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
Independent Garden Centers - A Gardener's Best Resource (Atlanta, GA) (Episode #324H)
KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
For new and experienced gardeners alike, Independent Garden Centers (IGC's) offer a wealth of resources for education, real examples, and some of the most appropriate plants and ideas for a specific location or region. This episode explores many of the most popular and overlooked ways IGC's are a gardener's best resource for growing a greener world.
Backyard Composting (Winston Salem, NC) (Episode #307H)
KQED Life: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 1:30 PM
Compost is the single most important amendment for creating healthy soil. Yet, many gardeners are confused when it comes to making it at home, and why it's important. In this information-packed episode, we meet with a soil scientist, and show you all you need to know to make it at home for free.
Small Space & Vertical Gardening (San Francisco, CA) (Episode #323H)
KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
We explore hints and tricks to getting a lot from small space gardening including vertical gardening.
Sustainable Agriculture (Swoope, VA) (Episode #306H)
KQED Life: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 1:30 PM
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.