Episode 3016

Volunteer Gardener

April 21, 2022

Season 30 | Episode 16

Marty DeHart is excited for the future of farming on a visit to Rally House Farms. It's a vertical hydroponic growing system housed in a 320 square foot shipping container. Sheri Gramer learns the factors to consider when determining which variety of bamboo would best suit your desired outcome and growing space. Phillipe Chadwick tours an urban garden that will remain for generations to come.

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Choosing a Bamboo Variety on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Choosing a Bamboo Variety

Chris Buker of Almaville Bamboo Company explains how he helps consumers get the right bamboo variety to match their objectives and the planting area.

Vertical hydroponics: growing UP on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Vertical hydroponics: growing UP

Marty DeHart tours Rally Farms, the first Nashville-based urban hydroponic farm utilizing a recycled insulated shipping container to grow produce hydroponically. Their specialties are culinary herbs and leafy greens. That includes lettuce in both mini and full-head varieties, arugula, mustard greens, and kale.