How to Grow a Salsa Garden

Join our Master Gardener Interns as they teach you to grow your very own salsa garden. This video details how to create a salsa garden with children. This project is a partnership between the Extension Master Gardeners and Arlington 4-H.

Speakers: 2019 Extension Master Gardener Interns Deborah Keefe and Scarlett Swan with Caitlin Verdu, 4-H Extension Agent
Zoom session, May 11, 2020

Video of Presentation

  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 4:18 Why a Salsa Garden?
  • 7:51 What Plants Need to Grow – The Basics
  • 10:21 From Seed to Harvest
    • 14:10 How to make seedling pots and start tomato seeds
    • 20:32 Gardening in a Pot
    • 28:07 Raised Bed Gardening
    • 33:14 Caring for Your Garden
    • 42:21 Learning Activities
    • 47:36 Harvesting
  • 53:03 Salsa Recipe
  • 57:30 Resources

Additional Resources

Literature in the Garden, International Junior Master Gardener Program, Texas A&M University