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Quick-Cut Greens Harvester Mechanism

Mechanical Design & Development of the Quick-Cut Greens Harvester

Watch this close-up footage of the Quick-Cut Greens Harvester mechanisms in action, and learn what the designers and developers have to say about labor-saving tool.   Watch Video »

Precision Vacuum Seeder

Precision Vacuum Seeding & Growing Transplants at Sweet Land Farm

Evangeline Sarat from Sweet Land Farm demonstrates how they improved spring seeding efficiency by using the Precision Vacuum Seeder to speed up the process. Courtesy Cornell University Small Farms Program.   Watch Video »

Quick-Cut Greens Harvester

Using the Quick-Cut Greens Harvester

No more kneeling, no more knives or scissors. One person can easily cut over 175 lb per hour. Powered by a cordless drill, the harvester's 15" fixed and moving serrated blades make a smooth, clean cut.   Watch Video »

Quick Hoops Bender

Using the Quick Hoops™ Bender

Bend your own high- and low-tunnel hoops. Build season extension structures cost effectively with the Quick Hoops™ Bender. Available in 4 sizes.   Watch Video »

Row Covers

Benefits of Using Row Cover

Use these spun polypropylene covers to protect crops from cold and pests. Available in 6 thicknesses and dozens of sizes.   Watch Video »

4-Row Pinpoint Seeder

Using the 4-Row Pinpoint Seeder

The tool choice for greenhouse planting. Plants 4 rows 2-1/4" apart; or, plants 2 rows 4-1/2" or 6-3/4" apart. Comes with 4 seed-hole sizes.   Watch Video »

6-Row Seeder

Using the 6-Row Seeder

Up to 6 rows can be planted at once, with 2-1/4" spacing between rows. A roller in front firms and levels the soil.   Watch Video »

Soil-Block Makers

Using Soil-Block Makers

Make your own seed-starting blocks to encourage vigorous root development.   Watch Video »

Johnny's Long-Handled Tools

Johnny's Long-Handled Tools

Years of research have gone into the design of Johnny's durable, commercial-grade trapezoid hoes, collinear hoes, stirrup hoes, cultivators, and wire weeders.   Watch video »

Knives & Cutting Tools

Johnny's Knives & Cutting Tools

High-quality knives and machetes make bringing in crops a breeze.   Watch Video »

Johnny's Broadforks

Using Johnny's Broadforks

Deeply aerate the soil without disturbing the soil structure, using these European-designed tools, developed by Eliot Coleman.   Watch Video »

Collinear Hoe

Using the Collinear Hoe

Johnny's tool consultant and author Eliot Coleman demonstrates the collinear hoe. This handy gardening tool makes elimination of weeds quick and enjoyable. Available in two sizes, including a version with a replacement blade.   Watch Video »

Duratool Taper

Duratool Support System Demonstration

The Duratool Taper System (formerly known as the "Ty'mup") makes securing plants to supports quick and convenient. Perfect for tomatoes, peppers, and any other trellised crops.   Watch Video »

Red Dragon Flame Weeder

Using the Red Dragon Backpack Flame Weeder

Burn weeds out of your soil at the wave of a wand. It is perfect for creating stale planting beds and spot weed control without herbicides.   Watch Video »

Tub Trugs

Using TubTrugs®

Flexible, lightweight, food-grade polyethylene tubs make great harvesting containers and much more. Available in 3 sizes and 3 colors   Watch Video »

Greens Harvester

Harvesting Lettuce with the Greens Harvester

Harvest up to 100 lb per hour by cutting an entire bed of greens or lettuce at once. Comes in 3 sizes: 30", 42", and 48".   Watch Video »

Using the Tilther

Using the Tilther

Lightweight tiller, designed to create perfect tilth within the top 2" of your bed by mixing in compost and fertilizer, while chopping up the roots of the previous crop. Conceptualized by Eliot Coleman and used extensively on his farm, after one quick pass with the tilther, the bed is ready for the next planting.   Watch Video »

Hatfield Transplanter

Using the Hatfield Transplanter

Transplant from a standing position. Saves time and your back! Works best with 2 people. One person operates the tool, another handles the transplants.   Watch Video »

Easy-Jab Planter

Using the Easy-Plant Jab-Type Planter

A hand planter for corn, beans, squash, pumpkins, melons, cucumbers, and sunflowers, on open ground or through plastic mulch.   Watch Video »

Earthway Seeder

Using the Earthway Seeder

Designed for the small-scale market grower and large-scale home gardener. Fast and easy to operate; furrows, plants, covers seeds, and marks the next row, all in one pass.   Watch Video »

Glaser Wheel Hoe

Using the Glaser Wheel Hoe

Fast, quality weed control between rows. Swiss-made hoe has a multitude of optional attachments available separately.   Watch Video »

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Salanova Lettuce

Ideas for Growing, Preparing, & Marketing Salanova®

Salanova® is a "one-cut" cored-head lettuce, with yields in our trials 42% greater than direct-seeded baby leaf lettuce. The heads are densely packed with single leaves that are baby-leaf sized. You create the salad by making one cut near the base of the head.   Watch Video »

Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers

Many flower blossoms are edible and may be used as garnishes and decorations. Grow your own assortment with Johnny's Edible Flower Collection.   Watch Video »

Hoophouse Gardening

Gardening with Hoophouses

Hoophouses allow you to extend your growing season before the last frost and after the first frost by providing a naturally warm shelter for plants.   Watch Video »

Greenhouse Tomato Grafting

Grafting Greenhouse Tomatoes

Get instruction on how to graft tomato plants using grafting clips and a razor blade in this 20-minute video by the University of Vermont Extension.   Watch Video »

Tomato Pruning

Pruning Tomatoes

Increase fruit yield and lessen disease pressure by pruning your indeterminate tomato plants. It's easy! Learn how to prune.   Watch Video »

Sweet Potatoes

Planting Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are easy to grow and highly nutritious. Using black plastic helps warm the soil and will get your slips off to a good start.   Watch Video »

Cherry Tomato Processing for Seed

Processing Our Washington Cherry Tomatoes for Seed

Growing tomatoes for fresh eating differs little from growing them for seed. How they are harvested and processed is another matter. An in-depth look at how we process our Washington Cherry Tomato Seed at Johnny's Research Farm in Albion, Maine, with a step-by-step narrative of process details.   Watch Video »

Cucumber Pruning

Pruning Cucumbers

Pruning cucumbers at the growth point on trellised cucumber plants encourages upward growth and helps improve yield.   Watch Video »

Herb Discs

Planting Herb Discs

Quick, easy, and convenient, Johnny's herb disks make it easy to grow herbs successfully. Nine types of herbs available.   Watch Video »

Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers

Many flower blossoms are edible and may be used as garnishes and decorations. Grow your own assortment with Johnny's Edible Flower Collection.   Watch Video »

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Pest & Disease Control

Identifying Late Blight

Identifying Late Blight

Late blight (Phytophthora infestans) occurs commonly each year in many places around the US and world. Learn how to identify late blight in your garden.   Watch Video »

Controlling Late Blight

Controlling Late Blight

Suggestions for preventing, controlling, and managing late blight with copper fungicides and other methods.   Watch Video »

Tomato Hornworms

Controlling Tomato Hornworms

The hornworm is a large caterpillar that eats many parts of the tomato plant. Learn how to prevent these pests from devastating your crops.   Watch Video »

Cucumber Beetle Control

Treating Cucurbits with Surround | Controlling Cucumber Beetles

Learn how to treat cucurbits (plants that are members of the cucumber, squash, and pumpkin family) with organic pesticides to keep beetles at bay.   Watch Video »

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Salanova® Lettuce

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