Upcoming Broadcasts:

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 5, 2015 -- 1:00pm

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 12, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 19, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 25, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 26, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 1, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 2, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 7, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 8, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 9, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 14, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 22, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 16, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 23, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me

The Future (#1404H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A look at the latest in garden and design innovations and how to incorporate them into your home and outdoor spaces.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 30, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 – 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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