Shows from our 2001 season:
Parker Andes/Callaway Gardens - Spring Plants
Hiding fading Daffodils
offers tips on bed line design.
Use of Pre-emergents.
Building a pond/water garden at Callaway Gardens.
Identifying Southern grasses.
Dr. Rick's Timely Tips
Dr. Rick discusses container
gardening and how to select the proper container.
Different types of mulch.
Pruning Forsythia and Holly
Erin visits Turnipseed Nursery
Dr. Rick discusses organic matter
and your soil.
Dr. Rick has new research and ideas for fertilizing trees
It's time to plant tomatoes - we've got some ideas and tips.
Gardening and Kids
Dr. Rick has an interesting way to combat weeds with a Wick
Applicator and he shows you how to make one.
Rick has some interesting ideas for growing Herbs and Vegetables
in a hanging basket.
We visit Horticulturist Roger Ditmer at the Cloister Hotel,
Sea Island, Georgia. Roger discusses plants suitable for
a coastal environment.
Wayne McLauren author of "Herbs In Southern Gardens" discusses
planting and care for Herbs. Some of the Herbs mentioned
are Dill, Parsley, Rosemary, Lemon Tyne, Basil, Oregano,
Lemon Grass and Sage.
Dr. Rick has some new ideas that can help you keep your
Rick has some tips on rectangular bed liners.
The folks at Callaway Gardens show us how to make a Waddle
Fence. Its attractive, unusual and practical.
We have some ideas about selecting plants at your nursery
by looking at their roots to determine if it is a healthy
Dr. Rick and Kay Bennett discuss the competition between
trees and turf. This information should be helpful in determining
what should grow where.
Parker Andes from Callaway Gardens gives us some tips on
Dr. Ricks timely tips - Spider Mites
Dr. Rick has some information about a different, beautiful
plant, the Red Hot Poker.
Rick has some design tips for our yards and gardens. What
colors catch our eye, what combinations work well together,
this segment will provide some ideas on landscape design.
We look at a compact garden and see the number and variety
of plants that can be grown in a small area.
Dr. Rick gives us some tips on different types and care
Catherine Drewery from Goodness Grows in Lexington, Georgia
introduces us to self-sowing Herbaceous Plants
Deadheading- to help your plants keep forming blooms and
not going to seed, try deadheading. We'll show you how.
In response to an email, we'll show you how to identify
Rick has some ideas for correcting problems with Crepe Myrtles
if they were pruned incorrectly earlier in the season.
We visit the Antique Rose Emporium. Did you know some roses
have lived up to 1,000 years? We look at roses such as:
Ballerina, Martha Gonzales, Petite Pink Scotch, Baltimore
Belle, New Dawn, American Pillar, Sea Foam, The Fairy, Belinda,
Carolina Rose, Gabriella.
Evelyn Rose, Master Gardener, welcomes us to her garden.
Do you have a problem with Aphids on Roses? We'll
give you some tips for getting rid of them.
Dr. Rick's Timely Tips - Black Spot - If you have roses
you've had Black Spot, Dr. Rick tells us how to deal with
Rick thinks if you haven't already moved your indoor plants
outside it is time to do so. Keep them away from direct
sunlight and you might want to consider putting the potted
plant into another pot and putting it in the ground.
Dillard, a garden designer from A Garden View, Inc. does
a make-over on a mailbox. The results not only dress up
your home but can add dollars to its' "curb appeal."
Helen Phillips and Herb Lore. Helen Phillips from Callaway
Gardens shows us a beautiful Herb garden and tells us how
she thinks some Herbs were used in the past. Herbs in the
Moon Bed mentioned are: Lamb's Ear, Wormwood, Rosemary,
Horse-Tail, Sage, Purple Sage, Tri-colored Sage, Lovage,
Celery and Borage.
Dr. Rick's Timely Tips - After the floods in Houston and
the alerts for Fire Ants there and just because it's that
time of year, Dr. Rick has some advice for fighting Fire
Rick has tips for cutting flowers and bringing them indoors.
By following his advice the flowers should last longer.
Parker Andes from Callaway Gardens gives us tips
on mixing Annuals and Perennials.
Dr. Gil Landry discusses setting your lawnmower to
the proper height for mowing your grass.
Dr. Tim Murphy, a weed specialist, gives us ideas
for dealing with common summer weeds.
For a greener lawn, you might want to consider Iron. We'll
show you how.
Gary Wade has some Xeriscaping tips.
Helen Phillips from Callaway Gardens shows us how
to make a unique pond garden with a Frog and a wheelbarrow.
Dr. Rick has some tips for getting plants to grow
in those troublesome shady areas.
Parker Andes from Callaway Gardens has tips on the
care of Oak Leaf Hydrangeas.
Dr. Rick demonstrates a rain and roof top retrieval method
that makes good use of rain coming from your gutters.
Dr. Rick has some ideas about Termites.
Dr. Rick feels conserving water makes sense. In this segment
he creates functional use zones.
We take a look at different methods used to control Mosquitos.
Catherine Drewery introduces us to one of her favorite
plants, the Cardoon.
Dr. Rick's Timely Tips - Tomato Horn Worms, Simplicity in
Color and Sedum
In response to an email. We discuss how to kill Poison Ivy.
Tips with Kay Bennett.
Entomologist, Kris Bramen discusses the Spittle bug and
its' effect on our lawns.
Dr. Rick's Timely Tips - Dead Areas In Your Lawn.
We respond to an email about Lichens.
- Annuals, Perennials and Biennials
to Greenwood Restaurant
Dr. Gary Wade has some unique ideas for preparing a bed
and planting Annuals.
Dr. Rick introduces
us to the Purple Cone Flower - Echinacea.
Gardens with Paul Thomas
Butterfly Life Cycle
Hummingbirds and Butterflies
Dr. Rick Introduces us to Amaranthus
Plum Leaf Azaleas
Dr. Rick and Hay Bale Gardening
Irrigating Big Trees
Caliper of Trees
Dr. Rick likes Fig Trees and a hot new area is "edible
Tomato Problems with David Chambers
Maintaining Annual Beds
Living Color Wheel With Helen Phillips
Dr. Rick Visits
The Conifer Garden At The Atlanta Botanical Garden
Tropical Plants with Parker Andes
Container Planting and Maintenance with Helen Phillips
Dr. Rick Introduces Us To The Hardy Ice Plant
Dr. Rick - Selecting Plants At The End Of The Season
Preserving Herbs with Jenny Watson
Azalea Lace Bug
Dr. Rick takes on the Argentine Ant.
Tropical Paradise with Tom Harvey
with Wayne McLauren
Dr. Rick Introduces Us To The
Bees As Pollinators
Sunflower - Tithonia Rotundifolia
Drying and Preserving Annuals and
Blooming Annuals with Steve Mitchell
Dr. Rick Gives the Low Down
Dressing Up a Planting Bed
Planting Cool Season Annuals
Round Use of Color With Helen Phillips
Fall Bag Worms
Dr. Rick Shows Us Some Pollen Free Plants
Monkey Grass With Wally Pressy
Perennials - Irises - With Tom Harvey
Dr. Rick Plants Pansies and
Making With Helen Phillips
Ivy In Trees
To Saul's Nursery
Fall Flowers - Tartarian Daisy
and Joe Pye Weed
Planting Fall Fescue Grass
Fish and Foliage
Dr. Rick Discusses The Proper
Care and Storage of Your Containers For Winter
Mosaic Stepping Stones
Setting Stepping Stones
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