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Grow Better Greens

From Seed to Salad
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Learn how simple it is to grow greens, edible flowers and herbs in your backyard for fresh, delicious salads you’ll crave!

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What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Stefani Bittner
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


Discover how to make salads the most exciting part of your meal! Edible-garden designer and best-selling author Stefani Bittner shows you how to grow healthy greens and herbs in your own backyard. First, learn when and where you should plant your garden for optimal results. Then, explore the ins and outs of soil and compost, so your plants get the nutrients they need. Stefani even shows you how to shop for seeds, space your greens and transplant, for a beautiful, bountiful garden. Next, find out why succession planting and intercropping are important techniques to learn, get expert tricks for watering and fertilizing your plants, and learn how to keep pests out of your space. Finally, see how to harvest your plants, and plant hearty greens such as kale and chard, herbs and edible flowers for a well-balanced garden you’ll love. And, see how to combine your ingredients, for delicious salads even your pickiest eaters will devour.

Lesson Breakdown

1. What to Grow & Where
Meet Stefani Bittner, author of a bestselling edible garden book and your guide to delicious greens in your own backyard. In this first lesson, Stefani will walk you through some of the basics: What should you plant? When should you plant it? Where you should plant it? These are the questions she's here to answer.
2. Soil & Compost
3. Sowing, Spacing & Transplanting
4. Smart Planting
5. Watering, Fertilizing & Pests
6. Harvesting, Cleaning & Eating
7. Adding Hearty Greens
8. Herbs & Edible Flowers

Taught by

Stefani Bittner
Stefani Bittner
Stefani Bittner enjoys creating gardens that are both edible and beautiful. Her Bay Area design firm, Homestead Design Collective, allows her to bring this passion to life every day. When she’s not creating aesthetic edible gardens for clients, you can find Stefani writing for industry publications, including Sunset Magazine, C Magazine and Gardenista. She is also the co-author of the best-selling book The Beautiful Edible Garden.

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