Grow Your Own Vegetables
Discover a simple 7-step system for an organic vegetable and herb garden that really GROWS. Enjoy a life full of energy and vitality!
This is your opportunity to create a garden you feel PROUD of in just a couple weeks… a garden that produces clean, HEALTHY FOOD nourishing your heart and soul. And suddenly, you have a simple ORGANIC lifestyle without a lot of heavy lifting.
The greatest myth in gardening is thinking there is a perfect growing season. But the reality is that growing food is a lifestyle! There is something to do ALL YEAR ROUND and why would you wait to get started.
Plus, be a part of the "GROW LOCAL" solution that is helping to reverse the effects of climate change.
🌱 Enjoy fresh, organic food that NOURISHES your loved ones... a healthy foundation for VITALITY and LONGEVITY.
🌱 Know your food is organic, NUTRIENT-RICH and delicious at a fraction of the cost of store-bought
🌱 Taste the pride and deliciousness of YOUR HOMEGROWN FOOD.
🌱 Enjoy time feeling CONNECTED to plants, seasons and NATURE
Everything you need to succeed is in this Grow Your Own Vegetables online course.
Take the mystery out of growing... let the seeds, soil, water and sun do most of the work!
🥦 Use a step-by-step garden guide to make decisions about your unique climate
🥦 Finally master pest, disease, and weeds issues
🥦 Break down the information overwhelm into simple, digestible tools that get you the best results, fast
🥦 Rely on surprising, simple tricks to do LESS work in the garden and get MORE Food
🥦 Quickly build your confidence and skill while avoiding expensive setbacks
🥦 Watch over the shoulder of a garden guru to learn the most effective methods for getting the results you want
Your CLIMATE is perfect for growing vegetables and herbs the right garden system. Students from SIX DIFFERENT CONTINENTS have put Grow Your Own Vegetables to work for them...
“I have been growing vegetables for 40+ years, and have recently attained Master Gardener status with Oklahoma State University, but I have never used cover crops over the winter. This is the year I will start! Love your videos...your presentations explain the "why" behind the "do this."
“I have been gardening vegetables for 10 years and I've attended several workshops on composting taught by master gardeners and professional farm managers. This was the 1st time I heard the difference between the types of bin composting and the advantages of each type. I also never learned how to correct composting problems and the reason for not using meat, dairy and fatty oils in composting. In the video I learned the details of making compost tea and learned different ways use it. Also I had never heard of Biochar before. This was time well spent.”
“The love you are passing on to give us enough information which allows every gardener to make a choice of how they want to take on their gardening adventure, from beginner to more experienced gardeners. There is a gem for each to culture the love of a garden to improve the Earth.”
Avoid the overwhelm... This is the step-by-step process you'll take toward garden success. Follow along and get the support you need.
Transforming your lifestyle on your own can be tricky, because you're not sure what you're doing. Here's your seven-week journey:
Week 1 - PLACE
Making the Most of Your Climate
Start off on the right foot by identifying what makes your site unique so you can work WITH nature. Understanding your local resources makes growing vegetables much simpler and you can save precious time and money. Get to know your climate and discover how to create microclimates to extend your growing season. If you need to borrow land, you can follow my steps for finding the right landowners, setting expectations and negotiating contracts.
Week 2 - SOIL
Healthy Plants Start with Healthy SOIL!
Skip the wheelbarrow of books on soil theory, I’ll give you the essentials to ensure your “dirt” becomes nutrient-rich SOIL. Demystify what makes soil healthy, and practice the three basic things you can do to ensure long term fertility. Compare the pros and cons of various planting bed styles and choose the one that's right for you. As a bonus, there's a case study of how to remediate soil with high levels of lead.
Week 3 - COMPOST
Making Compost & Compost Teas
Composting happens! There’s nothing to fear. It's extremely easy once you understand what's happening below the surface. Discover how to fix wet, dry and smelly compost piles as well as speed up the composting process. Brewing compost teas and applying biochar can be a great addition to the garden as well as your first line of defense against pests and diseases. Once you’ve mastered compost, you might proudly watch your food scraps recycle back into your garden.
Week 4 - PLANTS
Small Plot Growing & Packing In Plants
Easily plan your entire growing season with my helpful templates: know when and how much to plant for a never-ending harvest. You will be shocked at the potential a small space holds! Discover how to seed and transplant densely to ensure you use every last inch of your growing space efficiently. After watching my videos, you’ll plant like a pro! And because every climate is a little different, you will learn how to customize my templates and focus on crops that grow best in your zone.
Week 5 - TIME
Fitting Gardening into Your Lifestyle
Add even more tools to your belt as I share simple ways to master garden efficiency and eliminate unnecessary work. Discover how to move your body safely for rapid vegetable cultivation and harvest, so you can practice on your own. Know exactly what to do each week and how long it will take. Your time is valuable: do the things that matter! But don’t say I didn’t warn you, time flies in the garden and soon you might want to spend every day outside enjoying what you’ve grown.
Week 6 - WATER
Simplifying Irrigation Systems
Soil too wet? Too dry? Never doubt yourself again as you show you a quick trick for deciding whether it’s time to water. Water is essential for vegetable plants. Analyze how much water your garden naturally receives and compare this to your vegetables’ needs. Is this the year you complete your first basic plumbing project with a rainwater harvest or drip irrigation system? You won’t believe how much work this will save you in the long run!
Week 7 - HARVEST
Harvesting & Pruning to Improve Yields
Lucky for us, plants want to grow and reproduce: discover simple tips to promote plant growth and increase your harvest. When you have a successful garden, and you will when you follow my program, you will spend at least half of your time harvesting. When it comes to harvesting, there are right and wrong ways of doing it. I’ll show you exactly hot to get the freshest, most flavorful vegetables on your table safely and efficiently.
BONUS - SPECIAL TOPICS
Containers, Trays, Sprouts & MORE!
Take growing to a whole new level. You will understand how to significantly increase your yield growing successions of greens in containers, trays and sprouts and learning about greenhouses. Get ready for some serious harvests! Plus, you'll have a chance to suggest special topics that will help make your garden even more successful.
The most costly mistakes that can kill your plants are the things you don't know (and can't see). Join these successful gardeners now to get the help you need...
“I didn't know there were garden systems, I could barely tell the difference between potting soil, compost and mulch! I didn't know anything about setting up an irrigation system, I thought those were for fancy lawns. So here I am, with raised garden boxes, planted with some great stuff, and I’ve installed a drip irrigation system.”
“The tips and explanations given in the Joyful Gardener will definitely save time and be rewarding for the harvest. One example is the 'Chop and Drop" method of soil mulching. I had not heard anyone explain that concept as understandably as Stacey.”
“I am genuinely impressed with your presentation. Just as you are densely packing your garden you have also densely packed with information … your clear descriptions, videos and slides have helped me a lot to actually understand everything. But even more than that, your smiling face and happy sparkling eyes have contagiously convinced me that gardening really can be a joyful experience!”
“How big of a difference just one of your ideas has made! I implemented your harvest log idea and it is helping us figure out when the different fruits and vegetables are all ripe throughout the year. We use this information to even out our production as we rotate crops throughout the year.”
“I have been gardening for years, but I have learned many new skills. One is I have been harvesting "greens" wrong and wasting a lot of greens. I also never knew how to prune tomatoes and cucumbers.”
BONUS 1 - Grow $400 in 40 Days Online Class
This bonus alone could pay for the course in groceries. Follow my step-by-step process to bring $400 worth of fast-growing greens, shoots and root vegetables to your table in 40 days. Challenge yourself to see how much food you can bring to your table while spending under an hour of time each week. Post your photos to our challenge group to brag and receive encouragement. YIELD Disclaimer: Your yields are up to you. I can support by giving great content, direction and strategies that move you forward. Any resource budget numbers referenced on this site are estimates, your local conditions WILL vary.
BONUS 2 - Two month Trial in Harvest Club
SPECIAL NOTE: Harvest Club is closed. This class is how you get IN 😉
Once you join class, you are going to have lots of questions about how YOU can best implement these garden templates. Here's the membership that can take your garden to the next level. Consider this bonus your personal food growing hotline.
* Access to new techniques and templates, and more garden resources
* Get your questions answered by our garden experts
* Private Online Facebook Community - receive ongoing support from fellow gardeners all around the world. It's more fun growing together
* Simple checklists to help you take your next step forward… and more!
* Automatically renew your membership or cancel any time you like.
BONUS 3 - Five Delicious Recipes for Garden Greens
Here it is... new and exciting recipes for all your greens. You are going to grow so many greens because they are fast and easy! And you're going to need new ways to enjoy those greens at every meal. This ebook 5 Delicious Recipes for Garden Greens: Exciting Plant-Based Recipes to Please Even the Pickiest Eaters has helped hundreds of growers to convince their loved ones that eating vegetables doesn't have to be boring
BONUS 4 - Pest & Disease Mini-Course
Discover 42 preventative strategies to grow your food pest and disease free. Save yourself tons of energy trying to fight them off! While these strategies are integrated into the Grow Your Own Vegetables course, this mini-course highlights all of them in one easy to use resource including ORGANIC garden products, and homemade remedies too.
What You'll Get...
Our Online Format Fits Your Busy Schedule
7 Weekly Lessons: Watch or download pre-recorded videos from anywhere with a good internet connection. Watch any time you like! Each week is ~90 minutes total of video content. Lessons are collections of videos from 3-20 minutes each.
Harvest Club BONUS allows you to get your questions answered and find YOUR best, next step that will make the biggest impact toward reaching your garden goals. Take action with our private online community and support from our team of experts and students all around the world.
Your Grow Your Own Vegetables workbook is available for download and print. All the templates in the workbook are also available in digital form along with done-for-you schedules and calendars.
Grow Your Own Vegetables has some major benefits to consider…
- Using Bonus #1, it’s possible that you can grow enough vegetables in the first 40 days to cover the investment of this course. That makes this course FREE!
- Hourly, in-person consulting fees would run you $2,800+ to get a garden started. And that’s just the set up! Because I’m teaching this course online with hundreds of students, you benefit from a significant discount.
- This course is equal to at least 20 live workshops… maybe more. Running the numbers, that’s $19.85 for each workshop. Unlike any live workshops, however, you’ll always have complete notes and videos you can come back to again and again.
More success stories from students just like you all around the world...
“Your class was transformational! I am growing so much more vegetables and have a plan of action.” - Laura
"Your course format has been outstanding. The visual aids really helped me understand and use the information." - Judy
“I really got a lot out of the garden calendar & tasks. This has really helped me feel it is OK to walk away from the garden after 30 minutes work for the day. I don't feel so overwhelmed. And I’m amazed at how quickly my compost now decomposes according to this calendar.” - Sue
“Hi Stacey, I have an awesome garden thanks to you. I harvested 6 pounds of peas last week and 5 pounds of string beans last night. I feel GREAT thanks to you. So please know your work is having great benefit to us beginners. Peace and carrots.” - Carol (U.S.)
“Although I've been gardening all my life, I'm learning tips and tricks I hadn't considered before... Thanks!” - Rianna
"Stacey speaks to issues and details most videos gloss over or omit. Furthermore, she has the ability to make complex topics easily understood and quickly implemented—a true gift. Her course is invaluable. I find myself reviewing those class videos as the gardening season progresses. Thank you Stacey for making gardening and fresh organic food available to young and old—on both large and small plots of ground. Anyone can do this!" - Charlotte (North Carolina, U.S.)
"Thank you for answering my questions so thoroughly, especially the one about how much of each crop to grow. Truly your course is the best ever and will recommend it to everyone who is learning to garden. Thank you, thank you, thank you!" - Ann (Oregon, U.S.)
"Your positive attitude and encouragement during these calls were really appreciate too! The biggest impact for me is having a better sense of confidence that I can grow organic produce successfully, and also the knowledge that I have a safety net if I have questions or problems in the future as an alumni who still has access to question/answer sessions. At this point, I feel it was definitely money well spent." - Michele (North Carolina, U.S.)
You're covered by our 30-Day Money Back Guarantee
Immediately when you sign up, you receive access to the first lesson plus my How to Grow $400 in 40 Days bonus to get you started growing your best harvest yet!
We are never going to tell you growing food is easy - it requires some elbow grease, knowledge, commitment and a smile from mother nature in the form of favorable growing conditions. Grow Your Own Vegetables programs are intended to help you manage the uncertainties of nature and improve your chances for a successful harvest. But you've got to do the work to get the harvests. Your yields are up to you. We can support by giving great content, direction and strategies that move you forward. Any resource budget numbers referenced on this site are estimates, your local conditions WILL vary. We share these numbers for illustrative purposes only and like to believe that everyone can learn to grow food if he/she is really committed. The truth is that your yield is related to your experience and increases when you stick with it. Thanks for sharing this journey with us. Grow Your Own Vegetables, LLC
About our Master Instructor
Stacey Murphy helps gardeners grow lots of food in small spaces so they can enjoy fresh, affordable vegetables while creating a more sustainable future. Stacey is a garden geek, growing food since 1979, and her superpower is packing, literally, tons of food into tight spaces.
Dozens of her students have gone on to start their own homesteads, gardens & farms. Featured on Martha Stewart Radio and PBS’s Growing a Greener World, Stacey believes growing food organically is the best health plan for people, communities, and the earth.
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