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
The Dirt On Creating A Healthy Garden (Raleigh, NC) (Episode #302H)
KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 8:30 AM
The foundation of any healthy garden starts with the soil. This episode goes to the source with a tour of a Soil Testing lab and the U.S. Composting Council for a better understanding of how to create the best foundation in your home garden.
Winter Gardening (Harborside, ME) (Episode #301H)
KQED Life: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 -- 8:30 AM
We visit Maine and gardening guru, Eliot Coleman, who shares his knowledge on growing vegetables year round in even the coldest climates.
Behind The Scenes with Growing A Greener World (Episode #326H)
KQED Life: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 -- 1:30 PM
With nearly 75 episodes over three seasons, a lot has gone into the planning of each and every one. But who are the people behind scenes, how does the show come together and what gets left on the cutting room floor that we'd love to have back? From the voices our own producers and production team, this episode provides a behind the scenes look at how the series is made, from how we chose our topics and locations, the highlights and lowlights and our some of our favorite scenes you didn't see.