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Essential Gardening Tools for Everyone

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Essential Gardening Tools – as part of the expert series by GeoBeats. Every gardener needs a set of tools of some compilation. So, for instance, we always ask people the first thing you should have is a pair of gloves because you are touching a lot of organic material, you are touching a lot of things like prickly rose bushes and things of that nature that your sensative little hands would not want to touch. So we always recommend getting a nice pair of, you know, utility gloves that have a rubber palm. And that helps because when you touch something like a rosebush, it does not touch your fingers. With the gloves in hand we recommend pruners. Without pruners, you cannot prune things. So we always tell people you have to have a great set of sharp pruners. And pruners should be sharpened at least once a year. You can sharpen it more often, but it is a good idea to sharpen them at least once a year. And you should always check your pruners for a little dents and dings, things of that nature, because you really want to give a straight cut when you are pruning. Other garden tools that we use are things like a trowel. A garden trowel is great because you get to use this, lets say for instance, you want to plant some annuals and this is the perfect size to get into the ground, get a little dirt out and get the annuals in. It also does things, you can also do things like spread dirt around and things of that nature with the trowel. Here we have a cultivator. Some people call it

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    Expert tackles gardening questions

    Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

    Garden expert, Sally Cunnigham, tackles gardening questions and concerns from viewers!

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      Gardening Tools & Accessories : Types of Hoses for Gardening

      Friday, February 18th, 2011

      There are a number of garden hoses with different purposes. Learn about gardening with different types of hoses from anaward-winning horticulturist in this free home landscaping video. Expert: Stan DeFreitas Contact: www.mrgt.net Bio: Stan DeFreitas, also known as “Mr. Green Thumb”, has experience as an urban horticulturist working for the Pinellas County Extension Service and has taught horticulture at the St. Petersburg College. Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz

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        Gardening Tools & Accessories : Perlite as a Gardening Mix

        Thursday, November 4th, 2010

        Improve the quality of your soil by using perlite. Learn about gardening with perlite from anaward-winning horticulturist in this free home landscaping video. Expert: Stan DeFreitas Contact: www.mrgt.net Bio: Stan DeFreitas, also known as “Mr. Green Thumb”, has experience as an urban horticulturist working for the Pinellas County Extension Service and has taught horticulture at the St. Petersburg College. Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz

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        Gardening Tools & Accessories : Using a Sprayer in Gardening

        Monday, November 1st, 2010

        Hand sprayers can help to spread pesticides in a garden. Learn about gardening with sprayers from anaward-winning horticulturist in this free home landscaping video. Expert: Stan DeFreitas Contact: www.mrgt.net Bio: Stan DeFreitas, also known as “Mr. Green Thumb”, has experience as an urban horticulturist working for the Pinellas County Extension Service and has taught horticulture at the St. Petersburg College. Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz

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        Gardening Tools & Accessories : Using a pH Scale in Gardening

        Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

        Check the pH level of your soil every so often. Learn about the influence of pH levels on gardening from anaward-winning horticulturist in this free home landscaping video. Expert: Stan DeFreitas Contact: www.mrgt.net Bio: Stan DeFreitas, also known as “Mr. Green Thumb”, has experience as an urban horticulturist working for the Pinellas County Extension Service and has taught horticulture at the St. Petersburg College. Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz

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        Gardening Tools & Accessories : Gardening with a Soaker Hose

        Monday, October 11th, 2010

        A soaker hose will help water those plants that require a greater volume of water. Learn about gardening with soaker hoses from anaward-winning horticulturist in this free home landscaping video. Expert: Stan DeFreitas Contact: www.mrgt.net Bio: Stan DeFreitas, also known as “Mr. Green Thumb”, has experience as an urban horticulturist working for the Pinellas County Extension Service and has taught horticulture at the St. Petersburg College. Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz

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        Gardening Tools & Accessories : Using Peat Moss in Gardening

        Monday, September 20th, 2010

        Peat moss will help ensure you have good soil for your garden. Learn about gardening with peat moss from anaward-winning horticulturist in this free home landscaping video. Expert: Stan DeFreitas Contact: www.mrgt.net Bio: Stan DeFreitas, also known as “Mr. Green Thumb”, has experience as an urban horticulturist working for the Pinellas County Extension Service and has taught horticulture at the St. Petersburg College. Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz

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        Gardening Tools & Accessories : Using Peat Moss in Gardening

        Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

        Peat moss will help ensure you have good soil for your garden. Learn about gardening with peat moss from anaward-winning horticulturist in this free home landscaping video. Expert: Stan DeFreitas Contact: www.mrgt.net Bio: Stan DeFreitas, also known as “Mr. Green Thumb”, has experience as an urban horticulturist working for the Pinellas County Extension Service and has taught horticulture at the St. Petersburg College. Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz

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