Sunday, October 24, 2021

Video - Eastern Redbud Starts its Fall Foliage Show

  

The Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis) is an amazing tree. Pink flowers in March and April. Purple Foliage (in the Forest Pansy and Oklahoma varieties) in May and June. Green foliage in the summer and classic fall colors starting in October. Video by Doug Kalal, Great Gardens Landscape Design

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Video - How a colored concrete driveway is created

  

Why settle for gray concrete when you can have some color! In this video, I discuss how concrete gets it's color. I also show you how control joints are made. Looking for more pathway and driveway ideas? Check out these books; https://amzn.to/3ixeAhM https://amzn.to/3DepGjk Video by Doug Kalal, Great Gardens Landscape Design

Monday, October 18, 2021

Video - How to Save the Bees with Rosemary

  
The human race can't survive without the bees. Here is a easy way to help save them them with Rosemary. Rosemary is also drought tolerant, great for cooking and rabbit resistant. Want to buy some? Here are some links; https://amzn.to/3DWJOXx https://amzn.to/2YZKegX https://amzn.to/3vnsrwe Video by Doug Kalal, Great Gardens Landscape Design  

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Video - Pink Muhly Pops in the Fall

  
This ornamental grass explodes with pink seed heads in the fall. Pink Mulhy (Muhlenbergia capillaris) is especially pretty with the sun behind it in the afternoon. Here are some links to order this ornamental grass. https://amzn.to/3FSC8re https://amzn.to/3vlolo4 Video by Doug Kalal, Great Gardens Landscape Design #ornamentalgrass #pinkmuhly #droughttolerantplant #waterwiseplants #droughtolerantlandscaping #rabbitresistantplants

Video - 10 Ways to Use Dry Stream Beds in Your Landscape

    

Dry stream beds are versatile ways to spice up a landscape. Here are 10 ways to use them in yours. Video by Doug Kalal, Great Gardens Landscape Design #drystreambeds #drystreambedlandscaping #drystreambed #rainwaterchannel #landscapingwithrocks

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Video - Mexican Bush Sage after the rain

  

After a rain, sage gives off a glorious scent. My favorite sage is Mexican Bush Sage because it is also a great hummingbird plant. Want to buy this plant? Here is the link; https://amzn.to/3avlmA7 https://amzn.to/2YMfL60 Video by Doug Kalal, Great Gardens Landscape Design  

Monday, October 11, 2021

Video - Monday Mail Call Terracing Wall Costs, Rose Naming, Tree Planting Ti...

   

Time for more viewer mail. This week I talk about the cost of terracing walls, how roses get named, the effect of low voltage lighting on wildlife, and tree planting tips. Here are some links to order the products seen in this video; https://amzn.to/3v0yZ3I https://amzn.to/3lwOmxK https://amzn.to/3ltOSfU Video by Doug Kalal, Great Gardens Landscape Design  

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Video - How to relocate a rattlesnake

  

Here in Southern California, rattlesnakes are a way of life. If you come across one on your property you don't have to kill it. Here is how to relocate it. Warning: if you are unsure of yourself, call a professional. Here is the link for the shovel; https://amzn.to/3apoFc0 Video by Doug Kalal, Great Gardens Landscape Design #rattlesnakes #rattlesnakeremoval #SouthernCaliforniarattlesnake #WesternDaimondbackRattlesnake #snakes #relocateasnake

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Video - How to Install a Paver Pathway

  

Here are all the steps to remove an old concrete walkway and replace it with a beautiful new paver pathway. Video by Doug Kalal, Great Gardens Landscape Design

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Video - How to Harvest Pomegranate Seeds

  

It's pomegranate season! Here's how to turn that gorgeous fruit into yummy seeds. Video by Doug Kalal, Great Gardens Landscape Design