Watering, Etc

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

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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.

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 »

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 »