Watering, Etc

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

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DIY Water Garden Net to Catch Falling Leaves

OKLAHOMA STATE’S Oklahoma Gardening Host Casey Hentges puts netting over our water garden in order to keep the early falling leaves out.

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.

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.

How to Water

MIDWEST Nationally known gardening expert, author & TV/radio host Melinda Myers offers simple techniques to help your gardens grow, help you conserve water and limit the time you spend watering. Melinda Myers, best known for her gardener friendly and practical approach to gardening, has more than 30 years of horticulture experience in both hands-on and instructional settings. …Read more »

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 Water Native (or any) Plants

AUSTIN, TEXAS An episode of Central Texas Gardener, the award-winning show on KLRU in Austin.  Browse the Central Texas Gardener Youtube Channel for dozens more excellent videos, including interviews, projects, and more gardens. In this episode of Central Texas Gardener: Just because a plant is native doesn’t mean we’re off the hook to water. Andrea DeLong-Amaya from the …Read more »

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 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 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.

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