Julie Berbiglia takes us to the rooftop of a downtown Nashville church building that hosts a community garden featuring deep raised beds, large planters and rain barrels. Annette Shrader finds that thyme can be a good ornamental plant choice to soften a stone walk. Marty DeHart tours a home garden with design elements of Italian landscapes. Sheri Gramer demonstrates how to get moss-covered terra cotta pots. Tammy Algood reaps the benefits of a bumper crop of tomatoes with a tasty side of Hot Tomato Grits.
Julie’s segment was filmed in conjunction with McKendree United Methodist Church, Nashville.
Marty’s segment featured David Humphreys with David Humphrey’s Landscaping For more information, visit dhlandscaping.net
Sheri’s project with moss pots used the following: terra cotta pots, plain yogurt (NOT lowfat), sponge brush, pieces of live, growing moss.
Troy Marden highlights the signature elements of a formal garden: multiples of trees and shrubs of the same variety and size that are regularly pruned for uniformity. Julie Berbiglia shows how rain barrels now come in a variety of designs and user-friendly features. Annette Shrader does some fall planting and a comprehensive annual review of her 10,000 square foot vegetable garden.
Julie’s segment was taped at Home Depot, 100 Oaks. For more information visit homedepot.com, then search rain barrel.
Annette chose the following vegetables to grow in 2012:
Sheri Gramer helps with the daily harvest of vegetables and herbs in the 7,000 square feet of gardens at Ellendale’s Restaurant in Donelson. Beets, squash, corn, tomatoes, radishes, basil, rosemary and lavender flourish in the organic beds. Annette Shrader strolls through the harmonious green garden sanctuary created bu a couple of do-it-yourselfers. Jeff Poppen visits Real Food Farms in the Grassland area to learn about the commercial tomato production on this organic CSA.
Julie’s Viniagrette (Use on salad greens, a lamb rub, drizzled on salmon, etc.)
Mango Lavender Sweet Tea
Golden Fried Squash Blossoms
Jeff’s segment was taped at Real Food Farms
They are accepting members for their CSA with weekly pick-ups at the farm (6740 Manley Lane, Franklin, TN 37064) and other satellite locations. Email David Dailey at email@example.com
Stand-up blooms, intricate patterned and colorful eyes, strong foliage and double forms…all attributes that daylily hybridizers are breeding into new plants. Troy Marden visits with two multi-award winning daylily growers to learn the present and future of this beloved and easy-to-grow perennial. Julie Berbiglia joins the chef of the Nashville Zoo on a tour of the herb garden located at the Croft House.
Julie’s segment was taped at the Nashville Zoo