GardenSmart Previous Broadcasts

Episode #4712H

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

One of the country's oldest and largest garden clubs has an outstanding garden tour every year. GardenSMART was fortunate to visit two of those gardens and has combined them into one show. Beautiful, and a lot to learn. Be sure to tune in.

Episode #4711H

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Gardening can be good for us, both emotionally and physically. But as gardeners we know that. Exposing folks with special needs to gardening is something that can be quite powerful for all concerned. A lot of great gardening info, as well as innovative ideas for loved ones. An interesting show, be sure to tune in.

Episode #4710H

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Trial gardens can provide many useful lessons for home gardeners: Which plants work, which don't, how to identify new plants, even provide gardening inspiration. All are objectives. For a gardener - what's not to like? Be sure to join us this week as we GardenSMART.

Episode #4709H

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Majestic miniature plants may not be something we, as gardeners, are ready to tackle just now. But many of the techniques used to care for and prune these miniatures apply to larger plants as well. A beautiful, interesting show and a lot to learn. Be sure to tune in.

Episode #4708H

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

A raindrop can be one of the most beneficial or most destructive elements on earth. And managing storm water runoff is a problem no matter where we live. GardenSMART visits the University of Virginia, founded by Thomas Jefferson, to take a look at their innovative rainwater management ideas. An interesting show and a lot to learn. Be sure to tune in.

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