Care for My Garden

How To : Care for your garden hose

Your garden hose can give you many years of good service if you treat it right. Learn how to properly care for your garden hose with this gardening how to video. You Will Need * A garden hose * A rack, old tire rim, or large trash can * New washers Step 1: Empty it every tim ...more

How To : Use lawn care garden sprayers

Lawn and garden sprayers are great lawn maintenance tools, get expert tips and advice on pesticides, fungicides, and fertilizers in this free video. Part 1 of 8 - How to Use lawn care garden sprayers. Use lawn care garden sprayers - Part 2 of 8. Click through to watch this vid ...more

How To : Care for gardening plants

Gardening is a great hobby for anyone looking to grow beautiful flowers, ferns or fruit bearing plants. Learn how to care for a variety of garden plants with gardening tips from a horticulturist in this free video series. Part 1 of 28 - How to Care for gardening plants. Care f ...more

How To : Care for your lawn and garden

When it comes to upkeep, Jose is nothing less than thorough. In this video series he shows you how to take care of your lawn and garden, even makes sure you clean your tools! Part 1 of 15 - How to Care for your lawn and garden. Care for your lawn and garden - Part 2 of 15. Cli ...more

How To : Take care of Fuschia plants in your garden

Fuschia flowers are very pretty, and they aren't too hard to grow if you've got a nice garden to work with. Watch this video for all kinds of tips on caring for Fuschia plants, like when to deadhead them and when to start and stop adding fertilizer.

How To : Grow and care for tuberous begonias in your garden

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to grow a tuberous begonias. It is recommended to pot the tuberous begonias in the early spring of March. Begin by removing the tuberous from it's bad and discard any packing material. Be gentle and do not remove the buds. Select a sma ...more

How To : Care for garlic in a garden

In this video we are about to see how to plant a garlic in your garden. First of all we should decide on the type of garlic to be planted where and write it down or else we will lose track of it. Garlic always like an area of full sun and a composite mixture of soil. She has d ...more

How To : Add zinc to pecan trees

John White is an expert horticulturist. He thinks you need to make sure to add zinc to the proper care of your pecan trees. White advises to buy zinc at your local gardening store and use a garden sprayer to put it on your trees. Older trees and younger trees need to have zinc ...more

How To : Care for cannas

Learn how to care for canna plants with Carol Klein's comprehensive video guide covering planting, overwintering, and dealing with viruses such as canna yellow mottle, and bean yellow mosaic. Gardeners' World is brought to you by the BBC. Search Gardeners' World on WonderHowT ...more

How To : Care for orchids & ensure they last for years

Ensure your orchids last for years with Sarah Raven's video advice on caring for cymbidium and phalaenopsis varieties as houseplants. Gardeners' World is brought to you by the BBC. Search Gardeners' World on WonderHowTo for more videos that give practical gardening advice fro ...more

How To : Care for climbing roses

Patti, the Garden Girl, host of the national PBS show Farmers Almanac TV shows how to brighten up your home and keep it secure with climbing roses. Part 1 of 2 - How to Care for climbing roses. Part 2 of 2 - How to Care for climbing roses.

How To : Pick and care for poinsettias

Learn how to choose and care for poinsettias with Southwest Yard and Garden's John White. You will be taken through the typical height and specifications for poinsettias, as well as what to look for in the leaves and flowers. One of the most important parts of growing poinsett ...more

How To : Choose a daylily variety for your garden

There are many different types of daylilies, and this video shows the different varieties and how to care for them. First they show a variety called Double Cutie and explain that you need to take off the wilted blossoms to get more blooms the following year. If the leaves are ...more

How To : Fertilize your fall lawn

John White from Southwest Yard and Garden teaches viewers how to fertilize and care for their fall lawn. Fertilization is recommended at 1 pound per month. As you reach September and October, reduce your nitrogen to 1/4 a pound and as October comes around reduce this even furt ...more

How To : Make dried flower arrangements

This is a how to video on making dried flower arrangements. It is presented by John white along with Virginia podmenik, Master Gardener from southwest yard and garden show. John white and Virginia podmenik, Master Gardener from the Dona Ana co. walk us through the various type ...more

How To : Reuse Old Coffee Grounds

Many people start their day with a fresh, hot cup of coffee. They purchase their coffee with care and enjoy it greatly. But what do you do with those grounds once you’ve drunk your coffee? Here are some uses for those used coffee grounds! Note: It's always easiest to handle co ...more

How To : Spin wool

In this episode of Growing Wisdom, Dave Epstein and fiber sculptor Susan Barrett Merrill discuss how to spin wool. Barrett Merrill demonstrates the spinning wheel and explains how wool is transformed into yarn. She also shows some of her own work and explains her artistic proc ...more

How To : Ventilate a low tunnel in your garden

A low tunnel is a kind of mini-greenhouse for your garden. Growing vegetables in a low tunnel requires proper ventilation. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to provide the right ventilation for your low tunnel, keeping your plants happy and healthy. Growing Wisdom is a weekl ...more

How To : Plant garlic in your vegetable garden

Garlic is great for spicing up your meals (and keeping vampires away!) and fall is a great time to grow it. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to grow garlic in your garden. Get some garlic bulbs from a seed catalog, nursery or organic grower, and you'll soon have a garl ...more

How To : Grow vegetables late in the season

Come the fall, your garden is probably going to be looking pretty spare. But it doesn't have to be that way. There are vegetables that will thrive in the fall. In this Growing Wisdom gardening tutorial, you'll learn how to grow vegetables in the cooler months. Growing Wisdom ...more

How To : Weed in hard-to-reach spots

One of the most challenging, arduous parts of gardening is weeding vegetables that are close to the ground. Cabbage, for instance, leafs out near the earth and can be fiendishly tricky to weed. In this Growing Wisdom gardening tutorial, you'll learn about some of the tools tha ...more

How To : Spiff up your driveway with street print

Your driveway can make a big difference in the appearance of your house. As nice as it would be to have a brick, slate or cobblestone driveway, those are expensive options that not everybody can afford. In this episode of Growing Wisdom, you'll learn how to use a comparatively ...more

How To : Use a three-bin composting system

Every day, the average American throws away about four pounds of trash. But a lot of your daily trash could actually be very useful in the garden, as composting. In this episode of Growing Wisdom, Dave Epstein shows you how to use a three-bin composting system. Growing Wisdom ...more

How To : Make a leaf fence

Autumn leaves may be beautiful, but they can also be incredibly annoying as they pile up around your garden. But there are things you can do with autumn leaves, like mulching them, composting them and turning them into a living fence. In this episode of Growing Wisdom, Dave Ep ...more

How To : Extract seeds from tomatoes

If you've grown tomatoes from seed, perhaps you've wondered how the seed company extracts those seeds. In this episode of Growing Wisdom, Dave Epstein walks you through a process known as sluicing. Using sluicing, you can extract vegetable seeds yourself. Growing Wisdom is a ...more

How To : Choose a shade tree

When you head to your neighborhood gardening center to find a shade tree for your garden, the variety of choices can be pretty overwhelming. There are so many kinds of trees, and each of those trees has its own varieties. In this clip, Dave Epstein from Growing Wisdom will hel ...more

How To : Use soil block makers to start seeds

A soil block maker is a cool device for starting your seeds. All you do is fill a container with soil and use the block maker like a cookie cutter. Then you'll have little blocks of soil to plant your seeds in, and you can easily transfer the block to your garden. Now stand ba ...more

How To : Use vinca (or periwinkle) flowers in your garden

The vinca, or periwinkle, is a hearty flower that adds a lot to any garden. It comes in a variety of colors, and grows in the sun as well as the shade. But they're so hearty that you have to watch them, or they'll start springing up where they're not supposed to. In this video ...more

How To : Make hoops for your low garden tunnel

With low garden tunnels you can protect your plants from frost and insects, and you can overwinter your crops. In this episode of Growing Wisdom, host Dave Epstein will look at how to build a garden low tunnel. He'll focus on using the Quick Hoops Bender for the project. Grow ...more

How To : Prevent powdery mold on plants

Powdery mold can be destructive to late season crops. The mold eats the leaves, and can finally kill the plant. Learn how to prevent and eliminate this problem. Take care of your survival garden, and it will take care of you.

How To : Plant and care for miniature plants

This how to video gives you some great ideas for having plants in small spaces. These miniature plants are easy to care for and are perfect to have in a condominium or apartment. Watch this gardening tutorial and learn how you can have a garden of miniatures in your apartment.

How To : Grow and take care of poinsettia year round

More likely than not this holiday season you'll either be buying a poinsettia plant or will receive one as a hostess present. Rather than letting yours wither away and die as you forget repeatedly that it may need a little water to survive, check out this gardening tip video t ...more

How To : Care for plaenopsis orchids

They're known the world over and grow in some pretty strange places. But, as Allen Smith shows us, orchids don't have to be foreign to you. They can however be tricky to care for. Phalenopsis orchids are a great orchid for beginners. Watch this video gardening tutorial and lea ...more

How To : Plant and care for sweet peas

Learn how you can plant and care for sweet peas with this gardening tutorial. Sweet peas are one of the best annual climbing plants for the garden and they can be grown in several different ways to get a superb display of flowers through the summer months. Traditionally sweet ...more

How To : Plant and care for rhubarb

Learn how you can plant and care for rhubarb with this gardening tutorial. As rhubarb is likely to be in one position for many years, ground preparation is very important. Plenty of organic matter in the form of garden compost or rotted manure should be worked into the soil an ...more

How To : Prune and care for trees and shrubs

Trees, shrubs, and hedges in your home garden have not only aesthetic appeal because of their beauty but also are very practical. Trees offer shade from the sun, and hedges provide privacy for your yard. These plants however, must be well taken care of to continue to provide t ...more

How To : Care for hydrangeas

Scott from Spring Hill Nursery with Step by Step Gardening teaches you some basics about hydrangea plants. He talks about how to take care of the plants, how to ensure blooming, and some planting considerations. Hydrangea plants need at least five hours a day in order to bloom ...more

How To : Trim shrubs and prune hedges with Lowe's

This is another great video from Lowe's, which shows you how to trim shrubs and prune hedges. This video shows Lowe's Home Improvement expert Mike Kraft sharing some tips and tricks on how to make your garden even a better place. This Lowe's do-it-yourself video shows you step ...more

How To : use lawn care hose end sprayers

See a hose end sprayer demonstration and get expert tips and advice on lawn care and maintenance in this free gardening video. Part 1 of 5 - How to use lawn care hose end sprayers. use lawn care hose end sprayers - Part 2 of 5. Click through to watch this video on expertvillag ...more

How To : Grow mountain laurel plants from seeds

How to grow mountain laurel plants; get professional tips and advice from an expert on caring for plants and flowers in this free gardening video series. Part 1 of 5 - How to Grow mountain laurel plants from seeds. Grow mountain laurel plants from seeds - Part 2 of 5. Click th ...more

How To : Easily prune roses

When it comes to taking care of plants, specifically flowers, pruning is an important task that must done be done. This will help ensure that the plant gets the right nutrients needed and prevents any kind of decay or disease from killing it. In this video tutorial, you'll fin ...more

How To : Grow a sustainable garden

The EcoGarden is designed to give back to nature and show people how easy it is to go green in their own backyard. All you need to remember is to plant, feed and protect to grow your own sustainable garden. This how to video teaches you how to care for your beautiful and eco f ...more

How To : Plant Sempervivum in a pot

Sempervivum or Houseleeks are extremely hearty breed of succulent plants that can grow in very arid areas. Sempervivum are a great plant to have because they require very little care. In this garden tutorial, Martin Fish from Garden News demonstrates how to create a simple & e ...more

How To : Make a terrarium

Terrariums are mini indoor gardens that are perfect for people who want to decorate their home or office with houseplants, but don't have a lot of time to care for them. I love them because I can create a desert themed one with cacti and succulents or make a tropical themed on ...more

How To : Let Mother Nature take care of roses during winter

Every time fall rolls around, gardeners tend to take their time when pruning plants in their garden. Roses are the most commonly pruned plants during the fall since many are trying to help protect them before the cold winter months arrive. But it's sometimes best to listen to ...more

How To : Care for a Cymbidium Orchid

Cymbidium orchids are beautiful flowers. They are perfect decorations for spring time, Easter and many other occasions. If you are thinking of using these lovely flowers around your home or garden, check out this tutorial and learn how to care for them properly so that they la ...more

How To : Care for house plants

How to care for house plants; get professional tips and advice from an expert on caring for indoor plants and flowers in this free gardening video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Care for house plants. Care for house plants - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on ex ...more

How To : Care for African violets

African violets make great household plants. Learn how to grow and care for African violets in this free gardening video series. Part 1 of 10 - How to Care for African violets. Care for African violets - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Care ...more

How To : Protect your eggplants from nasty little critters

Growing a garden isn't a walk in the park. Besides watering the plants and choosing the right kind of soil, one of the biggest threats is also one of the smallest. Bugs can be a major factor when planting certain fruits or veggies in a garden and should be taken care of as soo ...more

How To : Make a compost tea maker

Watch this 3 part video tutorial series to learn from James Rowe, owner of Earth First Lawn Care on how to make your very own compost tea maker. Compost tea will help provide nutrients to your garden, and help it to grow healthy and strong. It also helps the environment becaus ...more

News : Emily Dickinson's garden - The Poetry of Flowers

If you're in New York, you absolutely cannot miss this beautiful exhibit at the New York Botanical Gardens. Emily Dickinson, the famed reclusive poet of the 19th century, was a lover of nature, and her garden was recreated in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. What can I say, exc ...more

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