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Seeding the Future

D-Town Farm Community Garden Tutorial

Seeding the Future Ep. 4: Stages of Plant Development

In this fourth episode of D Town Farm’s Community Growing Tutorial, we learn about the stages of plant development, from seed, to seedling/transplant, to a mature plant, and to food production! We discuss plant care, and adjusting the conditions for growing to help transition a plant through its life cycle! Leave comments or questions below! Subscribe to continue learning with us, and share with your family, friends, and community!

Seeding the Future Ep. 3: From Garden Planning to Plant Care

In this third episode of D Town Farm’s Community Growing Tutorial, you will learn how to care for your plant, taking a seedling to maturity, using proper plant spacing techniques and decision-making about when to plant, given sunlight and moisture. We also discuss creating support structures for plants (like trellises and chicken wire fences). Subscribe to continue learning with us, and share with your family, friends, and community!

Seeding the Future Ep. 2: The Basics of Growing Food

In this second episode of D Town Farm’s Community Growing Tutorial, we learn about the basics of planting. Last episode we talked about setting up your space, your containers, and about light and moisture; light and moisture are two of the most important elements to growing plants as sources of nutrients for plants, which become sources of nutrients for us. In this episode we talk about prepping soil, planting, and transplanting. Subscribe to continue learning with us, and share with your family, friends, and community!

Seeding the Future Ep. 1: Starting Your Garden

In this first episode of D Town Farm’s Community Growing Tutorial, you will learn about the initial steps to starting your garden, from which soil or growing media to use, to containers, to preparing to plant seeds. Subscribe to continue learning with us, and share with your family, friends, and community!
Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN) and D-Town Farm are producing video tutorials on how to grow food in peri-urban settings, ranging from people in apartment buildings to folks with land access. Our community grower educational program offers a broad-base curriculum to beginner growers and make the info accessible online. These videos serve to offer mini-courses to anyone looking to begin growing food for themselves. In this series, our community growing experts are D-Town Farmers, Nayomi Cawthorne and Sherrie Smith! Filmed & Edited by DBCFSN member, Piper Carter of Piper Carter Studios Produced by DBCFSN! For more information visit, dbcfsnseedshare.org Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUxz…