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
Light (Episode #3303Z)
KQED Life: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 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.
- KQED Life: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
Wet: Learn About Water, In All Its Forms, In Your garden (Episode #3202Z)
KQED Life: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 9:30 AM
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.
- KQED Life: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
- KQED Life: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
New (Episode #3302Z)
KQED Life: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 9:30 AM
The best of the new! Jamie Durie takes viewers to Cornerstone Gardens one of North America's premier collections of exciting new garden design. Cornerstone presents gardeners with terrific, fresh ideas to bring home to their own spaces. Ever wonder how new plants make it onto nursery shelves? Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom explores the path from seed to retail sale when he visits an All-American Selection trial garden. This week's "Homegrown" segment features a husband and wife team that bring the farm to the table: Farmer Chris Kurth and chef Ana Sortun show resident chef Michel Nischan the glories of freshly-dug potatoes.
- KQED Life: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
Dry: Use Less Water In Your Landscape (Episode #3201Z)
KQED Life: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
Use less water in your landscape. Explore the Water Conservation Garden near San Diego, California, with host Jamie Durie and learn about xeriscaping: water-wise gardening. Learn how to create a dry-laid garden wall with hardscape experts, the Stone Guys. Grow a fire-wise garden in an area that's at risk for wildland fires. Eat healthy with chef Michel Nischan - who shows you a Native American-style "Three Sisters" garden that features corn, squash and beans.