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Roger Cook prunes a fruit tree
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How to Prune a Fruit Tree

In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to trim a tree for optimum growth and fruit production

Managing heat gain and loss seasonally at home
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How to Manage Heat Gain and Loss Year Round

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shares tips for saving energy throughout the year.

Butterfly bush in front yard
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How to Plant Edible Foundation Plants

A homeowner selects foundation plantings that include edible varieties for both people and wildlife.

Roger Cook installs drip-irrigation
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How to Install a Water-Saving Drip-Irrigation System

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a drip-irrigation system

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How to Test Soil Using a Kit

In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook discusses the benefits of testing soil.

Chainsaw cutting through tree log
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How to Use a Chainsaw

Safe and efficient cutting techniques with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook and chainsaw expert Tim Ard.

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How to Install a Channel Drain

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner solve a driveway drainage dilemma

Maintaining Small Engine Gas-Powered Yard Tools
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How to Maintain Small Engine Gas-Powered Yard Tools

Keeping outdoor power equipment running smoothly with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook.

Bamboo privacy screen in backyard
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How to Plant a Bamboo Screen

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a pair of homeowners select and plant a privacy screen using bamboo plants.

Removing overgrown shrub from foundation of home
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How to Remove Overgrown Foundation Shrubs

Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner remove foundation shrubs that have overtaken the front of her house