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Worm Composting

U. of MAINE University of Maine Cooperative Extension educator Marjorie Peronto discusses the benefits and best methods of worm composting. Learn more at the U. Maine Extension website and Youtube channel.

Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes

U. MARYLAND Mike Raupp, “The Bug Guy” for the University of Maryland Extension, shows how to take a bite out of mosquitoes! By using the right clothing, cleaning out standing water and other techniques, you too can keep your mosquito population down and your house pest free. For more information on the variety of mosquitoes …Read more »

Prevent Powdery Mildew

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION Powdery mildew is a fungal disease that affects many landscape plants. Learn what to do in the fall to prevent it from returning in next year’s garden.

How to Safely Remove Poison Ivy

FINE GARDENING MAGAZINE – for readers everywhere Get rid of this irritating plant in no time at all.  From Fine Gardening.

Preparing Tools for Winter Storage

U. ILLINOIS Extension horticulturist Richard Hentschel covers the basics of cleaning and preparing tools for winter storage. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

How to Prune Ornamental Trees

U. of MAINE University of Maine Cooperative Extension educator Marjorie Peronto demonstrates and discusses pruning techniques for your ornamental trees. Learn more at the U. Maine Extension website and Youtube channel.

How to Pull Weeds, and Prevent Them

FINE GARDENING MAGAZINE (for viewers anywhere) A universal garden-problem, weeds are a force to be reckoned with. Do so as an intelligent gardener would. For more info, explore the Fine Gardening website.

Debra Prinzing’s Eco-Floral Design Techniques

SEATTLE, WA Author of “The 50 Mile Bouquet” (2012) and “Slow Flowers,” Debra Prinzing presents her take on the hot, new slow-flower movement. The emphasis is on sourcing flowers from the garden, from local flower farms and growers — and using easy and affordable “green” floral design techniques. Prinzing currently lives in Seattle, Washington.

Flower Color Theory for Floral Design with Debra Prinzing

SEATTLE, WA This video translates the basic color wheel concepts with fresh, seasonal flowers. Learn about primary and secondary colors through blooms and see how knowing simple color theory will inspire your DIY floral designs. Debra Prinzing, author of Slow Flowers and The 50 Mile Bouquet, introduces the floral color wheel – and shows how …Read more »

How to Divide Perennials

OREGON From Al’s Garden Center (locations in Woodburn, Sherwood and Gresham): “Fall is a great time to divide perennials. Judy shows us how easy it is to divide your perennials.” Lots more videos at the Al’s Garden Center Youtube Channel.

Worm Composting

MIDWEST Convert kitchen scraps into valuable worm compost and fertilizer for your houseplants, container plantings and gardens. By nationally known gardening expert, author & TV/radio host Melinda Myers.

Spring Clean-Up

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS A little spring cleaning will increase the beauty and reduce ongoing maintenance of your landscape throughout the season.  By nationally known gardening expert, author & TV/radio host Melinda Myers for Pasquesi Home and Gardens.