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Tracy’s 50 Plants

PORTLAND, OR From an episode of Garden Time TV, a visit with Tracy DiSabato-Aust to learn about her book “50 High-Impact, Low-Care Garden Plants.” This book picks plants that meet a tough list of requirements. That means they will survive in anyone’s garden and flourish. Lots more viewing to be had on the Garden Time TV Youtube Channel.

How to Plant Fruit Trees in Raised Beds

S. CALIFORNIA, by Dave Wilson Nursery Poor draining soils in your area? Elevate your planting and give your fruit trees some room to breathe.

Coreopsis Plant Facts

From OpenHort.com Images and info about this popular native perennial.

Vegetable Garden Design – Choosing the Right Layout for Your Garden

GROWVEG in the U.K. The secret to success with your vegetable garden is good planning. Using dedicated vegetable beds and deciding in advance what you’re going to grow where makes gardening simpler, more efficient, and more productive. Growing in dedicated beds reduces soil compaction, helps to simplify crop rotation, and makes weeding and protecting your …Read more »

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 Prevent Flopping Perennials

NEBRASKA From U. Nebraska-Lincoln’s Backyard Farmer  Nebraska Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist Kim Todd talks about why some plants flop over in the fall and winter and what to do about it.

How to Reseed or Sod a Problem Lawn

BOSTON, MA Help from horticulturist and meteorologist Dave Epstein of GrowingWisdom.com. Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos.  

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.

Common Tomato Diseases

NEBRASKA by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension’s Backyard Farmer UNL Extension Plant Diagnostician Amy Timmerman shows us a few common tomato diseases and talks about strategies for management.

10 Unusual Vegetables for Adventurous Gardeners

U.K., by GrowVeg Published on May 10, 2019 Growing your own food means super-fresh, super-healthy produce. But it also opens up the opportunity to try vegetables that are truly extraordinary. There are many quirky crops just waiting to be discovered. In this short video we’ll explore our top 10 unusual vegetables to shake things up …Read more »

How to Train Climbing Roses

NEW YORK From the New York Botanic Garden in New York City. Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden Curator Peter Kukielski talks about how the climbing roses are trained during the winter at The New York Botanical Garden.

The Pansy

VIRGINIA From Lancaster Farms in Suffolk, Virginia. A celebration of Fall and Winter’s beautiful flower, the pansy. When the canopies of oaks strong And maples noble whisper along, In Pollacked piles collect dicarded Exhaling summer sun and youth unguarded. When gentle hands travail with rake Yet still the earth does not forsake Nature’s goal and …Read more »