Posts Tagged ‘plant care’

Container Gardening : Container Garden Form

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Using form in a container garden, combine upright plants, weeping or tailing plants and rounded shrubs together for a dramatic effect. Incorporate different forms and shapes into a container garden design 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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    Container Gardening : Container Garden Design

    Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

    When designing a container garden, consider the color, texture and form of each plant, combining bold colors with softer textures, pairing upright forms with weeping shapes and a using a variety of heights. Create visual interest in a container garden 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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      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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        Container Gardening : Plants for Container Gardening

        Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

        Plants that work well for container gardening include annuals, which bloom in the spring and summer but die by the winter, perennial flowers and trees and shrubs. Find the perfect plants for any container garden 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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          Gardening Lessons : How to Design a Container Vegetable Garden

          Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

          When designing a container vegetable garden, choose small vegetables that require little room to grow, plant the larger vegetables in the back or center of the container, and grow smaller vegetables and herbs around the perimeter of the container. Grow peas, spinach, carrots and herbs in a container withadvice from a sustainable gardener in this free video on gardening. Expert: Yolanda Vanveen Contact: www.vanveenbulbs.com Bio: Yolanda Vanveen is sustainable gardener who lives in Kalama, Wash. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner

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            Container Gardening : Planting Container Gardens

            Thursday, April 28th, 2011

            Planting container gardens begins by filling the container with potting soil, adding a slow-release fertilizer and teasing apart the roots before gently planting it into the soil. Plant a container garden, using contrasting colors, textures and forms, 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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              Winter Planning for Spring Gardens : How to Make Good Gardening Soil

              Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

              Good garden soil requires a balanced mix of texture and nutrients. Find out how sand and rotten leaves can create a great texture with help from a gardener in this free video on gardening soil. Expert: Steve Skinner & Kathryn Skinner Bio: Steve and Kathryn Skinner are expert gardeners who own and operate Kathryn’s Garden plant farm in Springville, Alabama. Filmmaker: Steve Skinner Series Description: Spring gardens require advanced planning and plant care in the winter in order to flourish. Get gardening tips on improving soil and more with help from a gardener in this free video series on spring gardens.

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              Winter Planning for Spring Gardens : Gardening Tips for Plant Care

              Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

              Plant care in the winter time begins with weeding, because weeds are established in the winter. Eliminate weeds with help from a gardener in this free video on plant care. Expert: Steve Skinner & Kathryn Skinner Bio: Steve and Kathryn Skinner are expert gardeners who own and operate Kathryn’s Garden plant farm in Springville, Alabama. Filmmaker: Steve Skinner Series Description: Spring gardens require advanced planning and plant care in the winter in order to flourish. Get gardening tips on improving soil and more with help from a gardener in this free video series on spring gardens.

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