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Spring 2016 Books from Timber Press

PORTLAND, OR From an episode of Garden Time TV: Timber Press is a leading publisher of garden related books. We are introduced to a few of their 2016 titles for spring. Editor Tom Fischer talks about: Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness …Read more »

Casey Boyter’s Innovative Courtyard Garden

AUSTIN, TEXAS Casey Boyter is an innovative designer who conserves resources through green roofs, low water landscapes, and creative recycling. At home in east Austin’s Govalle neighborhood, her garden’s a personal test site and sweet retreat. Zac Zamora of Variance Design installed a living wall in her office shower room to continue her exploration of …Read more »

Tracy’s 50 Plants

PORTLAND, OR From an episode of Garden Time TV, a visit with Tracy DiSabato-Aust to learn about her book “50 High-Impact, Low-Care Garden Plants.” This book picks plants that meet a tough list of requirements. That means they will survive in anyone’s garden and flourish. Lots more viewing to be had on the Garden Time TV Youtube Channel.

Moving Houseplants Outdoors for the Season

WHEATON, MARYLAND From Brookside Gardens, Kathy Stevens talks about the process for successfully moving plants from growing indoors to growing outdoors

Redbuds

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

Beautiful Desert Rose – How to Grow and Flower Adeniums

DANIELSON, CT From Logee’s Plants, tips on growing Adenium obesum, a beautiful, succulent flowing tropical plant  tags: adenium, logees, tropical, succulent, container plants

How to Create a Mounded Succulent Arrangement

SAN DIEGO, CA Garden photojournalist Debra Lee Baldwin, author of several best-selling books about succulents. shows a simple method for achieving a professional-looking succulent arrangement. In this technique, which she calls “mounding,” Debra adds several tiers of nursery plants atop the soil in a pot, resulting in a lush, lavish-looking composition. Filmed at Roger’s Gardens nursery …Read more »

Easy Plant to Prune? Evergreen Azaleas

SEATTLE, WA Learn how to prune evergreen Azaleas from renowned pruning guru Cass Turnbull, founder of PlantAmnesty. PlantAmnesty’s mission is to end the senseless torture and mutilation of trees and shrubs, due to mal-pruning.  Join the 1,100 members in 46 states – and counting – who support the mission and stay in touch. Cass has …Read more »

Rhododendrons are Difficult to Prune but Here’s How

SEATTLE, WA Learn how to prune Rhododendrons from renowned pruning guru Cass Turnbull, founder of PlantAmnesty.  PlantAmnesty’s mission is to end the senseless torture and mutilation of trees and shrubs, due to mal-pruning.  Join the 1,100 members in 46 states – and counting – who support the mission and stay in touch. Cass has lots …Read more »

Wildlife-Friendly, Water-Conserving Garden

TEXAS: 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. In this episode of Central Texas Gardener: Kid, dog, and wildlife friendly: that’s what Stephanie and Tom Sloss wanted when they updated their garden for …Read more »

20-Square-Foot Balcony Garden

GREENWICH VILLAGE, NY: Man has 20 sq ft urban garden on his terrace. Not only did he turn his 4×5 foot terrace into a garden, he hung things on the walls and whatnot to create a vertical spicy garden. Urban Gardener is a video series dedicated to exploring some of the most interesting city green …Read more »

Great Chicago-Area Back Yard

From the CHICAGO, ILL AREA Explore the beauty of Gary Slack’s backyard and get inspiration for your own yard. From Dig in Chicago, with Jennifer Brennan.