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Enchantress Hydrangea (1:23)
Enchantress® upstages other rebloomers with unique ruby-black stems showcasing a nearly non-stop show of beautiful, mophead flowers. Blooming on old...
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Windcliff Fragrant Pachysandra (2:58)
Visit the garden of renown plant explorer Daniel J. Hinkley, where Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon talks with Dan about an exceptional...

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Tasman Ruffles Pittosporum (1:15)
Visit the garden of renown plant explorer Daniel J. Hinkley,  as he talks about one of the hardiest selections of...
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Plant Explorer Daniel J. Hinkley at Windcliff (2:05)
Join Daniel J. Hinkley, Plant Explorer for a behind the scenes glimpse into Windcliff, his gardens in the Pacific Northwest....

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Cape Restio (2:10)
Visit the Pacific Northwest garden of plant explorer Daniel J. Hinkley, accompanied by Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon. At Windcliff, they chat...
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Glasnevin Chilean Potato Bush (2:29)
Join Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon for a behind the scenes glimpse into Windcliff, Dan Hinkley’s garden in the Pacific Northwest. They...

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Formosan Fingers™ Pittosporum (2:10)
Join Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon for a behind the scenes glimpse into Windcliff, Dan Hinkley’s garden in the Pacific Northwest. They...
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Cathedral Gem Sausage Vine (3:12)
Join Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon as he visits Windcliff, the Pacific Northwest garden of plant explorer Daniel J. Hinkley. In this...

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Windcliff Flurry Hardy Fuchsia (2:43)
Join Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon as he visits the Pacific Northwest garden of plant explorer Daniel J. Hinkley. In this episode,...
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Camouflage™ Variegated Japanese Aralia (2:44)
Join Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon on his visit to Windcliff, the Pacific Northwest garden of plant explorer Daniel J. Hinkley. In...

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How to Fertilize Lantana (2:04)
Fertilizing Lantana in the right way will keep them looking great all throughout the season. Find out how to fertilize...
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How to trim Vining Lantana (2:40)
Trimming a vining lantana will encourage new growth all throughout the season. Trim vining lantana with help from the spokesperson...

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How Prepare soil to plant Lantana (1:33)
Preparing the soil to plant lantana is something you want to do with both organic soil and native soil. Prepare...
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How to Trim a Mandevilla (3:02)
Trimming a mandevilla in the right way will help encourage new growth all year long. Trim a mandevilla with help...

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How to Mulch Hostas (2:06)
Mulching hostas is something you’ll have to do a couple of times a year. Find out how to properly mulch...
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How to Replant Hosta (2:06)
Replanting a hosta is something you might have to do if you’re going from indoors to outdoors. Replant hosta with...

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Reviving a Transplanted Hosta (2:13)
Reviving a transplanted hosta is something you can do with the right type of nutrients and some water. Revive a...
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How to Plant Container Hostas (2:42)
Planting container hostas is a great way to bring them inside if you so choose. Plant container hostas with help...

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How far apart to plant Hosta? (1:48)
How far apart you want to plant hostas depends largely on how many you’re planting in the first place. Find...
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How to Plant Hibiscus in fall (3:11)
Planting hibiscus in the fall is a great way to celebrate the end of summer. Plant hibiscus in the fall...

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How to Plant Butterfly and Hummingbird Wildflower Gardens (3:05)
Planting butterfly and hummingbird wildflower gardens is a great way to embrace a current cultural shift happening all over the...
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Dan Hinkley Plant Explorer: Beesia deltophylla (1:30)
Join Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon for a behind the scenes glimpse into Dan Hinkley’s garden in the Pacific Northwest, as they...

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Dan Hinkley Plant Explorer: Green Giant Chinese Fairy Bells (2:25)
Renowned plant explorer, Dan Hinkley, is known for his amazing ability to identify rare and interesting new plant varieties. Join...
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Dan Hinkley Plant Explorer: Mountain Pepper (1:35)
Join Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon for a glimpse into Dan Hinkley’s garden in the Pacific Northwest. In this episode, they discuss...

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Dan Hinkley Plant Explorer: Pewter Pillar® Winter’s Bark (2:32)
Join Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon for a behind the scenes look at Dan Hinkley’s garden in the Pacific Northwest. In this...
Dan Hinkley Plant Explorer Series: Acacia Pravissima (02:00)
Join Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon for a behind the scenes look at Dan Hinkley’s garden. In this episode Dan discusses the...

How to Fertilize a Dwarf Alberta Spruce (02:27)
Fertilizing a dwarf Alberta spruce will more than pay off in the long run in the form of a really...
How to Feed Lemon Trees (01:55)
Lemon trees always need to be fed and cared for in very specific ways to make sure that they grow...

How to Repot an Alberta Spruce to a Bigger Container (03:25)
You will likely need to repot your Alberta spruce into a bigger container as the plant continues to grow. Repot...
Barberry Bush Care (02:23)
Caring for a barberry bush isn’t exactly like caring for other types of bushes in your yard. Learn about barberry...

Flower Planter Tips (02:30)
Flower planters can make great additions to any home garden or landscape design. Get flower planter tips with help from...
How to Fertilize Acid-Loving Boxwood (01:43)
Fertilizing an acid-loving boxwood always demands that you keep a few useful tips and tricks in mind. Fertilize acid-loving boxwood...

Ideas to Hide Garden Fences (02:14)
Garden fences don’t have to be eye sores – you can actually incorporate them into your overall design. Get ideas...
The Best Spot to Plant a Fig Tree (01:32)
When it comes to planting a fig tree, not all spots in your yard will be of equal efficiency. Learn...

How to Plant a Pomegranate Tree (02:13)
When planting a pomegranate tree, you’re always going to have to make a few considerations regarding when you’re planting your...
Inexpensive, Small-Scale Landscaping Flower Garden Ideas (02:30)
Not all landscaping flowers need to be expensive. Get inexpensive, small-scale landscaping flower ideas with help from a gardening professional...

Blueberry Bushes: Tips & Tricks to High Fruit Production & Knowing When to Trim Them (03:05)
When planting blueberry bushes, you always need to consider things like trimming frequency and high fruit production. Find out a...
How to Landscape With Foundation Plants (02:31)
When landscaping with foundation plants, you will soon find out what a great design opportunity they really are. Landscape with...

How to Hedge With Buxus (01:21)
When hedging with buxus, you’re always going to want to keep a few very integral design tips in mind. Hedge...
How to Protect Raspberries (02:57)
Raspberries need to be properly protected to help make sure that they always grow as they should. Learn how to...

How Do I Plant Bougainvilleas? (02:45)
Planting bougainvilleas is a lot easier than most people seem to assume. Find out how to plant bougainvilleas with help...
How to Get Stronger Plants in a Garden (02:00)
The secret to getting stronger plants in a garden rests with a few key areas of your preparation process. Get...

Blueberry Care Tips (05:47)
Do you have blueberry bushes in the ground or container but not quite sure how to take care of them?...
Hydrangea Plum Passion® (01:20)
A Dan Hinkley Plant Collection™ selection, this unique shrub was discovered in China—the first ever purple leaved Hydrangea! Foliage is...

Jamie Durie’s Outdoor Bath (01:31)
HGTV star Jamie Durie educates viewers every week about his Outdoor Room concept. And he lives it, too — in...
Jamie Durie’s Vertical Garden (01:25)
Have an ugly fence you want to cover? Or just want to create lush walls to enclose a space? HGTV...

Jamie Durie: Easy Shade Garden (01:36)
A common gardening challenge is what to plant in the shady spots of the garden. HGTV star Jamie Durie shows...
Design Tips from Jamie Durie (01:55)
Landscape design can be easy if you follow a few basic rules. HGTV star Jamie Durie shows us how to...

Jamie Durie’s Favorite Plants (01:01)
Star of HGTV’s The Outdoor Room, Jamie Durie knows what it takes to be successful in the garden — healthy,...
Jamie Durie’s Edible Landscape (02:05)
Known for creating Outdoor Rooms on HGTV, Jamie Durie gives us a peek at his own outdoor kitchen, backed by...

Butterfly Bush (01:53)
Two fantastic Butterfly Bushes (or Buddleia), Lo & Behold and Miss Ruby. Lo & Behold is the first variety to...
Angel Red® Pomegranate (02:14)
Angel Red is an improved variety of Pomegranate. It has an abundance of bright red fruit that appears earlier than...

Tabletop Topiaries (02:11)
Nicholas shows off an array of Tabletop Topiaries in mossy, terra cotta pots. Fragrant Lavender, Rosemary and Sweet Bay Laurel,...
Golden Jackpot® Bougainvillea (02:25)
Bright purple color from the new Golden Jackpot Bougainvillea. Its variegated foliage makes a stunning contrast. This is a sport...

Camellias (02:31)
What’s the difference between a Japonica and a Sasanqua Camellia? Nicholas explains and describes the world’s first prostrate Camellia, and...
KATRINA® African Iris (01:45)
African Iris has long been a staple of the drought tolerant garden. The new Katrina variety is an improvement in...

Figs (02:03)
Fig trees are surprisingly easy to grow, and the fruit is delicious. These water-wise deciduous trees can be grown in...
Bountiful Blue® Blueberry (01:46)
You can grow Blueberries – even in warmer climates. This new Bountiful Blue variety has stunning blue foliage, dainty white...

Agapanthus Baby Pete (01:44)
Baby Pete is a new dwarf variety of Agapanthus, or Lily of the Nile. It has shorter, wider leaves as...
Brakelights Yucca (01:26)
Red Yucca is a great water-wise plant. This new vibrant, brake-light red color is stands out against the standard variety,...

Foundation Plants (03:21)
Foundation plants are the bones of the garden. They provide the structure and backdrop for your design. Plant expert Nicholas...
Flowering Shrubs (02:47)
Plant expert Nicholas Staddon is excited about some great new flowering shrubs that are easy care and a stunning addition...

Topiaries (02:01)
Topiary trees are hotter than ever. Our plant expert Nicholas Staddon takes the mystery out of selecting topiary at the...
Choosing Healthy Plants (03:03)
Plant expert Nicholas Staddon from Monrovia will show you what to look for when buying plants. Pick the healthiest plants...

Fruit Trees (02:06)
Plant a few trees and enjoy your own organic fruits. Monrovia plant expert Nicholas Staddon will make your mouth water...
Hinkley Collection (02:26)
Renowned plant explorer, Dan Hinkley, is known throughout the horticultural industry for his amazing ability to identify rare and interesting...

Skygardening (02:11)
Our plant expert, Nicholas Staddon, calls it “sky gardening,” meaning using plants with an upright structure, as if they are...
Edibles (03:03)
These edibles are low-maintenance and easy to grow. All are beautiful plants that will fit in to an existing ornamental...

Tropicals (01:56)
Tropical plants are those that….well…grow in the tropics. The good news is that not all tropicals need rainforest amounts of...
Tropicals Pt. 2 (01:54)
Tropical plants bring bright bold color to the garden. Monrovia plant expert, Nicholas Staddon, talks about more great tropicals that...

Mandevillas (02:04)
Monrovia plant expert Nicholas Staddon talks about the newer Sun Parasol varieties of tropical Mandevillas known for their large, showy,...
Fall Container Gardening (03:17)
Containers in the garden let you put vibrant fall color right where you want it. Our plant expert Aaron Shiver...

Front Door (01:05)
Aaron Shiver, with Monrovia Growers shows you how to use dramatic fall foliage, paired with pumpkins and gourds, to make...
Patio (03:02)
Go beyond orange and black this Halloween. Aaron Shiver with Monrovia Growers, shows you how to shake up your traditional...