In this clip, we learn how to prune a tree to keep it healthy and bearing fruit. Learn what to clip and what to avoid while watching a trained arborist prune a backyard fruit tree. For all of the details, take a look.
Fresh herbs are some of the most manageable and useful things you can grow in your garden, but what to do when the harsh winter arrives? Many herbs can survive inside in pots, and this video will teach you how to prepare your herb garden and transfer it into pots for indoor storage during the winter, which when done properly will keep it protected, alive, and flourishing
In this video, we learn how to plant a container herb garden. First, lay down a layer of fertilizer to your pot and then rip off the container from around the plant. Then, place the plant inside of the pot and throw some of the fertilizer around the top of the base of the plant. From here, you will place in the rest of the herbs to the pot until it all fits in well. Then, make sure you water this according to which of the herbs that you are growing. Enjoy watching your herbs grow and enjoy fr...
In this video we learn how to make an autumn themed flower arrangement. Start off by purchasing fruits and vegetables that are fall colors. These colors can be: yellow, orange, light green, and brown. Grab the fruit or vegetable, then remove the inside from it, scooping it all out. Then, grab some fall flowers and cut the stems down on them. Place the flowers into the vegetable center and it will make a gorgeous center! It doesn't take a lot of time or creativity to do this, so it's perfect f...
Orchids are some of the most beautiful flowers that you can own, but they are tropical and if you live somewhere with bad winters you have to take special steps to take care of your plants. Watch this video to find out how.
If you have a big beautiful lawn and live somewhere with cold winters, you probably already know about how to winterize your lawn and how doing so can protect your lawn in the winter and make it grow better in the spring. If you don't, watch this video.
Moss can be a beautiful part of natures, but it can also wreak havoc on your roof shingles or garden plants and rocks. If you've got a moss problem, watch this video for some easy ways you can solve them.
If you live somewhere with harsh winters, you know that they can be hell on your garden and the flower pots therein. Watch this video for tips on protecting different kinds of flower pots from the elements during the winter.
Square foot gardening is a type of gardening in which you carefully arrange plants in tiny squares to maximize space and stylistic harmony. Watch this video to learn how to plan and execute a square foot garden in your apartment or house.
In our most idyllic of dreams we envision living in a 17th century English castle with endless lush fields and gardens bursting with flora and faunt. But unfortunately most of us live in a more urban setting (think right in front of a Subway) and don't have as much space to work with if we want to garden.
Bonsai is a beautiful art that focuses on manipulating a tree to any shape you desire! If you've wanted to grow your own bonsai from a seedling to the full thing and are wondering where to start, check out this video! In it you will learn what sort of trees that you can plant to make into bonsai, as well as how to grow it from seed to seedling!
If you plan on growing a corn garden, you should know that detasseling your crop is a great way to help them cross-pollinate. Watch this video to learn how to detassel corn plants and how doing so will improve your harvest.
Fuschia flowers are very pretty, and they aren't too hard to grow if you've got a nice garden to work with. Watch this video for all kinds of tips on caring for Fuschia plants, like when to deadhead them and when to start and stop adding fertilizer.
During the winter and freak weather events in spring and fall your garden can take a beating from frost and excess cold. Watch this video to learn how you can protect your plants and flowers during the cold so they are healthy and ready to grow when the weather improves.
In this tutorial, we learn how to prune and trim a tree with Lowe's. Pruning your trees will help them stay healthier and look better. It will help the tree grow new and healthy branches and stay alive for longer. Make sure you gather all the tools you need first so you are prepared for your trees. Now, take some pruning shears and climb to find the dead branches on the tree. Cut along the inner corner of the branches to cut them off from the tree. When finished, clean up the dead branch debr...
In this tutorial, we learn how to grow a culinary herb garden. This will save you money in the kitchen and is very easy to do! You can grow herbs in a 6 square feet area that only needs watered for around 10 minutes each day. You just need to make sure to cut out the flowers that will grow inside them. You can grow chives, rosemary, mint, basil, and thyme. You can use all of these inside the kitchen for all of your different dishes. This will save you a small fortune, because herbs at the gro...
In this tutorial, we learn how to start an urban living indoor garden during the winter. You can easily place a shelving unit over the side of a window sill. This will also need a fastener attached to it to give it extra support. After this, you will need to install florescent tubes at the top of the shelving to help your indoor garden grow. Use small plastic bins to plant your seedlings in. These are perfect for a small greenhouse that you can place on the shelves and leave to grow with just...
In this tutorial, we learn how to build a raised flower or garden bed with Lowe's. First, you need to decide what you want your bed built with. There should be enough support for the soil and plants, along with being in a good place so it will reach the sun all over. Make sure there is 6" of soil at the bottom so there is enough room for the plants to grow. Once you have everything constructed, you will be able to plant in your flowers or vegetables. Make sure you pay attention and water them...
Does your green thumb look more like a brown thumb? Not all of us were blessed with Martha Stewart's gardening skills, and that's totally okay. If you're seriously interested in growing your own food, whether in a large garden or a small balcony garden area, you'll get some great tips on how to do it in this video.
Growing your own vegetables are a cheap alternative to going out to the grocery store and buying it. Plus, it will taste much better and you will feel better about yourself as you eat them! If you're looking to grow Asparagus but aren't really sure where to start, check out this video. In it you will learn the best environment to grow them in and what the fastest way is to get the best result.
Roses can easily be passed on to family members and friend by means of root cuttings. Watch this video to learn how to properly root a rose and prepare it to be gifted to someone whose garden your love.
Moths are usually pretty harmless, but the Gypsy Moth is an exception. They can defoliate an area with astonishing speed, and if you see them in your garden you need to take action immediately. Watch this video to find out how.
Christmas Cactus are pretty plants, but getting them to produce their amazing flowers consistently can be a pain. Watch this video to learn how a little darkness and plant food will have you beauty flowering in no time. Well, some time, be patient.
Skunks aren't popular anywhere, and no one wants to risk getting sprayed by one. You can keep skunks at bay by using garbage cans with tight-fitting lids, setting up cage traps and installing floodlights and a sprinkler system in your garden.
You've worked hard to get your garden in shape— the tilling, the planting, the watering, so when pests and weeds threaten your garden, you'll want to take action. But if you don't want to use chemicals, there are effective organic alternatives. Lowe's has the advice you need for keeping those unwanted enemies out.
Start with some old spoons. Then, on a concrete surface, hammer them flat. Once they are sufficiently flattened, trace letters onto the spoon and then stamp them on using a steel stamper (which you can find at a hardware store). Then, all you have to do is plant them in your garden!
The best way to recycle is to reuse trash items as new, useful ones in your own home. If you enjoy gardening, watch this video to learn how to turn an old plastic milk or juice bottle into a cute plastic watering can for your plants.
Any dog and lawn owner is familiar with the ugly yellow stains that come from your dog peeing on your grass. It's bad for the grass and for your state of mind, so watch this video to learn how you can get rid of those stains on your beautiful lawn.
Zen gardens and gardening are serene places and activities. If you want to make your own Zen garden and add some harmony to your life, watch this video to learn some general guidelines for going about it. These tips are for full-size Zen gardens, not the desktop models.
Dwarf palm trees allow people from all over the world to give their homes tropical flare without moving to the tropics. This video will teach you some tips for maintaining and taking care of your dwarf palm tree so it grows happy and healthy
Thatch is the material that is left over after your mow your lawn, and this old dead material can build up and ruin your lawn's health. This video will show you how to use a rear-attachment dethatcher for a riding lawnmower to dethatch your lawn, leaving it the picture of health that you want in front of your home.
Taking care of houseplants is a tough job, especially if you have more than one kind, because the proper, healthy growing conditions can become muddled. If one of your houseplants is a African violet, which is a saintpaulia flowering plant, then this video will help you take care of it for a thriving plant that will surely brighten up any room. Learn about picking the right environment, watering, fertilizing and keeping pests away.
In this tutorial, we learn how to build your own hydroponics system. To do this, you will need: square line rain gutter, 6x end caps, 3x gutter running outlet, 1x small pond pump, 2 meters pond pump tubing, timber for framework, large plastic container, and gutter leaf guard. When you start, you will need to measure out how tall your pump will need to be, then build the framework to surround it. Then, grab all your gutter parts and put them together. Once you do this, start to set up all the ...
Admittedly rainbow dyed roses are pretty tacky, but the idea of "mutation" is cool. And the HowTo behind it seems simple enough. Pick Chur explains:
In this video, we learn how to fertilize your lawn. First, you need to pick out what kind of fertilizer you need. You need to know how to read the numbers that are on the bag, so you can choose the right kind for you. After this, go to the store and look at the different fertilizers that are in stock. Look at the back of the bag and read to see if it's the correct type for your project. After this, look up the right time to apply the fertilizer to your project. When spreading it, make sure it...
This video gives an insight not only into planting a beautiful Japanese Maple Tree, but also other tree's as well. Learn how to dig a proper hole, fertilizer suggestions, mulching and burying. Be sure to watch carefully! Featuring Arborist Gary Overton.
So you want to start a home garden in your backyard? Make sure you pick the best plants and flowers for your garden by considering climate, soil composition and growing seasons for what you want to cultivate. Know the difference between annuals and perennials, and master home gardening techniques so your garden can thrive beautifully!
Most seeds have a thick outer shell meant to protect the soft inner seed. 'Nicking' is a gardening technique to remove the outer shell so the seed will germinate faster in your garden after planting. You can use water, sandpaper, a nail file or even sulfuric acid to nick your seeds.
Having Hummingbirds in your garden and yard is always a fantastic thing, but paying for those already made feeders are a hassle. With this video you'll learn how to create your very own feeder with items found all over the house and for much cheaper than buying one from the store!
If you want to add a fresh touch of elegance and beauty to your home garden, consider planting a few climbing roses along your yard walls or fences. Learn the proper techniques for training, pruning and supporting your climbing rosebush.