Watering, Etc

How to water new or established gardens, plus rain gardens.

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Waterwise Ways to Establish your New Plants

NORTH CAROLINA The most important job you will have after planting is to keep plants and trees well-watered until established. This can take weeks to months to even a year! Joe Lamp’l from  Growing a Greener World shares simple steps you can do to save water while establishing your plants and trees. Joe reviews the following …Read more »

How to Water Containers

FROM PENNSYLVANIA, FOR NATIONAL AUDIENCE Mark Highland, owner of Organic Mechanics Soil, shows us how to properly water your plants.

How to Water Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Groundcovers & Annuals

NORTHERN VIRGINIA This is a B. Rushing Lawn and Landscaping watering guide for trees, shrubs, perennials, groundcover and annuals for residential properties. Demonstrates proper watering and watering times for newly installed plants in each category. (We wish the camera had been held horizontally.)

Watering Shrubs and Trees

PITTSBURGH, PA Ben Simpson, Landscape Designer with Jim Jenkins Lawn & Garden Center in Pittsburgh shows the most effective way to water trees and shrubs.

How to Water a New Tree or Shrub

CINCINNATI, OHIO A 30-second tip from H. J. Benkens Garden Center.

How Often should I Water my Plants?

FLORIDA From Hawkins Corner Nursery in Plant City, Florida.

Watering Potted Plants and Containers

MASSACHUSETTS Help from horticulturist and meteorologist Dave Epstein of GrowingWisdom.com. In this episode, Dave discusses watering methods of potted plants. Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos.

How to Build a Rain Garden

VIRGINIA: The James City County Stormwater department demonstrates how to build a rain garden. For more information.

Rain Gardens for the Pacific Northwest

WASHINGTON STATE U: Building a Rain Garden: Keeping Our Pacific Northwest Waters Clean. In this 32-minute video, you’ll learn the important steps to follow to site, design, construct, and maintain a beautiful landscape feature that captures and filters polluted runoff, helps prevent flooding, recharges our groundwater aquifers, and creates habitat for birds and butterflies. This …Read more »

Native Sedges for Rain Gardens

U. NEBRASKA LINCOLN Bob Henrickson from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum talks about good selections of native sedges in rain gardens or bioswale areas. Visit UNL’s Backyard Farmer website and Youtube Channel for more info.

Rain Gardens

U. NEBRASKA LINCOLN UNL Extension Educator Kelly Feehan talks about how a rain garden can help conserve water. Produced by Backyard Farmer, Nebraska’s premier gardening program. Visit UNL’s Backyard Farmer website and Youtube Channel for more info.

Water-Wise Gardening

SAN DIEGO, CA From an episode of the PBS show “Growing a Greener World” with Joe Lamp’l.