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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- KQED Life: Sun, Jan 31, 2016 -- 9:00am Remind me