Upcoming Broadcasts:

Independent Garden Centers: Austin, Tx (#514H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Local, independently owned nurseries are a vastly under utilized resource and we feature some of the many unique reasons we should support them. They offer benefits not available at larger box stores, yet consumers don't often realize the amazing resources that these small garden centers offer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 31, 2015 -- 1:30pm
  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 1, 2015 -- 8:30am email reminder
  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 7, 2015 -- 1:30pm email reminder

Making More Plants - How to Propagate Anything, Nc (#515H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A big part of what hooks someone on gardening is watching a plant grow from seed, or tender young transplant. Yet there's another piece to the story of making more plants that is rarely mentioned, yet has a big impact on how they show up around the world. Plant propagation is a technique most used by professionals, yet it's an easy technique gardeners of any level can do to grow more plants for themselves and others. In this episode, we visit with some of the top plant propagators in the country to learn the tricks of the trade that we can easily apply at home.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Polyface Farms (#516H) 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.

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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • KQED most channels, planned overnight maintenance: early Wed 1/14 midnight-3am

      (includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with most paid signal providers) We will be doing maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Tues/early Wed 1/14. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Wednesday, and should be done in 2-3 hours, perhaps sooner. This will result in all […]

    • KQED all channels, planned overnight maintenance: early Fri 12/19 midnight-6am

      (this includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with all paid services) We will be doing upgrade and maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Thurs/early Fri 12/19. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Friday, which may last until 6am, though we hope to finish earlier. This […]

    • KQED Plus OTA – Optimistically planned maintenance: Fri 12/05 mid-morning

      (DT54.1 thru 54.5) Assuming that the weather and road conditions permit, we plan to do a bit of maintenance on our KQEH transmitter the morning of Friday 12/05… hopefully 10am-11am-ish, but could be a bit later. Most of the work should not affect the outgoing signal, but there will need to be a cable swap […]

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 - Monterey (KQET)
XFINITY 9 and HD 709

All widescreen and HD programs


Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
XFINITY 10 and HD 710

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH


Channel 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Channel 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature


Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

24-hour national Spanish-language network


Channel 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too