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.

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Redeeming Your Ground (Atlanta, Ga)

See how the Scott family's efforts to redeem their own ground in their suburban backyard opened a whole new world of life in the great outdoors, and how many of the simple changes they made will inspire you in your own backyard.

  • 2019-07-19T23:00:00-07:00
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Mount Cuba Center: A Treasured Garden for Native Plants (Wilmington, DE)

Over 1,000 species of native plants, some on the verge of extinction at one time, tell the larger story of the Delaware Valley and this extensive garden that once belonged to members of the du Pont family.

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Gardening in the Desert Southwest (Phoenix, Az)

To garden successfully in the desert Southwest, it just takes a little local knowledge to master the nuances of growing a productive garden there. In this episode, we explore tips, tricks and unique challenges to mastering the art of gardening in this part of the country.

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New York's High Line: A Thriving Diversity of Plants & People (New York, NY)

An abandoned rail line becomes a stunning greenway that snakes through- and 30 feet above- the streets of Manhattan, serving as a horticultural wonder and a tourist draw in the most densely populated city in America.

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Hope for Heroes: The Farmer Veteran Coalition (Davis, CA)

The Farmer Veteran Coalition's mission helps connect veterans with good jobs and new careers by cultivating a new generation of farmers. In this episode, we see the FVC's mission in action with moving stories of farmers whose lives have been changed thanks to the coalition connection.

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Trading Cleats for Beets: NFL: Players Goes NPK (Louisburg, NC)

The inspiring story of Jason Brown, who walked away from a lucrative NFL career at just 29 to grow food for a living - despite zero farming experience whatsoever-and give much of it away for free at every harvest.

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The Green Bronx Machine: The Power of a Classroom Farm (Bronx, NY)

Volunteer teacher, Stephen Ritz has committed his life's work to teaching kids to grow real food to build healthy minds and bodies in a one-of-a-kind learning environment he created in a Bronx, NY public school. His system is now being replicated worldwide with huge success.

  • 2019-08-03T23:00:00-07:00
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Northwest Garden Manifesto: One Couple's Quest to Create a Sustainable Landscape (Bremerton, WA)

One couple transforms their home garden outside Seattle into a paradise for people, plants and animals using environmental and sustainable practices. The garden is now open to the public by appointment.

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In Susan's Garden: A Backyard Habitat in Harmony with Nature (Spokane, WA)

In this episode, we follow Master Gardener Susan Mulvihill, an avid gardener, birder, and nature lover who has created a bountiful and beautiful habitat for all creatures. We'll learn some of Susan's best tips for creating a productive garden in harmony with nature.

  • 2019-08-09T23:00:00-07:00
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Working with Nature for a Sustainable Landscape Design (Whidbey Island, WA)

One designer's epic four-year project to create a stunning sustainable landscape that enhances the natural beauty of its island surroundings in Seattle's Puget Sound, all while leaving the lightest environmental footprint possible.

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The Private Garden of a Public Gardener (Wayne, PA and Wilmington, DE)

Professional horticulturalists Dan Benarcik and Peggy Anne Montgomery never mind bringing their work home. While always experimenting with varied and native plants to provide wildlife habitats, now Dan and Peggy share their wisdom and beautiful personal garden with us.

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