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Spring Lawn Care

BOSTON AREA In this episode of Growing Wisdom, Boston-area meteorologist and horticulturist Dave Epstein discusses tips on lawn care. Enjoy lots more good videos on the Growing Wisdom Youtube Channel.

Getting Started on your Lawn in Early Spring

BY  MILORGANITE FERTILIZER Lawn-care expert Paul Tukey shows how to access your lawn before getting starting with spring lawn care. Tips for winter lawn preparation to help prevent lawn diseases and mice and vole damage. Learn what thatch in in your lawn and how to remove it in the spring. Enjoy more good videos on …Read more »

Overseed Your Lawn

KANSAS STATE When overseeding your lawn, the key is to have seed-to-soil contact. There are a variety of methods that can achieve this goal. Rodney St. John, turfgrass specialist with K-State Research and Extension, has some recommendations. Enjoy lots more videos at the Kansas Healthy Yards’ Youtube Channel.

Spring Fertilizing Tips for Lawn Care

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA From the county’s watershed specialist. Thanks to Fairfax County’s NewsCenter for sharing relevant, timely and actionable information with the community.

How to Grow Clematis

MARYLAND Phil Normandy of Brookside Gardens explains how to grow clematis – site conditions and care, including pruning.

Perennial Border Makeover

OREGON Laura/Garden Answer redesigns  her perennial border. Links to things talked about in this video: Prairie Winds® ‘Desert Plains’ Fountain Grass Pennisetum – http://goo.gl/XdShbQ Rock ‘N Grow® ‘Maestro’ Autumn Stonecrop Sedum – http://goo.gl/IvakY2 Anna’s Magic Ball™ Arborvitae – http://goo.gl/hlb9xP Amazing Daisies™ Daisy May® Shasta Daisy – http://goo.gl/HA2KdL Lo & Behold® ‘Blue Chip’ Butterfly Bush – …Read more »

Perennial Border Design

NASHVILLE, TN From WNPT’s Volunteer Gardener.   Designer Troy Marden describes for viewers the perennials at Cheekwood Gardens.

How to Plant a Hydrangea

GARDEN ANSWER IN OREGON By Laura LeBoutillier on the Garden Answer Youtube Channel. Used in the video – Gatsby Star™ Oakleaf hydrangea – https://goo.gl/2J5oQp Follow Garden Ander on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gardenanswer Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/gardenanswer Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gardenanswer Email: contact@gardenanswer.com

How to Plant Perennials

COLORADO From Tagawa Gardens in the Denver area: Learn how to successfully plant perennials. Perennials are the plants that return each year. Learn more by visiting the Tagawa Gardens Youtube Channel.

Top Tips for Planting Perennials

ENGLAND Lucy Summers, author of  the (Royal Hort Society-endorsed) Greenfingers Guides, shares her top tips for planting perennials to make planting easy and stress-free. EDITOR’S NOTE:  We include this non-North American expert because although she calls the information “a bit silly and a bit basic,” it’s so useful .

How to Plant Perennials

CONNECTICUT By horticulturist Kristin Schleiter for Howdini. *See our “Update on Adding Soil Amendments.” 

How to Plant a Potted Tree or Shrub

LAND DESIGNS in CONNECTICUT Video by James Holden of the landscape design/install firm Land Designs in Newtown, CT. See more on their Youtube channel. *See our “Update on Adding Amendments to Soil” when planting.