EarthBox® Videos


Watch our videos to assist you throughout the set up and growing processes to make EarthBox gardening even easier! You can also take a look at some of the projects and other community gardens that we've been a part of.

Quick Reference Videos


Setting up the EarthBox® Original

A quick, animated guide on how to set up the EarthBox Original gardening system.

How to Replant an EarthBox® Original Gardening System

A quick, animated guide to show how to use a replant kit for your next growing season.

Setting up the EarthBox® Junior™

A quick step-by-step overview for how to set up and plant a single row of herbs or lettuces in the EarthBox Junior gardening system.

Setting up the EarthBox® Root & Veg™

A quick step-by-step overview for how to set up and plant seedlings, bulbs, or seeds in the EarthBox Root & Veg gardening system.

Assembling the EarthBox® Staking System

This 15 second video shows a quick step-by-step process on how to set-up the Staking System on your EarthBox Original container.

Winterizing the EarthBox®

This 30 second video shows the simple process of how to winterize any EarthBox system.

Planting a Single Row Crop (EarthBox® Original)

This 60 second video shows the step-by-step process for planting a single row of vegetables or fruits in the EarthBox Original container.

Planting a Double Row Crop (EarthBox® Original)

This 60 second video shows the step-by-step process for planting a double row of vegetables or fruits in the EarthBox Original container.

The Garden to Table Experience


Farm-To-Table with EarthBox®

Know where your food comes from by growing it yourself! Growing your own healthy food is easy with any of the EarthBox gardening systems.

Tutorial Tuesdays


Planting a Single Row Crop

EarthBox Customer Advocate Sarah Koppenhaver demonstrates how to plant a single row crop in an EarthBox Original container.

Planting a Double Row Crop

EarthBox Customer Advocate Sarah Koppenhaver demonstrates how to plant a double row crop in an EarthBox Original container.

Replanting Your EarthBox®

Former EarthBox GM Frank DiPaolo demonstrates how to replant your EarthBox using the Replant Kit.

Assembling the EarthBox® Staking System

Former EarthBox GM Frank DiPaolo demonstrates how to assemble the EarthBox Staking System. Note staking systems no longer use straight connectors; there are now crimped end poles for a direct fit.

Winterizing the EarthBox®

Watch us guide you through the steps needed to prepare your EarthBox container garden for the winter months.

Assembling the EarthBox® Automatic Watering System

Watch the steps required to assemble your EarthBox Automatic Watering System.

Assembling the EarthBox® Garden Stand

See how to assemble the EarthBox Garden Stand, which provides the perfect height for picking low-growing herbs and produce.

Assembling the EarthBox® Staking System Extension Kit

Watch how to assemble the EarthBox Staking System Extension Kit, which provides 2 more feet of room to grow for vining crops. Note staking systems no longer use straight connectors; there are now crimped end poles for a direct fit.

Assembling the EarthBox® Protective Nettings

How to install a frost cover, bird net, or insect net to your EarthBox gardening system.

Combining Crops in an EarthBox®

Former EarthBox employees Frank and Kathy explain which crops grow well together (and which don't) when combining multiple crops in an EarthBox. Also check out our blog article on combining crops.

EarthBox Projects and Profiles


Ann's Class

Award-winning teacher Ann Cruikshank teaches science with EarthBoxes in Manatee, FL.

Brick City Urban Farms

John Taylor and Lorraine Gibbons use EarthBox to turn a vacant lot into a thriving farm, bringing fresh local produce to the 'food desert' of Newark, creating green jobs, educational and job training opportunities.

EarthBox Commercial Applications

Hoss Morgan tours Whisenant Farms in Florida where the EarthBox is used for commercial production of organic tomatoes.

Green My School: Rosa Parks Elementary

Students at Rosa Parks Elementary School in San Francisco, CA received an EarthBox garden as part of green makeover from CBS EcoMedia's Green My School Contest.

Green My School: Dirksen Middle School

Students at Everett M. Dirksen Middle School in Calumet City, IL received an EarthBox garden as part of a green makeover from CBS EcoMedia's Green My School Contest.

Indian Shores Community Garden

Mayor Jim Lawrence and Bob Brotherton of Brotherton Engineering open the first ever city-funded EarthBox community garden for the town of Indian Shores, FL. This garden uses EarthBoxes to overcome poor soil and to make gardening more accessible to the seniors in their community.

International EarthBox Day

NYC Parks & Recreation celebrates International EarthBox Day in Union Square Park.

Rick's Rooftop

Rick Bayless from PBS's Mexico: One Plate at a Time talks about the importance of freshness and local produce in his EarthBox garden on the roof of Frontera Grill in Chicago.

Two Dog Nursery

Over the course of sixteen months, Jo Anne Trigo went from planting her first EarthBox to becoming Los Angeles' only certified organic veggie nursery, offering bi-weekly EarthBox classes.

The Growing Connection


50 X 15: Chiapas

The Growing Connection joins Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) in their initiative to connect 50 percent of the world's population to the internet. In the small villages of Oxchuc and San Juan Chamula, The Growing Connection builds EarthBox gardens while AMD builds computer labs.

Earth Day at the U.S.D.A.

The Growing Connection participated in the USDA's first Farm to Fork Festival on Earth Day. The festival unveiled the new People's Garden on the grounds of the Whitten Building, the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in Washington, DC.

Google Garden: Planting

Executive Sous-Chef Jennifer Johnston leads a team of volunteers to plant an EarthBox garden on Google's campus.

Google Garden: Harvest

Rebecca Jepsen from Santa Clara County Master Gardeners helps Jennifer maintain and harvest the garden.

Stalks in the City

Through a collaboration between The Growing Connection, the NYC Police Athletic League, and Cornell University, school children in NYC plant corn in EarthBoxes to be used in General Motors' ethanol vehicle display at NextFest.

You Say Tomato, I Say Tobago

The Department of Agriculture in Tobago uses EarthBoxes to solve their food security problem.

Planting with Blake & Dorothy


EarthBox inventor Blake Whisenant shows Dorothy Dillingham-Blue how to plant an EarthBox.

Part One

Part Two

Part Three

Blake's Tips & Tricks


Cutting Back

Blake and Dorothy answer a question about when and how to cut back eggplant and tomatoes.

Multiple Crop Layouts

Blake and Dorothy answer a question about which plants grow well with others in a multiple-crop EarthBox.

Organic Fertilizer

Blake and Dorothy answer a question about the difference between organic and traditional fertilizer.

Perennials

Blake and Dorothy answer a question about replanting perennials.

Refertilizing

Blake and Dorothy answer a question about refertilizing a tomato plant in an EarthBox.

Replanting Seeds

Blake and Dorothy answer a question about replanting seeds in an EarthBox.

Screened-In Tomatoes

Blake and Dorothy answer a question about pollination and sunlight when growing tomatoes on a screened-in porch.

Strawberries

Blake and Dorothy answer a question about planting strawberries and fertilizer.

Tomato Ailments

Blake and Dorothy answer a question about blossom-end-rot and other common tomato ailments.