Watering, Etc

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

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One-Day Landscape Installation

NORTH CAROLINA, by HortTube with Jim Putnam Published on Aug 14, 2018 One Day Landscape Installation – E.1 – In this video I start a new series doing small landscape jobs that can be done with two people in a day. I am trying to use basic tools to transform a small garden space. I …Read more »

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.)

How to Water Containers

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

Water-Wise Gardening

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

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 »

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.

Varieties of Water Features

NASHVILLE, TN From Troy Marden  on Nashville’s PBS show “Volunteer Gardener” Introducing the element of water into your landscape can be a win-win-win: a pleasant focal point, support for wildlife, and the possibility of an exciting new plant palette. Troy Marden visits with a certified aqua-scape contractor to explore the options.

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.

Best Watering Tips for Trees and Shrubs

ATLANTA AREA By Joe Lamp’l, the joe at joegardener.com Knowing how to properly water trees and shrubs can literally make the difference between life and death. These are the best watering tips for trees and shrubs using the most efficient and effective methods for quick establishment and long term success. Find more of Joe’s great videos …Read more »

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 »

How and When to Water (a Plant Clinic Tip)

CHICAGO, by the Morton Arboretum Learn when to water your trees and shrubs with our Plant Clinic Manager, Doris Taylor. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1U5AVRH Plant Clinic hours: Apr – Oct, Mon – Sat, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Nov – Mar, Mon – Fri, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. CALL: 630-719-2424 during open hours EMAIL: plantclinic@mortonarb.org

How to Build a Rain Garden

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