Helpful High Desert Videos

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Welcome to Moana Grown! Here, you can get advice, tips and information in quick, easy-to-understand videos. You can meet our birding pros, floral designers and our plant experts. When we say expert, we mean it. High Desert certified nursery professionals, horticulturalists, arborists and master gardeners make up our Moana Nursery family. Pair them with more than 220 varieties of trees and shrubs designed to thrive in our climate and your landscape has never been in better hands.

Subscribe to the Moana Nursery YouTube channel to stay up-to-date with the helpful high desert videos we put out regularly!

Here are some of our most helpful videos:

Quick Videos on Indoor Home & Office Plants

Houseplants for Valentine's Day - Houseplants make for a longer-lasting gift than cut flowers. Gift them for Valentine's Day, birthdays, Mother's Day and more!

How to: Repotting Orchids - Did you know that orchids should be repotted every 14 to 18 months? Learn how to safely re-pot your orchid plant. 

African Violet CareBree Lake, color buyer at Moana Nursery, is here to share with you her 6 steps for taking care of your African violets.

Easy Care Indoor PlantsBree Lake shows you five easy-care indoor plants that thrive in the home or office. Add some green to your indoor spaces!

How to Plant a Succulent - Our Greenhouse Manager Michelle Catnick teaches you how to plant succulents with the right-sized pot, cactus soil, and depth.

Bree's Favorite Houseplants for December - Bree Lake introduces you to some of her favorite winter houseplants that are sure to brighten up your home over the holiday season.

The Benefits of Indoor Plants - Steve shares the happy effects of indoor plants – clean air, good mood, better work!

More High Desert Tips:

Plants for Pollinators - Learn about various types of perennial and annual plants that attract different pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.

How to Prune a Japanese Maple - Jon Bruyn is here to explain how to prune your Japanese Maple to keep it under-burdened and gorgeous to look at.

Using Ladybugs for Insect Control - Steve Packer explains the benefits of using ladybugs as a green and effective insect control option for your garden. 

How to Prune Mugo Pines - Learn how to take special care when pruning to ensure that your mugo pine retains both its dwarf size and healthy growth.

Tidy Bird-Feeding Solutions - Bird feeding is fun but can be so messy! Learn about different products that will allow you to enjoy your backyard birds without the mess. 

How to Compost - Moana Nursery Plant Doctor Steve Packer is here to teach you just how easy composting can be!

Winter Weed Control - Learn which weed control you need to apply during the winter months to stops weeds in the spring.

How to Plant a Tree - Lisa provides a tutorial video for planting trees in our high desert landscape.

Attracting Wild Birds - Carmel explains the basics for attracting birds to your backyard.

Irrigation On/Off Video - Two helpful videos and an instruction page. 

Composting - Get Started - Lisa explains how easy composting is and why it’s so beneficial to your yard and the planet. 

Watering Tips for the High Desert - Lisa explains why watering should be tailored to the unique requirements of your landscaping. 

Your Nevada Garden  - Understand the key differences and remedies for our local gardening and landscaping challenges during this 40 minute video.

Fresh and Affordable - Choosing Flowers in Season - Gigi explains how to get the best value when selecting flowers for your wedding, special event or just becase.

What to Feed Your Plants - Steve talks about the benefits of fertilizing your plants. 

The Benefits of Mulch - Lisa talks about how a layer of mulch can improve your landscaping soil & appearance plus conserve moisture. 

Understanding Microclimates in Northern Nevada - Lisa explains the nuances of the high-desert climate and what it means for your plants. 


Quick Video Tips for Fall:

Planting Fall Bulbs - Learn when and how to plant bulbs in the fall for bountiful blooms in the spring.

Fall Pruning Tips - Lisa explains how to properly prune your perennials in the fall when they start to turn brown.

Fall Mulching - Lisa explains what to do with leaves that fall on your plants, and how to properly mulch your planting beds.

Fall Fertilizer - Understand when it's a good idea to fertilize in the fall, and which fertilizer to use to send your plants the right signals.


Backyard Birding Videos:

Attract Birds with Water - How you can attract more birds to your property by providing them water.

How to Attract Goldfinches - Learn a few tips on how to attract and keep finicky goldfinches around your property. 

Using Seed Cylinders for Bird Feeding - Learn how out Wild Birds Unlimited seed cylinder products work and why they are a great option for backyard bird-lovers. 

Attract Bluebirds with Food - Wild Birds Unlimited has tips for 3 foods bluebirds simply can't resist!