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My Townhouse Garden, Spring 2021

Quick video tour and highlights of GGVideos Editor Susan Harris’s garden in Historic Greenbelt, Md., with “A Love that Will Last” from Adobe Music. Walk-on by Handsome Harry. To see the front yard in late summer, watch this video about its transformation last year. PROMINENT PLANTS, FRONT Vines: – Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata) ‘Tangerine Beauty’ …Read more »

Front Yard Make-Over with Vines and Paint

GREENBELT, MARYLAND Front-yard make-over of Modernist home in Greenbelt, Maryland, using vines and paint. ARCHITECTURE Iconic example of the ‘International Style,’ a modernist style rarely seen in the U.S. With the old siding removed and the concrete block façade repaired, the unit is fully restored – except for the original color, which was white. (NOT …Read more »

Welcome to Hope’s Fun Garden!

GREENBELT, MARYLAND Hope’s delightful garden is in East Greenbelt, Maryland. She writes: Most of the blooms from my front garden are already gone, so I have added a garden bike with mums, and pots with zinnia and marigold. On my steps are pots of mandevilla (a favorite of mine), coleus and perslane. The perslanes are …Read more »

Welcome to Katrina’s Garden

GREENBELT, MARYLAND Video by Susan Harris. Music by Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes, whose frontman Ed Crowley is a long-time Greenbelter. Garden and narration by Katrina Boverman, who writes: FRONT GARDEN When I moved to my home in 1987 the front yard had an adorable sugar maple tree and a barely limping along spread of …Read more »

Tour a Garden Oasis in Maryland

GREENBELT, MARYLAND Narration by Sandra Lange, the gardener. Videography by David Barnes. Filmed in Greenbelt, Maryland in late August of 2020.

Virtual Tour of 10 Streetside Gardens in Maryland

GREENBELT, MD Enjoy this video showing and discussing the front yard gardens of 10 houses on Lakeside Drive in Greenbelt, Maryland. This video is a joint project of Greenbelt Access Television, and the Old Greenbelt Gardening Boosters. Narration based on observations of Booster members Susan Harris, Melissa Mackey and Mary Lou Williamson.

Tour Lesley Kash’s Garden in Greenbelt, Md.

GREENBELT, MD Video by Susan Harris for and From Lesley: My childhood home, sold in the 70s, was in sad shape by the time I bought it back 30 years later. Never having gardened, I got a “shade collection” at Costco, a sack of scary-looking bare roots that grew into hostas, astilbes and …Read more »

Tour of Melissa Mackey’s Shaded Maryland Garden

GREENBELT, Md. Melissa Mackey grew up on a farm in Southern Maryland and has been gardening around her home in Old Greenbelt since 1989. She also enjoys growing vegetables in a Greenbelt Garden Club community garden plot. She is currently President of the Beltsville Garden Club and Secretary of the Greenbelt Community Garden Club. She appreciates …Read more »

Amethyst Dwyer Shows us Her Garden

GREENBELT, MARYLAND Amethyst narrates a tour of her townhouse garden in Old Greenbelt, Md. Front yard is a riot of color while the Meditation Garden is out back. Recorded in mid-August 2020. Edited by Susan Harris for Greenbelt Online.

Virtual Tour of Summer at the Chicago Botanic Garden

CHICAGO, IL chicagobotanicgarden Boyce Tankersley, director of plant documentation, takes you on a tour of what’s in bloom this summer. Download the Garden’s App at to find the plants mentioned in this video.

A Visit to Claude Monet’s Garden at Giverny

U.K.: Royal Academy of Arts “My garden is my most beautiful work of art” – Claude Monet. Royal Academy curator Ann Dumas introduces Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny in Normandy, which is open to the public between March and November and maintained by a team of gardeners led by James Priest. Painting the Modern Garden: Monet …Read more »

The Gardens at Waddesdon Manor

U.K.: Waddesdon Manor A short film introducing the gardens at Waddesdon Manor, first conceived by Ferdinand de Rothschild and extended by Alice de Rothschild.