Episode 2706

Volunteer Gardener

August 09, 2018

Season 27 | Episode 06

On Nashville Public Television's Volunteer Gardener, Annette Shrader tours a backyard garden that has lovely ornamental beds that surround the space. Jeff Poppen visits Hootin' Hollow Farm that grows organic produce almost year round. Troy Marden shares tips for creating containers for winter interest. Tammy Algood learns the typical maintenance required for cherry trees

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Backyard garden full of interest on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Backyard garden full of interest

While the centerpiece of this backyard is for water play, Annette Shrader finds the backyard's garden areas are the real eye-catcher. There's plenty of flowers, foliage, form and fun in the surrounding garden beds.

Cherry Tree Maintenance on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Cherry Tree Maintenance

Cherry tree maintenance includes substantial winter pruning, spraying, and ample watering to produce a tasty, plentiful harvest.

Hootin' Hollow Farm on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Hootin’ Hollow Farm

Jeff Poppen pays a visit to Hootin' Hollow Farm where there's always something growing and something ready to be harvested.

Winter Interest Container on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Winter Interest Container

Choosing the right type of pot, using really good soil media that will allow for drainage, and a nice collection of evergreen plants all come together for planters that look good now, and in the subsequent seasons too.