Prepare Soil for Plant

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 : Plant a hardy mum

Spring Hill Nurseries shows viewers how to plant Chrysanthemums, or hardy mums, in this video. The mums should be planted in early spring. First, choose a place to plant. You should choose an area that has a lot of direct sunlight. You should also plant in an area that has goo ...more

How To : Make a hanging basket for your flowers

This video shows you how to make a hanging basket. The first step is choosing a basket. The maker of this video decides to go with a wire basket with a coconut liner. With the daily watering and the soil and the plant itself, the basket will weigh a lot so make sure that your ...more

How To : Grow a cactus and succulent plants

In this video series Nicole Pantaleon, an expert in plant and soil science, will demonstrate how to grow and propagate cactus and succulent plants. She will instruct on the proper way to cut and pot cactus or any other succulent plant. Part 1 of 15 - How to Grow a cactus and s ...more

How To : Choose plant fertilizer

To grow beautiful flowers and plants in an outdoor garden, you need to feed your soil the right plant food – a fertilizer that will help your plants thrive. Watch this video to learn how to choose plant fertilizer. Step 1. Test your soil Test your soil to find out what nutri ...more

How To : Plant tulip bulbs in a container in winter

Phyllis Stevens gives us some tips on planting Tulips in the winter. We start by taking a container filled with Potting Soil, then we Plant the Tulip Bulbs. You should fit up to 3 bulbs per pot. Putting some Crocus on the top of the soil doesn't hurt. Bury the bulbs in the gar ...more

News : The Secret Trick to Self-Watering Plants

There's no longer any need to ask your neighbor to water your plants while you're away. Craftzine's houseplant wicking system offers a very simple solution: Cut some cotton strips. Soak one end in a bowl of water. Bury the other end in the soil of each plant, which in turn kee ...more

How To : Grow your own pineapple at home

Growing a pineapple doesn’t take a lot of skill, but it does take a lot of patience—two to three years worth, to be exact. Learn how to grow your own pineapple at home with this video guide. You Will Need * A pineapple * A small bowl of water * Planting pots * And potting soi ...more

How To : Grow Juniper bonsai from cuttings

First of all you have to take the branch of the juniper tree. You can do this activity in the early spring which is the months of February and March. Take a very sharp knife and then peel the bark until you see green color. You have to tear the bark down until you see the gree ...more

How To : Germinate a seed in a small cup

This video is how to germinate a seed in your home using as an example, a watermelon seed. Take a container and fill it about three quarters full with potting soil. You could use a Styrofoam cup, for example. Now take a seed or several seeds and put it on top of the soil. Cove ...more

How To : Plant gardenias

In this series Jose Zuniga shows you how to properly plant gardenias. You'll see how to choose a good location, properly mix the soil and of course, plant them! Part 1 of 14 - How to Plant gardenias. Plant gardenias - Part 2 of 14. Click through to watch this video on expertvi ...more

How To : Make a micro terrarium

Learn how to make a micro terrarium which usually holds 1 small plant in simple steps. You can use any type of container like a light bulb, yogurt container, baby fruit jar, spice container, honey jar, etc. Now select your container and add some soil in it. Place the seeds if ...more

How To : Grow your own cucumbers

Cucumbers are a tasty addition to any salad or sandwich. Why not add this yummy vegetable to your garden at home? They are easy to grow and will taste even better fresh from the ground! You Will Need • Topsoil • Garden area • Sunlight • Seeds • Trellis • Water • Organic ...more

How To : Root prune container plants

In this tutorial, we learn how to root prune container plants with Lee Reich. First, remove the plant from the pot then take a knife and slice the root ball back. Don't worry about hurting the plant while you're doing this. Trim the roots around the plant until they have becom ...more

How To : Grow plants from cuttings

Growing plants from cuttings is an inexpensive way to expand your garden. With patience and the right technique, it can be done fairly easily. You Will Need * Pruning shears * Sand * Peat moss * Plant containers * Plastic zipper bags * Potting soil * Clean container to hold yo ...more

How To : Improve the soil

If working an area with poor or eroded soil something must be done to improve the soil so plants will grow. A great tip is to use about 50% organic matter and 50% native soil, mix it together, put it around the rocks, then plant Thyme or other creeping plants. This will help t ...more

How To : Plant lingonberry in a container garden

Lingonberries are really popular in Sweden. One fact about Lingonberries that people don't know is that they are high in vitamin C. Lingonberry plants produce berries once in the summer and once in the fall, so you get two harvests from this crop which is a really nice. The Li ...more

How To : Get rid of garden snails and slugs

Tired of losing your gardening efforts to snails and slugs? Use these methods to banish the pests. You Will Need * A container of warm, soapy water * Diatomaceous earth * Ceramic flowerpots * Beer * Sugar * Baking yeast Step 1 Remove slugs and snails by hand. Check in shady ...more

How To : Grow Bonsai trees

Learn what to look for when you pick out a bonsai, as well as which types of bonsai do better indoors or outdoors. The videos will also show you which type of soil and sunlight to choose for your plant, as well as the tools and containers you’ll need to shape your bonsai into ...more

How To : Prepare for cuttings and starts

Get ready to make cuttings and starts with Stoney Girl Gardens. Watch this horticulture tutorial video that helps you prepare for making starts and cuttings of your marijuana plant. This video provides two different ways to do so. Check out this award winning video that will h ...more

How To : Repot a plant into a larger container

This video from Lowe's shows you how to successfully repot a plant into a larger container. You will know it is time to repot your plant when the roots are visible on the surface, or when they start growing through the drainage hole. If you need to repot one of your plants int ...more

How To : Grow the perfect tomato (for you)

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to grow tomatoes. Begin by some tomatoes at a supermarket. Then extract the seeds from the tomatoes and wrap them into a paper towel. Then place the seeds in between the pages of a phone book to quickly dry them. Now plant about 8-10 s ...more

How To : Plant and grow pumpkins

In this how to video, you will learn how to grow pumpkins. First, you must pick an area with plenty of sunshine to place your seeds in. Make sure there is enough room for vine and pumpkin growth, and that the area will not freeze. Build a mound of dirt about three fit in diame ...more

How To : Plant tulip or daffodil bulbs in the fall

In this video Bob describes how to plant bulbs. Bulbs are among the easiest flowers to grow. They don't like "wet feet" so always plant your bulbs where it's sunny. In the Spring the trees don't have their leaves yet so you will have a lot of different places to plant your bul ...more

How To : Plant strawberries as ground cover

GardenGirltv shows viewers how to plant strawberries as a ground cover! With a strawberry patch or field you will have to always continually plant strawberries! The plants will last a few years and every year you should add new plants to your areas for each year. First, you ne ...more

How To : Plant winter vegetable gardens

Cold weather vegetable gardens are a great way to prepare for the spring growing season. Learn how to plant winter vegetables with expert gardening tips in this free video series. Part 1 of 6 - How to Plant winter vegetable gardens. Plant winter vegetable gardens - Part 2 of 6 ...more

How To : Plant narcissus bulbs

In this tutorial, we learn how to plant narcissus bulbs. To pick out the best bulbs, look for a nice healthy sprout and a nice firm bulb. These plants grow very fast and they grow during the winter. You can plant these and within 2-4 weeks you will have flowers growing. You ca ...more

How To : Grow potatoes in a potato planter bag easily

Are you a potato nut? Do you wish you could just grow your own potatoes so that you could get them fresh out of the soil? You're in luck! Watch this video tutorial to learn how to plant and grow potatoes in a potato planter bag. You just need some soil, potato seeds, and a pot ...more

How To : Germinate marijuana seeds

The first step to growing your own marijuana plant is getting the seeds to germinate so they can be planted in soil. This step by step video shows you how to gently use some paper towels, a little bit of water and a dark space to get your seeds to start growing. Part 1 of 4 - ...more

How To : Grow soilless weatgrass

The video takes you through steps on how to grow wheatgrass without the hassle of using soil. Before using this method, prepare a batch of sprouted wheatgrass. It’s advised that you should let the seeds sprout in a jar for two to three days for best results. When the wheatgr ...more

How To : Make indoor garden basket & container arrangements

Take a common indoor hanging basket plant and use it to make a great water plant. You take a stem of tradescantia with the roots attached. Wash off all the soil. Put the stem into a vase with rocks and water in it. Anchor the plant stem down in the rocks. Add some charcoal peb ...more

How To : Build an Automatic Melon Farm in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. One of the most efficient crops to grow in Minecraft is the melon. While not the best at boosting your health meter, melons require little work and they take about as long as wheat ...more

How To : Cook ratatouille niçoise with roasted vegetables

In order to prepare Ratatouille Nicoise with Roasted Vegetables, you will need the following: tomato sauce, zucchini, egg plant, fennel bulb, olive oil, red and yellow peppers, and a whole garlic bulb. You will need to make a marinara sauce in advance and set it aside. Pierce ...more

How To : Multiply succulent Kalanchoe cuttings

Succulent Kalanchoe plants are very easy to multiply. The first thing that you need is a healthy mother plant. Take a small leaf section from the base of the plant. Clean the dirt up on the leaf. Set the leaf out to dry in a nice warm area where you don't get direct sunlight b ...more

How To : Grow fresh garlic indoors

Love fresh garlic but don't have the outside space or right climate to grow it? Not to worry! This video is here to show you how to grow your very own fresh picked garlic indoors. Follow these easy steps and you'll have a delicious seasoning in a couple of weeks, and full grow ...more

How To : Plant spring-blooming bulb flowers in the autumn

Martyn Cox show us how to plant spring bulbs. You want to begin with bulbs that are firm, with intact skin. You don't need a garden to grow these; you can put them in a pot. If using a terracotta pot, you need to cover the hole in the bottom with another piece of terracotta, t ...more

How To : Propagate plants from tip cuttings

In order to propagate plants from cuttings, you will need the following: plants that can grow from clippings, a container, potting soil, water, and a rooting hormone. You should water the plant the day before you plan to take clipping. You will need to make sure that the clip ...more

How To : Plant and grow basil plants

This is how to plant and grow basil. First pick out a pot with a drain hole. Put some crushed cans in it. Fill it with dirt. The dirt should be part potting soil, part compost, and part normal dirt. Take off the peat moss pot the plant is in, break up the roots, and set your b ...more

Propagate! HowTo : Make Many Plants From One

Spring is coming around the corner, and what better to welcome it through the door than houseplants? Design Sponge posts a simple tutorial on plant propagation, the natural process of using plant cuttings to produce more plants. Surprisingly easy (and cheap). You will need: ...more

How To : Turn over soil

Turning over your soil mixes the nutrients and makes the ground more suitable for planting. Watch this video to learn how to turn over soil. You Will Need * Gardening or work gloves * A garden tarp * A flat-edge shovel * A garden fork Step 1. Lay out the tarpaulin Put on y ...more

How To : Plant an iris

This video shows how to plant an iris. Be sure to select a spot that gets about six inches of sun a day to plant an iris. When planting more than one iris, be sure to space them about a foot apart. This will encourage them to grow tall. When you dig the hole, don't dig it too ...more

How To : Transplant a cactus

The narrator introduces Patrick Quirk as the horticultural expert to whom is going to demonstrate how to safety transplant a cactus. Patrick highlights the ease of doing this if we use the right tools. Patrick recommends using an old garden hose and 2 types of tongs as part of ...more

How To : Prepare your lawn for fall

The summer heat may have scorched your grass and all the foot traffic might have compacted the soil underneath. Make your lawn happy with this lesson on getting your yard autumn ready. Watch the how to video and learn how to ventilate, fertilize and re-seed bare spots.

How To : Plant corn

The video demonstrates the process of planting corn in a small soil-patch in your garden. The lady presenting you the video uses a 75g packet of Corn Honey & Cream Bicolor seeds from Heritage Gardens. Be aware that the corn cross pollinates very easily and hence you have to se ...more

How To : Start growing seeds in eggshells

When you start planting something, you will need to nurture and grow a seed. You can plant a seed in a small pot and transfer it later, or you can save yourself the mess and trouble and try the tips in this video. In this tutorial, learn how to plant seeds in an eggshell! Eggs ...more

How To : Keep an indoor plant alive

Do plants wilt at the sight of you? With these tips, anyone can keep a houseplant alive, even you! You Will Need * A plant * Knowledge of its native environment * Water * Fertilizer * A soothing voice or a radio Step 1 Pick a plant that’s tough to kill. Hardy varieties includ ...more

How To : Identify problems with a ground covering juniper

This video illustrate us how to identify problems with ground covering junipers .Here are the following steps .step 1: First of all look through the whole plant and see whether there is any browning or fall of leaf, if so then this may be due to water logging as these plants a ...more

How To : Plant bonsai tree seeds

Bonsai trees have a great history to them. Although most people think a bonsai tree is a specific type of tree, in all reality, the word "bonsai" quite literally means "tree in a pot. To plant a bonsai tree from seeds, you will need: bonsai tree seeds, a peat pellet, paper tow ...more

How To : Grow pineapples using the fruit crown

In this video Jack in the Net shows how to grow your own pineapple using just the crown. Find a nice firm, strong pineapple with no brown leaves. With a very sharp knife, cut straight through about an inch down from the crown. Then trim the flesh all the way around, leaving on ...more

How To : Protect your garden from the elements and animals

When protecting your garden, you can stay green with some environmentally sound solutions. You Will Need * 1 A tape measure * 2 Two lightweight polyester row covers * Work clothes * 1 Safety glasses * Garden gloves * 8 oz. 8 oz. Bt powder * Distilled water * 1 A spray bottle * ...more

How To : Build a raised flower or garden bed with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a raised flower or garden bed with Lowe's. First, you need to decide what you want your bed built with. There should be enough support for the soil and plants, along with being in a good place so it will reach the sun all over. Make sure ...more

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