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Trends: Get on the Cutting Edge of Your Garden with these innovative ideas (Episode #3213Z)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 23, 2014 -- 9:30 AM

Make it green, wherever you are! Host Jamie Durie picks plants that can cope with pollution if you live in the city. Enjoy art in the garden. Visit the DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park with lifestyle co-host Sissy Biggers and learn the basics on how to choose beautiful art for your garden space. Bring the outdoors in. Host Jamie Durie demonstrates how to liven your office space with plants. Extend the gardening season. Eat fresh through the winter with lessons from gardener Kip Anderson on how to grow in a cold frame.

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  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 23, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

Hybrid 1: Discover An Eclectic Mix of Gardening Tips (Episode #3206)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 22, 2014 -- 12:30 PM

Explore the Huntington Botanical Gardens in California with host Jamie Durie and learn how to put your plants in the spotlight through the art of staging. Divide and conquer your perennials with a little help from gardening correspondent Paul Epsom. Join lifestyle co-host Sissy Biggers on a tour of Chef Michel Nichan's garden and learn about organic gardening - plus, discover how fresh ingredients can make your steak sizzle.

Soft (Episode #3305Z)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 9, 2014 -- 9:30 AM

What's SOFTscaping? Plainly said, it's anything that's not hardscape in the garden. But certain types of plants are better at softening than others. Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom visits a specialty grass nursery in New Hampshire to see some best bets; there, he learns how grasses are year-round showstoppers. Host Jamie Durie visits the world-famous Filoli gardens in northern California to learn how good plant choices are used to soften design. Resident chef Michel Nischan shares a not-to-be-missed recipe for green, hard-to-ripen tomatoes left in the garden.

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  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 9, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

Dark (Episode #3304Z)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 2, 2014 -- 9:30 AM

This week, we're keeping you in the dark! Deep, dark chocolate and black plants look great in any garden. Join Jamie as he visits the San Francisco Botanical Garden to see how they've worked dark plants into their collections. Paul Epsom shows off his favorite groundcover for dark locations. Got shade? Get moss! Starting a beautiful moss garden is easier than you think when you've got the right conditions. Not enough room in the city to grow everything you'd like? Chef Michel Nischan's "Homegrown" segment this week introduces you to the best farmer's market in New England, in the heart of Boston - where you'll learn to select the best, diverse produce with renowned chef Barbara Lynch.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 8, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 2, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

Light (Episode #3303Z)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 1, 2014 -- 12:30 PM

Using light to your advantage in the garden is a skill. This week, VG at light in many different ways. Host Jamie Durie visits the renowned Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, CA, to take a closer look at specimens that reflect light, absorb light, or bring light into your garden. Then, we tackle one of gardening's most persistent questions: what's a gardener to do with shade? Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom gives a primer on the many different types of shade, and how to choose the right plant for the right place. Our "Homegrown" segment this week features a Burmese salad with greens and herbs straight from the garden and greenhouse.

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