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Spooky season brings us creepy but tame beneficial Garden Orb Weaver spiders – Featured Video

Come and see the big female garden orb weaver, she has a huge cicada in her web. View video on YouTube Joyce Browning Horticulturist, Master Gardener Coordinator Video credit: Bethany Evans Longwood Gardens Professional Gardener Program Alumni; CPH

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Nasty weed, Jack-in-the-pulpit look-a-like: Pinellia ternata – Featured Video

Wish this enemy on no one because at the professional gardens they discard the contaminated weedy soil. Or they have resorted to sifting the soil to remove the corms. It is a bad weed. And solarization does not outlast the…

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Asian Jumping Worms – Featured Video

We all learned as school kids that worms performed important tilling procedures that benefited the soil. But the Asian Jumping Worm is different because it consumes so much of the woodland leaf litter that the soil becomes depleted. These worms…

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Featured Videos – Pollinators Playlist

In honor of National Pollinator Week, take a look at this playlist of quick pollinator videos by HGIC. More videos by HGIC on YouTube.

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Featured Video – Building a cinder block square foot garden

This video from NC State Extension outlines a great square-foot garden build created with cinder blocks.  Use the holes in the blocks to plant ornamentals and other plants that will attract pollinators to your food crop.

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Garlic Mustard – Invasive Plant in Maryland – Featured Video

Professional Horticulturist Ellen Nibali identifies garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) and explains how to remove this invasive plant from your garden. This plant is popping up in Maryland right now, so be on the lookout! Take a look at our Invasive…

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Early Spring Pruning of Roses – Featured Video

The best time of year to prune your roses is right about now.  Take a look at this video to learn how.

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