Episode 2740

Volunteer Gardener

April 04, 2019

Season 27 | Episode 40

On Nashville Public Television's Volunteer Gardener, Troy Marden is behind the scenes and on the flower show floor at the annual American Daffodil Society meeting, 2018. Julie Berbiglia tours the home garden of a landscape designer. Jeff Poppen shares his expertise in organic growing when it comes to deciding between garden beds or rows for particular crops.

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Flower Show of the American Daffodil Society Annual Meeting

Flower Show of the American Daffodil Society Annual Meeting, 2018

We go behind the scenes at the big flower show of the American Daffodil Society annual meeting. From the staging area where flower stems are primped and readied, to the show floor where the judges share their criteria for specimens on exhibit, we see daffodils by the hundreds.

Garden Beds or Rows? on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Garden Beds or Rows?

Jeff Poppen gives us an overview of the operations of Long Hungry Creek biodynamic farm. He discusses the reasons why he plants some crops in rows, while others he grows in beds.

Urban Oasis using Natural Elements on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Urban Oasis using Natural Elements

We tour the backyard of a landscape designer and find cohesiveness in the repetition of color and plant choices. There's gathering spots accented with great natural elements and salvaged items that are up-cycled into outdoor furniture and garden accents..