Host Paul James is planting a lovely goldenrain tree for his wife, Carrie, and gives tips on the proper way of doing so. Then, head to Gina's house to see how leaving a garden bed unattended leads to a weedy mess. Plus, Hartman Kable builds an awesome tree house in an incredible cedar tree. Finally, James discusses the difference between synthetic and organic chemicals.
Host Paul James visits Mark and discusses how to treat his roses organically, as well as how to eliminate earwigs, aphids, black spots and other fungal diseases. Then, go to James' where he addresses some issues of hanging baskets such as weight, watering and light. Afterwards, Hartman builds a stylish garden shed to store cool tools. Finally, James yells "timber" and discusses the best way to cut down a dead tree.
Head to host Paul James' house, where he's hanging with his daughter, Hannah, and answering a variety of questions, such as the difference between fruits and vegetables. Next, go to Frank's house where Paul helps dress up his place with some much-needed plant life. Jane Shannon then shows how to make a water feature for the lawn or deck without spending a ton of money on it. Finally, James fills in the cracks of his patio with some polymeric gravel, which works much better then his previous crust gravel.
Host Paul James helps guest Christina employ some tricks for keeping the kitties out of the garden and back into their litter box. Then, it's back to James' to get examples of some very useful watering tools for the faucet and for the hose. Next, it's off to COPIA to talk with Colby Eierman about how to harvest mini veggies. Finally, James gives us some pointers on how to alleviate a wasp problem, but also reminds us that wasps are a helpful predator in the garden.
Host Paul James reviews a number of spreaders and sprayers for the yard, as well as some of the pros and cons of each. Next it's off to Maria's where James teaches her a little Compost 101, so she can turn her garden waste into garden gold. Head to Bud Stuckey's home, where he talks to us about the fun and benefits of container gardening. Finally, James gives some pointers on how to work safely with gas cans and gas equipment.
Host Paul James answers viewers' gardening questions and recommends some helpful gadgets. Then, chili pepper expert Paul Bosland talks about the diversity of peppers and their flavors. Next, Paul James explains how to eradicate moles, emphasizing non-harmful approaches. Last, in just a few short steps he builds a rustic bench from a tree he cut down.
Host Paul James prepares for the first winter freeze by discussing some pointers in transitioning from summer to fall, such as, fertilizing and tidying up the landscape. Next, head to Mike's where James discusses some easy ways to change from a chemical yard to an organic one. Emily Gatch from Seeds of Change brews some tasty compost tea to apply as a highly nutritious solution to her existing plants and crops. Finally, it's back to James with his gadgets and gizmos.
Host Paul James puts in a new patio just next to his water feature so that he can sit and enjoy the view! Then, it's off to Jerry's house, where his weeding and dying backyard needs some nutritional attention. Next, visit The Seeds of Change where Emily talks all about the delicious composition and history of melons. Finally, James grubs down with his grubbing tools!
Host Paul James may be the Gardener Guy but he still hires a lawn service company to assist in sprucing up and maintaining his landscape. James invites Howard Nixon, his lawn service provider, to talk about the ins and outs of lawn service. Next, James goes over the need for amending your soil routinely because after all, "the secret is in the soil." Next, get crackin' with Ed Laivo, who talks all about nuts! Finally, it's back to James' home front where he explains specific post-seeding problems and what follow up steps to take to ensure that the seeds don't wash away with the first watering.
You've got gardening questions? Host Paul James' got answers. In this Q&A segment, James answers a variety of viewer queries from what type of shrubs go in what planting zones to what to do with doggie doo-doo. Next, it's off to visit friend Brad and discuss the many options of bird food and bird feeders as well as how to feed them with out feeding the squirrels. Visit Ed Laivo, who talks about the lip smacking fun of pomegranates, from where they come from to their nutritional value and how easy they are to maintain. Finally, it's back to James' where he demonstrates how to get a burst of color in your pots by forcing bulbs.
Host Paul James builds raised beds out of wood frames so that he can plant tasty veggies. Next, he advises not to let those deer get us down and offers some helpful tips on how to send Bambi packing. Then, guest Doug Grant demonstrates how to customize a grungy BBQ into a smoking-hot BBQ island that's a sizzling backyard focal point. Finally, Paul reminds us that mushrooms are key players in the decomposition of dead and rotting wood.
Having trouble getting the mower started? With a little easy maintenance you'll have it up and running in no time. Then, it's off to Virginia Dawson's house where we learn how to light up the garden with some super solar solutions. Next, visit hydroponics guru Mike Dial, who dials us in on the elements of hydroponics gardening. Finally, James tells us how to get the most out of moss!
Host Paul James works on various decorating projects in his landscape for a little face lift before the winter chill sets in. Then, he visits Suz and Jim Wahl who cannot seem to find a mutual peace with their pruning practices. Next, Colby Eierman shows how to bring the tastes of the Far East into gardens by explaining how to harvest and protect them properly. Finally, it's temperature time! James emphasizes the importance of both the soil temperature and the compost temperature.
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