Episode 3106

Volunteer Gardener

September 15, 2022

Season 31 | Episode 06

A successful fall vegetable garden needs planning and preparation. Annette Shrader visits an experienced gardener who discusses seed starting, bed prep and crop rotation. Tammy Algood visits with a grower who is growing vegetables in stock tanks. Marty DeHart tours a garden that features Japanese maples, great bird-watching, and plenty of spots to sit and enjoy.

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Landscape Vignettes into Cohesive Design on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Landscape Vignettes into Cohesive Design

This plant collector/gardener has created lovely vignettes throughout his large backyard. One vignette leads to the next and unifies all of the garden spaces.

Fall vegetable garden pointers on NPT's Volunteer Gardener

Fall vegetable garden pointers

Fall vegetable gardens require planning, especially if those plants are to be grown from seed. Calculating the days to maturity allows one to start seeds at the proper time. Host Annette Shrader visits an experienced grower to see how the cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and peas are performing mid-autumn.