John from visits the Tomato Lady in Las Vegas, Nevada who has been growing food in the desert for 30 years to show you her winter garden and give you her tips for growing vegetables in the Mohave desert.
In this episode, you will get a tour of Leslie’s home garden where she has been growing food for 30 years in the desert. You will learn why winter gardening is the best time to grow food in the desert and learn about the best fruits and vegetables you can grow in the winter in Las Vegas.
You will learn the specific cultivars of vegetables that Leslie is growing as well as when they were planted. You will learn about all kinds of winter leafy green vegetables that you can grow in your garden as well as some of the best fruit trees to grow in Las Vegas.
Finally, John will interview Leslie and you will learn more about her gardening books, as well as the private vegetable gardening classes you can take from here so you too can learn how to grow vegetables in Las Vegas.
Jump to the following parts of the Episode:
00:00 Episode Starts
00:29 40-Foot Live Christmas Tree!
02:19 Front Yard with Fruit Trees & Container Gardening
03:22 Best Citrus Tree to Grow in Las Vegas
04:08 Olives Grow Easily in Las Vegas
05:02 Tour of Backyard Garden Starts
06:22 Raised Beds – Eat The Food You Grow
07:11 Vegetables You Can Grow in the Winter
09:43 Eat Your Brassica Leaves, Flowers, Stems, and Pods
12:07 Growing Kale, Brocolli, Collards in the Winter
12:50 Use Venitian Blinds to Label your plants
13:50 Growing Lettuce in the Winter
16:04 Plastic Raised Beds – Winter Vegetables
16:55 Grow Garlic in the Winter in the Desert
17:37 Low Maintenance Fruit Tree in Vegas: Pomegranate
18:18 Rooting Your Fruit Tree Cuttings
19:14 10-Year-old Minature Peach Trees
20:21 Don’t Harvest Your Grapefruits too Early
21:31 Short-Term Vacation Rentals in Leslie’s Garden
22:42 Best Vegetable Seeds You Can Grow in Las Vegas
24:54 Interview with Leslie Doyle the Tomato Lady
25:35 Leslie Books on How to Garden in Las Vegas
26:25 Why did you start growing vegetables in Las Vegas?
27:02 What are Your Secrets for Growing In Vegas?
29:40 What are your winter gardening tips?
32:12 How to get a private Class from the Tomato Lady
36:42 How can someone stay in Garden on Your Vacation in Las vegas
38:18 How You can Connect with Leslie
39:26 Do this to be Successful Gardening in Las Vegas
After watching this episode, you will learn what you can grow in your Las Vegas winter vegetable garden. You will also learn many tips about growing food in Las Vegas and learn how you can take private gardening classes in Las Vegas so you can learn how to grow fruits and vegetables in Las Vegas.
She Grows over 600 pounds of Tomatoes a day (from 2012)
Original Episode with Leslie filmed in 2010
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