seedling into the Garden
2:15 How to build a Hothouse Tomato Cage
4:54 How to prune and stake a young Tomato
9:35 How to prune and support an intermediate Tomato
13:47 Creating a disease/splash barrier with newspaper for your Tomato (coconut husk/coir would work well too)
16:52 Protect the fruiting tomato plant from blossom-end rot
20:25 Checking the mature plant for fruit production and blight
22:39 Quick analysis of the end-result tomato fruits


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A Comprehensive Guide to Indoor Seed Starting 24 Vegetables & Herbs: Digital Table of Contents

This is a compilation of videos I did in 2013 and 2014 that covers nothing but seed starting. It covers 24 vegetables and herbs. Use the digital table of contents to navigate to your area of interest. Cucumbers, melons, beets, peas, lettuces, tomatoes, peppers, oregano, thyme, stevia and many many more!

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0:00 Introduction and List of Vegetables
1:03 Seed Starting Watermelon and Cantaloupes
5:04 Seed Starting Cucumbers
9:30 Seed Starting Kale and Collard Greens
13:11 Seed Starting Lettuces, Arugula and Greens
18:40 Seed Starting Onion Bunches
23:40 Seed Starting Zucchini and Squash
27:46 Seed Starting Peppers
31:13 Seed Starting Tomatoes
34:29 Seed Starting Strawberry Bare Roots
40:35 Seed Starting Kohlrabi
43:19 Seed Starting Beets
47:19 Seed Starting Peas
51:43 Seed Starting Oregano
56:14 Seed Starting Thyme
1:00:58 Seed Starting Chives
1:06:33 Seed Starting Stevia
1:11:44 Seed Starting Cilantro
1:18:20 Seed Starting Sage and Lavender
1:24:02 Seed Starting Chamomile

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How to Grow Peppers from Seed // Step by Step Instructions

In this video, Brian shows you how to plant hot pepper seeds and sweet pepper seeds in seed trays and paper towels. Starting them indoors or out. When you grow your own from seed you save money and have many more varieties to choose from!

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