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Keeping It Local (Episode #1113H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jun 24, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

In this episode, Allen discusses the importance of buying locally in your community or growing your own. He shares tips on planting gourds and when to harvest garlic. Plus, instead of using an artificial tree, we talk to an expert about buying from a local Christmas Tree Farm. Allen also heads to Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, to talk about the massive vegetable garden and he also visits a garden in Chicago that was planted for the community to enjoy.

Allen's Favorites (Episode #1112H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jun 17, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Allen picks a few of his favorite topics to discuss in this episode. He talks to experts about antique furniture and blackberries. He also tells us about heirloom tomatoes and white superior potatoes. We'll also get educated in planting garlic and the different breeds of chickens. Plus Allen visits with an expert on pine straw.

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