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.
Setting Up A Garden: Atlanta, Ga (#504H) Duration: 26:46 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.
- KQED Life: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 1:30pm email reminder
Container Gardening from a to Z: Atlanta, Ga (#505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
We can all appreciate the beauty of colorful containers of plants and flowers to dress up any space. As simple as potting up a few plants can be, the best arrangements are achieved through techniques professional designers use to create stunning combinations. From selecting the most appropriate container, to choosing the right soil, to creating that magical plant combination, we'll show you recipes for successful container gardening no matter how small or large the space.
In The Garden with Margaret Roach: New York (#506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Former senior executive for Martha Stewart shares how her garden saved her and how it IS possible to grow more sustainably both in the garden and in life.
The Weekend Farmer; Beyond the Garden-The Basics of Starting a Small Farm: Atlanta, GA (#507H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
For many, the longing for a more rural lifestyle comes calling sooner or later. Just a small plot of land out in the country for a weekend getaway we say; a few chickens, a garden and maybe a goat or two. Before you know it, you're farming. While experience is still the best teacher, we'll show you some of the most important considerations you need to know-before taking the plunge.
Bountiful Harvest: Birmingham, Al (#508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
From seed to pantry, we share not only how to get the best flavors from the garden, but how to capture that harvest in a jar for year round flavor.
- KQED Life: Sun, Nov 16, 2014 -- 8:30am email reminder
The Greening of Suburbia: Lake County, Illinois (#509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
In years past, developers would build typical subdivisions around golf courses and tennis courts. But today, with the growing interest in environmental conservation and local food systems, savvy developers are building self-contained communities around organic farms. The focus is on creating a sustainable community and outreach programs geared to helping all generations embrace local, in-season food as well as the agrarian lifestyle. Buyers are lining up to stake their claim to experience a taste of life on the farm, from the comfort of their own home. In this episode, we travel to one such community that serves as a model for all the others.
- KQED Life: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 -- 8:30am email reminder