Renee's How-To Videos
Starting From Seed:
Planting Vegetables In Containers
Planting vegetables in containers has never been more productive. Trial Garden Manager Lindsay Del Carlo explains how to get the best yield out of container vegetables with easy to follow techniques.
Moving Baby Tomato Seedlings To Larger Pots
Lindsay Del Carlo demonstrates when and how to "pot up" or replant tiny tomato seedlings into larger individual containers so they can grow successfully until ready to plant into the garden.
How To Divide Spearmint Plants
Trial Garden Manager Lindsay Del Carlo demonstrates how to care for perennial spearmint that has survived the winter in a container, so that it can flourish for years to come.
How To Start Wheatgrass From Seed
Growing nutritious wheatgrass is easy and rewarding. Learn how to supplement your diet by growing it from seed. Then, join us for part two of this video that talks about how to juice it.
Harvesting Celeriac (a.k.a. Celery Root)
Celeriac is a European staple that's gaining popularity in U.S. Trial Garden Manager Lindsay Del Carlo guides viewers on when to harvest this delicious root vegetable.
Grow "Cut And Come Again" Mesclun Lettuce In A Container
How to sow seeds for Mesclun Lettuce using the fast and easy "Cut And Come Again" method for maximum yields in containers for patio gardeners.
Grow Baby Leaf Mesclun Lettuce
How to sow Mesclun Lettuce seeds in the garden using the "Cut And Come Again" method, tend seedlings, harvest to get a second crop, and then enjoy your salads year-round.
Easy Growing From Seed
Sowing seeds, tending your seedlings and enjoying the harvest.
Harvesting and Saving Seeds
Reliably save and store seeds.
How To Harvest And Prepare Homegrown Loofah Sponges
Renee's Garden trial garden manager Lindsay DelCarlo demonstrates how to harvest and prepare home grown loofah sponges to use yourself or give as gifts.
Flowers For Cutting
Renee and P. Allen Smith demo the many wonderful heirloom and cottage garden flowers for bouquets including Cosmos, Bishop's Lace, Salpiglossis, Nigella, Larkspur, and glowing Morning Glories.
Growing Fabulous Fragrant Sweet Peas
Renee shows you how to reliably grow armfuls of heavenly scented sweet peas from seed. Includes detailed planting tips for getting great germination, growing and training your twining vines, and how to get the best long blooming bouquets of blossoms.
Growing And Cutting Your Endless Bouquet Garden
Renee's Garden trial garden manager Lindsay DelCarlo demonstrates how to prepare the bed, sow, thin, harvest and arrange your Endless Bouquet Flowers Scatter Can Garden.
How To Grow Sunflowers: Thin Seedlings For Success
Trial Garden Manager Lindsay Del Carlo demonstrates proper thinning and transplanting technique for sunflower seedlings.
Orgainic Gardening: Prepping Garden Beds
Easy step by step prepping instructions for flower garden beds, shown by trial garden manager Lindsay Del Carlo.
Growing And Cooking:
How To Harvest And Dry Paprika Peppers
Enhance your dishes with homegrown paprika peppers. Trial Garden Manager Lindsay Del Carlo shares tips on how to harvest and process homegrown paprika, and get the tastiest results.
Renee’s Sweet Pepper Bliss Recipe
Pepper and onion harvest has never been more delicious. Watch Lindsay Del Carlo prepares Renee's favorite sweet pepper and onion dish.
How To Juice Homegrown Wheatgrass
Juicing nutritious wheatgrass is as easy as using a blender. After having grown a batch at the trial garden, Lindsay Del Carlo harvests and juices it in just a few minutes. Boost your daily nutrition by growing and juicing wheatgrass at home.
Cooking With Fresh Basil
Renee shows different kinds of basil you can grow and enjoy from seed, then moves to the kitchen to demo using fresh basil to make Pesto Basil Salad Dressing and Basil Leaf Vinegar.
Selecting Edible Flowers & Making Blossom Sandwiches
Renee shows you many different edible flowers to grow from seed and how to use them in everyday cooking. Moving to the kitchen, she makes colorful Blossom Tea Sandwiches.
Growing And Cooking Fennel
Renee explains the difference between the vegetable bulbing fennel and the butterfly herb, bronze fennel. In the kitchen, she demonstrates making Fennel Salad with Oranges and Cashews.
How To Harvest Baby Kale For Endless Salads
Renee's Garden trial garden manager Lindsay DelCarlo demonstrates how to cut baby kale for salad.
Garden manager Lindsay DelCarlo shows the right way to thin seedlings in the garden. Gardeners struggle with this critical gardening task; this video shows you how & why to do it.
Visit Renee's Trial Garden with P. Allen Smith
Renee and P. Allen Smith discuss why they garden and visit Renee's trial garden to show a variety of salads and demonstrate how to grow baby leaf mesclun mix from seed.
Harvesting, Winnowing And Storing Dried Beans
How to harvest, winnow and properly store your Renee's Garden 'Mama's Cannellini' beans for months of delicious meals.
Harvesting And Drying Onions
Renee's Garden trial garden manager Lindsay DelCarlo demonstrates when and how to harvest, properly dry, and store your bulbing onions.
When And How To Harvest Winter Squash
Renee's Garden trial garden manager Lindsay DelCarlo demonstrates when to harvest winter squash, how to store them, and use them in the kitchen for months of meals.