Episode 2551

Volunteer Gardener

June 22, 2017

Season 25 | Episode 51

On Nashville Public Television's Volunteer Gardener, Troy Marden had as garden designer for a home site on a mountain top. We tour the finished landscape. Phillipe Chadwick creates modern cut arrangements. Annette Shrader touts the benefits of mulching with dried leaves. Julie Berbiglia learns how home gardens are impacted by mild winters. Tammy Algood bakes up Puffed Pear Pancake.

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New Home

New Home, New Landscape

Designing, selecting and evaluating-that's the job Troy Marden had for a new garden that would complement a lot on a mountain top. Join Troy for the process of starting with the existing mature trees and then adding perennials, wildflowers, shrubs and trees to maximize the site.

Puffed Pear Pancake on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Puffed Pear Pancake

Here's a different version of pancakes that bakes in the oven. Delicious when served with warm maple syrup, this dish can serve everyone at the same time, unlike traditional pancakes.