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My Suburban Front Yard Wildlife Garden

BELTSVILLE, MARYLAND A front yard for wildlife.  Garden and video by Marcia Van Horn.

Shady Chicago-Area Garden

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS With Mike Nowak, of the radio show Dig in Chicago.

Visit with a Backyard Farmer

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE Jeff Poppen visits a backyard vegetable grower to share experiences and knowledge. From the PBS show “Volunteer Gardener.“

Ponds Replace Lawn

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: When their kids outgrew the lawn’s playscape, Laura and Travis McGarraugh revamped their backyard into new family fun …Read more »

Front Yard Habitat Garden

MARYLAND A front yard wildlife garden in Beltsville, MD in July 2013.  A refuge for declining pollinators. (With special thanks to Patricia Sutton and her valuable New Jersey Audubon Society recommended plants.)

Annual Garden in Minnesota

From MINNESOTA By Amy Andrychowicz of GetBusyGardening.com A quick tour of my annual gardens… Here are some related links: 5 Easy Annuals to Collect and Grow From Seed Tips for Indoor Seed Sowing Winter Sowing Seeds Zinnia Plant profile

From Lawn to Habitat Garden

TEMPLE, 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: In Temple, Texas, Bell County Master Gardener Mary Lew Quesinberry and husband David wanted wildlife and low-water …Read more »

Virtual Tour of 10 Streetside Gardens in Maryland

GREENBELT, MD Enjoy this video showing and discussing the front yard gardens of 10 houses on Lakeside Drive in Greenbelt, Maryland. This video is a joint project of Greenbelt Access Television, GreenbeltOnline.org and the Old Greenbelt Gardening Boosters. Narration based on observations of Booster members Susan Harris, Melissa Mackey and Mary Lou Williamson.

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.

Long Island Garden Path

LONG ISLAND, NY: Garden Writer Irene Virag takes a journey along the garden path created by Long Island designers Diane and Earl Bedrick.

Tour of Melissa Mackey’s Shaded Maryland Garden

GREENBELT, Md. Melissa Mackey grew up on a farm in Southern Maryland and has been gardening around her home in Old Greenbelt since 1989. She also enjoys growing vegetables in a Greenbelt Garden Club community garden plot. She is currently President of the Beltsville Garden Club and Secretary of the Greenbelt Community Garden Club. She appreciates …Read more »

Tour a Garden Oasis in Maryland

GREENBELT, MARYLAND Narration by Sandra Lange, the gardener. Videography by David Barnes. Filmed in Greenbelt, Maryland in late August of 2020.