Ready, set... Grow! For over three decades, PBS's Emmy Award-winning series has been dedicated to giving viewers the confidence and inspiration to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty. VG offers viewers even more of the trusted gardening advice while offering up new and cutting edge information about the latest gardening trends, all guaranteed to get your garden growing.
Victory Garden Previous Broadcasts
Soft (Episode #3305Z)
KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 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.
- KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
Easy: Simplify Your Garden with Tricks and Tips (Episode #3208Z)
KQED Life: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 -- 9:30 AM
Join host Jamie Durie at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, and learn how to "learn from the big guys" - garden tourists can recycle great ideas and put them to use in their own gardens. Decorate your late-season garden with bold ideas for fall containers provided by gardening correspondent Paul Epsom. Preserve the freshness when lifestyle co-host Sissy Biggers learns Chef Michel Nischan's tips on growing vegetables and pickling for the winter.
- KQED Life: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
Light (Episode #3303Z)
KQED Life: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 -- 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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