Episode 101
From a tree that makes breakfast a little sweeter, to how to pronounce it’s Latin name, globe trotting for great new plants to an old time favorite….a big orange pumpkin. All this and more on today’s Smart Gardening!
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Episode 102
A closer look at plants from the bible, art for the garden and plants for shade, we’ll learn how to make our soil better and take some lavender into the house.
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Episode 103
Smart Gardening visits the Newport Mansions to see how they grow flowers for those magnificent displays. This episode visits a tulip grower to see how technology enhances our pursuit of beautiful blooms and explores differences between bulbs, corms, rhizomes and tubers. Finally, an explanation on how topiary shrubs get their look.
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Episode 104
It’s off to the hops farm on this episode of Smart Gardening to see how they grow this enormous vine. This episode shows how to make enormous hanging baskets, some tips on ergonomically correct tools, and how to read the label on a bag of fertilizer.
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Episode 105
Today we’ll visit the beautifully renovated Sunken Garden at The Elms Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. Experts offer advice on how to avoid rotten wood in the garden, we’ll take a tour of a horticulture therapy center, and we’ll learn that succulents have built in protection.
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Episode 106
Science meets beauty as Smart Gardening hops from coast to coast. First a lesson from the floral designers at the Newport Mansions of Rhode Island and then we’re off to the Bellevue Botanical Gardens to learn about saving seeds from perennials. Finally, the French growing technique called espalier.
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Episode 107
Flowers as large as a dinner plate are the center piece of today’s Smart Gardening. We’ll show you what to wear…fashion essentials to make gardening tasks a more comfortable adventure. Worms turn food scaps into compost….we’ll build a worm bin that fits right under the kitchen sink!
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Episode 108
An exiled Russian prince and his bride leave behind a legacy of amazing plants that make a spectacular Canadian garden. We’ll also give some pruning tips and find out how to include ornamental grasses in our garden.
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Episode 109
This episode reveals the secrets of why some fragrant plants have a stronger aroma. We’ll show you the basics of constructing a backyard water feature, and how to grow gifts from the garden.
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Episode 110
Smart Gardening explores the mystery of how to grow fruit inside a glass bottle for fun, and then a tour of a distillery with a brandy maker during pear crushing. We also look at ways to attract beneficial bees to your yard. Plus suggestions on how to protect birds by providing a few essentials.
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Episode 111
Today on Smart Gardening find out which plants grow well under foot.Then a look at dwarf conifers the small and not-so-small choices for your yard. Plus a look at how to perk up ailing house plants.
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Episode 112
Visit an extraordinary place where roses are exactly as nature intended as Smart Gardening explores heirloom roses that grow on their own roots. Then a variety of structures for making the most out of your growing space by taking plants straight up or by placing them in the perfect container.
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Episode 113
High atop a New York City penthouse, Smart Gardening meets a horticultural designer specializing in “highscaping” terrace gardens. From there it’s off to see perennials in the Bellevue Botanical Gardens of Washington, and how they are grown. Plus, apples in all their abundance make for a social occasion.
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