Episode 2909

Volunteer Gardener

October 22, 2020

Season 29 | Episode 09

On this episode of Nashville Public Television's Volunteer Gardener, Phillipe Chadwick tours an estate garden in January to highlight those plant specimens that hold interest in the landscape after the flowers have faded. Jeff Poppen shares his methods for storing crops after harvest. Tammy Algood tours an ornamental garden featuring border beds, raised beds, and plants in containers.

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Creating a landscape over time on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Creating a landscape over time

A new home in a new subdivision is a blank canvas for homeowners who are Do-It-Yourselfers. Tammy Algood visits with one of the plant-lovers who worked together with her spouse over 30 years on this landscape. We tour their pleasing and pleasant backyard featuring trees, border beds, raised beds, and container plants. They also have functional and interesting hardscapes for gathering.

Storage of Surplus Crops on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Storage of Surplus Crops

Biodynamic Farmer Jeff Poppen shows us how he effectively stores surplus crops such as garlic, onions, and potatoes to reduce waste.

Winter Interest in the Landscape on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Winter Interest in the Landscape

Is there much to look at in your home landscape in the winter? Get some ideas on how to sustain beauty and interest year-round as Phillipe Chadwick strolls an estate garden that features several plant specimens that take center stage outside the prime growing season.