Episode 2644

Volunteer Gardener

May 03, 2018

Season 26 | Episode 44

On Nashville Public Television's Volunteer Gardener, Troy Marden chats with a renowned hybridizer of narcissus. Hackberries are a long-lived grand tree, but they're not without annoyances. Phillipe Chadwick learns about prevention methods for the black sooty mold that commonly falls from these trees. Marty DeHart presents some common problems with typical landscape plants.

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Daffodil Dvisions on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Daffodil Dvisions

Author, daffodil hybridizer and long-time bulb merchant Brent Heath walks us through the Royal Horticulture Society's daffodil classifications with examples of some eye-catching flowers.

Hackberries: Problems / Prevention on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Hackberries: Problems / Prevention

While the hackberry can be a grand and long-lived tree, it does have some annoyances for homeowners. We learn about preventing a common annoyance-- wooly aphid infestation of the tree that causes the production of black soot.

Plant problems - Part 1 on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Plant problems – Part 1

Marty DeHart profiles some common plant problems she has seen in typical Tennessee gardens. Powdery mildew is discussed. Also, a virus hitting impatiens, and a disease that eventually takes all Leyland Cypress.