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I'm new to gardening and looking to set up a low maintenance garden…?

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

My mom and I would like to plant a garden in front of our house. We have plenty of plantable space, but very little knowledge of gardening! We want a flower garden that is low maitenence. We both have busy schedules, and though we’re planning on putting in effort, working on the garden daily would not be possible for us. We are looking to plant perenials and not have to replant every year. We just want a pretty but simple garden that will not require us to spend excess amounts of time working on it. I don’t know anything about different flowers with different climates, but we live in central Ohio.

Experienced gardeners: do you have any suggestions for what to plant and how to start?

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    Rittenhouse Stainless Steel Tools

    Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

    www.rittenhouse.ca Bruce shows us some of Rittenhouse’s finest garden tools. These stainless steel garden tools feature solid red oak handles and supurb stainless steel blades. With four different tools to choose from, you are sure to exactly what you need. Beautifully striking for groundbreaking ceremonies! For more information and pricing please go to our website at http

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      Kelly’s Vegetable Garden May 29, 2010 – Update 2

      Thursday, August 4th, 2011

      Hello everyone. This is a quick video update for my garden. Not much to talk about other than massive growth and lots of tomatoes popping out everywhere. I keep getting spinach, lettuce and broccoli because it has been so cool here. Today was our first day in the 80’s and it looks like it’s going to continue for a while which is good news for the garden. My next video should be a lot more interesting because I will have more to talk about. I couldn’t do any upside down garden this year because the fence belongs to my neighbor and he wasn’t too keen on me do it…. so I have decided to do something that I haven’t done before but I have always wanted to. In addition to planting a bunch more things in wine barrel containers, I’m putting together a hydroponic garden. I have been cloning plants for a long time but I thought it would be interesting to start growing them hydroponically and compare the growth using traditional methods. It should be interesting. I will try to do a video of the entire building process so stay tuned. In the meantime, happy gardening. Kelly

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        Basic Gardening Tools

        Thursday, August 4th, 2011

        Basic Gardening Tools – as part of the expert series by GeoBeats. First of all you need to have a good spade, a spade rather than a shovel, or a shovel that is not a scoop shovel, the kind you can dig with. You need to have a real garden rake, you ought to have a bamboo rake, and a hoe. You know, a spade and a hoe, and some muscles, to get out there. Pruning clippers, or some kind of clippers. Usually people need two, little ones for snipping off dead-heads and big clippers and pruners for the branches that you need to cut back. That is a whole other story, but its fun to cut things back, takes out all your frustration. You know, you can say, “Take that! And that!” What else would I have to have? I would like to have a pair of gloves, and then for weeds I kind of like those things that are called Hula Hoops that have a long handle because I do not get down on my knees as easy as I used to, and they have this blade so you can get the weeds right under the ground. If you have those, and a watering can, and a good hose, and a spray, and maybe one of those extenders you put on a hose that you can water baskets, that is pretty good. Those are really the essentials. Oh, a digging trowel! So you can get down and plant plants because most of the time you are on your knees when you are planting plants. So a real good trowel is nice and strong.

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          Growing Broccoli – Vegetable Gardening

          Monday, August 1st, 2011

          Broccoli is a very nutritious vegetable and easy to grow. The Garden Guru Phil Dudman shares his tips for growing and keeping broccoli plants productive.phildudman.com

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            Guerrilla Gardening GGTV Hogarth Flower Meadow London

            Monday, August 1st, 2011

            www.guerrillagardening.org presents Brita von Schoenaich’s guerrilla flower meadow in west London. From guerrilla to legitimate median meadow, here’s a quick version of the story up to July 2011. For more of Brita’s work visit http

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              Vegetable Gardening: Growing kang kong – easy leafy greens

              Friday, July 29th, 2011

              Kang Kong is an easy leafy vegetable to grow on your balcony. Growing Kang Kong provides a healthy vegetable harvest year round. Phil Dudman the Garden Guru shows you how to grow. phildudman.com

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                Vegetable Gardening: How to Grow Broccoli

                Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

                Broccoli is an easy and rewarding crop to grow, but it needs regular feeding and attention. Phil Dudman The Garden Guru shows you how to keep broccoli growing strongly. phildudman.com

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                  How does someone become an expert on Gardening, get certified and make it a career?

                  Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

                  I am interested in turning my small time hobby of gardening into a bit of a career. Are there classes, certifications, training that I can take in order to become an expert on plants, trees, etc? I’d like to have a deep knowledge of the various kinds of trees, shrubs, flowers that work in different climates, how to best plant and maintain them, to design landscapes with a variety of well-coordinated plants, etc. Should I try to become a certified arborist? Where do I start exploring this potential new career direction? Thanks.

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                    Kelly’s Vegetable Garden July 9, 2010 – Update 3 / Harvest 1

                    Monday, July 18th, 2011

                    Well, I figured it was time to do an update / harvest video. It’s July, 9, 2010 at about 8:00pm and I was harvesting tomatoes when I decided to do an update. As you can see, I am getting a ton of tomatoes and squash. The cucumbers and peppers are finally moving along and I should be harvesting them soon as well. Also, I have cantaloupe starting to form and hopefully my plan of setting them on planks across the wire cage will work…. We’ll see… All in all, it has been a great growing season so far and I couldn’t be more pleased with the result. I still plan on doing so hydroponic garden but I decided to wait until the end of the season to do that. I’m also going to put in a greenhouse so with any luck I will be growing things throughout the year. Here in Napa Valley the growing season is very long and I’m going to try to make it a year around thing. I plan on recording the process of building the hydroponic system that I have designed as well as the assembly of the greenhouse so I will keep you posted on that. I hope everyone enjoys these videos and if anyone has any suggestions, questions or comments, don’t hesitate to post them. Take care everyone and happy gardening!!

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