GardenSmart Previous Broadcasts

Episode #4703H

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Spring in the garden can be a wonderful time. It's great to be outside once again and many of the plants are breathtaking. GardenSMART visits with an expert who shows us how and why he has chosen these plants and how he cares for them. A beautiful show and a lot to learn. Be sure to join us this week as we GardenSMART.

Episode #4902H

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 27, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Many of us are plant-ploppers. We see a plant we like and buy it, without thinking about how or where it will fit into our landscape. GardenSMART visits with an expert who has great ideas about how we might have a garden design, rather than a nursery. Join us.

Episode #4702H

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

A community effort is getting kids and adults alike back in the garden. A win-win and a lot to learn. Be sure to tune in this week to GardenSMART.

Episode #4901H

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

GardenSMART takes a look at flower arranging. And there's a heartwarming twist. Be sure to tune in.

Episode #4701H

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

A garden oasis nestled in the heart of a large city showcases many beautiful plants and a wonderful sculptural exhibit. It also provides ideas and tips that home gardeners can utilize. Join us this week as we GardenSMART.

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TV Technical Issues

    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you?re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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