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.
Schoolyard Wildlife Habitats (Atlanta, Ga) (#309H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Learn how one school is using wildlife and outdoor classrooms to engage youngsters in nature and teach environmental issues. And learn how to create a wildlife habitat in your own backyard.
- KQED Life: Sat, May 25, 2013 -- 1:30pm email reminder
Urban Gardening (Detroit, MI) (#310H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
As cities across America fend off the impact of economic blight, many are finding that gardens are providing one of the fastest roads to recovery. They're providing an emotional boost to citizens, food for the hungry and instant beauty to areas while lifting spirits and enthusiasm for a better tomorrow. Detroit is a landmark city making huge strides through its gardens and programs built around them.
- KQED Life: Sun, May 26, 2013 -- 8:30am email reminder
Young Farmers (Atlanta, GA) (#312H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
There's a new wave of farmers emerging who are young, educated, hard working and extremely environmentally passionate. As traditional farmers are retiring, these young farmers are answering the call for a healthier tomorrow.
- KQED Life: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 1:30pm email reminder
Backyard Orchards (St. Louis, MO) (#313H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Beyond growing fresh herbs and produce, gardeners are now expanding to fruit as well. Even with limited space, learn how to have a bountiful backyard orchard, even without the use of pesticides or chemicals.
- KQED Life: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 8:30am email reminder
Just Because It's Organic (St. Paul, Mn) (#314H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Just because it's organic doesn't automatically make it a better option. Author and University of MN Assoc. Professor, Dr. Jeff Gillman helps us become more discerning gardeners as we explore specific examples in a fun and enlightening way.
All About Seeds (Mt. Airy, Nc) (#315H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Here we cover everything you ever wanted to know about how to start seeds at home but were afraid to ask. From soil mix to grow lights - we share seed sowing secrets and explain the science behind the techniques.
- KQED Life: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 8:30am email reminder
Also on KQED.org this week ...
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Enter the New "ImageMakers" Screening Room
Enjoy films from present and past seasons of KQED's short independent film series, divided into Animation, Comedy, Drama, and Suspense.