43 episodes

Whether you’d like to cultivate a window box of flowers, a backyard patch of vegetables, or an acre full of healthy grasses, join UNC-TV's gardening guru Mike Gray, as he and his fellow experts take Tarheel gardeners through the finer points of garden planning, maintenance and blooming innovation.

2016 Almanac Gardener Series | UNC-TV UNC-TV Foundation

    • Natural Sciences

Whether you’d like to cultivate a window box of flowers, a backyard patch of vegetables, or an acre full of healthy grasses, join UNC-TV's gardening guru Mike Gray, as he and his fellow experts take Tarheel gardeners through the finer points of garden planning, maintenance and blooming innovation.

    • video
    3315 Demonstration Segment: Growing Raspberries

    3315 Demonstration Segment: Growing Raspberries

    Lucy Bradley and Gina Fernandez takes viewers through the steps to growing raspberries on small and large trellises. They also share the best locations in landscapes to start growing raspberry plants.

    • 4 min
    • video
    3315 Demonstration Segment: An Original NC Yard

    3315 Demonstration Segment: An Original NC Yard

    What are some of the new varieties of grasses that will be available in the future to grow in NC? Bill Lord visits the NCSU Turf Grass Research Center to interview Grady Miller who shares a variety of new grasses that will be available to grow in lawns throughout the state.

    • 4 min
    • video
    3315 Episode: Kids & Seeding Squares

    3315 Episode: Kids & Seeding Squares

    Mike Gray and guests shares a fun approach to getting kids to help plant seeds in gardens. They show gardeners how to get kids using a seeding square that helps place seed in the ground at the right distance and depth. Mike and the guests also answers viewers gardening questions.

    • 26 min
    • video
    3314 Demonstration Segment: Special Summer Plants

    3314 Demonstration Segment: Special Summer Plants

    Jeana Myers and Mark Weathington, Director of the JC Raulston Arboretum, gives viewers a tour of the arboretum’s beautiful flowerbeds. They also give insights on which flowers can withstand the hot summer temperature.

    • 5 min
    • video
    3314 Demonstration Segment: Keeping Trimmers Running

    3314 Demonstration Segment: Keeping Trimmers Running

    If you’re having trouble starting your grass trimmer, Bill Lord gets answers from Steve Rose, the Manager of Equipment Repairs at Stone Bros. & Byrd, to why most trimmers have trouble starting. Steve also recommends ways to store trimmers during the winter season.

    • 4 min
    • video
    3314 Episode: Sticky Traps for Bugs

    3314 Episode: Sticky Traps for Bugs

    What is the best way to catch an irritating bug? Mike Gray and the horticultural guests suggests the use of a sticky trap to get rid of the bugs. They also demonstrates ways to use the trap to catch a variety of annoying bugs. Mike and the panel answers questions from viewers.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

mcarv ,

Great Shows!!

When I lived in NC I use to watch this show all the time! I am so glad to see the full shows on itunes. Please keep up the good work. Alot of great advice for all parts of the US.

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