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Flowerless Color

MISSISSIPPI STATE EXTENSION, with Dr. Gary Bachman Transcript: Many people feel that the only way to get abundant color in your garden is to grow a lot of flowers. Today on Southern Gardening, we’ll look at some eye-popping color produced without a single flower. If you want BIG plants, there are several options. Banana plants …Read more »

How to Make Can’t-Go-Wrong Plant Combinations

BY ANNIE’S ANNUALS IN RICHMOND, CA With Annie Hayes. One of the #1 things people ask for when they come into the nursery is help choosing pretty plant combinations. They see our demonstrations gardens all a’bloom and want to know how they can make that same magic happen in their home gardens. Well, the secret …Read more »

The Pansy

VIRGINIA From Lancaster Farms in Suffolk, Virginia. A celebration of Fall and Winter’s beautiful flower, the pansy. When the canopies of oaks strong And maples noble whisper along, In Pollacked piles collect dicarded Exhaling summer sun and youth unguarded. When gentle hands travail with rake Yet still the earth does not forsake Nature’s goal and …Read more »

Amaryllis Done Blooming? Here’s What to Do

OREGON From Laura at Garden Answer: Here’s some links to things I mentioned in the video: Gardener’s Supply Company – Berbee’s Best – Snow White Amaryllis – Black Pearl Amaryllis –

Growing Hoyas, the Indestructible Houseplant

LOGEES PLANTS IN CONNECTIICUT Hoyas are the indestructible houseplant, many with fragrance and some without but their ability to take dryness and low light and still produce umbels of flowers and waxy green leaves have attracted gardeners everywhere. Learn what the requirements are for these easy growers and how to get these vining beauties to …Read more »

How to Cover Hardy Bananas for the Winter

From LOGEE’S in CONNECTICUT Learn how to put the hardy banana to bed for the winter. Once there is a hard frost. Learn how to cut down your banana, how to cover it, when to uncover it and other tips to protect your banana until spring. For more information visit- To see our Hardy …Read more »

How to Select and Care for Indoor Foliage Plants

MINNESOTA Video by Bachman’s Floral, Home and Garden in the Minneapolis area.

How to Repot Indoor Plants

MINNESOTA Video by Bachman’s Floral, Home and Garden in the Minneapolis area.

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

Zinnias to Support Pollinators

BELTSVILLE, MARYLAND Marcia van Horn shows and recommends these types of zinnias: State Fair California Giant Yellow Flame Profusion Lilliput Double-bloom or double-flowered zinnias should be avoided if you desire bees and butterflies.

Coleus that Hold Up in the Summer

LOUISIANA STATE U: With the soaring heat of summer, we look forward to the cool temperatures of fall. Well, on this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill introduces you to the coleus, a plant that displays vibrant fall shades, while standing tough through the summer. For more information, visit the Louisiana …Read more »

‘Profusion’ Zinnia

MISSISSIPPI STATE With horticulturist Gary Bachman. There’s more gardening information on the Mississippi State website and Youtube Channel. GGVideos editorial note:  For pollinators, single (not double) zinnias are best.