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Growing a Greener World Season 3 Episodes

26 Episodes 2012 - 2012

Episode 1

Winter Gardening (Harborside, ME)

Sat, Jul 7, 2012 27 mins

The Season 3 premiere discusses how to grow vegetables throughout the year during a visit with Maine gardening expert Eliot Coleman.

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Episode 2

The Dirt on Creating a Healthy Garden (Raleigh, NC)

Sat, Jul 14, 2012 27 mins

The importance of soil is discussed. Included: a soil-testing lab; the U.S. Composting Council.

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Episode 3

Sow True Seed: (Ashville, NC)

Sat, Jul 21, 2012 27 mins

How to save seeds and preserve the integrity of organic seed stock.

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Episode 4

Farm School: Learning to be Organic Farmers

Sat, Jul 28, 2012 27 mins

A week at an organic farm school.

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Episode 5

Organic Lawn Care (Arlington, VA)

Sat, Aug 4, 2012 27 mins

How to have a lush green lawn.

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Episode 6

Polyface Farms

Sat, Aug 11, 2012 27 mins

A visit to Polyface Farms in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, which practices sustainable agriculture.

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Episode 7

Backyard Composting (Winston-Salem, NC)

Sat, Aug 18, 2012 27 mins

How to make compost.

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Episode 8

Veteran Farmers

Sat, Aug 25, 2012 27 mins

Veterans who are taking up organic farming.

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Episode 9

Schoolyard Wildlife Habitats (Atlanta, GA)

Sat, Sep 1, 2012 27 mins

An Atlanta school that uses outdoor classrooms to teach students about nature and the environment. Also: creating a wildlife habitat in one's backyard.

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Episode 10

Regenerating Detroit Through Urban Gardening (Detroit, MI)

Sat, Sep 8, 2012 27 mins

A look at urban gardens in Detroit.

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Episode 11

Backyard Chickens (Raleigh, NC)

Sat, Sep 15, 2012 27 mins

How to raise chickens in a backyard. Included: selecting and caring for chicks; housing chickens.

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Episode 12

Young Farmers (Atlanta, GA)

Sat, Sep 22, 2012 27 mins

A look at young farmers who are environmental stewards.

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Episode 13

Beyond Veggies: Adding Fruit to Your Food Garden (St. Louis, MO)

Sat, Sep 29, 2012 27 mins

How to create a backyard orchard.

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Episode 14

Just Because It's Organic (St. Paul, MN)

Sat, Oct 6, 2012 27 mins

Horticultural-science expert Jeff Gillman on becoming a discerning gardener.

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Episode 15

All About Seeds (Mt. Airy, NC)

Sat, Oct 13, 2012 27 mins

Seed-sowing secrets are shared.

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Episode 16

Heritage Breeds (Pittsboro, NC and Potomac, MD)

Sat, Oct 20, 2012 27 mins

Heritage farm animals are discussed. Included: why some livestock fell out of favor.

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Episode 17

Garden Coaching (Atlanta, GA)

Sat, Oct 27, 2012 27 mins

Personal garden coaches are highlighted.

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Episode 18

The 50-Mile Bouquet: Why Local Matters with Flowers, Too (Skagit Valley, WA)

Sat, Nov 3, 2012 27 mins

Growing organic flowers is discussed.

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Episode 19

Moss Gardens (Raleigh, NC)

Sat, Nov 10, 2012 27 mins

The benefits of moss. Also: making a miniature tabletop landscape.

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Episode 20

Behind the Scenes of a Flower Show (Seattle, WA)

Sat, Nov 17, 2012 27 mins

How display gardens at flower shows are created.

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Episode 21

Beyond Organic Gardening: The Principles of Permaculture (Raleigh, NC and Americus, GA)

Sat, Nov 24, 2012 27 mins

An explanation of permaculture, which incorporates organic farm practices, agroforestry, integrated farming and ecology.

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Episode 22

Rooftop Farm, Brooklyn, NY

Sat, Dec 1, 2012 27 mins

A one-acre rooftop farm in New York City is highlighted.

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Episode 23

Small Space & Vertical Gardening (San Francisco, CA)

Sat, Dec 8, 2012 27 mins

A look at small-space gardening, including vertical gardening.

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Episode 24

Independent Garden Centers: Atlanta, GA

Sat, Dec 15, 2012 27 mins

Independent garden centers are discussed.

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Episode 25

Sol Mobile Bus (Various Cities Across America)

Sat, Dec 22, 2012 27 mins

Gardeners who teach about sustainable edible gardening while traveling the country in a biodiesel bus.

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Episode 26

Behind the Scenes With GGW: Atlanta, GA

Sat, Dec 29, 2012 27 mins

The Season 3 finale shows how "Growing a Greener World" is put together, including how topics and locations are chosen.

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