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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 – Follow Garden Ander on Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: Email:

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.

How to Plant a Large Shade Tree

TV’s THIS OLD HOUSE Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner select and plant a deciduous shade tree. Learn more and subscribe: This Old House YouTube channel. Watch the full episode:… *See our “Update on Adding Amendments to Soil” at planting.

How to Plant a Tree or Shrub

MASSACHUSETTS This video by horticulturist Dave Epstein from Growing Wisdom shows you in detail how to plant a tree or a shrub. *See our “Update on Adding Amendments to Soil” when planting.

How to Plant a Knock-out Rose

FROM STAR ROSES AND PLANTS See more on their Youtube Channel.

How to Plant a Tree, Step by Step

NATIONAL GARDENING ASSOCIATION Trees and shrubs add beauty to landscapes. Charlie Nardozzi shows you the steps for planting a deciduous tree or shrub and offers essential care tips to help your plant flourish for years to come. For more instructional videos visit EDITOR’S NOTE: Charlie correctly notes that fall is the best time to …Read more »

How to Plant a Tree from a Container

From OsmocoteGarden for Gardeners Anywhere Amy Grisak demonstrates how to re-plant a tree that is grown in a container.  

How to Prune Crepe Myrtles

AUSTIN, TX  (Note: The video advises pruning crape myrtles in mid-February. For gardeners anywhere, the advice is to do it in early spring before they break dormancy.) By KLRU’s Central Texas Gardener. Make the right cuts on your crape myrtle trees for elegant structure, abundant summer flowers, and good health. Trisha Shirey shows how. Browse …Read more »

Best-Performing Shrubs in my Garden

WASHINGTON, D.C. AREA Susan Harris is editor of Good Gardening, a blogger at and a gardener just outside of Washington, D.C. In her 15 years as a gardening coach she often recommended these plants for clients wanting a beautiful, low-maintenance garden – almost everyone who hired her. Good links for more plant info: …Read more »

‘North Pole’ Arborvitae Hedge

OREGON’S GARDEN ANSWER From Laura at Garden Answer: Super excited to be starting a hedge with ‘North Pole‘ Arborvitaes – perfect for the narrow area behind our greenhouse!

Dwarf Conifers for Winter Interest

PORTLAND, OREGON From Garden Time TV: We stop and visit with Rick of French Prairie Perennials about some great plants for Fall and Winter interest in the garden. These grasses and conifers will help make your garden shine.

How to Prune Roses

SUNSET MAGAZINE Associate garden editor, Johanna Silver, shares step by step instructions on how to prune a rose. Subscribe to Sunset’s channel:… Follow @SunsetMag on Twitter: Find Sunset on Facebook: