Watering, Etc

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

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How to Water a New Tree or Shrub

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

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 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 »

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 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.