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Misplaced Plants are “Crimes Against Horticulture”

From Shirley Bovshow’s Garden World Report (based in Los Angeles, CA) Landscaping mistakes include misplaced plants. “Crimes Against Horticulture” features landscape architect, Billy Goodnick, a self-professed “plant sleuth” who uncovers the inappropriate use and maintenance of plants.  This segment: ridiculously placed Opuntia,(cactus), Junipers that are sheared beyond recognition!

Easy, No-Soil Indoor Hanging Planters

LOS ANGELES, CA Create a stylish indoor hanging planter and mix houseplants with different soil needs. Garden designer Shirley Bovshow of EdenMakers Blog shows you how to arrange a gorgeous hanging display using few materials.

Building a Raised Bed

U. GEORGIA EXTENSION Instruction by University of Georgia Extension expert Walter Reeves. Learn more at the Extension website and Youtube channel.

How to Dry Herbs

FINE GARDENING MAGAZINE Culinary herbalist Susan Belsinger demonstrates her expert technique for harvesting and preserving herb by either hanging or laying them in baskets or on screens. Explore the Fine Gardening website.

Pepper Pinching

U. MARYLAND Home and Garden Information Center Director Jon Traunfeld explains how to get the most out of your pepper plants. Pruning peppers will get them growing with better results! The Home and Garden Information Center is part of University of Maryland Extension. Learn about their Grow It Eat It campaign, which provides resources and …Read more »

Row Covers: How to Build a Low Tunnel

U. MARYLAND Learn how to build a low tunnel frame for a row cover, a tool that helps organic gardeners improve plant growth and deter insects and wildlife. Video by the Home and Garden Information Center, part of University of Maryland Extension. Learn about their Grow It Eat It campaign, which provides resources and encourages people …Read more »

Protect your Veg Garden with Floating Row Covers

MARYLAND Home and Garden Information Center Director Jon Traunfeld from the University of Maryland Extension explains what a row cover is and how to use it. Row covers are a great tool to keep out insects and other pests from your garden. The Home and Garden Information Center is part of University of Maryland Extension. …Read more »

Fencing for the Veg Garden

U. MARYLAND Jon Traunfeld and Ria Malloy from the Home and Garden Information Center show off different types of fences you can use in your garden. Pick the right variety of fence to suit your space and keep out deer, rabbits and groundhogs. The Home and Garden Information Center is part of University of Maryland …Read more »

How to Protect Eggplant

U. MARYLAND Watch as Jon Traunfeld, who runs the Maryland Master Gardener program, explains a great way to keep bugs from destroying your eggplants. To learn more about keeping your eggplants healthy, read their detailed online publication. This video is brought to you by the Home and Garden Information Center, part of University of Maryland Extension. Learn …Read more »

Intensive Planting

U. MARYLAND Maryland Master Gardener Larry Kloze, who’s tended his garden for 35 years, explains the benefits of intensive planting and triangulation in his garden in Baltimore. Learn the best ways to space your plants and get the most out of your space. This video is brought to you by the Home and Garden Information …Read more »

How to Grow Leeks

U. MARYLAND Larry Kloze, a Maryland Master Gardener, explains how to grow leeks. Video by Maryland’s Home and Garden Information Center, part of University of Maryland Extension. Learn about their Grow It Eat It campaign, which provides resources and encourages people to start their own food gardens. Check out the Grow It Eat It Facebook page.

Seed-Shopping Rules from the Backyard Parables

UPSTATE NEW YORK From Away to Garden author Margaret Roach’s The Backyard Parables: Lessons on Gardening, and Life:  How to shop for seeds for your vegetable garden, to resist impulse-buying in seed catalogs, and determine what to order and grow.