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Victory Garden Previous Broadcasts

Dark (Episode #3304Z)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 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: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Hot: Create A Garden That Beats The Heat (Episode #3203Z)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

Create a garden that beats the heat. Explore an incredible collection of cycads in Los Angeles with host Jamie Durie and learn more about this ancient plant that thrives in a hot climate. Watch as the Stone Guys heat up the garden with a firepit and outdoor wood-burning oven. Cultivate a vibrant garden with garden correspondent Paul Epsom's tips on hot color combos for the garden and containers. Discover the many varieties of eggplant with chef Michel Nischan - and try a hot and spicy recipe sure to warm you up.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Light (Episode #3303Z)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Wet: Learn About Water, In All Its Forms, In Your garden (Episode #3202Z)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 12:30 PM

Learn about water, in all its forms, in your garden. Join gardening correspondent Paul Epsom at Longwood Gardens in Philadelphia to learn about water features and elements that can add to any garden. Plant a water-wise garden with tips from host Jamie Durie on how to recycle rainwater and put it to good use. Grow a tea garden with Kip Anderson, then Eat, drink and be merry when chef Michel Nischan stirs up some beverages and recipes using fresh herbs and teas.

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