Upcoming Broadcasts:

Growing Without Soil: Hydroponics (Atlanta, GA; New York City; Raleigh, NC) (#624H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Growing hydroponically- without soil- offers many advantages, from fewer pest and diseases to being able to grow your own food in almost any size space. We showcase shipping containers that grow restaurant-quality produce hydroponically and a New Yorker creating small-scale hydroponic gardens that work anywhere there's a window. Even our own foodscape correspondent Brie Arthur shows her system for growing tomatoes hydroponically at her home.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 12, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Truth About Organic Gardening (St. Paul, Mn) (#618H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Buyer beware: just because it's organic doesn't automatically make it a better option. Dr. Jeff Gillman, a popular gardening author and an associate professor of horticulture, helps us become more discerning gardeners as we explore specific examples or organics in a fun and illuminating way. We'll discover some enlightening examples of what works, what doesn't, and get to the bottom of some of the most popular claims.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 20, 2015 -- 9:00am Remind me

Designing The Landscape (Atlanta, Ga) (#626H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Want to learn how great designers create beautiful landscapes? Joe Lamp'l and Brie Arthur team up to design and install a new landscape in this packed episode. We walk viewers through the complete process from concept to completion: design consultation, plan creation, shopping for and selecting plants, and (of course) the actual installation. This episode is full of useful information to equip anyone in creating a more beautiful landscape.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 2, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife With Native Plants (#620H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

We follow GGW's own homesteading expert Theresa Loe as she transitions from a 1/10th of an acre homestead in the heart of Los Angeles to the restoration of a dilapidated 14-acre farmstead filled with heirloom fruit trees. From a practical look at what it truly takes to save the heritage and flavor of neglected trees to clever ways of preserving the harvest, Theresa's massive undertaking is filled with real-world practices and techniques that work in a garden of any size.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 10, 2016 -- 9:00am Remind me

The Best People of Season One (#201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

With Atlanta as base camp, we revisit some of the most popular people seen in season one and rediscover why they were viewer favorites.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 23, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The New Generation of Farmers: Thinking Big While Staying Small (Various cities in GA) (#621H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A new breed of farmer is emerging in America. These farmers are young, hardworking, and mission-driven toward environmental stewardship and ethical farming. These young people are turning to small-scale farming because they strive to make a real difference in the way our food is produced. In this episode, we meet several young farmers working to grow food sustainably and we learn the benefits of applying their best farming techniques to our own backyards.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 24, 2016 -- 9:00am Remind me

The Best Places of Season One (#202H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

With Atlanta Botanical Gardens setting the stage, we highlight some of the most memorable places and fan favorites from season one.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 30, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Compost, Compost Everywhere: How It's Made (Seattle, WA) (#622H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Healthy plants start with healthy soil, and healthy soil starts with compost. In this episode, we see how one commercial facility diverts yard waste and kitchen scraps that might otherwise be destined for a landfill and converts it into compost, veritable black gold for the garden. We also visit Seattle Tilth, a training facility that teaches homeowners how to compost on a much smaller scale to give their own gardens the best chance for success.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 31, 2016 -- 9:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

    • 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. […]

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

KQED DTV Channels



Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

All HD programs



Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH



Channel 54.3
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature



Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network



Channel 54.4
Wave 155

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