There are lots of great how-to and inspirational garden videos online Tips:
- search “garden videos” on YouTube, Google, or TED Talks
- there are some misinformed gardeners so we’ve listed sites that generally have reliable and factual advice
- once you find something that appeals, follow that host or group to see more!
Here are some of the best we’ve seen so far.
Master Gardener YouTube Channels
YouTube videos are now being produced by a few Ontario Master Gardener groups. We suggest that you Subscribe to see new material as it is produced. Enjoy!
Canadian Garden Videos – YouTube channels
- Better Homes and Gardens
- City Farmer
- Curious Gardener
- Dale Calder
- Donna Balzer & Steven Biggs
- Dorothy and Shauna Dobbie
- Doug Green
- Frank Ferragine “Frankie Flowers”
- Garden Answer – 3 Methods of Composting
- Garden Making Magazine
- Getting There Green
- How To Hydroponics
- Jihadacadien – Self Sustainable Life
- Kathy Renwald
- Landscape Ontario
- Live Green Toronto
- Lorraine Flanigan
- Mark Disero
- Richters Herbs
- Get Growing- Niki Jabbour, Savvy Gardening
- Sheridan Nurseries
- Simon Chrétien
- Steven Biggs- Food, Garden,Life
- Terry’ Square Foot Garden
- Veseys Seeds
- Vineland Research and Innovation Centre
- Water, Water Everywhere Native Plant Podcasts
- Wen Rolland (in French)
- Inspiring a neighbourhood to grow their own food. Ron Finley – Guerilla Gardener
- The Forest Gardener – Dan Harris-Pascal – urban food production
- Life Lessons Cultivated in a Garden – Tracey Ore – community-based solutions
- The Garden in my Apartment – Britta Riley – growing at least some of our own food
- Urban Farming Revolution – Jesse DuBois
- Everything you Know about Composting is Wrong- Mike McGrath
- How we can Eat our Landscapes – Pam Warhurst
Variety of Garden Videos
- Care for plants such as Anthurium, Bamboo, Chives, Hydrangeas, Rhubarb. TopTwentyFiveGardeningVideos
- 500 Garden Videos courtesy of Wisconsin Gardening blog
- Debunking 4 popular gardening tips from Good Gardening Videos, a site run by garden writers and scientists
- 24 Best Vegetable Harvesting Videos – accurate advice, decent audio and video quality, and not a lot of chit-chat.
- Pruning and Controlling Climbing Roses — 8-minute video with simple techniques
- Ruth Stout – a lengthy, very low resolution but enjoyable video of Ruth sharing her views about low maintenance gardening as well as growing and harvesting vegetables year-round.
- Organic Gardening Resource Center – focused on healthy & safe food supply, clean & sustainable environment
- How to properly remove invasives such as Dog Strangling Vine – offered by Toronto Botanical Gardens
- How to Build a Rain garden – capture rainfall vs contributing to flooding, erosion, and pollution. Hosted by Mark Cullen in collaboration with Landscape Ontario and Parkland Landscapes.
- National Film Board’s excellent film Borealis. Fee required to download.
- Kiss the Ground – a full-length documentary narrated by Woody Harrelson that sheds light on a “new, old approach” to farming called “regenerative agriculture”. Free
Middlesex County videographer Phil McLeod covers four local urban ‘farmers’. Short and sweet and worth a peek: