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Garden Gate Seminars

What's Included:
  • Live Q&A Segment with the Garden Gate editorial staff
  • A bonus seminar guide with additional gardening information to guarantee success
  • Rewatch your purchased seminars anytime you want
  • Find out about new skills, tips and information
  • Join the live event from anywhere on your mobile device or computer*
*Internet connection required; not responsible for mobile data charges

What You Will Get With Garden Gate Live

Each Seminar Includes:

  • Seminar Topics – The host will cover a variety of information relating to the main seminar topic.
  • Q&A Segment – Ask questions and get answers LIVE. Expert advice from the editors of Garden Gate magazine and other reputable figures in gardening.
  • PLUS! Bonus seminar guide with additional gardening information or landscaping plans to guarantee success.

How It Works:

  • Select and purchase a seminar from the choices below. We'll record your registration information.
  • On the day of a live seminar for which you are registered, you will be reminded by email about the event.
  • Use your registered email address to join the live event or to watch an on-demand seminar.

Next Live Seminar

Garden Solutions

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 11:00 AM Central Time
Estimated length: 60 min
Hosted by: Kristin Beane Sullivan, Managing Editor

We all have those tricky spots around our yards that give us fits. Kristin will share the secrets to inviting entries, beautiful backyard borders and everything in between. You’ll come away with solid design advice and clever ideas you can put to use right away.

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Price $14.95 $19.95
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On-Demand Unlimited Access

*After seminar begins on May 15th,
price will increase to $19.95

Seminar begins at 11 AM Central Time

LIVE:
May 15
11AM CT

Upcoming Seminars

Join us live to learn how to make the most of your time in your garden or landscape. All seminar times listed in Central Time.

LIVE: Jun 19, 2019 @ 11:00 AM CT

How to Choose the Right Plant for the Right Spot

Estimated length: 60 min
Hosted by: James A. Baggett, Senior Editor
Kristin Beane Sullivan, Managing Editor

Kristin and James will show you their favorite plants for almost anything you can think of:

  • Tough plants that thrive in clay soil, dry shade, wet spots and more
  • Deep shade lovers
  • Showiest entry garden plants
  • Petite perennials for tight spaces
  • Multi-season showoffs
  • And more!

$14.95

LIVE: Jul 17, 2019 @ 11:00 AM CT

How to Make Your Own Hypertufa Containers

Estimated length: 60 min
Hosted by: Sherri Ribbey, Senior Editor

You may have admired these charming containers at the garden center but been stopped by the price. They’re actually surprisingly economical to make yourself! Sherri has taught hundreds of gardeners to make these unique planters (and made dozens of her own). She’ll walk you through the process step by step and show you how to make the process easy and avoid common pitfalls. Soon you’ll be making dozens of your own for your patio and as gifts for friends!

$14.95

LIVE: Aug 21, 2019 @ 11:00 AM CT

Water Smart

Estimated length: 60 min
Hosted by: Sherri Ribbey, Senior Editor

Water conservation is top of mind for gardeners all over the country. If you’re looking for ways to reduce your chores, save on your water bill and use water responsibly, don’t miss out on these smart design ideas, clever tools and planting techniques that can help you grow a great-looking garden with as little extra water as possible.

$14.95

LIVE: Sep 18, 2019 @ 11:00 AM CT

10 Ways to Boost Your Garden’s Color This Fall

Estimated length: 60 min
Hosted by: Kristin Beane Sullivan, Managing Editor

If you’ve been disappointed with your garden’s fall display, this seminar can help. Say goodbye to brown and gray and say hello to red, yellow, orange and purple! Meet all the best plants, design ideas and products to help your garden go out with colors blazing every autumn.

$14.95

LIVE: Oct 16, 2019 @ 11:00 AM CT

Gardening for Birds

Estimated length: 60 min
Hosted by: James A. Baggett, Senior Editor

Want to bring more birds into your garden and get them to stay there? James will show you the best plants to feed, provide shelter and offer nesting opportunities for your favorite birds. You’ll especially love his tips on how to identify different birds and his observations on their unique behaviors. Ask this avid birder and gardener anything!

$14.95

LIVE: Nov 20, 2019 @ 11:00 AM CT

Spruce Tip Containers

Estimated length: 60 min
Hosted by: Chloe Deike, Assistant Editor

Don’t put those containers away yet! Spruce tip containers are the perfect winter option in climates too cold for winter gardening (and gardeners who want more than just a wreath on the door this holiday season). Our go-to container expert Chloe will show you exactly how to arrange a winter container full of spruce branches and other fresh cuts for the most dramatic, long-lasting display.

$14.95

LIVE: Dec 18, 2019 @ 11:00 AM CT

Troubleshoot Houseplant Problems

Estimated length: 60 min
Hosted by: Jennifer Howell, Corporate Gardener & Contributing Writer

If your houseplants aren’t looking as great as they should, Jennifer can help. She’s owned her own houseplant company for 20+ years and has seen — and fixed — it all. She’ll walk you through how to choose the right spot for the right plant, how to water the right way and how to spot and fix common problems. Your houseplants will be back on track before you know it!

$14.95

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On-Demand Seminars

Even if you missed the live event, you can still pick up some great information about becoming a better gardener.
After you purchase, you can come back any time to rewatch the presentation.

DATE: Apr 17, 2019 | 63 MIN

Vegetable Garden Tips

Hosted by: Jennifer Howell, Corporate Gardener & Contributing Writer

From seed-starting tips to harvest, this is the must-know information that'll help you start a vegetable garden or grow more produce than ever.

$19.95

DATE: Mar 13, 2019 | 56 MIN

4 Seasons of Containers

Hosted by: Chloe Deike, Assistant Editor

Learn how to create a container for every season, as well as containers that will take you through every season. Chloe will show you loads of great ideas and walk you through exactly how to start a spring container (and let you know how to modify it to keep it going for months). Grow your best-ever patio garden!

Seminar Includes:

  • UNLIMITED views of the recorded seminar and Q&A session
  • Additional PDF resources:
    • 16 seasonal container recipes
    • Guide to 32 of the Chloe’s favorite container plants
    • Watering and feeding basics for containers

$19.95

DATE: Feb 20, 2019 | 47 MIN

25 Budget-Friendly Ideas to Create a Better Backyard

Hosted by: James A. Baggett, Senior Editor

Want to garden smarter this year? Let James show some of his best ideas for more impact as well as solutions for common garden struggles.

Seminar Includes:

  • UNLIMITED views of the recorded seminar and Q&A session
  • 7 BONUS budget-friendly garden ideas
  • Additional PDF resources:
    • 2 Budget-friendly garden profiles
    • Instructions for 2 DIY garden chandeliers
    • Upcycled wine bottle ideas for your garden
    • Instructions for an upcycled door planter

$19.95

DATE: Jan 30, 2019 | 48 MIN

2019's Best New Plants

Hosted by: Sherri Ribbey, Senior Editor

Sherri's been our resident new plants expert for many years, so she's seen it all! She'll share which plants she's excited about and let you know how to grow them best in your garden. Meet her favorite reblooming perennials and shrubs, shade garden stars, pollinator-friendly plants, container must-haves, and more!

Seminar Includes:

  • UNLIMITED views of the recorded seminar and Q&A session
  • Additional PDF resources:
    • Guide to growing 32 of Sherri's favorite new plants
    • Sources for plants featured in the seminar

$19.95