Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Sprout!

    • Read this first, then scroll to bottom and click "Yes" to proceed!

    • Welcome to Sprout! (please use arrows at top left to scroll through, not the yellow "Complete and Continue" button)

  • 2

    How to start seeds indoors and get a jump on the growing season

    • How to start seeds indoors with FAQs (please be patient while the video loads!)

    • "I have more questions about starting seeds indoors!" (please use arrows at top left to scroll through!)

    • Getting started in the garden FAQ

    • Seeds 101

    • All About Grow Lights

  • 3

    How to build healthy soil and create a low-work food garden

    • How to make compost while keeping out pests

    • Compost FAQs

    • All About Soil.pdf

  • 4

    How to extend the growing season using succession planting

    • Succession Planting (please be patient while the video loads!)

    • Garden grid

  • 5

    Troubleshooting: bugs, weeds, gardener's aches and pains

    • Garden stretches to prevent injury

    • Bugs, weeds and plant problems

  • 6

    Garden Resources

    • My Edible Yard: A checklist of tasks for every season in the garden

    • A few favourite garden podcasts

    • A few favourite gardening websites and garden gurus

  • 7

    Grow Hope: A Simple Guide to Creating Your Own Food Garden at Home by Elizabeth Peirce

    • E-book text of Grow Hope