Archive for November, 2011

Tomato Gardening : How to Use an Epsom Salt Mix as a Fertilizer for Tomatoes

Friday, November 11th, 2011

An epsom salt mix can make a great fertilizer for tomatoes. Learn how to use an epsom salt mix as fertilizer with help from a garden teacher and expert in this free video clip. Expert: Jessica Craven Bio: Jessica Craven has extensive experience working with school gardens, horticultural therapy gardens (for physically and developmentally disabled adults), as well as serving as a garden teacher. Filmmaker: Alfredo Rodriguez Series Description: A tomato garden can be both a fun and ultimately rewarding addition to hour home. Find out about tomato gardening with help from a garden teacher and expert in this free video series.

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    Container Gardening : Container Gardening Soil

    Thursday, November 10th, 2011

    For container gardening, use a soil-less potting mixture that consists of peat moss, fine bark chips and pearlite to create adequate drainage and circulation for root development. Choose the right potting soil, as top soil is too heavy for container gardening, with helpful advice from a professional horticulturist in this free video on gardening. Expert: Leigh Anne Lomax Bio: Leigh Anne Lomax is currently the botanical garden and horticulture manager for Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art. Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge

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      Diane’s Hosta Woodland Gardens- Created Using Stupeflix

      Sunday, November 6th, 2011

      PicketFenceGreenhouse.info Using Stupeflix video creator, this one I upgraded to get a better resolution HD quality , I think it was worth the This is my hosta woodland gardens I started to create back in 2003 , everything in this area comes back every year provided they are well cared for. This area is very special and I wish I spent more time here, but as it seems sometimes too much work and too little time to really enjoy . That is why I am glad to have taken photos this can always bring me back to the gardens and appreciate what I have . There are many varieties of hostas here, with heuchera , bleeding hearts,ferns, astilbles plus many annual blooming flowers.. If you want to learn more about Hostas and how to grow them you can go to my gardening blog and get my free hosta ebook http Created using studio.stupeflix.com

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        Fun & Unique Vegetable Container Gardens

        Saturday, November 5th, 2011

        Gardening Expert Melinda Myers talks ornamental and edible plants, including Bonnie Plants, and some creative and unique containers to put them in. www.bonnieplants.com melindamyers.com www.themorningblend.com 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. She has a master’s degree in horticulture, is a certified arborist, and was a horticulture instructor with tenure. Each year, Melinda presents at many of the major flower shows and garden events, sharing her knowledge with gardeners from across the country. For more information, please visit Myers’ web site melindamyers.com The site features regularly updated garden tips, videos, green tips, podcasts, an Ask Melinda database of gardening questions and plant guides, photo galleries, appearance information and much more.

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          Herb Container Gardening For The Apartment Owner – How to have a garden without a yard

          Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

          Video at HerbFest, on how to have a simple herb garden using containers. How to control the microclimate and watch your herb plants flourish., HerbFest is the longest running and largest herb plant festival in the US benfitting the Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment, www.gjcae.org. Free educational sessions to learn interesting facts on herbs, including aromatherapy, medicinal herbs, herb crafts, cooking with herbs, gardening with herbs and how to organically garden with the natural organic herb plants and organic vegetables avialable at HerbFest .

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            Japanese Hori Hori Gardening Knife

            Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

            www.cleanairgardening.com The all purpose hori hori gardening knife dates back to its roots in Japan, this knife originally started out as a tool used by bonsai enthusiasts who needed a multi-purpose tool while collecting bonsai specimens on mountaintops. The stainless steel blade of the hori hori knife has two different edges, sharp edge and serrated allowing you to slice or cut with either option. The blade is also concave, which is great for digging or scooping soil and other materials. A sheath is included with a belt loop and retaining strap. Not the gardening tool you’re looking for? See our full line at www.cleanairgardening.com

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