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U. Wyoming Investigates Homemade Herbicides

UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING EXTENSION Published on Feb 13, 2017 You can find many recipes for homemade herbicides on the internet, but you can’t believe everything you read. Some of these recipes can be more expensive and even more toxic than commercial chemicals. From the Ground Up is your source for Wyoming relevant gardening and horticulture …Read more »

Varieties of Water Features

NASHVILLE, TN From Troy Marden  on Nashville’s PBS show “Volunteer Gardener” Introducing the element of water into your landscape can be a win-win-win: a pleasant focal point, support for wildlife, and the possibility of an exciting new plant palette. Troy Marden visits with a certified aqua-scape contractor to explore the options.

Deer-Resistant Plants

OKLAHOMA, by Oklahoma State Often times wildlife can view your beautiful home gardens as an invitation for a quick snack. Casey Hentges discusses some deer resistant plants that will make your garden less of a salad bar to these hungry critters. For more good videos, check out the Oklahoma Gardening Youtube Channel.

How to Hide a Fence

NEBRASKA Nebraska Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist Kim Todd talks about fences and creative ways to hide them. For lots more good videos check out UN-L’s Backyard Farmer Youtube channel.

Making a Hypertufa Bowl

WISCONSIN From Diane Urban of Urbans Greenhouse. “Diane shows you how make your own hypertufa bowl. Hypertufa is a special lightweight type of concrete that looks like natural stone. Plants like succulents and herbs seem to thrive in hypertufa planters because they drain well. And they look really artsy and awesome too! Video by Winterspring Studios, …Read more »

How to Make a Draped Hypertufa Planter

RUDOLF, WISCONSIN From Wintergreen Studios,LLC: In this video, Diane Urbans from Urbans Greenhouse in Rudolph Wisconsin shows you how to create a draped Hypertufa Planter. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/urbansgreenh… Website: http://www.urbansgreenhouse.com/

Edging Gardens with a Weedwacker

CONNECTICUT, by John Holden of Land Designs Unlimited Edging gardens with a weedwacker will keep your gardens looking beautiful all year and it’s a lot less work than using an edging tool. I’ll show you how I edge gardens with a weedwacker. How to Edge a New Garden: https://youtu.be/bmUpFCdMZMU How to Re-Edge a Garden: https://youtu.be/lYeGGAUhj4w Felco Number 2: http://amzn.to/2jWOnJ5 Felco …Read more »

How to Successfully Move Plants in Summer

BOSTON AREA From horticulturist/meteorologist Dave Epstein of Growing Wisdom. Growing Wisdom garden videos will help you with all your gardening needs. Come back every week for our latest tips on what to do in your yard. Find more great videos on the Growing Wisdom Youtube channel.

Preventing Tick Bites and Lyme Disease

JOHNS HOPKINS U. IN BALTIMORE Visit the links below to read additional information on preventing Lyme Disease, as well as what you should do after you get a tick bite. https://www.hopkinsrheumatology.org/s… https://www.hopkinsrheumatology.org/s… Each year, roughly 300,000 cases of Lyme Disease are reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; it is estimated that this …Read more »

How to Pick the Right Fertilizer

AUSTIN, TX For KLRU’s Central Texas Gardener, how to pick the right fertilizer by Jeff Ferris from The Natural Gardener. (Debunking the marketing myth that every plant needs its own fertilizer product.)

Plants for Butterflies and Pollinators

MISSISSIPPI STATE EXTENSION, with Dr. Gary Bachman Transcript: It’s all the gardening rage to plant flowers to attract butterflies and pollinators to our Mississippi gardens. Here are some of my favorites for the landscape. One of the stars of the butterfly garden has to be Golden Delicious pineapple sage. The foliage is a chartreuse yellow …Read more »

Feeders that Attract Birds to the Garden

By Vine House Farm, a bird food company in the U.K. Have you ever wanted to know how to attract birds to your garden? Our experts at Vinehouse Farm have put together this video to show you what types of bird to expect in your garden and how you can feed them. This video acts …Read more »