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How to Hide a Fence

NEBRASKA Nebraska Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist Kim Todd talks about fences and creative ways to hide them. For lots more good videos check out UN-L’s Backyard Farmer Youtube channel.

Perennial Border Makeover

OREGON Laura/Garden Answer redesigns  her perennial border. Links to things talked about in this video: Prairie Winds® ‘Desert Plains’ Fountain Grass Pennisetum – http://goo.gl/XdShbQ Rock ‘N Grow® ‘Maestro’ Autumn Stonecrop Sedum – http://goo.gl/IvakY2 Anna’s Magic Ball™ Arborvitae – http://goo.gl/hlb9xP Amazing Daisies™ Daisy May® Shasta Daisy – http://goo.gl/HA2KdL Lo & Behold® ‘Blue Chip’ Butterfly Bush – …Read more »

Art in the Garden

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

Stylish No-Lawn Drought Design

AUSTIN, TX From KLRU’s Central Texas Gardener: In 2008, Author and Digging blogger Pam Penick stepped up to the challenge when she and husband David moved to a neighborhood that’s literally home with the armadillos and deer. To put her stamp on her new garden, she tackled shade, flood water control, and yards of grass. One spot …Read more »

Small-Garden Design, Part 1: Townhouse Front Yard Garden

GREENBELT, MD Video description from Garden Clips: Susan Harris of Garden Rant shows us her small townhouse front yard garden. Susan removed the existing lawn and put in a small patio to serve as a seating area. She planted the surrounding beds with easy-to-care-for perennials and potted annuals and provided a sense of enclosure with arborvitaes …Read more »

How to Make a Vertical Garden

SUNSET MAGAZINE Liven up a room, cover up an unsightly fence, or paint with plants with these easy vertical gardening tips from associate garden editor, Johanna Silver. Subscribe to Sunset’s channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… Follow @SunsetMag on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SunsetMag Find Sunset on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SunsetMagazine

How to Plant a Fairy Garden

Behnke Nurseries in Beltsville, MD Horticulturist Carol Allen on creating a magical, miniature world fairy garden. Visit Behnke’s Youtube channel for more.

Key to Great Design – Get the Shape First

By Rachel Mathews of Successful Garden Design.  In this video, you will learn what the key is to create a beautiful garden. Rachel Matthews will tell you all about the key elements that you need to focus on initially before bringing in your plants and other materials to build your garden. If you’ve ever been …Read more »

Long and Wide Garden Design Plans

In this episode Successful Garden Designers Rachel Mathews and Ali Conway walk you round the Cambridge Botanic Gardens to look at how to effectively repeat plant in your garden. They also show designs they have been working on for a long garden and a wide garden. Rachel Mathews is an international garden designer (yes, she’s designed …Read more »

Create Rooms in the Landscape

OKLAHOMA STATE Oklahoma Gardening host Kim Toscano discusses garden design principles and how to create different spaces within the landscape. Visit Oklahoma State’s website and Youtube channel for more info.

Toronto Garden Make-Over by Terry Ryan

TORONTO, ONTARIO Designer Terry Ryan of Cubic Yard Design transformed a small backyard with a cramped layout into a lush, garden-lover’s oasis. See how he maximized the space to create an incredible outdoor living area.

Design Small, Easy Back Yard by Terry Ryan

TORONTO, ONTARIO Designer Terry Ryan of Cubic Yard Design shares a lush, downtown-Toronto backyard project. See how he maximized square footage to include zones for lounging, sunning and dining, incorporating plenty of greenery and a large existing crab tree.