Gardening school is in session and Shirley is teaching the absolute basics, such as: what to wear, what tools to use, what is the difference between an annual, perennial, and biennial? What is a garden zone, and which one is yours? Class is in session, so spit out your gum and listen up. Time to learn Gardening 101. DP and Editor–Nathan Blair Sound Mixer–Chris Hall Subscribe to DIGS! www.youtube.com DIG us on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, & Pinterest! twitter.com digschannel.tumblr.com Have any gardening questions for Shirley? Leave your comments below and Shirley will answer them. More from Shirley: Youtube.com Shirley Bovshow’s funny, warm and accessible personality made her a garden television favorite in North America as the co-host and designer of the “Garden Police” makeover show on the Discovery Home channel and popular expert on HGTV, Style Network, USA, and other major national media outlets. Based in hot, dry, Los Angeles, Shirley shares design ideas and makeovers from her professional landscaping projects on her top rated, “Eden Makers Blog” , HGTV.com. Houzz.com and her new blog, Foodie Gardener. Shirley has partnered with professional producers, writers and editors from garden television to produce multiple original garden video series for the web. Her shows include the international, “Garden World Report,” “Garden Center TV”, and “Garden Makeover TV.” More from Ariana Seigel and Emma Tattenbaum-Fine can be found at www.youtube.com/ariANDemma. www.facebook.com …
Visit a community garden in Tompkins Square Park North in Brooklyn, NY. Urban Gardener is a video series dedicated to exploring some of the most interesting city green spaces and meeting some of the most creative urban gardeners around the US, whether they’re just off a street or ontop of a skyscraper – we’ll find ’em. This series is produced by SPACES – a YouTube original Home + Design channel. Watch more on SPACEStv Subscribe at www.YouTube.com Follow us at www.twitter.com Friend us at www.facebook.com Pin with us at www.Pinterest.com.SPACEStv See more photos at http
Flower beds do not have to be elaborate to enjoy fresh vegetables and beautiful flowers. With a raised garden bed, you can customize your garden bed however you want. Building a standard 3’x5′ garden bed with wood is most typical; however, you can use blocks, pavers, stone or even just a pile of soil. For this project you will need 2’x4’s, a 4’x4′ post, a tape measure, pencil and square, dill with bits and screws, a circular saw, work gloves, soil, landscape fabric, a shovel and hoe, a level, a utility knife, sawhorses, soil, a wheelbarrow, a soaker hose and some flower or vegetables. Select a location with plenty of sun where you can have access on both sides. Mark the dimensions of the area you want to have your garden bed, and dig up the sod. Do not dig too deep, but just enough to remove the sod. Check the ground with the level to make sure the base is even. Next, lay the landscaping fabric down and cut to fit. Cut the 2’x4’s and 4’x4’s to length, screw the 2’x4′ to each other, and the 4’x4′ inside each corner to form a box. Set the box in its designated area and make sure it is level. Cut any excess landscaping fabric and add your dirt or compost soil. Next plant your vegetables or flowers by pulling back the dirt. If you wish to add an irrigation system, simply set a hose in between the plants, cover with soil, and set to a timer. To find more helpful hints on water irrigation visit www.Lowes.com Now you have a beautiful raised flower garden for years of enjoyment …
Vegetables will require a lot of careful fertilization during their initial growth period. Learn how to best fertilize vegetables with help from a garden teacher and expert in this free video clip. Expert: Jessica Craven Bio: Jessica Craven has extensive experience working with school gardens, horticultural therapy gardens (for physically and developmentally disabled adults), as well as serving as a garden teacher. Filmmaker: Alfredo Rodriguez Series Description: A tomato garden can be both a fun and ultimately rewarding addition to hour home. Find out about tomato gardening with help from a garden teacher and expert in this free video series.
Learn how to create good growing soil when growing a garden in this free gardening video.. Expert: Tia Pinney Bio: Tia Pinney is a Teacher Naturalist and Adult Program Coordinator at Mass Audubons Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary in Lincoln, Massachusetts. Filmmaker: Christian Munoz-Donoso
Lowe’s Creative Ideas brings you unique gardening and landscaping ideas that will make any backyard the perfect spot for entertaining or relaxing. When turning a simple patio into a customizable entertainment space, making a plan is the first and most important goal. Having a clear plan of progression, knowing what projects to do first and getting the heavy lifting, like building a patio, out of the way is important. A patio can breathe a whole new life to a backyard. Adding simple lighting fixtures is just as important indoors as outdoors. A little more light means more time to enjoy your new space and it emits a comfy ambiance. Bring the inside out! Be as comfortable as you are inside, outside. When it comes to the landscape, do your research. Knowing what flowers, shrubs and trees can tolerate certain climates is important. Some soils are also more acidic than others, and some plants may fail or thrive in them. Whether you are lining a walkway or adding trees for shade and privacy pick ones that will work in your environment. The results will speak for themselves. With just a few simple creative ideas from Lowe’s you can begin to take advantage of old unused backyard space and turn them into the focal point of your home. Go to www.Lowes.com for more tips! Subscribe to Lowe’s YouTube for great how to videos and home improvement tips: www.youtube.com Or head to our channel: www.youtube.com
Daddy Pete representative, Melvin York, demonstrates raised bed gardening with Pete’s Raised Bed Mix. www.daddypetes.com Video Filmed by Amber S. Wallace Photography
There are a few basics you should know about fall container gardening that will make sure your plants survive in a cool climate. Watch this About.com video to see useful tips.
Subscribe Now: www.youtube.com Watch More: www.youtube.com Hydroponics is a soil-less system of growing. Grow flowers hydroponically with help from a creative and committed designer in this free video clip. Expert: Janice Nath Contact: www.ambius.com/designers/janice-nath Bio: Janice Nath is a creative and committed designer who loves creating ambiences for businesses which touch the five senses and empower everyone to thrive. Filmmaker: Janice Nath Series Description: Gardening might not be the easiest thing in the world, but it is ultimately one of the most rewarding ways that you can personalize your home. Get gardening tips with help from a creative and committed designer in this free video series.
This is our thirdyear attempting to grow fruits, vegetables and herbs in containers on our patio in the city. Each week we update with what’s new, good or bad, in our patio garden. This year we are growing: Basil Cherry Tomatoes Cilantro Dill Jalapeno Peppers Strawberries Cucumbers Garlic and a Jubilee Tomato plant