These This Old House videos showcase all of our gardening projects, how-tos, and designs.
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Jenn Nawada discusses a variety of ornamental grasses, how to care for them, and how to incorporate them into a landscape design.
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Jenn Nawada explains the purposes of different types of mulch and demonstrates a few application techniques.
In this DIY Smarts project, Ask This Old House landscape contractor Jenn Nawada travels to Raleigh, North Carolina to help a couple build and plant a self-watering vegetable garden.
Create a raised garden bed that you won’t have to babysit. With this simple DIY, you’ll use naturally rot-resistant cedar, fitted with some clever planter inserts, to make a low-maintenance container that automatically distributes water on its own.
Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor work together to build a freestanding DIY cedar planter box that will dress up any patio or deck.
A homeowner selects foundation plantings that include edible varieties for both people and wildlife.
Need a family-friendly weekend project idea? Ask This Old House landscape contractor Jenn Nawada demonstrates various ways to plant vegetables in a raised garden bed—and how to get kids involved!
In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook discusses the benefits of testing soil.
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a pair of homeowners select and plant a privacy screen using bamboo plants.
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner remove foundation shrubs that have overtaken the front of her house
This Old House landscaping contractors Roger Cook and Jenn Nawada help an elementary school build and plant a raised-bed vegetable garden.
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada cleans up an overgrown garden and redesigns it as a secret garden
This Old House landscape contractor Jenn Nawada explains why she loves hydrangeas so much and where to plant and care for them.
Landscaping contractor Roger Cook discusses how to choose and plant hydrangeas
This Old House landscape expert Jenn Nawada takes us to a local greenhouse to discuss how to choose houseplants for any room.
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook learns how to select houseplants for different situations from expert Carrie Kelly
Landscape contractor Jenn Nawada explains why she loves composting and how to do it at home.
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada gets a lesson on the best ways to compost organic materials at home.
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada shares some tips about pruners.
Landscape contractor Jenn Nawada shows host Kevin O’Connor how to preserve and protect a garden over the winter.
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shares tips and techniques for keeping plants and shrubs safe this winter with wooden plant protectors.
Landscaping expert Jenn Nawada explains how ground cover plants are a creative alternative to rocks and mulch, and then tells us about some of her favorite varieties.
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows a homeowner how to properly mulch garden beds
Ask This Old House Landscape Contractor Jenn Nawada explains how to identify and care for echinaceas. She also shares a variety of ways to incorporate them in a garden.
Ask This Old House Landscape Contractor Jenn Nawada explains what should be done to maintain a set of bypass pruners and why it matters.
Install clay pavers to form a tidy garden border to separate your lawn from plantings.
Want to learn how to take an overgrown flower bed and transform it into a beautiful garden? Watch as Landscape Contractor Jenn Nawada cleans up the garden by pruning, dividing, and defining the edges.
Use rot-resistant planks and a salvaged window to build a protective box that extends the growing season. (Scroll past video players for written steps).