John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to Doan’s Nursery near Dallas, Texas to share with you heat loving vegetables you can grow in containers or in your garden during the hot summer months.
In this episode, you will learn about many of the unique and exotic vegetables and fruit trees they have available at
this amazing nursery in the DFW area in Texas.
First, John will take you on a tour around the nursery to show you all the vegetables they are growing in large 25-95
gallon containers during the hot and humid summer in Irving, Texas.
Next, you will discover some of John’s favorite fruit trees to grow in the Dallas, Texas climate.
Finally, you will learn about all the hot summer season vegetables they grow and sell at Doan’s Nursery at very
affordable prices. John will also share how to get some special discounts on the vegetables and herb starter plants.
This episode is especially valuable for people who live in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, Louisiana,
Florida where the hot summer temperatures can be inhospitable to standard vegetables we know and love.
After watching this episode, you will be more familiar with some of the best heat tolerant vegetables you can grow in
a container garden, a raised bed garden or just in the ground.
06:00 Water Spinach (Ipomoea aquatica)
07:00 Container Gardening Tour
07:20 Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)
09:59 Tung Ho aka Edible Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum coronarium)
10:22 Jewels of Opar (Talinum paniculatum)
11:28 Red Malabar Spinach (basella rubra)
13:38 Culantro (Eryngium foetidum)
14:40 Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea Gongylodes)
16:39 Eggplant (Solanum melongena)
18:18 Horstails (Equisetum arvense)
20:08 Angled Luffa (Luffa acutangula)
21:01 Britton Shiso (Perilla frutescens)
23:00 Shiso, Mint, Basil in Containers
24:48 broad leaf plantain (Plantago major)
26:40 Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas)
27:25 Fruit Trees Persimmons, Jujube, Pomegranates
29:20 Loquats (Eriobotrya japonica)
29:43 Jujube Tree (Ziziphus jujuba)
30:26 Entering Greenhouse. Nursery Policies
31:49 Most Vegetables are grown here
32:56 Katuk (Sauropus androgynus)
34:19 Growing Personal Food at Greenhouse
35:17 Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia)
36:22 Kim That Tai aka Longevity Spinach (Gynura Procumbens)
38:52 Rice Paddy Herb (Ngo-Om) (Limnophila aromatica)
40:17 Moringa Tree (Moringa oleifera)
41:57 Ngo Gai aka Culantro (Eryngium foetidum)
42:34 Green and Red Stem Malabar Spinach (basella rubra)
44:00 Rau Muong aka Water Spinach (Ipomoea aquatica)
45:44 Thai Basil ((Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflora)
46:14 Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)
46:47 Cuban Oregano (Plectranthus amboinicus)
47:34 Centella Plant aka Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica)
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Doan’s Nursery has no web site, but is located at
622 S Belt Line Rd
Irving, TX 75060
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