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Creating Water Gardens in Containers

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Creating Water Gardens in Containers

Creating Water Gardens in Containers

Water gardening in containers is easy. All you have to have is a container that doesn’t have holes. This container or ceramic pot doesn’t have any drainage holes so it’s very easy to turn it into a water garden, because it doesn’t drain out. There’s a lot of normal shoreline styles of plants that also […]

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Ligularia for shade |Daphne Richards |Central Texas Gardener

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Ligularia for shade |Daphne Richards |Central Texas Gardener

Ligularia for shade |Daphne Richards |Central Texas Gardener

Hi, I’m Daphne Richards. Our question this week came from lots of different viewers. With the explosion of growth in gardens this spring, it seems like everyone wanted to know why is this such a great year for Irises, Roses, Redbuds, wildflowers you name it! Everyone’s plants are bigger, beefier, taller, and more beautiful than […]

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Gardening Tips : How to Grow Daylilies in Mulch

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Gardening Tips : How to Grow Daylilies in Mulch

Gardening Tips : How to Grow Daylilies in Mulch

This is Yolanda from vanveenbulbs.com. In this segment we’re going to talk about how to plant day lilies in mulch. Now what is mulch? How do I plant things in it? Well, basically mulch is any organic material that you collect from your yard and throw in to your compost pile. And when it’s still […]

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Best Way To Prune And Train Climbing Roses

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Best Way To Prune And Train Climbing Roses

Best Way To Prune And Train Climbing Roses

Well, It’s a beautiful spring day. Just one of those days when it’s really great to be outside. Birds are chirping in the trees, lawn mowers are going in the background in neighbor’s gardens And that’s the sort of day when it’s just a joy to be able to be outside and do little things […]

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Garden Maintenance : How to Repel Rodents Naturally From Digging Holes in Yard

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Garden Maintenance : How to Repel Rodents Naturally From Digging Holes in Yard

Garden Maintenance : How to Repel Rodents Naturally From Digging Holes in Yard

Hi this is Yolanda Vanveen, and in this segment we’re going to talk about how to repel rodents naturally from digging holes up in your yard. Now anybody that has a large yard or has any property near natural areas usually has a problem with rodents digging up the yard. And I usually say if […]

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Hypertufa container how-to |Trisha Shirey & Colleen Dieter |Central Texas Gardener

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Hypertufa container how-to |Trisha Shirey & Colleen Dieter |Central Texas Gardener

Hypertufa container how-to |Trisha Shirey & Colleen Dieter |Central Texas Gardener

Hi I’m Trisha Shirey and I’m very pleased to welcome back to Backyard Basics Colleen Dieter from Red Wheelbarrow Landscaping. And we’re going to talk about hypertufa. And hypertufa planters are just wonderful for plants, so let’s talk about the process of making hypertufa now. What are the ingredients that we use? Thanks for having […]

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6 Reasons Why I Don’t Use the Mittleider Garden Method

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6 Reasons Why I Don’t Use the Mittleider Garden Method

6 Reasons Why I Don’t Use the Mittleider Garden Method

This is John Kohler with growingyourgreens.com. Today I have another exciting episode for you, and today we’re going to answer a few viewers’ questions, actually, and this has been a very popular subject, actually. I’ve gotten a lot of emails and question regarding this and I thought I’d answer once and for all, in detail. […]

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Gardening Tips : Growing Flowers From Seeds

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Gardening Tips : Growing Flowers From Seeds

Gardening Tips : Growing Flowers From Seeds

Hi, this is Yolanda from Vanveenbulbs.com. In this segment we’re going to talk about how to start flowers from seeds. Now we all start flowers from the garden center or the farmers market, they’re already in the container growing and we plant them. And they do really well, or we buy a flower bulb and […]

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Gardening Tips : Mulching Benefits

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Gardening Tips : Mulching Benefits

Gardening Tips : Mulching Benefits

I’m Bill Elzey, with Showplace Lawns. The art of mulching, or the reason why we mulch. Mulch has several benefits. First, mulch will help with the reflection of the sun. Mulch being a darker color, will not cause that reflectivity, and thus will help to hold moisture in the soil. The moisture will help in […]

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Start Tomatoes from Seed | Molly Pikarsky | Central Texas Gardener

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Start Tomatoes from Seed | Molly Pikarsky | Central Texas Gardener

Start Tomatoes from Seed | Molly Pikarsky | Central Texas Gardener

– About a month ago, I was in my office with Richard Martin, my buddy and the Culinary Gardener at Lake Austin Spa, a lovely chap from South Africa, and I said, “Richard, it’s time for tomatoes.” and he said, “Tomatoes?” And I said, “Tomatoes.” Tomatoes? Let’s get our catalogs out! So how do you […]

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