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Pruning Azaleas and Rhododendrons

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION The time to prune Rhododendron and Azaleas is immediately after flowering so you don’t remove any flower buds for next year. When you prune, be sure to prune back to a growing point to maintain a healthy shrub. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

How to Make a Compost Bin for Free Using Shipping Pallets

ATLANTA-AREA EXPERT JOE LAMP’L at joegardenerTV.com Over the years I’ve tried every type of composting system, from open piles to expensive, dual-bin, closed devices. Yet my system of choice is when I made a compost bin for free using shipping pallets. And it’s what I still use today, 10-years and counting. You can make it in …Read more »

Vermicomposting that’s Almost as Easy as Taking out the Trash

CHICAGO, IL From Patrick Dolan at One Yard Revolution. My approach to vermicomposting is almost as easy as taking out the trash. 0:34 Is it really necessary to keep worm bins? 1:05 Five reasons I continue to keep worm bins 2:25 My approach to Vermicomposting 3:47 How I harvest Vermicompost One Yard Revolution is all …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 »

Backyard Composting with Joe Lamp’l

From PBS’s Growing a Greener World TV, with host Joe Lamp’l.

How to Prune Raspberry Canes

PENN STATE Learn how to prune your raspberry canes for optimal growth, with Penn State Senior Extension Educator Kathy Demchak. GGVideos editor’s note: Nice quick look at pruning summer and everbearing raspberries in winter.

How to Protect Your Vegetable Garden from Rabbits & Deer: Build a Chicken Wire Horizontal Fence!

MARYLAND by Gary Pilarchik of The Rusted Garden Published on Mar 19, 2019 You can quickly, easily and cheaply build a chicken wire horizontal fence/barrier to protect your vegetable and flower gardens from rabbits and deer. The level of protection varies based on the size of plants. This is most effective against rabbits. This video …Read more »

How to Make Pruning Cuts

U. of KENTUCKY Pruning trees is a common landscaping task. The main reason we prune trees is to create and maintain strong structure, control size and shape, and produce a healthy tree. Pruning should begin early in the life of a tree, and at regular intervals. In this short video, learn the tools and techniques you’ll …Read more »

A Garden for Wildlife

VASHON ISLAND, WASHINGTON From Fine Gardening Magazine, for readers everywhere. Sara Van Fleet of U. Washington Seattle shows and describes her gorgeous, wildlife-friendly garden near Seattle.

How to Prune Citrus Trees

CALIFORNIA, by Four Winds Growers From GGVideos editor Charlie Nardozzi: Basics on tools, timing and pruning young citrus trees in containers.

Dormant Pruning of Southern Highbush Blueberry

GEORGIA, from the University of Georgia Extension Transcript: Hello, my name is Erick Smith. I’m with the University of Georgia at the Tifton Campus, and I’m the small fruit specialist for South Georgia. Today we’re going to talk about pruning rabbiteye blueberries in the dormant season. The reason we prune rabbiteye blueberries in the dormant season is to …Read more »

How to Save Zucchini Seeds. Also Works for Squash & Pumpkins..

QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA, by Rob Bob’s Aquaponics and Backyard Farm Have left this zucchini/courgette on the vine for seed saving purposes & decided it was time to harvest the fruit and save the seeds after a viewer prompted me, thanks Voca T 🙂 It is a really easy process that only takes a matter of minutes …Read more »