Episode 2651

Volunteer Gardener

June 21, 2018

Season 26 | Episode 51

On Nashville Public Television's Volunteer Gardener, we visit a home orchard where the growers are foregoing the recommended pest/disease prevention spraying. We take a look at some dependable shrub roses. Yes, you can be successful with growing eggplants in a container. We tour a home landscape where the owners began with a blank slate and have created some garden rooms.

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Beyond Knockouts. on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Beyond Knockouts.

Marty DeHart visits with a nurseryman to discuss the attributes and reliability of the Oso Easy series and the Drift series of shrub roses that are available in a growing number of bloom colors.

Growing Fruit Organically on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Growing Fruit Organically

Pears, paw paws, elderberries and hardy kiwi are some of the edibles being grown in this home orchard where the gardener does not do the typical spraying to fight common diseases and pests that plague fruit trees.