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Growing A Greener World

Website: http://www.growingagreenerworld.com
Next Airing: Thu, May 13th, 2021 at 2:00 PM on UEN-TV

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GROWING A GREENER WORLD blends the latest trends in eco-friendly living with traditional gardening know-how. The series highlights the diverse people, organizations and events that seek to raise environmental awareness and encourage better stewardship of the planet. GROWING A GREENER WORLD 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 GirlPatti 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. Lyon, a finalist for the 2006 The Next Food Network Star, believes the fresher the ingredients, the better the food.

Episodes:

  • Creating a Bird-friendly Garden with Margaret Roach (Copake Falls, NY)

    Birds bring a dynamic element to our gardens, but more importantly, they play an important role in organic pest management, biodiversity and seed dispersal. This episode delves into the key elements we can incorporate to attract and protect the widest diversity of birds to your landscape.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 13th, 2021 at 2:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/5/2019 to 9/4/2021
  • Creating A Meadow Garden (Burlington, Vt)

    For most people, the term meadow conjures visions of sweeping fields of grasses and multi-colored blooms. This episode explores how gardeners can enjoy the diversity, beauty, and low maintenance benefits of this pollination haven even from small space or balcony gardens.

    Next Airing: Wed, May 19th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/5/2019 to 9/4/2021
  • From Seed to Fork: Growing an Abundant and Beautiful Cold-Climate Garden (Minneapolis, MN)

    We all like our gardens to be as productive as possible for the time and energy we invest. But when it comes to getting the most out of what a garden can provide, Meg Cowden never misses an opportunity to push the limits. Despite the short growing season and challenging conditions of her cold western Twin Cities climate, she’s obsessed with gardening and discovering new ways to grow more and do it better. You are sure to be impressed and inspired when you see the tips and techniques Meg puts into practice - all of which you can do too.

    Next Airing: Wed, May 26th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 9/5/2019 to 9/4/2021
  • The Year-Round Gardener (Nova Scotia)

    When it comes to year-round vegetable gardening, Niki Jabbour wrote the book. She easily earned the Year-round Badge of Honor by living in one of the most unlikely places - Halifax, Nova Scotia. There, the first frost of the year shows up about mid-October and frigid temperatures persist typically until mid-May. Yet, Niki harvests fresh produce from her garden 365 days a year. Host, Joe Lamp’l visits Niki in her garden to uncover many tips we can each use to extend or get more out of our growing seasons.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 2nd, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/5/2019 to 9/4/2021
  • A Day in the Life at the Gardenfarm

    When Growing a Greener World creator and host, Joe Lamp'l, isn't on the road to capture the stories of other gardeners in their gardens, he's busy keeping up with his own large, organically maintained raised bed garden and 5-acre hobby farm. But with a lot more time at home this year, come behind the scenes to experience what a real day in the life at Joe's personal and TV garden is really like.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 9th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 9/7/2020 to 9/6/2022
  • The Foodscape Revolution

    Mingling food crops with your front yard ornamental garden is not only practical, it can add more visual appeal too. Limitations on where to create a designated food garden is often an obstacle in urban settings, so foodscaping - or landscaping to include edibles - is rapidly growing in popularity. Brie Arthur provides guidelines and examples for success and beauty, all from her personal foodscape garden.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 16th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/7/2020 to 9/6/2022
  • More Than Just a Seed: Protecting its Past, and Preserving its Future

    Where a seed comes from - and how it was grown - can play a big role in how we source and grow our food crops and ornamental plants in our future. Not all seeds are created equal, nor should we be treating them as if they are. These days, more gardeners than ever are growing their own food. The seeds they choose to purchase and plant can impact a lot more than their own backyard garden.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 23rd, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/7/2020 to 9/6/2022
  • Growing to Give - The Story of First Fruits Farm and Wise Farmer Brown

    When Jason Brown walked away from a multi-million-dollar NFL contract to be a farmer, he didn't even know how to farm. Yet, two things were certain. He would learn to farm, and as he did, he'd give away the first fruits of every harvest to those in need.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 30th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/7/2020 to 9/6/2022
  • Growing The Next Generation of Gardeners

    Exposing children to gardening at a young age can instill a newfound passion to last a lifetime. This episode features the story of Brie Arthur's passion for engaging her two neighborhood children and planting the seed for a love of gardening. Five years later, Brie's ongoing and active mentorship of this young pair has transformed their lives in many positive ways.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 7th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/7/2020 to 9/6/2022
  • Urban Victory Gardens Project

    As the resurgence of victory gardens are springing up across the country, we visit one historical Chicago victory garden where growing food is also growing communities. The Peterson Garden Project is all about building gardeners rather than gardens. Their success is amazing and inspiring.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 14th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/7/2020 to 9/6/2022
  • Learning to Prune Like a Pro, In Your Own Home Landscape

    When we, as gardeners, devote our efforts to promoting plant health and vigor, it becomes counterintuitive to cut growth off to encourage more. Yet, that's exactly the right approach. Pruning plants and trees can often be an intimidating process, but it doesn't have to be. Follow along in this episode as we spend a day with a professional pruning guru and learn some key tips to take the fear out of pruning. Along the way, you'll also gain a better understanding of the what, when, where, and why behind making the right cut.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 21st, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/7/2020 to 9/6/2022
  • Urban and Community Gardening Heroes

    There's an enormous swell in the number of people learning to garden and grow their own food. Yet, many lack the space - or so it might seem. In this episode, we meet some of the great urban and community gardening heroes who are making gardening more accessible to all - no matter the boundaries or limitations.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 28th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/7/2020 to 9/6/2022
  • Expanding Your Food Garden By Growing Fruit

    The first step for most new food gardeners is the addition of a few vegetable and herb plants. Yet once they're hooked, the desire to grow more and different plants and varieties grows as well. From the classic food garden, this episode takes home gardeners to the next step of adding a wide assortment of fruit trees and shrubs for their personal backyard orchard. In this episode, host Joe Lamp'l installs several fruit trees and shrubs on the GGW Garden Farm, while sharing everything you need to know for homegrown success, even if only on a deck or patio.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 4th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/7/2020 to 9/6/2022
  • Container Gardening Anywhere: What to Know Before You Grow

    We can all appreciate the beauty of colorful containers of plants and flowers to dress up any space. As simple as potting up a few plants can be, the best arrangements are achieved through techniques professional designers use to create stunning combinations. From selecting the most appropriate container, to choosing the right soil, to creating that magical plant combination, we'll show you recipes for successful container gardening no matter how small or large the space.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 11th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/7/2020 to 9/6/2022
  • Creating Paradise Through a Shared Passion for Gardening

    Gardening is a passion many of us share. But when gardeners share that passion with their life partner, everything gets better. Meet one Atlanta couple who has been creating paradise in their own home garden for over 30 years.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 18th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/7/2020 to 9/6/2022
  • Making More Plants By Propagating Your Garden

    One of the most fun, productive and inexpensive ways to grow your garden and expand your knowledge is by making more plants through simple propagation techniques. Join GGW gardening correspondent and plant propagation expert, Brie Arthur, as she and host, Joe Lamp'l, show you some of their tips to successfully making more plants from your very own garden.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 25th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/7/2020 to 9/6/2022
  • Bringing Nature Home (Newark, De)

    In too many places of our country, there is no place left for wildlife, but in the landscapes and gardens we ourselves create. Noted author Doug Tallamy illustrates how the choices we make as gardeners can profoundly impact the diversity of life in our yards, towns and on our planet.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/5/2019 to 9/4/2021
  • Catching up with TV Garden Legend Paul James (Atlanta, GA)

    One of America’s favorite TV gardeners is Paul James - THE Garden Guy - creator and host of HGTV’s top-rated show, Gardening by the Yard. Yet after an astounding 13-year run, the show came to an end. Paul had a unique way of educating and entertaining his viewers with his light-hearted humor and approachable demeanor. He was the gardener next door that everyone wished was their neighbor. In the 10 years since the show ended, Paul has been out of the public spotlight, and his fans miss him. In this episode, host Joe Lamp’l catches up with Paul in his own home garden, and viewers are all invited to this long-overdue reunion.

    Length: 00:26:41
    Usage rights: 9/5/2019 to 9/4/2021
  • Gardening on the Cheap: Top Tips for Saving Money and Time in the Garden (Atlanta, GA)

    Gardeners are a frugal bunch. Much of what we do and grow in the garden saves us time and money there and beyond. Yet, for many, gardening is a passion and hobby that lures us into spending more than we should on the latest gadget, gimmick or new plant variety. Host Joe Lamp’l is well known for his money-saving ideas when it comes to gardening on the cheap. In this episode he shares some of his best tips for saving you time and money in and around the garden.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/5/2019 to 9/4/2021
  • Gardening with the Masters - King of Compost, Unusual Fruit and the Weedless Garden (New Paltz, NY)

    Noted author of Weedless Gardening, Dr. Lee Reich knows a thing or two about gardening. This soil scientist and avid gardener has perfected the art and science of making great compost, and he’s known for another specialty - growing unusual fruit. In this episode, we’re back to visit Lee once again. This time, we dig into some of the other fascinating pursuits of this ever-curious and sought-after garden authority.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/5/2019 to 9/4/2021
  • Modern Homesteading - Transforming the Urban Experience One Garden at a Time (Seattle, WA)

    There’s a movement at hand - an increase in the number of families who have taken it upon themselves to produce the food for their table from their own backyards. These urban homesteaders are living off the land while living in the city, and they’re sharing this skillset with others.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/5/2019 to 9/4/2021
  • The Weekend Farmer (Atlanta, Ga)

    For many, the longing for a more rural lifestyle comes calling sooner or later, with just a small plot of land out in the country for a weekend getaway. While experience is still the best teacher, we’ll show you some of the most important considerations you need to know before taking the plunge.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/5/2019 to 9/4/2021

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