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Welcome to Ithaca Children’s Garden

ITHACA, NEW YORK The mission of the Ithaca Children’s Garden is to inspire, promote, and sustain youth and community stewardship of the natural environment through garden-based learning and discovery.

Nashville Dahlia Garden

NASHVILLE, TN: From the TV show “Volunteer Gardener.” Dahlias are a bit like roses. Or hostas. Most growers can’t grow just one. We’ll visit with one such dahlia grower whose efforts yield a spectacular reward. Dahlias mentioned in Phillipe’s segment: Sherwood Peach, Penhill Yellow Queen and Who dun it.

Fall Tour of Aspen Grove Gardens

ONTARIO, CANADA From Robert Pavlis, the gardener at Aspen Grove Gardens: Garden Tour of Aspen Grove Gardens, fall 2015. Enjoy a video tour of this lovely private garden located in Southern Ontario. Learn how to make good use of ornamental grasses, water features, and focal points to create a stunning garden for 12 months of …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 »

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 »

Hillside Garden of Artistic Levels

AUSTIN, TX, from Central Texas Gardener on PBS Landscape Architect Tait Moring is into recycling. From native stones to ashe juniper branches, he frames his rocky hilltop home with respect for the earth. He’s cycled native plants and wildlife back in since he first arrived to Bermuda grass and a chain link fence. In his multi-layered garden, artistic …Read more »

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.

Erica Glasener Visits Dan Crow’s Garden, Part 2

PERRY, MICHIGAN The 2nd of 4 “Gardener’s Diary” shows by horticulturist Erica Glasener about the garden of Dan Crow in Perry, Michigan. He’s owner of Outdoor Expressions. The show “A Gardener’s Diary” lasted for 14 years on HGTV and is much missed.

Meadow Morning at Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center

AUSTIN, TX A quick video from the Savanna Meadow Trail.

Patrick Anderson’s Succulent Garden

SAN DIEGO, CA, with Debra Lee Baldwin Join me on a tour of a world-class succulent garden in Fallbrook, CA, north of San Diego. This is a special garden for me, because it’s where my awareness of succulents as waterwise landscape plants began, thanks to Patrick Anderson, a Huntington Botanical Gardens volunteer. I’ve visited the garden …Read more »

An Artist’s Garden

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE Troy Marden visits both the artist and the landscaper who have combined talents to fill a blank garden canvas with color, texture and structure. From the PBS show Volunteer Gardener.

From Turfgrass to Central Florida Native Plant Landscape

CENTRAL FLORIDA This 12,000 ft² residential lot which faces a golf course was transformed from a typical builder-installed turf grass lawn into a diverse native plant landscape. All changes were made with full approval of the architectural review committee in this deed restricted community. Only two “islands” (600 ft² total) of grass remain in functional …Read more »