John from shows you what he is growing and harvesting right now in his winter organic vegetable garden. You will learn the vegetables that he grows in the cool season in his zone 9a desert garden.

In this episode, John walks you around his backyard Mohave desert urban vegetable garden, and shares with you all the vegetables he has planted in his garden. You will also learn about a cold tolerant avocado that he planted from seed.

You will also learn about some of the unique vegetables he is growing and why he prefers to grow some vegetables instead of others.

You will learn what he was able to grow over the wintertime when the weather got below freezing on many nights. You will also learn which crops grow the best with less sun exposure.

Jump to the following parts of this episode:
00:00 Episode Starts
00:30 What the Weather Has Been Like. How much has it frosted?
01:07 Long Bed Against Block Fence Wall
01:50 4×16 ft bed: 102 Lettuce
02:25 4×16 Fast-growing mild mustard greens
03:48 4×8 Perennial Tree Collards
04:44 4×8 Mixed Greens + Peppers Still Alie
05:28 Perennial Tropical Edible Plants
06:45 Grow this Citrus Fruit
07:13 4×16 Perennial Bed (unmanaged)
07:58 Round 4′ Raised Beds
08:20 Rosemary and Sage
08:40 Indian Cress & yomogi
09:25 Frost Tolerant Avocados from Seed
10:17 Goji Berry & Jerusalem Artichokes
10:55 Mesculin Mix Bed – Fast Growing
11:29 Grow and Eat Your Leafy Greens
11:54 Outredgeous Red Lettuce
12:23 Red Sails & New Red Fire
12:48 Melody & Green Beret Spinach
13:40 Olla Waters this pot of Greens
14:09 Floretto Sprouting Cauliflower – Eat the Leaves
14:48 Mesculin Mix Bed
15:02 Tree Collards + Mint + Leeks
15:34 Green Onions + Walking Onions + Lemon Balm
15:53 Collards, Cabbage,
16:12 Curly Parsley Bed
16:40 Snow Crown Cauliflower
17:10 Sugar Snap Peas in 12′ long bed
17:55 Brocolli Flowering – Eat Fresh and Raw
18:40 Curly Kale, Cauliflower, Brussel Sprouts &
19:00 Brocolli and Cauliflower
19:20 Aloe Vera in 5-gallon pots
19:37 Perennial Herbs- Oregano, Mint & Lavender
20:04 Burgandy Brocolli
20:29 Long Island Brussel Sprouts & Cauliflower
21:04 Dormant Fig Trees
21:46 Grow a Winter Garden in Zone 9 or above it is easier!
22:27 Grow Your Leafy Greens Vegetables

After watching this episode, you will be more familiar with some of the cold-tolerant vegetables that you should grow if you live in a climate that can lightly freeze in the fall and winter so you can continue to grow your organic food.

Referenced Episodes
Why every gardener needs to grow purple foods

Tree Collards – My favorite Perennial Vegetable

Do this to all your potted fruit trees in the dormant season

Don't plant mint in a raised bed or this will happen

Last Years Winter Garden Tour

Last Years Summer Garden Tour

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