Episode 2640

Volunteer Gardener

April 05, 2018

Season 26 | Episode 40

On Nashville Public Television's Volunteer Gardener, we tour a sizable woodland garden that features native plants with treasures from the forest floor. Tammy Algood learns how essential the second pruning is to a successful grape yield. Jeff Poppen shares his insights for growing asparagus. Matt Kerske wants to protect your plant investment by sharing tips on houseplant care and maintenance.

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Asparagus Growing Tips on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Asparagus Growing Tips

The barefoot farmer shows off his patch of asparagus and shares keys to his success with this perennial crop.

Care and Maintenance of Indoor Plants on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Care and Maintenance of Indoor Plants

Protect you plant investment by learning the proper lighting situation, watering schedule and fertilization requirements for a variety of today's trendy houseplants.

Grapevines: Double pruning on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Grapevines: Double pruning

Grapevines need attentive pruning to produce a maximum amount of fruit. We visit Grinder's Switch Winery in Centerville TN for a demonstration of the second pruning that is done after any threat of frost.

Woodland Garden Tour on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Woodland Garden Tour

Landscapes are thought of as something to be viewed. However, gardens are meant to be lived in. We tour a renewed and redesigned native plant garden that has the right plants in the right places for optimum performance and less maintenance.