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  • The University of Florida/IFAS is pleased to announce another release of our new gardening series, Gardening Solutions! We feel you'll find these segments, listed below in the order as they appear on the enclosed DVD, could be a integral part of your programming schedule.  Thank you in advance for your willingness to consider providing University Florida IFAS video programming to your viewers.


    Produced by IFAS Communications Educational Video for the UF/IFAS Center for Landscape Ecology and Conservation and powered by the UF/IFAS Institute for Plant Innovation.

     

    Rights: Unlimited broadcast rights; non-commercial cable rights included.

     

    Gardening Solutions - August 2013:

    "Garden Tools for Weeding" (1:19) Erin Alvarez, UF/IFAS Commercial Horticulture agent, provides tips for selecting the right tool for getting rid of troublesome weeds and to that hammock faster.

     

    "Vertical Gardening" (1:04)  Erin Alvarez, UF/IFAS Commercial Horticulture agent, offers an alternative for those with limited gardening space by using vertical gardening.

     

    "Fragrance Gardens" (1:08) Dr. Dave Clark, UF/IFAS Plant Geneticist,  covers the aspects of successfully growing a fragrance garden and the subtle ways to incorporate different fragrances in the home garden.

     

    "Types of Blackberries to Grow" (1:22) Dr. Dave Clark, UF/IFAS Plant Geneticist, discusses different varieties of blackberries available to the backyard grower.

     

    "Using Rain Sensors" (1:11) Dr. Michael Dukes, UF/IFAS Irrigation Specialist, discusses rain sensors in the irrigation system and how they can help conserve water while helping to keep the lawn adequately irrigated.

     

    "Preventing Erosion in Your Landscape" (1:02) Dr. Michael Dukes, UF/IFAS Irrigation Specialist, offers suggestions on preventing erosion for occurring in the landscape.

     

    "Alternative Sustainable Mulches" (1:28)  Dr. Gail Hansen, UF/IFAS Landscape Specialist, offers alternative mulches that can be used in the home landscape.

     

    "How to Apply Mulch" (1:08)  Dr. Gail Hansen, UF/IFAS Landscape Specialist, provides ways to properly apply mulch in the landscape and around bedding plants.

     

    "Selecting a Lawn Mower" (1:13) Dr. Jason Kruse, UF/IFAS Horticulturist, offers suggestions on what to look for when selecting a lawn mower for the home environment.

     

    "Sharpening Mower Blades" (1:12) Dr. Jason Kruse, UF/IFAS Horticulturist, covers the important aspects of sharpening lawn mower blades, which help provide the optimal cutting conditions for the home lawn.

     

    "Pesticide Safety" (1:31) Dr. Laurie Trenholm, UF/IFAS Lawn Specialist, covers the importance of following the label instructions when working with any pesticide application.

     

    "Pesticide Storage" (1:14) Dr. Laurie Trenholm, UF/IFAS Lawn Specialist, covers the importance of the proper storage of pesticides used in the home landscape.

     

    "Philodendrons for the Home" (1:24) Tom Wichman, UF/IFAS Master Gardener Coordinator, discusses the philodendron, how it is typically used and some common varieties of this popular plant.

     

    "Gardening with Perennials" (1:09) Tom Wichman, UF/IFAS Master Gardener Coordinator, examines the wonderful versatility of gardening with perennials around the home landscape.


 

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