Growing A Greener World
This series blends the latest trends in eco-friendly living with traditional gardening know-how. It highlights the diverse people, organizations and events that seek to raise environmental awareness and encourage better stewardship of the planet. It combines the expertise and engaging styles of veteran television host and nationally recognized authority on gardening and sustainability, Joe Lamp'l (a.k.a. joe gardener), with the "Most Watched Gardening Personality on the Web," Garden Girl Patti Moreno. Each episode contains one compelling feature story and one how-to segment for growing your own food, followed by a four-minute segment with chef Nathan Lyon (A Lyon in the Kitchen) who uses fresh-from-the-garden fruit, vegetables or herbs to create simple and delicious dishes.
Creating An Edible Fruit Garden: Atlanta, Ga (#501H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The first step for most new food gardeners is the addition of a few vegetable and herb plants. Yet once they're hooked, the desire to grow more and different plants and varieties grows as well. From the classic food garden, this episode takes home gardeners to the next step of adding a wide assortment of fruit trees and shrubs for their personal backyard orchard. In this episode, host Joe Lamp'l installs several fruit trees and shrubs on the GGW Garden Farm, while sharing everything you need to know for homegrown success, even if only on a deck or patio.
Behind The Scenes with Ggw: Atlanta, Ga (#502H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
With nearly 75 episodes over three seasons, a lot has gone into the planning of each and every one. But who are the people behind scenes, how does the show come together and what gets left on the cutting room floor that we'd love to have back? From the voices our own producers and production team, this episode provides a behind the scenes look at how the series is made, from how we chose our topics and locations, the highlights and lowlights and our some of our favorite scenes you didn't see.
Solitary Bees; The Unsung Heroes in the World of Pollinators: Atlanta, GA (#503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Today, backyard gardeners may hold the key to the future success of food on our plates. While honeybees are directly responsible for more than 30% of all the food we eat, their population continues to decline in alarming numbers. When orchard managers of the world begin looking for an alternate pollinator, solitary mason bees may be just the answer. In this episode, we explore these solitary creatures, learn just how easy it is to raise them at home, and see that the security of our future food supply just might lie with these unsung heroes, the solitary mason bees.
Setting Up A Garden: Atlanta, Ga (#504H) Duration: 27:02 STEREO TVG
In this episode, host, Joe Lamp'l invites viewers into his own backyard as he creates a large raised bed garden from scratch, and shows tips along the way that anyone can do to create a productive garden. This episode is particularly appealing to fans of the show since it shows the beginning moments of what now serves as the main teaching and trial gardens for the series as well as other respected organizations.
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