Growing A Greener World
This series blends the latest trends in eco-friendly living with traditional gardening know-how. It highlights the diverse people, organizations and events that seek to raise environmental awareness and encourage better stewardship of the planet. It combines the expertise and engaging styles of veteran television host and nationally recognized authority on gardening and sustainability, Joe Lamp'l (a.k.a. joe gardener), with the "Most Watched Gardening Personality on the Web," Garden Girl Patti Moreno. Each episode contains one compelling feature story and one how-to segment for growing your own food, followed by a four-minute segment with chef Nathan Lyon (A Lyon in the Kitchen) who uses fresh-from-the-garden fruit, vegetables or herbs to create simple and delicious dishes.
Growing A Greener World Previous Broadcasts
Polyface Farms (Episode #516H)
KQED Life: Sun, Feb 22, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
Polyface Farms is everything that industrialized farming is not. Here's an in depth look at how they are able to grow produce and raise food (beef, chickens, pigs, and turkeys) while stewarding the land at the same time.
Making More Plants - How to Propagate Anything, Nc (Episode #515H)
KQED Life: Sun, Feb 8, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
A big part of what hooks someone on gardening is watching a plant grow from seed, or tender young transplant. Yet there's another piece to the story of making more plants that is rarely mentioned, yet has a big impact on how they show up around the world. Plant propagation is a technique most used by professionals, yet it's an easy technique gardeners of any level can do to grow more plants for themselves and others. In this episode, we visit with some of the top plant propagators in the country to learn the tricks of the trade that we can easily apply at home.
- KQED Life: Sat, Feb 14, 2015 -- 1:30 PM
Independent Garden Centers: Austin, Tx (Episode #514H)
KQED Life: Sun, Feb 1, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
Local, independently owned nurseries are a vastly under utilized resource and we feature some of the many unique reasons we should support them. They offer benefits not available at larger box stores, yet consumers don't often realize the amazing resources that these small garden centers offer.
- KQED Life: Sat, Feb 7, 2015 -- 1:30 PM