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How to Grow: Controlling Deer

Learn the best ways to control deer and care for your garden. With a combination of fencing and repellent sprays, you can grow your vegetables, flowers, and fruits safely and keep deer at bay.  For more garden videos, check out the National Gardening Association Transcript Hi I'm Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association. Today I'd like to show you how to control deer in your yard. Deer browsing on your favorite trees, shrubs, perennials and vegetables has become a big problem across the country. As their population increases...

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How to Grow: Caring For a Vegetable Garden

Learn how to care for your vegetable garden in summer. This video includes information on fertilizing, thinning root crops, and watering your vegetables. For more garden videos, check out the National Gardening Association Transcript Hi I'm Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association, today I'd like to talk to you about maintaining the vegetable garden. You know we spend a lot of time and energy building the soil and planting seeds and transplants in spring. But often by midsummer we forget about the vegetable garden. We really...

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How to Grow: Pruning a Hedge

Learn how to prune and care for an evergreen hedge such as arborvitae, cedar and yews. This video has special instructions on the tools and techniques to keep the hedge healthy. For more garden videos, check out the National Gardening Association Transcript Hi I'm Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association. Today I'd like to show you how to prune an evergreen hedge. Robert Frost once said "good fences make good neighbors". Well plants make excellent fences. Deciduous, which are the plants that drop their leaves in the fall, and...

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How to Grow: Planting Spring Flowering Bulbs

Learn the best ways to plant and care for tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and other spring flowering bulbs in fall for a beautiful flower garden in spring. This video includes information on planting, fertilizing and layering the bulbs. For more garden videos, check out the National Gardening Association Transcript Hi I'm Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association. It may look like fall all around me, but I'm thinking about spring. Today I'd like to talk to you about how to plant spring flowering bulbs. There are a number of bulbs...

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How to Grow: Organic Vegetable Garden Insect Pest Control

Learn how to control insect pests and care for your vegetable garden by planting the right crops, and using barriers, traps, and organic sprays. For more garden videos, check out the National Gardening Association Transcript Hi I'm Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association. Today I'd like to talk to you about organic vegetable garden pest control. If you designed your garden well, built up the soil, and mixed in flowers and herbs with your vegetables chances are you're not going to have a lot of insect pests. Natural controls,...

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How to Grow: Making a Raised Bed Garden

Learn how to build a raised bed garden including the materials to use, the size of the bed, and what to grow and hot to care for them. For more garden videos, check out the National Gardening Association. Transcript Hi I'm Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association. Today I'd like to talk to you about raised bed gardening. Raised beds are just what they sound like; mounds of soil that made it to various shapes. They offer lots of advantages in the garden. They warm up sooner and dry out faster in the spring making it easier for...

VegetableVideos

How to Grow: Vegetable Seed Starting

Learn how to start your vegetable seeds indoors and care for them including seed selection, pots, soil, watering and light. For more garden videos, check out the National Gardening Association Transcript Hi I'm Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association. Today I'd like to talk to you about starting vegetable seeds indoors for transplanting outdoors into the garden. You don't need a greenhouse like this one to start your own vegetable seeds indoors. You can do it at home and there's lots of advantages to doing that. You can save...

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How to Grow: Plant a Tree

Learn how to plant your tree in this step by step process including how to dig the hole, placing the tree in the hole, watering the tree, and mulching the tree. For more garden videos, check out the National Gardening Association Transcript Hi I'm Charlie Nardzzi of the National Gardening Association. Today I'd like to talk to you about how to plant trees and shrubs. Fall is the perfect time to plant deciduous trees and shrubs in most parts of the country. The cool air and short days stimulate the leaves to drop, but the warm soil provide...

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How to Grow: Designing a Container Garden

Learn to design and care for a container garden including plant selection, best pots, soil and maintenance techniques. Designing a Container Flower Garden Today I want to show you how to design a container flower garden. Containers can be used to create gardens in almost any location whether it be a balcony, deck, patio, on a rooftop or right in the garden. What you need to have is the right pot for the right plant. As long as it is sturdy enough to hold the soil and plants and has drainage holes it can be used as a flower pot. In fact,...

VegetableVideos

How to Grow: Starting a Vegetable Garden

Learn how to plan, design, care for and lay out a basic vegetable garden using my 5 S's of vegetable gardening: sun, soil, site, size and selection. For more garden videos, check out the National Gardening Association         Watch: Starting a Vegetable Garden Transcript Hi. I'm Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association. Today I'd like to talk to you about how to set up a vegetable garden. There's nothing better than growing your own vegetables in your yard. It's a safe, effective, healthy way to grow...