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Cleaning Up Daylilies
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Extension horticulturist Greg Stack shows how to do spring cleanup in your daylily garden. (54 sec)

Multi-Stemmed Summer-Blooming Shrubs (Renewal Method)
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Learn how to prune your summer flowering Spireas (i.e. 'Anthony Waterer,' 'Goldflame'), Rose of Sharon, Abelia, Honeysuckle, Beautybush, Hydrangea arborescens 'Grandiflora,' and butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) (2:28 min)

Results of Renewal Pruning
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Compare the results of renewal pruning on multi-stemmed summer-blooming shrubs like Spirea. (48 sec)

Pruning Few-Stemmed Shrubs (Part 1)
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Discover some pruning problems that affect your Burning Bush (Euonymous alatus), Rhododendron and Privet. (1:46 min)

Pruning Few-Stemmed Shrubs (Part 2)
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Learn how to correctly prune your Burning Bush (Euonymous alatus), Rhododendron and Privet. (4:57 min)

Cleaning Up Perennials
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Learn how to prune perennials in the Spring. (2:10 min)

Pruning Tools
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Learn the proper tools to make your pruning job a success. (2:39 min)

Multi-Stemmed Spring-Blooming Shrubs (Renewal Method)
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Extension horticulturist Barbara Larson shows you how to prune your lilac, forsythia, shrub dogwoods, spirea vanhouttei and other spring blooming Spireas, Mockorange (Philadelphus), Viburnum, Physocarpus, and Deutzia. (6:50 min)

Directional Pruning
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Learn how to shape your shrubs with directional pruning. (1:09 min)

Pruning Red-Twig Dogwood
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Here's how not to prune red-twig dogwood shrubs. (1:12 min)

Hybrid tea roses
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Extension horticulturist Greg Stack discusses hybrid tea care. (2:10 min)

Shrub roses
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Learn about rugosa roses and why they are a good choice for home gardens. (1:57 min)

Shrub roses ('Carefree' varieties)
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'Carefree' roses are exceptional choices for hedging and as specimen plants. (1:12 min)

Miniature Roses
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Discover how miniature roses can add interest to your garden and excellent choices for small-space gardens. (1:25 min)

Using Annuals for Color Impact
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Find out how to use large numbers of annuals to make a statement with color in your garden. (1:16 min)

Impatiens for Shade
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Impatiens are a good choice for shady spots and give gardens color throughout the season. (1:14 min)

Ornamental Kales and Cabbages for Fall Color
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Think about ornamental kale as a fall garden plant that gives long-term color. (1:15 min)

 

Melampodium for Sunny Spots
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Greg Stack offers melampodium as an excellent dependable, colorful plant. (55 sec)

Blue and White Salvia
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Consider blue and white salvia forsunny and dry garden spots. (54 sec)

General Container Gardening #1
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Coleus and sweet potato vines add a great deal of color and texture to window boxes and container gardens. (1:15 min)

General Container Gardening #2
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See how licorice plants and blue salvia add to container gardens. (1:40 min)

Container Gardening with Vegetables (Beets)
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Beets and eggplant are perfect for a container garden. (1:12 min)

 

Container Gardening with Vegetables (Pepper)
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Balloon peppers make an interesting plant for containers. (31 sec)

Container Gardening with Succulents
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Succulents are a great choice for containers that are placed in a hot, dry spot. (1:23 min)

About the Idea Garden
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Take a quick tour of some of the plants at the Champaign County Master Gardener Idea Garden. (53 sec)

About the Master Gardener Program
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Extension horticulturist Sandy Mason explains how you can become a Master Gardener. (44 sec)

 

Ornamental Grasses
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Learn about the diversity of ornamental grasses that provide interest in gardens all year long. (2:43 min)

Gardening with Children
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Consider a special section in your garden for children. Sandy Mason gives you many ideas to try. (1:51 min)

Herb Gardening
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Explore the different types of basil, rosemary, sage and other herbs with Extension horticulturist Sandy Mason. (3 min)

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