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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.

Drought Design for Wildlife Habitat

TEXAS From Central Texas Gardener on KLRU-TV in Austin. In Hudson Bend overlooking Lake Travis, Bruce McDonald saw the lake vanish before his eyes. To respond to drought, he ripped out his front lawn for waterwise plants. In back, he cleared a wildfire jungle for serene outdoor living rooms around ponds fed with rainwater collection.

Small Garden Design Part 2 – Townhouse Garden

GREENBELT, MD From Garden Clips: Susan Harris of Garden Rant continues the tour as she shows us her small townhouse back 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 …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 »

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 »

Greg’s Low-Water Garden

PORTLAND, OR by Garden Time TV: Recently we visited with Greg from Xera Nursery about climate adaptive plants. Ones that can handle the hot summer and really rainy winters. We now visit his garden to see how he puts those plants through their paces.

Landscape Partners and their Garden

LINCOLN, NE Nebraska Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist Kim Todd interviews Charles Wegner about the planning of his wonderful home landscape. Visit Nebraska Extension’s Youtube Channel “Backyard Farmer” for lots more.

Wildlife-Friendly, Water-Conserving Garden

TEXAS: An episode of Central Texas Gardener, the award-winning show on KLRU in Austin.  Browse the Central Texas Gardener Youtube Channel for dozens more excellent videos, including interviews, projects, and more gardens. In this episode of Central Texas Gardener: Kid, dog, and wildlife friendly: that’s what Stephanie and Tom Sloss wanted when they updated their garden for …Read more »

20-Square-Foot Balcony Garden

GREENWICH VILLAGE, NY: Man has 20 sq ft urban garden on his terrace. Not only did he turn his 4×5 foot terrace into a garden, he hung things on the walls and whatnot to create a vertical spicy garden. Urban Gardener is a video series dedicated to exploring some of the most interesting city green …Read more »

Great Chicago-Area Back Yard

From the CHICAGO, ILL AREA Explore the beauty of Gary Slack’s backyard and get inspiration for your own yard. From Dig in Chicago, with Jennifer Brennan.

Courtyard Sculpture Garden

BROOKLYN, NY: Julie’s urban sculpture courtyard in Williamsburg Brooklyn brings organic statues together with fast growing vines to great an awesome and unique garden. 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 …Read more »

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.