P Allen Smith

Learning from Our Past

Even a master gardener like Allen learns from his mistakes. To keep gardens bright and colorful, he shares the lessons he's learned after losing an old oak tree to lightning and the steps he takes to make sure it doesn't happen again.



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Self Defense

Learning some self-defense is a good idea for everyone. In this episode, P. Allen Smith will explore some fighting moves you can do to protect things around your home and garden. Now don't worry, these moves are all natural and a few are also very effective in case of a Zombie Apocalypse.

  • 2016-12-05T01:30:00-08:00
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A Visit from the Beekman Boys

Two New York City boys turned farmers visit Moss Mountain Farm. Find out how the Fabulous Beekman Boys fare, when faced with the challenge of capturing a free-range turkey while Allen puts a spin on a classic dish.

  • 2016-12-06T01:30:00-08:00
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Past Made New

Take a step back in time to the late 18th century town of Salem, North Carolina. Learn how many of the same practices and principles in this Moravian community can be utilized in today's modern backyard gardens.

  • 2016-12-07T01:30:00-08:00
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Pay It Forward

Be inspired to pay it forward! From building homes for those in need, to inspiring children to garden, in this episode P. Allen Smith spotlights several groups and organizations that are doing their part giving back to the community.

  • 2016-12-08T01:30:00-08:00
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The Future

A look at the latest in garden and design innovations and how to incorporate them into your home and outdoor spaces.

  • 2016-12-09T01:30:00-08:00
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Your Happy Place

What is your bliss? Do you have one? Let P. Allen Smith help you find and cultivate it.



  • 2016-12-12T01:30:00-08:00
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First Things First

Sometimes the first step is the hardest. Gain confidence and let P. Allen Smith show you how to build a solid foundation in your garden.



  • 2016-12-13T01:30:00-08:00
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Down and Dirty

A day without dirt under the fingernails is a sad day at Moss Mountain Farm. How to get the most out of your soil in this episode of P. Allen Smith's Garden Home.

  • 2016-12-14T01:30:00-08:00
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Drink Your Yard

Using herbs in your cooking is one thing, but in your drinks? P. Allen Smith shows you how to create a garden space that plays nicely with a glass.

  • 2016-12-15T01:30:00-08:00
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Take It Easy

No more excuses, get out and garden! P. Allen Smith demonstrates some hassle free gardening and cooking techniques for even the most well rooted couch potato.



  • 2016-12-16T01:30:00-08:00
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All Natural

Become closer to earth using natural ingredients and inspirations from the environment to create your own Garden Home experience.

  • 2016-12-19T01:30:00-08:00
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The Pioneers Challenge with Georgia Pellegrini

Modern Pioneer, Georgia Pellegrini, teams up with P. Allen Smith to prepare a stunning cocktail party. Meanwhile, a challenge between the two has been waged. Who will come out on top?



  • 2016-12-20T01:30:00-08:00
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It's Spooky

Allen Smith is throwing a Halloween Bash! Learn how to keep your Jack-o-Lantern's fresh longer along with unique fall decorating designs.

  • 2016-12-21T01:30:00-08:00
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Embracing Winter

Don't let the winter blues put a chill on your seasonal party. Cool weather entertaining tips and more in this episode of P. Allen Smith's Garden Home. Plus, Santa makes a special visit to Moss Mountain Farm.



  • 2016-12-22T01:30:00-08:00
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Homesteaders USA

Allen Smith breaks down the basics of homesteading for beginners. From kitchen to bath, the experts have you covered for your journey to being self-sufficient.

  • 2016-12-23T01:30:00-08:00
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Charming Charleston

P. Allen Smith explores the food and fellowship of one of America's oldest cities, Charleston, South Carolina; a true Southern gem.

  • 2016-12-26T01:30:00-08:00
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Oils All Around

P. Allen Smith explores the many uses of oils - from the basic to the exotic.

  • 2016-12-27T01:30:00-08:00
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When Kids Takeover

P. Allen Smith asks, how many kids does it take to host a show? Find out as Allen lets the little ones take over for the day.

  • 2016-12-28T01:30:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2016-12-29T01:30:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2016-12-30T01:30:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2017-01-02T01:30:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2017-01-03T01:30:00-08:00
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