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.
Escape to the Garden (#1305H) Duration: 27:07 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Stress is a small word that can have big effects in terms of our health and overall well-being. Did you know the American Institute of Stress says 80% of workers feel stress on the job and nearly half of all workers say they need help learning how to manage stress? Never fear. Escape to the garden with P. Allen Smith as he shares his garden stress relievers including yoga poses specifically designed for gardeners.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 9, 2015 -- 1:00pm email reminder
The Unusual (#1306H) Duration: 26:07 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
We grow accustomed to things we see every day, the things we're comfortable with. But it's a good exercise to go beyond our comfort zones and explore things that are a little unusual. From unique planters, obscure wall hangings or a pizza topped with a fried egg, this episode explores the uncommon and unconventional.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 -- 1:00pm email reminder
Kids, Kids and More Kids (#1307H) Duration: 27:27 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Kids and broccoli aren't traditionally a match, but studies show that if you teach children how to grow vegetables, they are more likely to eat it. Learning about their food sources will also lead to healthier lifestyles as they grow up. That's why P. Allen Smith is a big advocate of getting kids in the garden. Plus, meet some kids who are raising chickens in the city and learn how to design a kids room that easily adapts to their changing styles.
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.
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