John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to Gilcrease Orchard, a local you-pick farm in Las Vegas, Nevada that has been operation for over 40 years to share how visiting a commercial farm can benefit people who have a home garden.
In this episode, John will share tips with you how you can become a better gardener by visiting a local farm near you.
First, John will take you on a tour of the Gilcrease Orchard and share with you some of the fruit trees they are growing and more importantly share with you concepts you can use in your home garden.
Next, John will show you how shade structures are being used to cure onions and garlic and how you can use your space at your home to your advantage.
Next, you will discover the summer crops that are growing and thrive in the 100 degree hot summer weather in Las Vegas, NV at the Gilcrease orchard.
You will learn some of the specific varieties of produce that grows well in the desert.
Finally, John will interview the farmer where he will share some important tips with you that he has learned farming commercially in the mohave desert for the last 7 years.
After watching this episode, you will have gained the knowledge from a commercial farm growing successfully in Las Vegas for over 40 years!