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Arboriculture: Modern Tree Care

Get a current and comprehensive view of the profession known as arboriculture. This terrific new two-part video has detailed sections on the current safety requirements, planting and staking ornamental trees, climbing, lift-truck operation, pruning, and analyzing tree problems. More

41 minutes
  • $155.00
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Arthropods

Learn about the largest group of animals, those with jointed legs: the phylum Arthropoda. The five classes explored are: insects, arachnids, centipedes, millipedes, and crustaceans. Arachnids shown include: spiders, mites, ticks, scorpions, whip scorpions, daddy longleg, and sun scorpions. More

24 minutes
  • $119.00
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Cacti and Succulents Set

This two volume set includes both Crazy About Cacti and Hooked on Succulents You can save $40.00 when you buy them both together. More

2 volume set
  • $99.00
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Composting Series Set

The following three volumes provide a comprehensive instruction to the science and ecology of composting. Start with an overview of the many organisms which make up the soil environment. Explore the wide array of micro and macro-organisms which work to break down organic matter. More

3 volume set
  • $149.00
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Controlling Invasive Plants

Discover the history of Arundo, which was used by settlers to make roofs and control erosion. This plant is a great example of how a horticultural introduction can turn into a problem for an entire community. See how thousands of acres of this costly plant have been removed to bring back the native habitat and water resources to the communities depending on them. More

20 minutes
  • $119.00
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Crazy About Cacti

Words cannot adequately describe the exotic variety of cacti available to the gardener, or how alien many of them appear to us. The cactus family is a strikingly beautiful and hardy group of succulents whose unique variety is unmatched by decorative texture and ornamental color. Cacti have evolved to survive in a wide range of environmental conditions. More

20 minutes
  • $119.00
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Efficient Water Management in the Landscape

Learn about soil texture and structure, soil water holding capacity, water infiltration rates, evaporation, transpiration, evapotranspiration, irrigation scheduling, drip irrigation and other management practices. See how to implement an irrigation management program which will drastically reduce water use in both new and existing landscapes. More

27 minutes
  • $119.00
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Entomology Series Set

The Entomology Series Includes The Following Four DVD Programs: 1- Arthropods 2- Insect Families and Identification 3- Insect Orders, Classification & Identification 4- Insect Structure Function & Metamorphosis. More

4 volume set
  • $199.00
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Fertilizers: 4 Vol. set

This in-depth video series presents the interdisciplinary topics of fertilizers and soil fertility. Soil science, chemistry, botany, physics, economics and mathematics all play a role in the strategic use of fertilizers. This four-part series provides a wealth of information on the essential topic of soil fertility. More

4 volume set
  • $199.00
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Fertilizers: Vol. III- Soil Testing And Fertilizer Terminology

The third tape in this series (23 minutes) demonstrates how to test soil fertility. Students will see how to properly collect soil samples for laboratory analysis. The results from the soil analysis explained in detail, along with the recommendations given by the soil laboratory. More

23 minutes
  • $119.00
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Fertilizers: Vol. IV- Fertilizer Programs And Fertilizer Calculations

Part Four, the final tape in this series (22 minutes), shows how to develop a cost-effective fertilization program. The program goes step-by-step through various fertilizer calculations for agriculture, horticulture and landscape applications. Examples of price comparisons are calculated, as well as fertilizer application rates for turf and for organic materials. More

22 minutes
  • $119.00
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Fertilizers: Volume 1

Part one of FERTILIZERS: Soil-Plant-Nutrient Relationships(21 minutes) explains soil-plant-nutrient relationships as well as the role of soil in plant growth. This section also explains how the physical and chemical properties of a soil can influence nutrient availability. More

21 minutes
  • $119.00
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Fertilizers: Volume 2

In part two students will delve into and nutrient availability, nutrient deficiencies and the diagnosis of plant problems. The various factors effecting nutrient availability and nutrient absorption are presented. Students will see nutrient- deficiency symptoms and learn how to distinguish between nutrient deficiencies and other plant problems. More

22 minutes
  • $119.00
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Geographic Information Systems

See how G.I.S. can help in Land use decision making at a number of different scales. This tool allows us to overlay and process data that is important to our present and future decision making. Pricing relfects the "public performance right." This license gives teachers the right to show these programs in your classroom to your students. More

28 minutes
  • $119.00
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Hooked on Succulents

Succulents are among the easiest plants to propagate and grow, and thus make excellent projects for the school greenhouse. Even students who have never grown a plant in their life will find easy success with succulents. Succulents have a strong pull on our imagination. More

23 minutes
  • $119.00
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Insect Families and Identification

Primitive insects are shown, as are families of Orthopterans including grasshoppers, crickets, katydids, cockroaches, walkingsticks and praying mantises. Also shown in detail are the major families of the orders Odonata, Ephemeroptera, Dermaptera, Isoptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Thysanoptera, Neuroptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera and Siphonaptera. More

24 minutes
  • $119.00
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Insect Orders, Classification and Identification

The 26 main orders of insects are explored in this exciting new video. They include primitive insects such as Silverfish, Bristletails, and Springtails, along with winged insects such as Mayflies, Dragonflies, Stoneflies, Grasshoppers, Earwigs, Termites, True Bugs, Cicadas and Leafhoppers, Nerve-winged insects, Beetles, Butterflies, Moths, Bees, Ants and Wasps, along with Flies and Fleas. More

24 minutes
  • $119.00
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Insect Structure, Function and Metamorphosis

Students will learn the three types of metamorphosis: gradual, incomplete and complete, and see examples of sinsects in each group. Then students will explore the basic structure of insects, including the exoskeleton, antennae, eyes, mouthparts, leg parts, digestive and reproductive tracts. More

20 minutes
  • $119.00
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Integrated Compost Systems

See how to design, implement and operate effective compost systems. Visit a renowned agricultural compost operator, a worm farm operator, a landscape manager who composts all of the organic matter at a golf and town home retirement community, a yard waste recycling specialist who coordinates a city-wide compost system, a landfill manager who runs a huge windrow operation, and a university compost manager who integrates food waste, yard waste and farm waste. Pricing reflects theh "public performance right". More

33 minutes
  • $119.00
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Integrated Pest Managements in Greenhouses

See how to apply a detailed pest monitoring program to effectively coordinate physical, biological, cultural, horticultural and chemical controls in greenhouse crops. Learn how to reduce costs, increase safety and improve pest control in production greenhouses. Pricing reflects the "public performance right". More

27 minutes
  • $119.00
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Introduction to Soil Science: Soil Forming Factors

This insightful video introduces students to the forces and factors that influence soil development. Filled with beautiful and interesting examples, see the various parent material soil types. Learn details about Residual, Cumulose and Transported soils. More

25 minutes
  • $119.00
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IPM in Agriculture

See how and why IPM was developed in agriculture. Learn the basic strategies, proper pest identification, monitoring, biological control, physical control and chemical control. Explore various cultural control techniques such as sanitation, cultivation and the use of cover crops. More

29 minutes
  • $119.00
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IPM in Greenhouses

See how to apply a detailed pest monitoring program to effectively coordinate physical, biological, cultural, horticultural and chemical controls in greenhouse crops. Learn how to reduce costs, increase safety and improve pest control in production greenhouses. Pricing reflects the "public performance right." This license gives teachers the rights to show these programs in your classrooms to your students. More

27 minutes
  • $119.00
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IPM in the Landscape

See how to integrate biological, cultural, physical, horticultural and chemical strategies into an effective pest management program. Explore how the basic IPM strategies are effectively applied in various landscape situations and how an individualized IPM program can be set up. More

25 minutes
  • $119.00
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IPM Series Set

Save $80 when you order all four tiles in the I.P.M. Set. More

4 volume set
  • $199.00
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Irrigation Series Set

Save $60.00 when you buy this set over purchasing the three seperately. This set includes those listed above: Efficent Water Mgt. in the Landscape, Xeriscape, Landscape Irrigation Systems: Maintenance and Troubleshooting. More

3 volume set
  • $149.00
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Landscape Irrigation Systems: Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Simply the most complete and relevant maintenance and troubleshooting program available. Explore valves, pipes, heads, connectors and controllers. Irrigation systems may seem simple from above the ground, but below the ground lies a maze of pipes and fittings designed to withstand the forces of a dynamic environment. More

30 minutes
  • $119.00
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Opportunity to Grow: Horticultural Therapy

Explore a successful horticultural therapy program. See how people with various disabilities effectively form landscape crews and work for professional propagation and nursery operations. See how to use horticulture and social work to add confidence, beauty, self-worth and happiness to the lives of people with disabilities. More

10 minutes
  • $47.95
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Plant Taxonomy: The Universal Language

What is the difference between a plant species and a sub-species, and how are those plants related to hybrids, varieties and forms? These questions have often created frustration and confusion between botanists, horticulturists and scientists. Finally there is a detailed video which explains the systems for naming, classifying and identifying plants. More

49 minutes
  • $155.00
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Propagation Series Set

This popular series of videos has been a staple in classrooms across the United States and in many foreign countries. Now you can add a new and important propagation techniques to the three propagation methods previously covered: seeds, cuttings, and vegetative techniques. More

9 volume set
  • $399.00
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Propagation Series Vol. 1-3 Set

This popular series of videos has been a staple in classrooms across the United States and in many foreign countries. Now you can add a new and important propagation techniques to the three propagation methods previously covered: seeds, cuttings, and vegetative techniques. More

3 volume set
  • $149.00
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Propagation Series Vol. 4-6 Set

The next three programs in our popular Science of Propagation Series. These progams provide background information on the subjects as well as examples of projects to do in the classroom or greenhouse.. More

3 volume set
  • $149.00
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Propagation Series Vol. 7-9 Set

The next three programs in our popular Science of Propagation Series. These progams provide background information on the subjects as well as examples of projects to do in the classroom or greenhouse. More

3 volume set
  • $149.00
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Propagation Vol. 1: Seeds

This program covers many manual seed sowing techniques, as well as the use of semiautomatic and full-automatic vacuum seeders. Explore all of the advantages seeds have and study: genetic variation; hybrids; seed anatomy; stages of germination/ harvesting; winnowing and threshing techniques. More

21 minutes
  • $119.00
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Propagation Vol. 2: Cuttings

From hardwood cuttings to hardening off, this fantastic new video shows students the tools, processes and methods used by professional propagators to successfully grow plants from cuttings. Many examples of Stem-cuttings, leaf-cuttings and root-cuttings are demonstrated, as well as specific examples of hardwood, semi-hardwood, softwood and herbaceous cuttings. More

35 minutes
  • $119.00
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Propagation Vol. 3: Vegetative Techniques

A very informative, close-up look at the many practical asexual propagation methods that can be used to reproduce plants. See many descriptive step-by-step examples which demonstrate the different types of vegetative propagation methods such as division, layering, bulbs and underground structures such as rhizomes and tubers. More

28 minutes
  • $119.00
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Propagation Vol. 4: Tubers and Tuberous Roots

Focuses on these underground storage structures in great detail. The primary crops used are potatoes, sweet potatoes and dahlias. Aside from the traditional propagation methods using potato tubers, students will also learn how to work with True Seed Potatoes or TSP.True Seed Potatoes are vital in the development of new potato varieties and are increasingly being produced for developing countries. More


  • $119.00
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Propagation Vol. 5: Hybridization

Volume Five of this series focuses on the mechanisms and benefits of plant hybridization. By observing cross-pollination techniques on tomatoes and day lilies, students will be able to replicate or even find new applications for this technology. Hybridization can invigorate plant varieties, and it is also a natural way to create entirely new kinds of plants. More

28 minutes
  • $119.00
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Propagation Vol. 6: Grafting Vegetables - Approach and Cleft Grafting

Grafting is a well-known method of improving crop performance of long-lived, woody plants like fruit and nut trees, roses and grapes. Grafting is also used commercially to improve vegetable crops. Now, with this new DVD, horticulture instructors can quickly demonstrate the principles and mechanics of grafting by using fast-growing annual vegetables. More

28 minutes
  • $119.00
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Propagation Vol. 7: Grains and Legumes

Grains and legumes feed half of the worlds growing population and also make fascinating subjects for propagation. Volume Seven covers the propagation methods for the major cereal crops (including The Big Three) as well as legume crops, such as soybeans, peanuts and lentils. More

28 minutes
  • $119.00
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Propagation Vol. 8: Tropicals

Volume Eight presents the reproduction techniques as well as cultural information for food staples grown in tropical regions. These economically-important crops feed much of the worlds population yet most of these plants are practically unknown in the USA. More

28 minutes
  • $119.00
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Propagation Vol. 9: Roots

Roots are one of the most nutritional foods on earth, still so many easy-to-grow and delicious root crops never make it to the market. This program presents step-by-step propagation techniques for common as well as unusual root crops grown and eaten throughout the world. More

28 minutes
  • $119.00
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Pruning Fruit Trees

These critical pruning techniques will teach students how to enhance fruit production and overall tree vitality on a variety of different temperate and subtropical fruit trees. No pruning topic is more important to grasp than the management of fruit wood and fruit spurs. More

32 minutes
  • $119.00
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Pruning Ornamental Trees

This new program demonstrates the essential pruning techniques needed to prune landscape trees. Journey to the majestic Avenue of the Giants to get a BIG, clear perspective on the science of tree growth. By developing an understanding of how trees respond to the wounds made by pruning cuts, students can finally understand the theory behind the basic principles of pruning tree limbs. More


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Pruning Series Set

The Pruning Series contains four separate program covering the fundamentals of pruning, pruning fruit trees and pruning ornamental trees. Also included is Arboriculture: Modern Tree Care, which itself is two program. More

4 volume set
  • $199.00
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Soil Biology

This program is loaded with information on the many organisms which make up the soils environment. From easily visible earthworms to microscopic bacteria, discover valuable information on the roles and interactions of the soil's flora and fauna. See how soil biology relates to soil horizons, porosity, water holding capacity and other physical properties of soil. While soil fertility is often measured by a soil's chemical, mineral and organic matter content, new research is presented on how the many species of mesofauna can be extracted from the soil and then used as indicators of soil fertility. More

24 minutes
  • $155.00
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Soil Science Set

This three-program set has been one of our most popular products for a reason - you cannot find a more comprehensive, better designed series of videos to introduce your students to the foundational concepts of soil science. This series should be part of every agriculture classroom and school library's media collection. More

3 volume set
  • $149.00
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The Fundamentals of Pruning

This program is an effective balance of technique and application. This video delivers information in a logical sequence, and forms a functional foundation to approach any pruning job. The topics covered include: why and how plants respond to pruning; proper tool selection and use; why and when you should prune; and pruning for desired results. More

27 minutes
  • $119.00
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The Properties of Soil

Understanding the physical properties of soil leads to better informed management decisions by many people including farmers, landscapers, civil engineers, architects, land use planners & resource specialists. By knowing the properties of our soils we can make better decisions about its use and conservation. More

24 minutes
  • $119.00
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The Science of Biological Decomposition: Effective Composting Methods

Start on the microscopic level to see the wide array of micro and macro-organisms which break down organic matter. See how to create compost and explore its water and nutrient holding capacity. Learn the basics of aerobic hot composting & how to create a good C:C (brown:green) ratio when layering. More

33 minutes
  • $119.00
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Tools for Horticulture Vol. 1: Safety, Design and Selection of Hand Tools

This introductory program introduces the necessity and advantages of horticultural hand tools. Safety is presented as an aspect of tool design, as well as a system of protective equipment and procedures which reduce the likelihood of injury while using hand tools. More

24 minutes
  • $119.00
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Tools for Horticulture Vol. 2: Hand Tools for Digging, Weeding and Cultivation

This program presents over thirty manually- powered implements designed for turning, scraping, scooping, boring, and tilling the soil. The first section of volume two demonstrates the safe use and proper techniques required for the use of a variety of diggers, shovels, picks and forks. More

26 minutes
  • $119.00
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Tools for Horticulture Vol. 3: Landscaping, Planting, and Watering Tools

The third program in this series covers the wide array of hand tools used for landscape development and the installation of plant materials, as well as the equipment needed for efficient water distribution. Post drivers, sledge hammers, wheelbarrows and dirt tamps are just some of the more than 20 tools covered in this volume. More

25 minutes
  • $119.00
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Tools for Horticulture Vol. 4: Hand Tools For Pruning and Cutting and Hand Tools For Grooming and Curb Appeal

Volume Four concludes the "Tools for Horticulture" series with the sections titles "Hand Tools for Pruning and Cutting" and "Hand Tools for Grooming and Curb Appeal". The first section of this volume handles the extensive topic of pruning and cutting tools. More

25 minutes
  • $119.00
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Tools Series Set

Tools for Horticulture is an all new, action-packed video series which takes an encyclopedic leap in to the vast area of professional hand tools. The audience will learn about the safe use and maintenance of more than 80 hand tools which re essential to the diverse nature of today's horticultural projects. More

4 volume set
  • $199.00
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Xeriscape

Learn how to conserve water, reduce maintenance, labor and save money. See how these techniques greatly enhance both the beauty and function of landscapes. Explore: proper plant selection; climatic factors and functional considerations in site analysis; soil testing; creative use of color, form and texture; hydrozoning; incorporation of turf areas; proper irrigation system selection, water audits, and irrigation scheduling; soil management via mulches, ground covers, and soil amendments; hardscaping for function and water/maintenance savings. More

26 minutes
  • $119.00
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