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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.

Go Wild, Go Native

MINNEAPOLIS, MN 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 up at nature.org/GoNative to receive monthly “Plant This, Not That” gardening tips and updates …Read more »

Ohio Native Plant Garden

OHIO Videographer Matthew Adolf writes: I filmed this documentary to give people a tour of my parents garden and native plants and flowers in Ohio.

Welcome to Hope’s Fun Garden!

GREENBELT, MARYLAND Hope’s delightful garden is in East Greenbelt, Maryland. She writes: Most of the blooms from my front garden are already gone, so I have added a garden bike with mums, and pots with zinnia and marigold. On my steps are pots of mandevilla (a favorite of mine), coleus and perslane. The perslanes are …Read more »

Garden of Whimsy, Spirituality and Renewal

AUSTIN, TX, by Central Texas Gardener Published on Apr 19, 2017 Shari and John Bauer hit creativity mode when they chance upon a piano left for trash, a rowboat buried in mud, or abandoned heirloom kettles. They see new life, poetry, and additions to their enchanting vintage vignettes. When they left Houston for sloping property …Read more »

Charming Garden & House Makeover

AUSTIN, TX, by Central Texas Gardener Published on Feb 6, 2019 How do you renovate a 1950s house and children’s playground into stylish, charming destinations with water thrifty plants, lots of romance, and handcrafted arbors and outdoor living? For Colleen Jamison and Bruce Baldwin, it meant sweat, patience, creativity, and lots of love.

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 »

No-Lawn Front Yard

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: Meet effervescent Velia Sanchez-Ruiz who designed and maintains a front yard garden complete with a colorful meditative nicho …Read more »

Erica Glasener Visits Dan Crow’s Garden, Part 4

PERRY, MICHIGAN The last 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.

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.

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.

Welcome to Katrina’s Garden

GREENBELT, MARYLAND Video by Susan Harris. Music by Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes, whose frontman Ed Crowley is a long-time Greenbelter. Garden and narration by Katrina Boverman, who writes: FRONT GARDEN When I moved to my home in 1987 the front yard had an adorable sugar maple tree and a barely limping along spread of …Read more »