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Great shrubs and trees for the garden, plus how to plant and care for them.

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Best-Performing Shrubs in my Garden

WASHINGTON, D.C. AREA Susan Harris is editor of Good Gardening Videos.org, a blogger at GardenRant.com 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: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… Follow @SunsetMag on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SunsetMag Find Sunset on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SunsetMagazine

How to Dead-Head Roses

SUNSET MAGAZINE Associate garden editor Johanna Silver demonstrates how to cut roses to encourage growth. Subscribe to Sunset’s channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… Follow @SunsetMag on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SunsetMag Find Sunset on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SunsetMagazine

How to Plant a Bare-Root Rose

SUNSET MAGAZINE Sunset’s associate garden editor Johanna Silver shows you how to prepare and plant a bare-root rose. Subscribe to Sunset’s channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… Follow @SunsetMag on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SunsetMag Find Sunset on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SunsetMagazine

Deciduous Azaleas

NEW HAVEN, CONN By GardenClips. Hybrid deciduous Azaleas often have a fragrance to match their beautiful, warm colored flowers. The needs of deciduous azaleas are covered here.  With host Eric Larson of the Marsh Botanical Garden at Yale University.

Native Shrubs

U. NEBRASKA LINCOLN UNL Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist Kim Todd shows us some great native shrub varieties. Visit UNL’s Backyard Farmer website and Youtube Channel for more info.

How to Choose Roses

U. NEBRASKA LINCOLN: UNL Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist Kim Todd shows some different varieties of roses to use in your home landscape. Visit UNL’s Backyard Farmer website and Youtube Channel for more info.

Macrophylla (Big-Leaf) Hydrangeas

KANSAS STATE U. One of the most popular types of hydrangeas is the macrophylla hydrangea. New varieties are easier to get luscious blooms. And, you can enjoy pink or blue blooms by changing the pH of the soil. Produced by the Department of Communications at Kansas State University. For more information visit the Kansas Extension …Read more »

Dwarf Evergreens

U. NEBRASKA LINCOLN Todd Faller of Faller Landscapes talks about suggestions for evergreen varieties in your landscape. Produced by Backyard Farmer, Nebraska’s premier gardening program, produced by  Nebraska Extension and Nebraska Educational Television. Visit UNL’s Backyard Farmer website and Youtube Channel for more info.

How to Plant a Tree

BEHNKE NURSERIES IN MARYLAND Follow these steps for successful tree planting in your yard or garden. Miri Talabac is sales manager for trees and shrubs at Behnke Nurseries Garden Centers in Maryland. *See our “Update on Adding Amendments to Soil” when planting.