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Horticulture: Your Yard & Garden

Video Still of Annuals and Perennials DVD with co-host, John Fech (right)

Garden Center Update Educational Resources

Educational resources for green professionals, gardeners and more.

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Horticultural DVD's and videotapes for the commercial horticulture industry and garden enthusiasts. Great for training!

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Title: Containers Big & Small!

Learn: How Containers are Used in the Landscape | How to Select Containers for Special Uses | How to Select and Place Plants in Containers | Appropriate Use of Containers in Public Places | Who Buys Containers and Why.
(31-minute DVD - $15)


Title: Plants for Problem Places

Learn how to: Analyze a Landscape for Potential Problems | Solve Design Problems with Perennials & Annuals | Use Groundcovers & Vines Effectively | Anticipate Insect & Disease Problems.
(30-minute DVD - $15)


Title: Annuals & Perennials

Learn how to: Design a Flower Bed | Use Proper Cultural Practices | Use Containers Effectively | Divide & Multiple Perennials.
(53-minute DVD - $15)


Title: Lawn Establishment & Renovation - Off to a Good Start

Learn how to: Assess a turfgrass site before renovation | Eliminate the problems of turfgrass establishment | Prepare turfgrass sites for renovation | Establish a turfgrass from seed.
(30-minute VIDEOTAPE - $10)

Title: Making Every Drop Count - Irrigation Efficiency

Learn how to: Schedule irrigation | Measure water distribution | Select irrigation heads | Reduce runoff & water wasted.
(30-minute VIDEOTAPE - $10)


Title: Using Small Trees in the Landscape

Learn how to: Select small trees | Use small trees in the landscape | Use small trees for special purposes | Develop new cultivars.
(30-minute VIDEOTAPE - $10)


Title: Seasonal Rose Care - Essential Maintenance Practices

Learn how to: Plant & transplant roses | Prune roses for health & bloom | Detect disease & insect problems | Protect roses over winter.
(30-minute VIDEOTAPE - $10)


Title: Making Every Drop Count - Irrigation Efficiency

Learn how to: Schedule irrigation | Measure water distribution | Select irrigation heads | Reduce runoff and water wasted.
(30-minute VIDEOTAPE - $10)


New Resources


Spanish Communication Guide

The Communication Guides are Laminated, Convenient Size, Four-Fold for Easy Use. View Example 1 and Example 2

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About the Guides:


Español a inglés - English to Spanish
1. GUIDE FOR COMMUNICATION for the Green Industry

Phrases for: Hiring & Firing | Meeting and Greeting | Common Phrases | Numbers | Colors | Days | Months | Dates & Times, Telling Time | Speed Expressions | Quantity Expressions

Español a inglés - English to Spanish
2. GUIDE FOR COMMUNICATION for Landscaping & Grounds Keeping

Phrases for: Installation | Maintenance | Weather | Seasons | Terms | Locations | Actions | Quantities | People Descriptions

Español a inglés - English to Spanish
3. GUIDE FOR COMMUNICATION for Golf & Pond Maintenance

Phrases for: Golf Course Operations | Ornamentals | Pond Maintenance | Soil Types | Plant Types | Bugs | Tools | Driving a Company Vehicle

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