P. Allen Smith's Garden Home
Explores earth-friendly gardening methods, international trends, recipes for fresh garden produce, innovative public garden designs and how to adapt them for the home, and classic garden plants makeovers by plant breeders.
Small Spaces (#1308H) Duration: 27:29 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Small spaces can be a challenge to make comfortable and stylish but P. Allen Smith has some ideas you can use for any area, indoors or out. Watch as Allen offers suggestions to a helpless romantic in setting up a spa getaway for his wife. Plus, we'll travel to New York City and see how one designer has created a beautiful garden on her balcony. No matter what the size of your space, there's always a creative solution.
- KQED Life: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 -- 1:00pm email reminder
Anyone Can Do It (#1309H) Duration: 26:24 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Getting started on a gardening or decorating project can be intimidating to some people if you don't know where to begin. That's ok, because today P. Allen Smith is going to hold your hand and help you through every step. We'll learn the top five, first-time gardener mistakes, see someone with a black thumb turn it green and understand when it's time to call in reinforcements.
- KQED Life: Mon, Apr 6, 2015 -- 1:00pm email reminder
Flower Power (#1310H) Duration: 27:24 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
This episode is all about flowers and how they have the power to lift our spirits and add personality to our homes. P. Allen Smith shows us how to grow some of his favorites for arrangements and how to let loose and not try to be so perfect in the garden.
- KQED Life: Mon, Apr 13, 2015 -- 1:00pm email reminder
Washington Was Here (#1311H) Duration: 27:09 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Step back in time with P. Allen Smith as he travels back to 18th century Williamsburg to see just how George Washington and other Virginians would have lived (and eaten) in Pre-Revolutionary War time. He'll walk in the shoes of an 18th century middling to meet some colorful characters that talk about the gardens, kitchens and their way of life. You'll even get a taste of our first president's favorite dish.
Extremes (#1312H) Duration: 26:17 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Look up in the sky... it's a bird, it's a plane... nope. It's an episode of Garden Home all about extremes! Today P. Allen Smith covers both ends of the spectrum. Topics range from plants that love the heat to plants that thrive in water. We'll also see some extreme decorating ideas that feel right at home in the Garden Home Cottage.
- KQED Life: Mon, Apr 27, 2015 -- 1:00pm email reminder
Self Defense (#1313H) Duration: 26:31 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Learning some self-defense is a good idea for everyone. In this episode, P. Allen Smith will explore some fighting moves you can do to protect things around your home and garden. Now don't worry, these moves are all natural and a few are also very effective in case of a Zombie Apocalypse.
- KQED Life: Mon, May 4, 2015 -- 1:00pm email reminder
A Visit from the Beekman Boys (#1401H) Duration: 27:11 STEREO TVG
Two New York City boys turned farmers visit Moss Mountain Farm. Find out how the Fabulous Beekman Boys fare, when faced with the challenge of capturing a free-range turkey while Allen puts a spin on a classic dish.
Past Made New (#1402H) Duration: 27:12 STEREO TVG
Take a step back in time to the late 18th century town of Salem, North Carolina. Learn how many of the same practices and principles in this Moravian community can be utilized in today's modern backyard gardens.
Pay It Forward (#1403H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Be inspired to pay it forward! From building homes for those in need, to inspiring children to garden, in this episode P. Allen Smith spotlights several groups and organizations that are doing their part giving back to the community.
- KQED Life: Mon, May 25, 2015 -- 1:00pm email reminder