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Planting a Hanging Strawberry Basket (0:40)
Want a fun and tasty addition to your patio this summer? Here are a few professional tips on how to...
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How to Care for Roses in Summer (0:50)
Want another set of beautiful blooms on your roses this summer? Prune, feed, water, and mulch. As simple as that.

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4 Pruning Techniques (0:40)
What to know how to prune? Here are the four techniques we use to prune perennials and shrubs.
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How to Mulch (0:36)
Here are the steps to take to effectively mulch so that weeds stay out and moisture stays in.

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How to Blue Hydrangeas (0:37)
Just a couple of easy steps to get your Hydrangeas to turn blue.
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How to Shape a Boxwood (0:28)
How to effectively shape a boxwood shrub.

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Make a Better Potting Mix (0:33)
Our secret recipe for a better potting mix.
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Know When to Water your Container (0:23)
How to know when your container needs water. 3 easy tricks.

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One Plant, Two Container Styles (0:37)
Container Gardens can be the perfect accent to any area of your outdoor space. Here are a few tips to...
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Container Gardens For Your Front Door (0:32)
Design rules to consider when creating a porchscape. Know it. Grow it.

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Right Size Pot For Your Plant (0:28)
Here are a few tips for finding the right size pot for your plant. Know it. Grow it.
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Grow Beautifully Anthem (0:45)
We believe that your outdoor space is your personal retreat, a quiet place to relax with friends and family and...

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Monrovia | Healthy, beautiful plants (0:15)
We believe that your outdoor space is your personal retreat, a quiet place to relax with friends and family and...
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Monrovia | As your garden grows (0:15)
We believe that your outdoor space is your personal retreat, a quiet place to relax with friends and family and...

Pink-A-Boo® Camellia (0:39)
Perfect for adding color to the winter garden, Pink-A-Boo Camellia offers wonderfully fragrant, deep pink blooms centered with bright yellow...
Camouflage™ Fatsia (0:32)
The dramatic foliage of Camouflage™ Japanese Aralia brings tropical flair to any garden or patio. Found in Japan by plant...

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Join plant explorer Daniel J. Hinkley at his garden in the Pacific Northwest, as he talks about the garden merits...
Chilean Prickly Rhubarb (1:32)
In his Pacific Northwest garden, plant explorer Dan Hinkley talks about an intriguing species from southern Chile, Gunnera tinctoria, also...

Taiping Shan Evergreen Climbing Hydrangea (3:10)
At his Windcliff garden in the Pacific Northwest, plant explorer Dan Hinkley talks with Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon about an exceptional...
Antonow’s Blue Honey Bush (1:52)
Join Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon on a visit with plant explorer Dan Hinkley in his Pacific Northwest garden, Windcliff. They talk...

Red-Leafed Mukdenia (3:06)
Join Nicholas Staddon of Monrovia with renown plant explorer Dan Hinkley in his Windcliff garden. They chat about the colorful...
Variegated Box-Leaf Azara ()
At his Windcliff garden in the Pacific Northwest, plant explorer Dan Hinkley talks with Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon about the Variegated...

Sparkler® Willow-Leaf Stachyurus (2:58)
Visit Windcliff, the Pacific Northwest garden of plant explorer Daniel J. Hinkley, accompanied by Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon. In this segment,...
Taiwanese Parasol Tree (2:44)
Join Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon for a glimpse into Windcliff, Dan Hinkley’s garden in the Pacific Northwest. They talk about an...

Honey Tree Viburnum (2:35)
Visit Windcliff, the Pacific Northwest garden of plant explorer Daniel J. Hinkley, accompanied by Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon. In this segment,...
Pink-A-Boo® Anemone Clematis (1:58)
Join Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon on a visit to Windcliff, the Pacific Northwest garden of plant explorer Daniel J. Hinkley. In...

Enchantress Hydrangea (0:49)
New re-blooming Blue Enchantress Hydrangea® offers a summer-long display of color, and the most incredible blue when planted in acidic...
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...

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...
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....

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...
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...

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...
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...

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,...
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...

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...
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...

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...
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...

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...
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...

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...
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...

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...
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...

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...
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: 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...
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...

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...
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 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...

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...
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...

Butterfly Bush (01:53)
Two fantastic Butterfly Bushes (or Buddleia), Lo & Behold and Miss Ruby. Lo & Behold is the first variety to...
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...

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...
Tabletop Topiaries (02:11)
Nicholas shows off an array of Tabletop Topiaries in mossy, terra cotta pots. Fragrant Lavender, Rosemary and Sweet Bay Laurel,...

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...
Agapanthus Baby Pete (01:31)
Baby Pete is a new dwarf variety of Agapanthus, or Lily of the Nile. It has shorter, wider leaves as...

Bountiful Blue® Blueberry (01:32)
You can grow Blueberries – even in warmer climates. This new Bountiful Blue variety has stunning blue foliage, dainty white...
Figs (02:03)
Fig trees are surprisingly easy to grow, and the fruit is delicious. These water-wise deciduous trees can be grown in...

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...
Brakelights Yucca (0:52)
Brakelights™ Red Yucca offers great garden impact with low effort. The silvery green grass-like foliage stays year-round, and its vibrant...

Topiaries (02:01)
Topiary trees are hotter than ever. Our plant expert Nicholas Staddon takes the mystery out of selecting topiary at the...
Flowering Shrubs (02:47)
Plant expert Nicholas Staddon is excited about some great new flowering shrubs that are easy care and a stunning addition...

Foundation Plants (03:21)
Foundation plants are the bones of the garden. They provide the structure and backdrop for your design. Plant expert Nicholas...
Skygardening (02:11)
Our plant expert, Nicholas Staddon, calls it “sky gardening,” meaning using plants with an upright structure, as if they are...

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

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...
Edibles (03:03)
These edibles are low-maintenance and easy to grow. All are beautiful plants that will fit in to an existing ornamental...

Mandevillas (02:04)
Monrovia plant expert Nicholas Staddon talks about the newer Sun Parasol varieties of tropical Mandevillas known for their large, showy,...
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...

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...
Patio (03:02)
Go beyond orange and black this Halloween. Aaron Shiver with Monrovia Growers, shows you how to shake up your traditional...

Front Door (01:05)
Aaron Shiver, with Monrovia Growers shows you how to use dramatic fall foliage, paired with pumpkins and gourds, to make...
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...