How to Know How Big a Tree Will Become
In this episode of Growing Wisdom Dave talks about trees. He explains how to know how big a tree will grow over the decades.
Gadgets for the Geeky Gardener
The latest plant-growing gadgetry promises to automate the process of bringing the outdoors in. Laura Moser test-drove three devices, and has her take on Lunch Break.
Learning About Japanese Maple Trees
In this episode of Growing Wisdom we visit Stone Gate gardens in Lincoln, MA, to learn about Japanese Maple Trees. Featuring Fire Glow and Autumn Moon trees.
Rock Garden Plants That Stay Small
In this episode of Growing Wisdom Dave visits a beautiful low lying garden with many interesting plants including Tsuga canadensis and Chamaecyparis.
How to Plant a Vegetable Garden
Watch Martha answer questions for first-time vegetable gardeners, discussing the perfect plants for beginners and important mistakes to avoid.
How to Plant a Lettuce Garden
Learn how to plant a raised bed specifically for lettuce varieties, creating an abundant harvest for fresh salads all summer long.
Martha's Container Gardening Tips
Container gardening is a great way to decorate patios and terraces. Martha shares her expert tips for filling large pots and arranging plants.
Black Spot Rose Disease Prevention and Treatment
In this episode of Growing Wisdom Dave discusses methods of prevention and treatment of the black spot rose disease.
Lesser-Known Herbs Tempt Gardeners
For the adventurous gardener, the herb garden goes well beyond basil. Anne-Marie Chaker reports on Lunch Break.
Fix This Yard : Flower Pot Shelves
Amy teaches Deborah how to construct a shelf that holds the potted plants inside rather than on top.
How to Prepare Your Lawn for Summer
In this episode of Growing Wisdom Dave discusses some useful tips for making your lawn look its best for summer.
How to Plant Onions in Spring
In this episode of Growing Wisdom Dave shows how to plant onions in early spring.
How to Create an Enchanting Victorian Garden
Heather Lenkin describes how she created this enchanting Victorian garden.
Using Trees in Outdoor Spaces
Trees provide shade, define spaces and add interest to outdoor areas.
How to Balance Hardscapes and Softscapes in Your Garden
Use succulents, moss and small plants to balance hardscapes and softscapes.
Learn All About Succulent Plants
Succulents' colors, shapes and ease of care make them popular in dry areas.
How to Build Garden Boxes
Chris Lambton shows how to build garden boxes for raised bed gardening.
Using Vines in Shade Structures
Vines can be used outdoors to soften a hardscape and add organic interest.
Landscape Tips for Curb Appeal
John Gidding shares tips on foundation planting to improve a home's facade.
Creating a Hanging Garden
Chris Lambton shows how planting bags make hanging gardens a snap to make.
Using Potted Plants Outdoors
Outdoors, potted plants define spaces, add color and create focal points.
"Oprah Show" Vault: Jamie Durie's Urban Garden Makeovers
Harpo Studios' city-dwelling neighbors may not have yards, but that doesn't mean they can't have blooming gardens. In this clip from "The Oprah Winfrey Show" vault, landscape designer Jamie Durie gives Oprah's neighbors their own gardens in the city. Watch as he transforms their balconies into beautiful green spaces and experience the neighbors' surprise of seeing their new outdoor areas.
Creating Spring Containers with Pansies and Violas
In this episode of Growing Wisdom, Dave creates two great spring containers with pansies and violas.
How to Plant a Tree
Ahmed shares tree planting and staking tips to help promote fast growth.
How to Organize and Plant a Garden
Martha Stewart designs and cultivates an herb garden with an intricate knot pattern.
Green Gardening Tips
Martha shares tips for making your gardening more eco-friendly by using different pots and mowers.
Growing Edible Ground Covers in Containers
In this episode of Growing Wisdom we show how to grow the edible ground cover claytonia in a container.
How to Organize and Store Seeds
Martha Stewart organizes and stores her leftover seed packets.
How to Recycle Hosiery to Tie Tomato Plants
Martha Stewart passes on Faith Swanson's gardening tip of recycling pantyhose to tie up tomato plants.
How to Reuse Garden Markers
Martha Stewart shows us how to recycle garden markers and demonstrates different types of plant markers.