P Allen Smith
Enclosure

P. Allen Smith explores the design principle of Enclosure in and around the Garden Home Retreat. Allen takes us for a look into a peaceful garden setting at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, known as the Healing Garden while a visit to the Whitehall House demonstrates some beautiful examples of enclosure.



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Upcycle Your Life

P. Allen Smith's unique and clever take on turning trash into treasure. Plus, how to get the most out of your weekly grocery budget.

  • 2016-08-01T02:30:00-07:00
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It's Tulip Time

P. Allen Smith gets down and Dutch at the annual Tulip Time Festival in scenic Holland, Michigan.

  • 2016-08-02T02:30:00-07:00
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Super-Duper

P. Allen Smith highlights great performers in the garden and home that go above and beyond the call of duty.

  • 2016-08-03T02:30:00-07:00
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The Best of Garden Home: Cooking

Join P. Allen Smith for a trip down memory lane as he revisits his favorite cooking segments from seasons past.

  • 2016-08-04T02:30:00-07:00
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Crystal Bridges, American Dreams

P. Allen Smith explores a place unlike any other, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and visits a unique restoration project involving a rare house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

  • 2016-08-05T02:30:00-07:00
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All About The Bugs

P. Allen Smith meets bugs where they live. Find out how to deal with the good, the bad and the ugly around your home and garden.

  • 2016-08-08T02:30:00-07:00
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Pura Vida, Costa Rica

P. Allen Smith visits one of the five Blue Zones in the world, Costa Rica, to see if there really is a secret to living longer.

  • 2016-08-09T02:30:00-07:00
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Mighty Micros

P. Allen Smith explores the little touches that make a big impact around the home and garden.

  • 2016-08-10T02:30:00-07:00
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Road Trip

P. Allen Smith packs his bags hits the open road for a more local approach to travel in North Carolina, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Arkansas.

  • 2016-08-11T02:30:00-07:00
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Unique Eureka

P. Allen Smith visits the one-of-a kind mountain town of Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Art, food and natural scenery abound as we unwrap this hidden treasure.

  • 2016-08-12T02:30:00-07:00
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The Best of Garden Home: Gardening

P. Allen Smith highlights some of his favorite gardening segments in this blast from the past.

  • 2016-08-15T02:30:00-07:00
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Cozy Settings

P. Allen Smith visits Natchez, Mississippi and tours the newly restored Twin Oaks Bed & Breakfast and historic Ravenna House. Allen shares tips on how he decorated his basement to make it cozy, and roasts smores indoors in a fun and safe way. There is also a sneak preview of the Garden Home Challenge!

  • 2016-08-16T02:30:00-07:00
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Gardens & Art

P. Allen Smith shares tips on decorating flower vases, adding garden ornaments to any landscape, and takes us along as he tours the fountains of Tower Grove Park in St. Louis, Missouri, the Monet Garden at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, and the unique sculptures at the Bernice Gardens in Little Rock, Arkansas. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge.

  • 2016-08-17T02:30:00-07:00
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Colorful Spaces

P. Allen Smith celebrates different seasons at Moss Mountain Farm with a lesson on growing tulips, using bold colors to make a huge impact on a garden room, and tips to harmonize color with summer flowering bulbs. On the road, Allen tours The Kauffman Memorial Gardens in Kansas City, Missouri. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge.

  • 2016-08-18T02:30:00-07:00
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Intriguing Interiors

P. Allen Smith is keeping us indoors to talk about interior design with the help of a few friends. Plus, we get a little history lesson from Allen on how the sleeping porch became so popular. On the road, Allen tours the award winning Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge.

  • 2016-08-19T02:30:00-07:00
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The Great Outdoors

P. Allen Smith shows us an outdoor living space that serves as a sitting and dining area. Allen's gardening tips include how to plant hostas in the shade and how to identify poison ivy. Plus, we learn about raising goats in the city and get a peek at a creative chicken coop. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge.

  • 2016-08-22T02:30:00-07:00
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Stepping Back In Time

P. Allen Smith takes a step back in time on a whirlwind tour starting with Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home in Charlottesville, Virginia, where we learn about the historic plants in the estate's gardens. Allen also visits Longwood Mansion, the largest octagonal house in the United States, a National Historic Landmark in Natchez, Mississippi; and the home of the famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park, Illinois. Allen offers tips on how to make terra cotta look vintage. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge.

  • 2016-08-23T02:30:00-07:00
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Garden Fun with Kids

P. Allen Smith brings kids in the garden for some fun! They learn how to make flowers turn a different color, make mosaics with rocks and homemade salt dough, and assemble a birdbath for the garden. Allen takes us to the Children's Garden at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, and the turn-of-the-century Children's Farmstead in Kansas City, Kansas. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge.

  • 2016-08-24T02:30:00-07:00
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Nature for the Soul

P. Allen Smith visits The Bell Garden Community Garden in St. Louis, Missouri, where a unique garden therapy program has made a difference in people's lives. Plus, Allen takes a bike ride to explore the beautiful colors of the autumn, and we visit the water garden at Powell Gardens in Kansas City, Missouri. Children from the Access School Kids program are welcomed to pick daffodils at Moss Mountain Farm, and Allen connects with the Adopt a Cat Program at the local Humane Society. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge.

  • 2016-08-25T02:30:00-07:00
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Garden & Home Alternatives

P. Allen Smith shares tips on do-it-yourself projects at home and in the garden using broken terra cotta saucers, how to turn bulbs into party favors for guests, and using recycled Christmas lights and home fixtures to light a garden path. Allen showcases plants that make great screens for unwanted views and excellent ground covers at Moss Mountain, makes a trip to a special eco garden in Kansas City, Missouri, and shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge.

  • 2016-08-26T02:30:00-07:00
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Celebrating Summer

P. Allen Smith celebrates the summer season with a visit to the groundskeeper at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, who shows us how to maintain a perfect lawn. Back home, Allen showcases the new summer foliage at Moss Mountain Farm, shares design tips using summer flowering bulbs, and how to grow beautiful dahlias. On the road again, Allen visits Grant Park in Chicago, where an urban beautification program is underway, where perfume is made from the oil of locally grown flowers. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge.

  • 2016-08-29T02:30:00-07:00
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Autumns Allure

P. Allen Smith visits Arkansas' newest cultural addition, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art where he gets a tour of the beautiful landscape surrounding the museum. While in Northwest Arkansas, Allen also learns about innovative environmental efforts to maintain quality landscapes. At Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia, the home of Thomas Jefferson, Allen talks to the Director of Landscaping about the massive orchard.

  • 2016-08-30T02:30:00-07:00
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