Growing and Feeding Bananas

The question was asked by a grower in the South Pacific if the Mittleider Method works on banana trees. Following is my answer: Yes, the Mittleider Method and the Mittleider natural mineral nutrient fertilizers work well with bananas. Let’s first learn a bit about growing them: Banana plants are perennials which grow from underground rhizomes. …

Conduct Your Own Gardening Seminars!

We are happy to conduct free gardening seminars for groups, and do so whenever possible, however the super majority of you are neither in Utah nor Alabama (where we live), and so can’t easily arrange to attend a seminar with us. However, after you become a competent Mittleider gardener yourself YOU can conduct seminars for …

How to Grow Peppers from Seed

Pepper seedlings are among the hardest vegetable plants to grow, and some of the hot peppers are even more difficult than sweet peppers. Seeds should be planted at least 8 weeks before the ALFD (average last frost date) in your immediate area. And you should not transplant the seedlings into your garden until after the …

Article on Need for Reconnecting With The Land

A Mittleider gardener recently brought the following article to my attention. It talks about the need to update the methods of growing food worldwide. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7795652.stm The article has some good points, especially the idea that the people of Great Britain (and everywhere else) should re-connect with their land. What they REALLY need to do is …

Urgent Call to Action for All Gardeners

Every gardener should immediately assess your needs for gardening materials and get them purchased NOW, before they become scarce or MUCH more expensive. I’m thinking specifically of FERTILIZERS and SEEDS. Anyone remember last year? Some fertilizers increased in price over 400%! They may do it again, or even worse. It is SIMPLE, but don’t put …