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MASSACHUSETTS From horticulturist/meteorologist Dave Epstein of Growing Wisdom. Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos.

Summer Power Perennials with Kelly Norris

DES MOINES, IA By Better Homes and Gardens with Kelly Norris of the Des Moines Botanical Garden. Learn the best perennials for scorching summer days — including colorful flowers that last into fall. Subscribe to the Better Homes and Gardens Channel:… Official Better Homes and Gardens Website: Facebook: Twitter: Pinterest: …Read more »

Beebalm and other Plants that Spread

MASSACHUSETTS Advice about Beebalm and other plants that spread in the garden from horticulturist and meteorologist Dave Epstein of Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos.

Making Garden Mosaics: Underplanting Trees and Shrubs

UPSTATE NEW YORK From Away to Garden and The Backyard Parables” by Margaret Roach, how to underplant trees and shrubs with perennials and bulbs for shade.

Why Succulents Rot and How to Prevent

ESCONDIDO, CA By Debra Lee Baldwin. Roots that drown are consumed by bacteria and fungus that move upward into the body of the succulent, causing its tissue to collapse. Is this caused by too much rain? Can the plant be saved? The answers may surprise you. Subscribe to Debra Lee Baldwin’s Youtube Channel.

Will Fall Mums Last through the Winter?

KANSAS STATE EXTENSION When the summer temperatures start to fade and fall arrives, our attention turns to autumn decorating. One of the centerpieces is the flowering mum. Mums add lots of color to the garden bed or front porch. But, will they last through the winter? Produced by the Department of Communications at Kansas State …Read more »

Cutting Back Perennials

EASTERN OREGON Garden Answer’s Laura LeBoutillier. Follow us Here: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: Email: Send Mail To – 580 S Oregon St, Ontario, Oregon 97914 Brands we partner with:

How to Grow Baptisia australis – Blue False Indigo

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. I first came across Baptisia australis – Blue False Indigo when I was taking care of the garden at Liberty Hall, a historic home in Frankfort, the capital of Kentucky. This stately …Read more »

Perennials for Sunny Spots

OREGON From Al’s Garden Center (locations in Woodburn, Sherwood and Gresham). Shown are Sedums, Ice Plant, Hens and Chicks. Lots more videos at the Al’s Garden Center Youtube Channel.

How to Divide Hostas

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION With Greg Stack, Extension Horticulturist. Perennials such as hosta should be divided every few years, especially when the center of the plant starts to thin. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

5 Surprising Ways to Landscape with Ornamental Grasses

BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS Ornamental grasses are tough and long-lasting. See five ways to let their beauty add color and texture to your garden. Subscribe to the Better Homes and Gardens Channel:… Official Better Homes and Gardens Website: Facebook: Twitter: Pinterest: GooglePlus:… Instagram:…

How to Plant Dahlias

SUNSET MAGAZINE Garden editor Lauren Dunec Hoang shows you how to plant dahlias, a beautiful and versatile flower that will add cheer to your garden. Subscribe to Sunset’s channel:… Follow @SunsetMag on Twitter: Find Sunset on Facebook: