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Improved Paper Towel and Baggy Method for Germinating Seeds

BY ROBERT PAVLIS FROM GARDEN FUNDAMENTALS Learn about an improved method for seed germination. I demonstrate the traditional paper towel method as well as my improved baggy method. Speed up the germination process for any kind of seed. I have used this method on hundreds of different kinds of seed including perennials, alpines, bulbs, trees …Read more »

Vertical Elements Advice by Designer Ansis Birznieks

LATVIA, with designers Lina Liubertaite and Ansis Birzieks.  Published July 2017 (The video is in English but it might help to turn on YouTube’s captions.)  Empty garden? vertical elements need to be there! here are a few samples for a quick and effective vertical elements. Ansis Birznieks – a professional horticulturist from Latvia (“Galantus”), shares …Read more »

How to Pick a Christmas Tree

MINNESOTA, by the University of Minnesota Get the help of University of Minnesota extension expert Kathy Zuzek to pick out your Christmas tree this year. From the fragrance of the tree to kid-proof trees, find the tree that is right for you.

How to Build a Rain Garden

VIRGINIA: The James City County Stormwater department demonstrates how to build a rain garden. For more information.

Easy Plant to Prune? Evergreen Azaleas

SEATTLE, WA Learn how to prune evergreen Azaleas from renowned pruning guru Cass Turnbull, founder of PlantAmnesty. PlantAmnesty’s mission is to end the senseless torture and mutilation of trees and shrubs, due to mal-pruning.  Join the 1,100 members in 46 states – and counting – who support the mission and stay in touch. Cass has …Read more »

How to Prune a Butterfly Bush

BOSTON, by horticulturist Dave Epstein of Growing Wisdom Dave shows you how to prune a butterfly bush.

Creating an Eco-Friendly Landscape, Part 1

CENTRAL FLORIDA From an episode of the PBS show “Growing a Greener World” with Joe Lamp’l.

How to Control Japanese Beetles

VERMONT, by horticulturist Charlie Nardozzi Learn about Japanese beetles, the plants they attack and how to control them. Control tips include using milky spore and beneficial nematodes, traps, hand picking and organic dusts. http://www.gardeningwithcharlie.com

How to Plant and Maintain a Wildflower Meadow

NEW HAVEN, CT From Eric Larson, director of Yale’s Marsh Botanical Garden, for Garden Clips.  Enjoy many more videos at Garden Clips on Youtube. Today we’re going to talk about wildflowers. Here in New England when a forest is disturbed, either by lightning strike or man-made activity, openings in the forest occur and the first species …Read more »

How to Save Cauliflower, Broccoli & Brassica Seeds

QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA, by Rob Bob’s Aquaponics and Backyard Farm We were very pleased with the “60 Days” cauliflower this year so let 5 plants go to flower so we could save some seed.. The same process can be used for saving Broccoli & other Brassica seeds as well.. It is important to just have one variety …Read more »

Radish Pea Mixture Cover Crop Excellence

WHITLEY COUNTY, INDIANA, by Dave Robinson,  Cover Crop Dave This video was shot on 11/2/2010 in eastern Whitley County in Indiana. The farmer planted this after a wheat crop was harvested and then dairy manure was applied. There has been less than 3 inches of rain since planting.

Composting 101 — Making Compost in Composting Bins and Compost Piles

GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA By GrowOrganic Peaceful Valley   Tricia shares with you how to start your very own compost pile or compost bin. Get more info plus organic gardening supplies at Peaceful Valley, GrowOrganic.com http://www.groworganic.com. Extra composting facts in our blog posts “Composting tips — how to balance your compost bin” http://intheloop.groworganic.com/2011… and “What’s going on …Read more »