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Field Trip to Maymont in Richmond VA

RICHMOND, VA By PlantPop: We travel to Richmond, Virginia to visit the grounds of Maymont, a 100-acre attraction that has been delighting visitors for over 90 years.

Urban Design in Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN From WNPT’s Volunteer Gardener: “The new generation of dwarf varieties of plants opens up a whole new world of possibilities for gardeners with small, urban lots. This is an example of a garden that is maximizing its potential. See more gardens on the Volunteer Gardener Youtube Channel.  

Aerial Tour of Succulent Garden

FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA From Debra Lee Baldwin: “Enjoy a bird’s-eye look at Jeanne Meadow’s world-class succulent garden in Fallbrook, CA. Drone cinematography, production and editing by Kyle Short.”

A Weaving Garden on Many Levels

SAN MARCOS, TX From KLUR’s Central Texas Gardener: In San Marcos, weaver Lydia Kendrick unites multi-level gardens with vivacious color. As she re-graded her sloping yard to control flooding, she designed cozy corners and uplifting views with recycled finds, fragrance and hand-made weavings, even from recycled plastic bags.

Tantalizing Garden Tiers

AUSTIN, TX From KLRU’s Central Texas Gardener. When Syd Teague moved from Tucson to Austin, she wanted a water thrifty garden. As she shaped her land, it became her outdoor laboratory from succulents to flowering perennials. After corralling rainwater runoff in multiple berms and swales, she patterned rambling wanders and broad sweep views that converge …Read more »

East Ocean View Community Garden Features Hydroponics

NORFOLK, VA From PlantPop: “In the East Ocean View district of Norfolk, VA, an empty lot has been turned into a successful community garden. JoAnne Merinar from Bon Secours and Deborah Lutz, a landscape designer that lives in East Ocean View explain the strategies and hopes for the Community Garden, now in it’s 5th year. …Read more »

Brie Arthur: Transforming the Suburban Landscape

NORTH CAROLINA From PlantPop: “Down in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina (about 20 minutes south of Raleigh) professional landscape designer, Brie Arthur lets us look at her personal garden that incorporates edibles along with the usual shrubs, perennials, annuals, and trees. Her main goals with the garden is to educate and inspire suburban dwellers to think beyond …Read more »

Nimmo Community Garden in Virginia Beach, VA

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA From PlantPop: “We venture off to the southeastern region of Virginia Beach and visit a community garden that donates all of their harvests, well over 1000 pounds per year, through direct donations and distribution from many local area churches and organizations. Nimmo Community Garden, located at Nimmo United Methodist Church, is run …Read more »

Tony Avent: Plant Hunter

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA PlantPop takes a trip to Raleigh, NC to visit Tony Avent, proprietor of Juniper Level Botanical Garden and Plant Delights Nursery. Tony has traveled the world many times over to find plants to add to his growing collection.

Healing Garden at Dell Children’s Medical Center

FROM KLRU’S CENTRAL TEXAS GARDENER IN AUSTIN At Dell Children’s Medical Center, gardens that nurture health, peace and young patient therapy unites top medical technology with nature’s healing power for both staff and families. Designed by TGB Architects. Browse and subscribe to the Central Texas Gardener Youtube Channel.

School Native-Plant Garden

INDIANAPOLIS, IN About the native-plant garden at Cold Spring Environmental Magnet School.  With Wendy Ford.  Produced by The Nature Conservancy. Get Wild, Go Native! Native gardening is good for our air, our water and us. Join our “Go Native” group to learn about all of the ways you can “Get Wild” in your life! Sign …Read more »

Gardening with Kids

WHEATON, MARYLAND At Brookside Gardens, Ellen Hartranft discusses some fun ideas for getting kids excited about gardening.