TeacherGardening expert and author Cass Turnbull excels in teaching the basic dos and don'ts to the novice gardener. View Profile
- Total Time 51 min
- Lessons 4
- Exercises 16
4 Lessons in This Course
15 minFREEGardening lesson 1Free8 CQ
Japanese gardens are majestic and beautiful—and high-maintenance! This gardening lesson introduces Japanese gardening techniques, as well as common plants.
10 minGardening lesson 26 CQ
Pruning is an art, especially when it comes to varied trees like Japanese maples. Learn how to fan prune, deadwood, and collar cut upright trees in this lesson.
11 minGardening lesson 36 CQ
Japanese maples are more fragile than other tree-like shrubs, and require extra care when pruning. Learn how to shell prune for a gorgeous, lacy effect.
13 minGardening lesson 47 CQ
Is it a bush, or a bonsai? Neither! It's a cloud pruned Japanese pine tree. In this gardening lesson, learn how to cloud prune and candle prune Japanese pines.
351 min3-part Gardening course27 CQ
Tame an unruly native garden by learning some expert gardening tips! Gardening expert Cass Turnbull explains how to maintain a native plant garden by properly selecting, placing, and pruning plants.
655 min6-part Gardening course31 CQ
Avoid common pruning and planting mistakes by learning about five plant varieties that are easy to prune in this gardening course with expert arborist and landscaper Cass Turnbull.
648 min6-part Gardening course27 CQ
Develop the gardening skills and know-how to landscape a garden or revive an overgrown yard. This beginner-friendly course explains how to prune and maintain a large variety of plant species.
689 min6-part Gardening course47 CQ
Do you have an unruly, overgrown yard or garden that needs a little TLC? Learn how to prune shrubs, trees, and tree-like shrubs the correct way from expert landscaper and arborist Cass Turnbull.
344 min3-part Gardening course24 CQ
In this gardening and landscaping course, learn how to prune trees and shrubs the right way, why proper pruning is important, and how to use rehabilitative pruning to correct pruning mistakes.
648 min6-part Gardening course28 CQ
Transform any porch or patio into a productive container garden with Sunset Magazine senior garden editor Johanna Silver! At the end of the course, create a garden that looks lovely year round!
1451 minFREE14-part Gardening courseFree32 CQ
In this course, get in-depth guidance on organic fruit and vegetable gardening from GrowOrganic. Learn about everything from fruit-tree pruning to toxin-free pest control for homegrown organics!
740 min7-part Gardening course23 CQ
Dig into this gardening course, and learn how to grow fresh tomatoes, lettuce, kale, and more. Get tips for growing veggies in containers and raised beds, and enjoy the harvest from your edible Eden!
461 min4-part Gardening course33 CQ
Dive into this course with expert gardener Cass Turnball to explore one final frontier of advanced pruning. Covered are tips for working plants that are shearable, hackable, and untouchable.
589 min5-part Gardening course47 CQ
Many gardeners don't know the first thing about tree anatomy, and it's the plants that suffer! This course from Cass Turnball explains how to prune a tree perfectly or vet an arborist for bigger jobs.