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Front Yard Make-Over with Vines and Paint

GREENBELT, MARYLAND Front-yard make-over of Modernist home in Greenbelt, Maryland, using vines and paint. ARCHITECTURE Iconic example of the ‘International Style,’ a modernist style rarely seen in the U.S. With the old siding removed and the concrete block façade repaired, the unit is fully restored – except for the original color, which was white. (NOT …Read more »

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 »

Dave Epstein’s Summer Garden

MASSACHUSETTS Horticulturist and meteorologist Dave Epstein of GrowingWisdom.com, shows us his own garden. Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos.

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 »

Visit Tower Hill Botanic Garden

BOYLSTON, MASS: Learn about the genius of the design of Tower Hill Botanic Garden, and how it works to harmonize and unify the diverse garden spaces in all seasons of the year. Although the video is beautiful, there’s nothing like seeing the Garden for yourself–visit today!

Tour a REAL School Garden

By the national nonprofit REAL School Gardens.

Vertical Elements Advice by Designer Ansis Birznieks

LATVIA, with designers Lina Liubertaite and Ansis Birzieks.  Published July 2017 (The video is in English but it might help to turn on YouTube’s captions.)  Empty garden? vertical elements need to be there! here are a few samples for a quick and effective vertical elements. Ansis Birznieks – a professional horticulturist from Latvia (“Galantus”), shares …Read more »

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.  

Virtual Tour of Summer at the Chicago Botanic Garden

CHICAGO, IL chicagobotanicgarden Boyce Tankersley, director of plant documentation, takes you on a tour of what’s in bloom this summer. Download the Garden’s App at http://www.chicagobotanic.org/app/ to find the plants mentioned in this video.

A Visit to Claude Monet’s Garden at Giverny

U.K.: Royal Academy of Arts “My garden is my most beautiful work of art” – Claude Monet. Royal Academy curator Ann Dumas introduces Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny in Normandy, which is open to the public between March and November and maintained by a team of gardeners led by James Priest. Painting the Modern Garden: Monet …Read more »

Brooklyn Patio Garden

BROOKLYN, NY From Urban Gardener, a Brooklyn patio getaway garden in Williamsburg beautifully decorated in vines and edible flowers. Urban Gardener is a video series dedicated to exploring some of the most interesting city green spaces and meeting some of the most creative urban gardeners around the US, whether they’re just off a street or …Read more »

Erica Glasener Visits Dan Crow’s Garden, Part 1

PERRY, MICHIGAN The first 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.