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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.

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.

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 »

How to Maintain a Water Garden

OKLAHOMA STATE Mike Miller from Pond Pro Shop in Shawnee joins Kim Toscano, host of Oklahoma Gardening, to discuss basic water garden maintenance. Visit Oklahoma State’s website and Youtube channel for more info.

Spring Weeding

William Moss gives gardening tips for the National Gardening Association.

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.

How to Remove a Stump

OKLAHOMA STATE Oklahoma Gardening host Kim Toscano talks about options for dealing with tree stumps in the landscape. Visit Oklahoma State’s website and Youtube channel for more info.

Mow, Don’t Rake Fallen Leaves

KANSAS STATE: You can reduce the time you spend out in your yard picking up fallen leaves. Research shows that simply mowing your lawn on a regular basis can help incorporate the leaves into your lawn. This segment also shows an extra step you’ll need to help break down those leaves. Produced by the Department …Read more »

Creating an Eco-Friendly Landscape, Part 2

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

Creating an Eco-Friendly Landscape, Part 1

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

Yard Waste Management to Protect Water Quality

From U. ARKANSAS EXTENSION Learn more at the Arkansas Extension website and Youtube channel.

Edging Gardens with a Weedwacker

CONNECTICUT, by John Holden of Land Designs Unlimited Edging gardens with a weedwacker will keep your gardens looking beautiful all year and it’s a lot less work than using an edging tool. I’ll show you how I edge gardens with a weedwacker. How to Edge a New Garden: How to Re-Edge a Garden: Felco Number 2: Felco …Read more »