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Protect your Veg Garden with Floating Row Covers

MARYLAND Home and Garden Information Center Director Jon Traunfeld from the University of Maryland Extension explains what a row cover is and how to use it. Row covers are a great tool to keep out insects and other pests from your garden. The Home and Garden Information Center is part of University of Maryland Extension. …Read more »

Fencing for the Veg Garden

U. MARYLAND Jon Traunfeld and Ria Malloy from the Home and Garden Information Center show off different types of fences you can use in your garden. Pick the right variety of fence to suit your space and keep out deer, rabbits and groundhogs. The Home and Garden Information Center is part of University of Maryland …Read more »

How to Protect Eggplant

U. MARYLAND Watch as Jon Traunfeld, who runs the Maryland Master Gardener program, explains a great way to keep bugs from destroying your eggplants. To learn more about keeping your eggplants healthy, read their detailed online publication. This video is brought to you by the Home and Garden Information Center, part of University of Maryland Extension. Learn …Read more »

Intensive Planting

U. MARYLAND Maryland Master Gardener Larry Kloze, who’s tended his garden for 35 years, explains the benefits of intensive planting and triangulation in his garden in Baltimore. Learn the best ways to space your plants and get the most out of your space. This video is brought to you by the Home and Garden Information …Read more »

How to Grow Leeks

U. MARYLAND Larry Kloze, a Maryland Master Gardener, explains how to grow leeks. Video by Maryland’s Home and Garden Information Center, part of University of Maryland Extension. Learn about their Grow It Eat It campaign, which provides resources and encourages people to start their own food gardens. Check out the Grow It Eat It Facebook page.

“Get Busy Gardening” Blog

MINNESOTA From Amy Andrychowicz: “A short introduction to me, my gardens and my blog Get Busy Gardening!   Photography by Eric Kraus. “

Seed-Shopping Rules from the Backyard Parables

UPSTATE NEW YORK From Away to Garden author Margaret Roach’s The Backyard Parables: Lessons on Gardening, and Life:  How to shop for seeds for your vegetable garden, to resist impulse-buying in seed catalogs, and determine what to order and grow.

Golden Groundsel (Ragwort)

OKLAHOMA STATE In this episode of Oklahoma Gardening published 4/22/16 Casey Hentges adds color to the landscape with the native plants Groundsel and Woolly Groundsel, also known as Prairie Ragwort.View post Visit Oklahoma State’s website and Youtube channel for more info.

Design with Succulents

SAN DIEGO, CAL Garden photojournalist Debra Lee Baldwin, author of author of several best-selling books about succulents. visits Nancy Dalton’s garden in north San Diego county. Debra shows and explains many of the great succulent design ideas the garden exemplifies, and IDs its most significant succulents and other waterwise plants. The garden won the city’s drought-tolerant …Read more »