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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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.

  • 2020-12-05T22:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-12-11T22:00:00-08:00
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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.

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  • 2020-12-26T22:00:00-08:00
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  • 2021-01-01T22:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-12-12T22:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-12-18T22:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-12-18T22:30:00-08:00
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  • 2021-01-02T22:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-12-19T22:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-12-25T22:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-12-25T22:30:00-08:00
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