Growing A Greener Growing A Greener Worldworld
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.
Behind The Scenes of a Flower Show (Seattle, Wa) (#320H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
A firsthand look at how these display gardens are created and how to get the most from your visit to any show.
- KQED Life: Sun, Jan 22, 2017 -- 9:00am
Organic Lawn Care (Arlington, VA) (#305H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The impression that lush lawns require high inputs of synthetic chemicals to keep them looking good is a myth. We visit a private estate to see a major test case by the University of Maryland to show that lush green grass is possible and how you can have that lawn of your dreams organically.
- KQED Life: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
NYC Rooftop Gardens (New York, NY) (#322H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Sitting high above rush hour traffic, is a full production, organic farm - growing food in only 8-12 inches of soil spread across the rooftop of a New York City building. We visit this incredible 1-acre farm and learn how they are creating a whole new model for locally grown urban food that can be duplicated anywhere in the world.
- KQED Life: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me
Sustainable Agriculture (Swoope, VA) (#306H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Polyface Farms is everything that industrialized farming is not. Here's an in depth look at how they are able to grow produce and raise food (beef, chickens, pigs and turkeys) while stewarding the land at the same time.
- KQED Life: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
Small Space & Vertical Gardening (San Francisco, CA) (#323H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
We explore hints and tricks to getting a lot from small space gardening including vertical gardening.
- KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me
Backyard Composting (Winston Salem, NC) (#307H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Compost is the single most important amendment for creating healthy soil. Yet, many gardeners are confused when it comes to making it at home, and why it's important. In this information-packed episode, we meet with a soil scientist, and show you all you need to know to make it at home for free.
- KQED Life: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
Independent Garden Centers - A Gardener's Best Resource (Atlanta, GA) (#324H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
For new and experienced gardeners alike, Independent Garden Centers (IGC's) offer a wealth of resources for education, real examples, and some of the most appropriate plants and ideas for a specific location or region. This episode explores many of the most popular and overlooked ways IGC's are a gardener's best resource for growing a greener world.
- KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me