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How to Use Johnny’s Collinear Hoe

MAINE by Johnny’s Seeds Eliot Coleman demonstrates a collinear hoe. The tool is designed for fast, easy removal of weeds. Johnny’s carries 3 types — Narrow 3 3/4″ blade; standard 7″ blade and 7″ standard model with replaceable blade.

How To Pick The Right Tool For Weeding The Garden

NEW MEXICO, by New Mexico State University Learn how to pick the right tool for the weeding job in the garden. From the Southwest Yard & Garden series.  

How to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles

MAINE University of Maine Cooperative Extension discusses what Japanese Beetles are, where you can find them in Maine and what you can do for management of Japanese Beetles.

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

Zen Container Garden Inspiration

EASTERN OREGON, by Laura with Garden Answer Supplies – https://goo.gl/b53zZ7 Miniatures: Fishing Mud Man – https://goo.gl/QryRy7 Zen Bird – https://goo.gl/3CgX1d Zen Light-Up Pagoda – https://goo.gl/LK5FMA Zen Garden Bridge – https://goo.gl/Sx075D Shale Fountain – https://goo.gl/xZH5Fj Containers: 30″ & 22″ Orinoco Bowls – https://goo.gl/8WmPvK Plants: ‘Autumn Moon’ Maple (Acer shirasawanum) – https://goo.gl/qzCO4H ‘Rhode Island Red’ Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum) – https://goo.gl/Jp5LQb ‘Catherine Elizabeth’ Japanese White Pine …Read more »

Popular Gardening Tips You Can Probably Ignore (Epsom Salts, Mycorrhizae, Compost Accelerators)

CHICAGO AREA by Patrick Dolan of One Yard Revolution There are a lot of very popular gardening recommendations out there that most of us can probably ignore without any downside at all. Here are 5. If you shop on Amazon, you can support OYR simply by clicking this link (bookmark it too) before shopping: http://www.amazon.com/?tag=oneya-20 0:52 Fertilize …Read more »

Soil Amendment Myths

WYOMING, by the U. Wyoming Extension (with cautions that apply everywhere) Gypsum and lime are common garden store products. Learn why they’re not useful in Wyoming soils.

How to Create a Hanging Basket

EASTERN OREGON, by Laura with Garden Answer for Espoma Watch Laura from Garden Answer show how to plant the perfect hanging basket!

The Benefits of Mulch

BOSTON AREA by horticulturist 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.

Lots of Trench Edging to Do Before I Mulch

NORTH CAROLINA by Jim Putnam of HortTube Lots Of Trench Edging To Do Before I Mulch – In this video I talk about why I like to trench edge around my grass and hard surfaces rather than use plastic or concrete edging. It is a fast and easy way to create a sharp differentiation between …Read more »

Spring Wildflower Walk

NASHVILLE, TN by Volunteer Gardener on PBS Julie Berbiglia takes us on a spring wildflower walk. To WATCH full episodes, visit http://www.volunteergardener.org

Spring Wildflowers at the Morton Arboretum

CHICAGO AREA, by The Morton Arboretum Native plants blooming in spring.