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 Latest Video Featured Video: Plantscapes USA Profile

Posted on: March 28th, 2014 by Michele Sokoloff

 Latest Video Propagating Cuttings and Dividing Plants

Posted on: January 8th, 2013 by Michele Sokoloff

Central Texas gardener John Dromgoole, for Backyard Basics, teaches all he knows about propagating cuttings and dividing plants in this 5 minute video.

Watch how he takes cuttings from the various plants and places them in a 50/50 potting soil and perlite mix. He identifies plants such as geraniums, coleus, wandering jew, impatiens, strobilanthes and begonias as good candidates for cuttings. But the message John sends out is that taking cuttings from any plant and trying to propagate them is worth a shot.

 Latest Video Mandevillas – The Beautiful One

Posted on: January 4th, 2013 by Michele Sokoloff

Mandevillas – The Beautiful OneMonrovia plant expert Nicholas Staddon talks about the newer Sun Parasol varieties of tropical Mandevillas known for their large, showy, tubular flowers. Sun Parasols are valued for their intense flower color and glossy foliage. They are super floriferous and will bloom with shorter daylight hours. We can actually enjoy the flowers as early as February, depending on variety, while we must wait until April or as late as June with other Mandevillas. Presented by


 Latest Video Figs

Posted on: January 3rd, 2013 by Michele Sokoloff

figsFig trees are surprisingly easy to grow and the fruit is delicious. These water-wise deciduous trees can be grown in milder climates in the ground, but do quite well in containers. Presented at

 Latest Video Growing in the Shade

Posted on: December 28th, 2012 by Michele Sokoloff

Growing in the ShadeA common gardening challenge is what to plant in the shady spots of your garden. Home & Garden TV host, Jamie Durie, shows how lush and colorful a shade garden can be. Presented at