Backyard Fruit Trees

Landscape planting doesn’t have to be hard! In this series, follow along as the Goins family transforms several spots in their Connecticut landscape - including a backyard area, front and side garden beds, and entryway.

They share tips on how you can make a big impact in your yard with just a few plants - and make sure those plants stay happy and healthy!

In the first video, the Goins plant fruit trees on the outskirts of their yard, including blueberry bushes, a fig tree, an avocado tree, and a pomegranate!

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Transforming a Front Garden Bed

Have an empty garden bed to fill or makeover? You’re in the right place!

In this video, the Goins family transforms a bare front garden bed into a beautiful, flowering focal point for their home, with an assortment of tall grasses, flowering shrubs and evergreens.

Follow along for tips on planning a garden bed and planting ornamental grasses and shrubs - and watch until the end for an incredible before-and-after!

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Foundation Planting in a Narrow Garden Bed

Planting in a small area can be challenging. But with the right plants, you can create a big impact - even in a compact space!

Follow along in this video as the Goins family transforms an empty, narrow strip into a romantic garden bed with a European-countryside feel.

They use the FGT Yard Planner™ to choose the perfect plants and trees, then walk through how to plant them along the side of their home!

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Making an Entryway Statement

There’s no better place to make a landscape statement than right outside your front door!

In this video, watch as the Goins family adds life to two large, empty pots outside their home, with evergreen foliage, hanging vines and bright spring blooms.

Follow along as they use the FGT Yard Planner™ to find the perfect plants, and place them outside their door for a welcoming entryway!

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Checking on Our New Gardens

The best part about transforming your landscape? Enjoying your new outdoor spaces!

In the final video of our Landscape Planting for Beginners series, the Goins check in on their newly planted trees and shrubs. They find some new growth on their fruit trees and bushes, and even spot some blueberries!

Plus, they share tips on how to keep their new plants happy and healthy.

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Episode Guide:

  • Episode 1

  • Episode 2

  • Episode 3

  • Episode 4

  • Episode 5

Plants from this video series:

Sold Out Black Mission Fig
Black Mission Fig

Sunlight: Full-Partial

Growth Rate: Moderate

Harvest Time: June-September

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6 reviews
Growing Zones: 7-10
Sold Out Sensational™ Lavender Plant
Sensational™ Lavender Plant

Sunlight: Full Sun

Growth Rate: Moderate

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25 reviews
Growing Zones: 5-9
Sold Out Texas Pink Pomegranate Tree
Texas Pink Pomegranate Tree

Sunlight: Full Sun

Growth Rate: Fast

Harvest Time: September

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6 reviews
Growing Zones: 7-11 outdoors
Sold Out Cryptomeria 'Globosa Nana' Shrub
Cryptomeria 'Globosa Nana' Shrub

Sunlight: Full-Partial

Growth Rate: Moderate

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13 reviews
Growing Zones: 5-9
Sold Out Nepeta 'Cat’s Pajamas' Catmint
Nepeta 'Cat’s Pajamas' Catmint

Sunlight: Full Sun

Growth Rate: Moderate

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1 review
Growing Zones: 3-8