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Posts By: GGVideos Editor

John Dromgoole on Beneficial Insects

CENTRAL TEXAS John Dromgoole, owner of The Natural Gardener in Austin, highlights a few of the good bugs that help keep the garden healthy. From an episode of Central Texas Gardener, the award-winning show on KLRU in Austin.  Browse the Central Texas Gardener Youtube Channel for dozens more excellent videos, including interviews, projects, and more gardens.

From Turfgrass to Central Florida Native Plant Landscape

CENTRAL FLORIDA This 12,000 ft² residential lot which faces a golf course was transformed from a typical builder-installed turf grass lawn into a diverse native plant landscape. All changes were made with full approval of the architectural review committee in this deed restricted community. Only two “islands” (600 ft² total) of grass remain in functional …Read more »

Your Best Defense against Weeds in the Lawn

CORNELL U. IN ITHACA FOR NEW YORK STATE AUDIENCE Published March 9, 2016 Cornell University turfgrass expert Dr. Frank Rossi narrates this short how-to video from the free ebook Lawn Care: The Easiest Steps To An Attractive Environmental Asset. Check garden centers or online stores for the many hand tools that exist for pulling specific …Read more »

Patch Weak or Bare Spots in your Lawn

CORNELL U. FOR A NEW YORK STATE AUDIENCE Published March 9, 2016 Cornell University turfgrass team shares how-to patch weak or bare spots in your lawn in this video from the free ebook Lawn Care: The Easiest Steps To An Attractive Environmental Asset. If there is an empty space in your lawn, weeds will more …Read more »

Make your Lawn an Attractive Environmental Asset

CORNELL U. IN ITHACA FOR NEW YORK STATE AUDIENCE Published March 9, 2016. Cornell University turfgrass expert Dr. Frank Rossi provides an introduction to Lawn Care: The Easiest Steps To An Attractive Environmental Asset. This free ebook is available from iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/lawn… ) and at Cornell’s turf site. It features expertise from Cornell University Turfgrass …Read more »

Choose the Right Grass Seed

CORNELL U. FOR NEW YORK STATE AUDIENCE Published March 9, 2016. Cornell University turfgrass expert Dr. Frank Rossi narrates this short how-to video from the free ebook Lawn Care: The Easiest Steps To An Attractive Environmental Asset. Confirm that the cool-season grass seed combination in the seed bag is the best match for your needs. …Read more »

Core Aeration and Overseeding of a Healthy Lawn

By NaturalLawn of America. GGVideos Editor Note: Demonstrates this best-practice for having a thick, relatively weed-free lawn, and recommends it be done in the fall for cool-season grasses. We had just have one question: The video recommends a large device for getting good seed-to-soil contact that only professionals would own, so what’s a homeowner to …Read more »

Va Tech’s Fall Lawn Fertilization

BLACKSBURG, VA Turfgrass Management instructor Sam Doak, from Virginia Tech’s Agricultural Technology program, gives tips on fall lawn fertilization. GGVideos Editor Note: includes best-ever explanation for why fall is the better time for fertilizing than spring. Makes case for drop spreaders over broadcast spreaders. Mentions harm to waterways.

Fall Lawn Care from Garden Time TV

PORTLAND, OREGON By Garden Time TV. GGVideos Editor Note: this video covers starting new lawns, and feeding existing ones. Makes the case well that both are best done in the fall.

Fall Lawn Care with Dave Epstein

BOSTON, MA Help from horticulturist and meteorologist Dave Epstein of GrowingWisdom.com. Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos. GGVideos Editor Note: Good details about when to fertilizer, and when to plant new grass. 

How to Reseed or Sod a Problem Lawn

BOSTON, MA Help from horticulturist and meteorologist Dave Epstein of GrowingWisdom.com. Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos.  

Fall Lawn Repair

BOSTON, MA Help from horticulturist and meteorologist Dave Epstein of GrowingWisdom.com. Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos. GGVideos Editor Note: Great info for filling in spots. He makes it look easy but importantly, emphasizes the need to water as often as twice a day if that’s required to keep the seeds and seedlings …Read more »