Episode 2752

Volunteer Gardener

June 27, 2019

Season 27 | Episode 52

On Nashville Public Television’s Volunteer Gardener, we visit with a gardener who plants his front yard for hummingbirds, bees and butterflies. We talk home ponds and the 5 essentials to keep it in balance. We meet an energetic gardener who spent time, effort but not a lot of money to transform the entrance of his neighborhood from an eyesore to a diverse landscape of edibles and ornamentals.

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5 Parts of an Ecosystem Pond on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

5 Parts of an Ecosystem Pond

Outdoor home water features work best when 5 elements are present: a mechanical skimmer, gravel, biological filtration, plants, and fish. Tammy Algood visits with Derek Johnson, a master certified aquascape contractor/JVI Secret Gardens to learn all about each element.

Realizing the growth potential on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Realizing the growth potential

We meet a hard-working and innovative garden enthusiast who has turned a potential neighborhood eyesore into a source of pride for the neighborhood.