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The Pros and Cons of using Weed Control Fabric

NORTH CAROLINA By landscape professional Jim Putnam of HortTube. Bottom line: Weed control fabric only temporarily reduces the number of weeds. It prevents soil improvement and keeps the soil to wet. It is useful when making decorative stone paths. With over 30 years experience in the green industry, Jim has worked in high end garden …Read more »

5 Awesome Garden Tools

OREGON By Laura with Garden Answer Felco 2 Pruner – http://amzn.to/2lWIjAz Atlas Gloves – http://amzn.to/2mbywbe Corona Pruning Saw – http://amzn.to/2mWzlrW Pop up Garden Bag – http://amzn.to/2ncPmGi Adjustable Steel Rake – https://goo.gl/oEEU3L Follow us Here: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gardenanswer Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/gardenanswer Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gardenanswer Email: contact@gardenanswer.com Send Mail To – 580 S Oregon St, Ontario, Oregon 97914 Brands we …Read more »

How to Clean out a Flower Bed

OREGON By Laura with Garden Answer. Prairie Winds® ‘Desert Plains’ Pennisetum – http://goo.gl/XdShbQ Rock ‘N Grow® ‘Maestro’ Sedum – http://goo.gl/IvakY2 Anna’s Magic Ball™ Arborvitae – http://goo.gl/hlb9xP Amazing Daisies™ Daisy May® – http://goo.gl/HA2KdL Lo & Behold® ‘Blue Chip’ Butterfly Bush – http://goo.gl/v8lDlZ Fruit Punch® ‘Sweetie Pie’ Pinks Dianthus – http://goo.gl/ZS7rse Felco 2 Pruners – http://amzn.to/2lWIjAz Atlas …Read more »

Should I Use Landscape Fabric? (NO)

CONNECTICUT By Land Designs LLC:  Should I use landscape fabric? The short answer is no you shouldn’t. Here I’ll explain and show you why landscape fabric is a bad idea. Landscape fabric is also called weed barrier fabric, weed cloth, weed fabric and weed barrier. Find lots more good views at the Land Designs Unlimited …Read more »

How to Protect your Plants from Frost

SUNSET MAGAZINE Sunset’s garden department breaks down the easiest ways to protect plants from frost. Do you have any good tips on plant protection? Let us know in the comments section below! Subscribe to Sunset’s channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… Follow @SunsetMag on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SunsetMag Find Sunset on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SunsetMagazine

How to Improve Soil Using Cover Crops

ATLANTA AREA, by Joe Lamp’l  of the website and podcast Joe Gardener and PBS’s “Growing a Greener World,” for a national audience Learn common cover crops and the easy steps to put them to work for healthier soil.

U.S. Plant Zones Explained

OREGON By Laura at Garden Answer USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map – http://planthardiness.ars.usda.gov/PH… Hey Canadian neighbors! Most of the information in this video applies to you as well! For more specific zone information for your particular area, check out this website: http://www.planthardiness.gc.ca/ 🙂 ~Laura This video was made in partnership with Proven Winners https://www.provenwinners.com Follow …Read more »

Buying a Perfect Plant

U. GEORGIA Walter Reeves and Stuart Cofer of Cofer’s Home and Garden Showplace in Athens, GA discuss what to look for and what to avoid when buying potted plants. Learn more at the Extension website and Youtube channel.

Best Wood Chips for your Vegetable Garden

CHICAGO AREA, by Patrick Dolan of One Yard Revolution What’s the best wood chip mulch to use in your vegetable garden? I answer this question in today’s video. 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 7 reasons why arborist wood chips are the …Read more »

How to Transplant Bare-Root Native Plants

AUSTIN, TX From the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Wendy Redding, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center horticulturist shares her tips for having success when planting bare-root natives in six easy steps. Find these 6 steps highlighted in the Spring 2011 Wildflower Magazine.

How to Use Leaves as Garden Mulch

GEORGIA, by Joe Lamp’l (Joe Gardener TV) or a national audience Leaves are the best amendment for any garden, landscape bed or compost pile. Watch as Joe Lamp’l demonstrates easy how-to steps for gathering, processing and putting fall leaves to use in your garden.

Stakes and Plant Supports

OREGON Published on Apr 13, 2017 by Garden Time TV Tired of floppy summer blooms? Now is the time to start thinking about plant supports to keep them standing tall!