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How to Plant Tomatoes

U. MARYLAND HGIC director Jon Traunfeld demonstrates how to plant two sizes of tomato transplants. For more information, visit the Home and Garden Information website or the Youtube channel. 

Tomato Cages

U. MARYLAND Baltimore Master Gardener Larry Kloze shows you how to build your own tomato cages using concrete reinforcing wire. They’re a great alternative to staking tomatoes. For more information, visit the Home and Garden Information website or the Youtube channel. 

Identifying Late Blight on Tomatoes and Potatoes

U. MARYLAND HGIC Director Jon Traunfeld gives us some tips on how to identify Late Blight in your tomato plants, and how to get rid of it. For more information, visit the Home and Garden Information website or the Youtube channel. 

Removing Tomato Suckers

U. MARYLAND Jon Traunfeld, director of the Home and Garden Information Center, prunes a tomato plant by removing it’s suckers. For more about tomatoes, read our vegetable profile: http://extension.umd.edu/learn/vegeta… For more information, visit the Home and Garden Information website or the Youtube channel. 

Bamboo Support Structures

U. MARYLAND Master Gardener intern Joel Warren shows how to construct trellises and support structures for your plants with bamboo. For more information, visit the Home and Garden Information website or the Youtube channel. 

How to Grow Corn

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND Maryland Master Gardener Larry Kloze, who’s tended his garden for 35 years in Baltimore, explains how to get the most out of growing corn. Click here for more details about growing corn: http://extension.umd.edu/growit/veget… For more information, visit the Home and Garden Information website or the Youtube channel. 

Growing Cucumbers that Climb

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND Maryland Master Gardener Larry Kloze, who’s tended his garden for 35 years in Baltimore, explains how he grows cucumbers, and what to keep in mind for when YOU do. For more information, visit the Home and Garden Information website or the Youtube channel. 

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.

Redbuds

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

Beautiful Desert Rose – How to Grow and Flower Adeniums

DANIELSON, CT From Logee’s Plants, tips on growing Adenium obesum, a beautiful, succulent flowing tropical plant  tags: adenium, logees, tropical, succulent, container plants

Plants that Attract Butterflies

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION: Plants such as zinnia, Brazilian verbena and milkweed are excellent for attracting butterflies to your garden. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

Prairie Flowers Hardy in Kansas

KANSAS STATE EXTENSION: Prairie plants are well adapted for Kansas. They remind of us of our past, and create a natural beauty in our landscapes. These perennials are easy to maintain, and you can enjoy them year after year. For more information visit the Kansas Extension website and Youtube Channel.