Organic Container Gardening, The Indian Way

Learn how to grow your own food in containers in a sustainable and efficient manner using waste, the Indian way

With rising population, decreasing agricultural productivity and heavy use of chemicals in farming, the access to safe and nutritious food is getting harder by the day; especially so in urban areas. This has made growing your own fresh veggies and herbs a necessity, but it is limited by the space one has. However when you grow food using containers, you can easily overcome space limitation and grow fresh food almost anywhere. This course gives you the relevant knowledge and sets you in the right direction to start your own food garden and make it sustainable to productive for years to come.

What you’ll learn

  • Learn how to grow fresh vegetables and herbs in containers in a sustainable manner using recycled waste.
  • Learn how to compost one’s kitchen waste and other organic waste in simplest of ways.
  • Understand the ecosystem and working of a sustainable organic garden.
  • Understand soil, how to build it and maintain it in garden.
  • Learn how to make organic fertilizers and foliar sprays using waste.
  • Learn organic pest management, seed sowing and transplanting.
  • Learn the real meaning of organic farming and discover a way of a life full of joy.

Course Content

  • Inspiration and Introduction to Organic Container Gardening –> 2 lectures • 16min.
  • Garden Design –> 1 lecture • 7min.
  • Container Prepping, Understanding Soil and Mixing Potting Soil –> 4 lectures • 27min.
  • Seeds –> 2 lectures • 15min.
  • Organic Fertilizer –> 1 lecture • 8min.
  • Composting –> 2 lectures • 11min.
  • Soil Management –> 2 lectures • 11min.
  • Water, Wind and Light Management –> 2 lectures • 9min.
  • Organic Pest Management –> 2 lectures • 12min.
  • Closure –> 1 lecture • 9min.

Organic Container Gardening, The Indian Way

Requirements

  • There is no prerequisite except the desire to learn.

With rising population, decreasing agricultural productivity and heavy use of chemicals in farming, the access to safe and nutritious food is getting harder by the day; especially so in urban areas. This has made growing your own fresh veggies and herbs a necessity, but it is limited by the space one has. However when you grow food using containers, you can easily overcome space limitation and grow fresh food almost anywhere. This course gives you the relevant knowledge and sets you in the right direction to start your own food garden and make it sustainable to productive for years to come.

It starts with an introduction to organic agriculture and container gardening followed by various considerations one needs to make before starting one’s garden. These garden design principles are often ignored by beginners leading to monumental failures later on. Then one learns everything about gardening from preparing containers, mixing potting soil and making organic fertilizers to composting, pest management and even how to water correctly. This course is not just about demonstrations and how to do things. It is also about why you do them and this knowledge will guide you throughout your gardening journey long after the course is over.

The course is presented in a structured and clear manner and is for everyone from beginners to experts who want to make their container food gardens productive, efficient, balanced and sustainable.

And by the way, you get a free e-book ‘Organic Urban Farming The Indian Way’, which covers everything taught in this video course and more in written form. You also get a free guide to grow common vegetables and herbs. Along with these supplements  this course becomes comprehensive and well rounded.