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Every week we will publish "Video Tips" on this page. These short video clips contain valuable information that will help you in your gardening adventures. If you click on the link, Windows Media Player will open and the video will start playing. You can also right click on the link to save it to your local drive to view it later.


The 2004 Video Tips are below:

Show #1

- Overplanting Perennials with Bulbs in Containers [wmv]
- Buying Healthy Bulbs [wmv]
- Fertilizing Bulbs [wmv]

Show #2

- Using Pre-Emergent for Weeds [wmv]
- Weed Puller [wmv]

Show #3

- Color Intensity [wmv]
- Buying Small Plants to Save Money [wmv]

Show #4

- Season Long Weed Killer [wmv]
- Hydro-Dial Hose Clamp [wmv]

Show #5

- Taking Care of Azaleas [wmv]
- Poison Ivy and Oak [wmv]

Show #6

- Lightweight Rake [wmv]
- Fertilizing Tree Spikes [wmv]

Show #7

- Hot Hose [wmv]
- Striking Accent Plants [wmv]

Show #8

- Cheating the Zone [wmv]
- Sound of Water [wmv]

Show #9

- Green Echoes [wmv]
- Screening with Plants [wmv]

Show #10

- Terracotta and Hairline Cracks [wmv]
- Cactus and Containers [wmv]

Show #11

- Bloom Booster [wmv]
- Water Features in the Garden [wmv]

Show #12

- Good Soil for Herbs [wmv]
- Placement of Herbs in Landscape [wmv]

Show #13

- Using similar hardscape elements in landscape [wmv]
- Slow-Release Fertilizer for Annuals [wmv]

Show #14

- Top-Dressing Roses [wmv]
- Indicator Plants to save Roses [wmv]

Show #15

- Color Enhanced Mulch [wmv]
- Edible Landscape Plants [wmv]
 

Show #16

- Using Large Annuals as a focal point or summer screen [wmv]
- Premade Compost [wmv]
 

Show #17

- Seasonal interest in plants (Rose) [wmv]
- Photograph plants to bring outdoors inside [wmv]
 

Show #18

- Saddle Container [wmv]
- Raised Bed Kit [wmv]

Show #19

- Watering Containers while on vacation [wmv]
            Kim Gallagher - Columbia, SC
- Watering Wand/Garden Feeder  [wmv]

Show #20

- Native Materials [wmv]
- Single Plant as Focal Point   [wmv]

Show #21

- Amending Soil for planting around stones [wmv]
- Mulching for a finished look [wmv]

Show #22

- Keeping a Water Feature/Fountain Going Year Round [wmv]
- Pond Nebulizer [wmv]

Show #23

- Fertilizing Orchids and Other Tropicals [wmv]
- Chlorosis [wmv]

Show #24

- Leave Bonsai Outside [wmv]
- Pruning [wmv]

Show #25

- Pre-Emergent for Turf [wmv]
- Winterizer for Turf [wmv]

Show #26

- Ants [wmv]
- Fragrance Plant [wmv]

Show #27

- Color Scheme and Containers [wmv]
- Containers and Irrigation [wmv]


Show #28

- Downed Trees and Uses [wmv]
- Deer and Gardening [wmv]

Show #29

- Herbs and Flowers [wmv]
- Protecting Plants Wind [wmv]

Show #30

- Forcing Bulbs [wmv]
- Favorite Plant [wmv]


How-To

- Pond in a Pot [wmv]


Check back every week for more "Video Tips".


 
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