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How to Grow Figs in Containers

CONNECTICUT, by Logee’s Plants Growing edible figs in containers. Learn which varieties perform best, how to fertilize and prune to produce abundant crops of delicious figs. Learn more at http://www.logees.com/ See all of our edible Fig plants at http://www.logees.com/edible-figs.html   GGVideo editor’s note: For plant nerds, Logees has a nice selection of videos on growing other unusual fruits …Read more »

How to Build a Simple Teepee Trellis

ALBERTA, CANADA by Alberta Urban Garden Simple Organic and Sustainable You can greatly increase the amount of food you can grow in the same space by taking advantage of the vertical area in your garden. For vining crops like Melons and Cucumbers I love to use Simple Teepee Trellis. Today I show you how I …Read more »

Plant Selection & Layout / Your Florida Vegetable Garden

PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA by the University of Florida Extension Plant Selection and Layout: In this video you will learn about garden design and layout and the difference between cool season and warm season plants. Crop rotation and companion planting are also discussed.

Garden Trellis – How to Make the Best Supports for Climbing Vegetables

U.K., by Grow Veg Training climbing vegetables up supports is a great way to get maximum yield from minimum space. Building your own supports is easy, fun and can make an impressive feature in your garden. If you’re growing climbing peas, beans, cucumbers or any other vining plant, you’ll need to build supports to help …Read more »

How to Prune Grapes

CALIFORNIA, by the Dave Wilson Nursery in Hickman, CA Tom shows you the method for pruning grapes, first cane pruning, and then spur pruning. GGVideos editor’s note: Good video on cane and spur pruning technique for established grapes.

The Tilther: Demonstration with Adam Lemieux

MAINE, by Johnny’s Seeds Johnny’s Tools & Supplies Product Manager demonstrates the Tilther, the Eliot Coleman-designed tool for efficiently incorporating soil amendments into your planting beds. Watch how to mix in compost and refine the soil to create perfect tilth for direct seeding or transplanting. To learn more, visit our Tool Library: Johnnyseeds.com/Tool-Library.

Controlling Mexican Bean Beetle at Harvest

U. MARYLAND Maryland Home and Garden Information Director Jon Traunfeld shows us how to deal with Mexican Bean beetle pests on a mature crop of beans. More info on the HGIC website: – Vegetable Profile: Beans : http://extension.umd.edu/growit/veget… – Mexican Bean Beetles : http://extension.umd.edu/growit/insec… For more gardening information, visit the Home and Garden Information website …Read more »

How to Harvest Kale

BONNIE PLANTS (for a national audience) Learn the best way to harvest kale so you can keep coming back for more. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BonniePlants Twitter: https://twitter.com/bonnieplants Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/bonnieplants Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/growbonnieplants YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/growbonnieplants Website: http://www.bonnieplants.com

How to Control Japanese Beetles

VERMONT, by horticulturist Charlie Nardozzi Learn about Japanese beetles, the plants they attack and how to control them. Control tips include using milky spore and beneficial nematodes, traps, hand picking and organic dusts. http://www.gardeningwithcharlie.com

How to Design a Vegetable Garden

UTAH, by Alison Reynolds of Ali’s Organics and Garden Supplies To design a well-organized vegetable garden, start with graph paper so you can draw your design to scale, mark the compass points and then map out precisely how you want your plants distributed. Plan your vegetable garden like a pro with the help of this …Read more »

Tips for Pruning your Citrus Tree

ARIZONA, from the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson Horticulturist Tony Sarah gives Susan Billings advice on pruning citrus trees. From GGVideos editor Charlie Nardozzi: How-to on pruning an established citrus tree.

Use Self-Watering Planters To Grow Almost Anything

TUCSON, AZ by Monica Hemingway of Gardening Products Review Types of self-watering containers, how they work, what to grow in them, an easy DIY option and what to look for when buying one. Grow veggies, flowers, herbs, shrubs and even trees in a self-watering planter! If you’re forgetful, or you’re just not home very often, …Read more »