Episode 2806

Volunteer Gardener

August 15, 2019

Season 28 | Episode 06

On Nashville Public Television's Volunteer Gardener, Jeff Poppen visits with a family that has a significant blueberry patch. Begonias are among the most popular of cultivated plants, indoors or outdoors. Marty DeHart shows off some beauties. Sheri Gramer shares a recipe for herb mustard. Troy Marden spotlights a very popular houseplant. Annette Shrader finds a home garden big on curb appeal.

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Curb Appeal on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Curb Appeal

This front yard landscape pays homage to the 100-year old glorious Gingko tree. A lush green lawn, pyramidal boxwoods, Autumn fern, niches for annuals and a big front porch work in harmony to say 'Welcome Home'.

Great Begonias on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Great Begonias

We take a look to marvel at what the plant breeders have been doing for the wonderful world of begonias.

Home Blueberry Production on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Home Blueberry Production

A mature rabbiteye blueberry bush should produce more than ten pounds of blueberries annually. Jeff Poppen visits with a family that has a substantial blueberry patch as part of their home garden.

Monstera on NPT's Volunteer Gardener


Troy Marden spotlights a very popular houseplant, monstera. We learn the plant's culture and look at several varieties.