Ask Mr. Greenthumb Video Podcast 14 “St. Augustine Grass.”

On this Video Podcast Stan explains St. Augustine Grass, how to care for it, and make your yard the healthiest greenest yard it can be.

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Ask Mr. Greenthumb Gardening Series Season 1 Episode 13 “Air Layering”

This video is about how to perform an Air Layering. Stan shows how you can create a whole new plant from an existing plant bundle.

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Ask Mr. Greenthumb Video Podcast 13 “Hibiscus”

In this Video Stan DeFreitas “Mr. Greenthumb” describes the uniquely tropical colorful hibiscus. He explains how to care for it, and how to make it thrive.

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Everybody calls it “Bons Eye” but it’s actually pronounced “Bone’s Eye” These plants are trying to be miniaturize trees. It doesn’t matter if it’s an elm or a pine, you are going to keep them a small plant. This often involves root pruning and trimming of branches in order to keep a tree like appearance.

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The Christmas season is upon us, and this is a plant that has all kind of historical and biblical implications. What most people may not know is that despite being that crown that the Romans put atop Jesus’s head it also has beautiful flowers.

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Also known as “Mr. Greenthumb”, Stan DeFreitas has experience as a urban horticulturist working for the Pinellas County Extension Service and has taught horticulture at the St. Petersburg College. “Mr. Greenthumb” has spread gardening know-how on radio, tv and newspaper columns in both the Clearwater Sun and the Tampa Tribune.