Spring has sprung (sort of, brr) so here are 5 great YouTube channels for gardening and learning about all things green!
It all depends on where you are of course, but spring generally connotes sunshine, new life and greenery. After a long, dark winter of restrictions and lockdowns, why not get outside, breathe the fresh air, and have a go at growing some plant friends? Not everyone has the luxury of a garden or outdoor space, but you can still experience horticultural joy indoors – everyone can have a go at a spot of gardening!
YouTube is a fantastic online resource for learning new skills, like yoga or game design, and gardening is no exception. We’ve put together a list of our 5 favourite gardening channels for you to check out today.
With a huge 1.17m subscribers, this channel champions the idea you can still garden with limited space. Based in Dheli, a megacity in India, the channel proves that even without outdoor space you can cultivate a decent sized vegetable and herb garden.
Garden Ninja Ltd.
Lee Burkhill hosts the Garden Ninja Ltd. and uses his extensive experience and knowledge to provide great garden tips and hacks. In 2016 Lee won the RHS & BBC Feel Good Gardens competition 2016, as well as winning the Chelsea flower show as a designer. A well decorated champ, this garden ninja is a safe pair of hands if you’re a fledgling flower fanatic.
Simplify Gardening does just what it says on the tin. Host Tony can take you through every garden-related, even help with bee-keeping and caring for poultry. Many of the videos focus on answering questions submitted to him by viewers, meaning content is relevant and genuine. His videos tend to be around the 10-minute mark, so you can get great tips and info in a nicely compact viewing time.
Garden Organic is a UK based charity, dedicated to researching and promoting organic gardening, farming and food. Avoiding harmful chemicals, this channel will help you beat pests and boost your crops in an all natural way. Organic social media growth is tasty, and organic veggies are even more delicious!
The Gardening Channel With James Prigioni
James Prigioni shares his knowledge of working with nature and replicating forest systems to produce beautiful organic produce. The Gardening Channel is full of videos from growing tips in winter, building raised beds, to tours and updates of James’ own garden. If you want to learn how to garden without using pesticides, herbicides, growth hormones and other nasty chemicals, this is the channel for you.
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