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.
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
Heritage Breeds (Pittsboro, Nc and Potomac, Md) (#316H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
With the renewed interest in sustainability and organic agriculture, heritage farm animals are making a come back. We learn why certain livestock had previously fallen out of favor, what is so special about them in today's world and how we can help restore this piece of our American heritage.
Garden Coaching (Atlanta, Ga) (#317H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Just as athletes have trainers, we too can have personal garden coaches to help us achieve the landscape of our dreams. In this episode, we tag along with a coach to learn how they can guide, teach and empower us to be better gardeners on any skill level.
- KQED Life: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 8:30am email reminder
Organic Flowers (Skagit Valley, Wa) (#318H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Some organically minded growers and retailers are changing the way the flower industry practices their craft of growing beautiful flowers without the chemicals. It's a movement that is good for the planet.
Moss Gardens (Raleigh, Nc) (#319H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
In this episode, we learn how moss is an incredible eco-friendly plant that needs very little water, no fertilizers, clipping or mowing and yet, it stays green all year long! We cover all the basics and make a miniature tabletop landscape that will give years of enjoyment.
- KQED Life: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 8:30am email reminder
Also on KQED.org this week ...
"The Bay Bridged" Music for June
Listen the The Bay Bridged mix of bands performing live in the Bay Area this month, including The Mantles, Cold Cave, The Spyrals, Blitzen Trapper, Monster Rally, and more. Enjoy the podcast and then go see some concerts!
Obamacare Explained: A Guide for Californians
Starting Jan 1, 2014, most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine. KQED has created a simple guide to explain how the health law affects you, your family or your small business, here in California.