Videos

Watch this video on caring for blueberries in your garden including fertilizing, watering and pruning. Transcript I love blueberries. They’re a great edible landscape plant. You can grow them close to your home or go them in a patch like this. And they’re adapted all across the country. You can get northern or southern highbush variety and you can get some half high varieties too that will fit in a small space. Blueberries generally are kind of low maintenance. They do like a sandy loam soil that’s really well drained. […]

Learn how to force spring flowering bulbs, such as tulips, in a container to bloom in winter. Information includes layering bulbs in the container for maximum flower time, when to plant, caring for the container, what soil to use and how to overwinter the pot. Transcript Fall is planting time for spring flowering bulbs. A lot of people love to plant tulips, daffodils, crocus and lots of other bulbs into the landscape but some people don’t have room to plant bulbs. The solution is to plant bulbs in a container. […]

Learn how to make a new strawberry bed and care for existing strawberries. It includes information on harvesting and pest control. Transcript Strawberries are a great fresh, garden crop to grow they’re tasty and they don’t take up a lot of space in the garden. You plant them one year and the second year you get a fruit crop. If you take good care of them they can last four to five years. When they start turning red it’s almost time to pick. Wait until the fruits are fully red […]

Learn how to care for your vegetable garden in summer. This video includes information on fertilizing, thinning root crops, and watering your vegetables. For more garden videos, check out the National Gardening Association Transcript Hi I’m Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association, today I’d like to talk to you about maintaining the vegetable garden. You know we spend a lot of time and energy building the soil and planting seeds and transplants in spring. But often by midsummer we forget about the vegetable garden. We really shouldn’t. There’s a […]

Learn how to care for your lawn in fall including information on fertilizing, reseeding and topdressing with compost. Transcript Hi I’m Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association. Today I’d like to talk to you about fall lawn care. Fall is for lawns. If I was in a pick only one time of year to work on my lawn, fall would be it. With the cool air temperatures and the warm soils it creates an ideal condition for seeding and feeding. Here are some chores that you can do. Fall […]

Watch this video to learn how to protect and care for berries and fruits from birds with repellents and netting. Learn how to use bird netting to keep birds from eating berries and fruit. Transcript Birds. You know there’s nothing worse than growing berries or fruit or even vegetables and then having a flock of birds come in and swoop in and eat all of those like in one day. It actually happened to me with cedar waxwings. They came in and they scooped up all our cherries in one […]

Learn about controlling weeds organically and caring for your vegetable and flower garden. This podcast and video includes information on organic sprays, tools, and the best weeding techniques. For more garden videos, check out the National Gardening Association Transcript Hi I’m Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association. Today I’d like to talk to you about how to control weeds organically in your lawn, garden, and yard. Weds are just plants growing in the wrong place. Some of them, such as dandelions and lambs quarters, are actually edible and they’re […]

Learn the best ways to control deer and care for your garden. With a combination of fencing and repellent sprays, you can grow your vegetables, flowers, and fruits safely and keep deer at bay.  For more garden videos, check out the National Gardening Association Transcript Hi I’m Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association. Today I’d like to show you how to control deer in your yard. Deer browsing on your favorite trees, shrubs, perennials and vegetables has become a big problem across the country. As their population increases and […]

Learn to design and care for a container garden including plant selection, best pots, soil and maintenance techniques. Designing a Container Flower Garden Transcript I’m Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association. Today I want to show you how to design a container flower garden. Containers can be used to create gardens in almost any location whether it be a balcony, deck, patio, on a rooftop or right in the garden. What you need to have is the right pot for the right plant. As long as it is sturdy […]

Learn how to divide and care for your perennial flowers including information on which flowers to divide when and the proper way to divide common perennials such as daylilies and iris. Transcript Hi, I’m Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association. The seasons winding down in our garden but there are still a few chores that need to be done. One of the things I want to talk to you about today is how to divide perennial flowers. If your perennials are not blossoming like they used to. If they’re […]

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