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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.

This season's (2008) Video Tips:

Show #1/1101 - Churchill Downs Before The Kentucky Derby

- Design Fundamentals for Containers [wmv]

Show #2/1102 - New Plant Ideas

- Great Color Combinations For Your Garden [wmv]

Show #3/1103 - Children's Garden - Longwood Gardens

- Pruning An Olive Tree [wmv]

Show #4/1104 - Nemours Mansion and Gardens

- Controlling Deer [wmv]

Show #5/1105 - 2008 Philadelphia Flower Show

- Try A Rain Barrel and Composting [wmv]

Show #6/1106 - Plant Life From The Ocean To The Intercoastal

- Orchids Are For Everyone [wmv]

Show #7/1107 - Indian Canyons

- Desert Crockpot [wmv]

Show #8/1108 - The Living Desert and Zoo

- Native Plants [wmv]

Show #9/1109 - Garden Tour-Palm Springs

- Joe's Take Away - Gardener's Challenges and Solutions [wmv]

Show #10/1110 - Wisconsin Hidden Gem

- Pay Attention To Your Plants [wmv]

Show #11/1111 - Theme Gardens-Missouri Botanical Garden

- Try New Plants [wmv]

Show #12/1112 - Forest Park

- Tree Planting Tips [wmv]

Show #13/1113 - Bulb Show

- Extend The Blooming Season [wmv]

Show #14/1201 - Gardens On Long Island Sound

- Gardens Should Reflect Your Personality [wmv]

Show #15/1202 - The Gardens Of The Alamo

- Secrets For Great Looking Turf [wmv]

Show #16/1203 - San Antonio Riverwalk

- Mound Planting [wmv]

Show #17/1204 - San Antonio Botanical Garden

- A Beautiful Yard That Conserves Water [wmv]

Show #18/1205 - Gardening in Alaska

- Push The Gardening Envelope, They Do In Alaska [wmv]

Show #19/1206 - Colonial Gardens of Colonial Williamsburg

- How Did They Cut The Lawn? [wmv]

Show #20/1207 - Colonial Kitchen Gardening

- Perennials vs. Annuals [wmv]

Show #21/1208 - Modern Landscaping at Colonial Williamsburg

- Plants For Shade vs. Sun [wmv]

Show #22/1209 - Gardening In The Land Of The Giants

- Use Innovative Plant Combinations [wmv]

Show #23/1210 - Betty Ford Alpine Garden

- A Sense of Place [wmv]

Show #24/1211 - Gardens in the Town of Vail

- How To Use A Color Wheel [wmv]

Show #25/1212 - Private Colorado Garden Tour

- Gardening Is A Labor Of Love [wmv]

Show #26/1213 - Native Plants and Ecological Restoration

- Natives Offer Great Diversity [wmv]

Show #27/1301 - Coastal Maine Botanical Garden

- Choosing the Proper Vine [wmv]

Show #28/1302 - Private Maine Garden Tour

- Lily Leaf Beetle - Control [wmv]

Show #29/1303 - Garden Design

- Develop A Landscape Plan [wmv]

Show #30/1304 - Anchorage, Alaska and Alaska Botanical Garden

- Plants That Grow In Alaska Will Grow Elsewhere [wmv]

Show #31/1305 - Greenwood Gardens

- When Making Changes - First Stand Back, Then Edit [wmv]
- Different Containers [wmv]

Show #32/1306 - New York Botanical Garden

- Maintenance/Pruning Tip To Get Roses To Bloom In September [wmv]
- Watering Products That Are Must Haves For The Garden [swf]

Show #33/1307 - Reeves Reed Arboretum

- Electric Mowers [swf]
- Noxious Weeds [swf]

Show #34/1308 - Arizona Oasis

- Great Plants For A Small Space [wmv]

Show #35/1309 - Charleston - Middleton Place and Magnolia Plantation

- Romantic Versus Formal Gardens [wmv]

Show #36/1310 - Roses, Roses, Roses

- Roses Can Be Used Anywhere [wmv]

Show #37/1311 - Landscape Lessons From A 1920's Estate

- Find the Beauty In Your Landscape [wmv]

Show #38/1312 - Eco-Friendly Socks and Driving Grids

- Innovative Methods To Tackle Environmental Issues [wmv]

Show #39/1313 - Historic Charleston Garden Tour

- Tips For Designing A Formal Garden [wmv]

Show #40/1401 - Old Cemeteries, The Birthplace Of Landscape Architecture

- Consider Plants For The Long Term [wmv]

Show #41/1402 - Two Historical Oregon Towns, Two Fantastic Fall Gardens

- Start With A Good Foundation [wmv]

Show #42/1403 - Gardening in Greenwich, Connecticut

- Site Selection Is Very Important [flv]

Show #43/1404 - Desert Plants Often Adapt Nationwide

- How to Make A Succulent Wreath [flv]

Show #44/1405 - Rock Garden Plants

- How To Make A Hypertufa Trough [flv]

Show #45/1406 - American Renaissance Gardens In Florida

- Ideas For Our Home Garden [flv]

Show #46/1407 - Charleston Garden Festival

- What's Old Is New [flv]

Show #47/1408 - Kentucky Collectors Garden

- Garden Design Tips [flv]

Show #48/1409 - Historic Arizona Resort Landscape

- Fire Pits Extend The Season [flv]

Show #49/1410 - Plants With Multi Season Interest

- Gardening Is Richer With Diversity [flv]

Show #50/1411 - South Florida Botanical Garden

- Gardens Are An Evolution [flv]

Show #51/1412 - Container Gardening

- Proper Techniques for Pruning Roses [flv]

Show #52/1413 - Plant Propagation

- Diversity And Changes In The Plant Kingdom [flv]

Check back every week for more "Smart Tips".

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