Ask TOH | Shrubs, Baseboards

Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner remove several overgrown shrubs in front of her house and plant many new perennials. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard helps a couple quiet their noisy baseboard heater.

Remove Overgrown Shrubs
Roger helps a homeowner remove several overgrown shrubs in front of her house and plant many new perennials.

Where to find it?
The new perennials that Roger planted are:

Vinca minor 'Bowes Variety'
Azalea x 'Delaware Valley White'
Rosa 'Radrazz'
Heuchera villosa 'Caramel'
Paeonia 'Karl Rosenfield'
Hemerocallis x 'Happy Returns'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'
Acebo 'Golden Girl'

What is it?
The guys try to guess the intended purpose of an unusual-looking product.

Where to find it?
Roger demonstrated the Weedblaster Pro herbicide sprayer.

Noisy Baseboard Heater
Richard helps a couple quiet their noisy baseboard heater by shortening the copper pipes and installing connectors that expand and contract.

Where to find it?
Copper couplings, flexible connectors, and soldering supplies are available at plumbing supply stores.

The plastic carriers are manufactured by Slant/Fin:

Slant/Fin Corp.
516-484-0103


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