Upcoming Broadcasts:

Four Farmers & A Bus: Sol Food (Various cities across America) (#617H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

GGW takes an old-fashioned road trip to follow a group of four young gardeners traveling the country in a retro-fitted school bus that's powered on pure waste vegetable oil and their own enthusiasm. With their greenhouse on wheels, a mobile green roof, and lots of seeds, they're taking edible gardening to the streets- literally- and teaching sustainable practices in food deserts and blighted communities across America.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Practical Steps To A Weedless Garden (New Paltz NY) (#612H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Weeds: the bane of every gardener everywhere. Well, almost. In this episode, we meet Dr. Lee Reich. He's mastered the art of weedless gardening, and he's done it without chemicals. In addition to being a professor of horticulture, author and longtime avid gardener, Dr. Reich is a former plant and soil researcher for the USDA. So his hands-on advice for keeping our own landscapes growing strong with fewer weeds is gardening gold.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 25, 2015 -- 9:00am 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: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Aquaponics: Raising Fish And Plants Together (San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL) (#613H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

From small tabletop setups to huge commercial warehouse operations, we explore the practice of growing food and raising fish together... indoors. In Chicago, we spotlight a vacant factory where a farm now produces vegetables and fresh fish on the city's south side. Then meet two young California entrepreneurs whose aquaponics kits teach sustainability in one square foot of counter space, plus their desktop gardens that grow mushrooms in a carton of coffee grounds.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 1, 2015 -- 9:00am Remind me

Design Tips For A Small Space Garden (San Francisco, Seattle, Raleigh) (#619H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

More people are moving into metropolitan cities, where yards are becoming smaller or even non-existent. From apartments to condos to in town homes on zero-lot lines, one thing persists: the desire to have a garden. It's actually easy to have a lush and beautiful garden on a balcony or terrace. We explore some of the latest techniques of small-space gardening and visit some very small gardens with big impact in the San Francisco area.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 7, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Moss Is Boss (Raleigh, Nc) (#614H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Many of us look right past moss in the garden, or see it as a nuisance to be pressure-washed away. Here, we take a closer look at what is actually an incredible eco-friendly plant that thrives in places where grass won't. It needs very little water, no fertilizers, no clipping or mowing, and yet stays green all year long! Get ready for us to shed some light on this shade-loving ground cover; you may just learn enough that you'll want to establish it and grow it in your garden.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 8, 2015 -- 9:00am 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: Sat, Nov 14, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Rodale Institute, Champions of Organic Gardeni (#615H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Joe Lamp'l visits with the first family of modern organic gardening at the Rodale Institute. Maria and Maya Rodale share their unique (and sometimes surprising) perspective on organic gardening, which sheds new light on this time-tested and eco-friendly way of gardening and why it's vital for the health of the planet. If you've ever been unclear about what organic gardening is really all about, this episode is essential viewing.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 22, 2015 -- 9:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • 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. […]

    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

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

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