Bio: Stan DeFreitas, also known as “Mr. Green Thumb”, has experience as a urban horticulturist working for the Pinellas County Extension Service and has taught horticulture at the St. Petersburg College.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
Why do leaves change color and turn red?
“Enthusiastic snowball fights in winter or lazy summer days at the beach notwithstanding, autumn might be the most beloved season of them all.”
Why Leaves Change Color
“If you are lucky, you live in one of those parts of the world where Nature has one last fling before settling down into winter’s sleep.”
Why Autumn Leaves May Be Dulled by Climate Change
“Every year, New England and other northern regions reliably burst into a blaze of fall color.”
Why Do Leaves Change Color in Fall?
“Most simply, to survive the winter, deciduous trees need to store nutrients in their roots, which means they must absorb the nutrients in their leaves.”
Plants Can Hear You:
Behold, The Corpse Flower:
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Business Action Video President John St. Martin takes you on an instructional journey through the finer points of leaf raking.
Join Anna as she shows you how to make an assortment of decorative fall wreaths with burlap mesh, ribbon, and work-wreath forms.
If you can’t get enough of beautiful terraces then here are some more small urban garden design ideas for you. I’ve gathered as much good pictures as I could find and hope to hear your thoughts about them. Don’t hesitate to leave a comment. Do you wish your garden looked like one of these gardens?
Trumbull CT Landscape Designer John Holden walks you through the foundation planting of a charming cape in Trumbull Connecticut. This video is loaded with front yard landscape design ideas and foundation planting landscape design ideas. Grab some popcorn, mute the cell phone and enjoy the show!
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Allen shows us what elements go into the perfect fall garden party, including things like the tablescape and other types of decorations.
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P. Allen Smith is an award-winning designer and lifestyle expert and host of two public television programs, P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home, P. Allen Smith’s Garden to Table and the syndicated 30-minute show P. Allen Smith Gardens. Smith is one of America’s most recognized and respected design experts, providing ideas and inspiration through multiple media venues. He is the author of the best-selling Garden Home series of books published by Clarkson Potter/Random House, including Bringing the Garden Indoors: Container, Crafts and Bouquets for Every Room and P. Allen Smith’s Seasonal Recipes from the Garden. Allen is also very active on social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Allen’s Blog and YouTube as well as on the eHow Home channel. His design and lifestyle advice is featured in several national magazines. Learn more at http://www.pallensmith.com.