Growing A Greener World

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.

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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.

  • 2021-01-22T22:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2021-01-22T22:30:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2021-01-23T22:00:00-08:00
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  • 2021-01-29T22:00:00-08:00
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Gardening to Feed Our Souls and Nourish Our Neighbors

With more time at home than ever before, people are turning to gardening, many for the first time. Some are using their gardens to heal their mind and bodies and feed their families. Others are finding ways to use their gardens to nourish neighbors and their community in unique and powerful ways. Meet some of the team of Growing a Greener World in their own gardens, and see what others are doing across the country to serve their communities through gardening.

  • 2021-01-29T22:30:00-08:00
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  • 2021-02-13T22:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2021-01-30T22:00:00-08:00
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  • 2021-02-05T22:00:00-08:00
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Growing A Greener World

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.

  • 2021-02-05T22:30:00-08:00
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Growing A Greener World

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.

  • 2021-02-12T22:30:00-08:00
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