Web site: www.pallensmith.com
Garden design expert P. Allen Smith demystifies the process of designing beautiful gardens and opens up new possibilities for homeowners looking to create their own garden paradise.
Washington Was Here #1311
Step back in time with P. Allen Smith as he travels back to 18th century Williamsburg.
- KET2 Tuesday, September 16 at 2:30 pm EDT
- KET Saturday, October 11 at 1:00 pm EDT
Anyone Can Do It #1309
P. Allen Smith sheds light on the top five, first-time gardener mistakes.
- KET Saturday, September 20 at 1:00 pm EDT
Plants that love the heat, plants that thrive in water, and extreme decorating ideas are discussed.
- KET2 Tuesday, September 23 at 2:30 pm EDT
- KET Saturday, October 18 at 1:00 pm EDT
Self Defense #1313
Self-defense moves you can do to protect things around your home and garden are explored.
- KET2 Tuesday, September 30 at 2:30 pm EDT
- KET Saturday, October 25 at 1:00 pm EDT
Flower Power #1310
P. Allen Smith shows how to grow some of his favorites flowers for arrangements.
- KET Saturday, October 4 at 1:00 pm EDT
The 12 Principles #901
P. Allen Smith gives an overview of the 12 design principles that will be discussed throughout the season using examples at the Garden Home Retreat. Allen also shares a few tips on properly maintaining a lawn and gets advice from an expert on espalier fruit trees. Also, a look at what it means to be "green."
- KET2 Tuesday, October 7 at 2:30 pm EDT
The Rose Show #1002
Allen makes a trip to the Southampton Rose Society to visit with a Rosarian and also drops in on the Madoo Conservancy and talks to Robert Dash about his amazing rose garden. Get some rose care tips, find out what plants are good companions for roses, and sink your teeth into a delicious garden-fresh salad with Allen and guest, Chef Capi Peck.
- KET2 Tuesday, October 14 at 2:30 pm EDT
- KET Saturday, November 8 at 1:00 pm EST
The Food Show #1003
Join Allen as he explores Mt. Vernon Estate for a history lesson on the vegetables and herbs that George and Martha Washington grew in their gardens. Allen examines the rosemary hedges at Mt. Vernon and what it takes to care for this versatile herb. Allen also looks at Mt. Vernon's abundance of fig trees that grow on the estate and shares his delicious fig preserve recipe. He also shares tomato planting tips from his farm and learn how to plant sweet potato vine.
- KET2 Tuesday, October 21 at 2:30 pm EDT
- KET Saturday, November 15 at 1:00 pm EST
Entry with Impact #1004
Allen gives a tour of the breathtaking Daffodil Hill at the Garden Home Retreat. He talks about color and daffodils, plus clustering containers for a bold affect. Also, learn about beautiful houseplants and an interesting and cheap way to light a path. Joining Allen in the kitchen to make ratatouille is guest chef, Matt McClure.
- KET2 Tuesday, October 28 at 2:30 pm EST
- KET Saturday, November 22 at 1:00 pm EST
Sacred Places, Sacred Spaces #1001
Allen visits the historic Arlington National Cemetery for its annual Renewal and Remembrance event. He learns about the history of the grounds and what Memorial Day means for this historic cemetery. Allen also pays a visit to the Mt. Vernon Estate for a history lesson on the connection between Arlington and the home of our first president. Also, he shares his delicious rosemary chicken recipe.
- KET Saturday, November 1 at 1:00 pm EST
Exhibit the Season #1005
Enjoy the tulips in spring at the farm, a mini bouquet of flowers in the summer, visit the beautiful fall foliage at Petit Jean State Park in Arkansas, and a lesson on how to pickle okra.
- KET2 Tuesday, November 4 at 2:30 pm EST
Entertaining Outdoors #1006
The outdoor kitchen at the farm, ideas for poolside containers, some beneficial insects, and ideas for a Halloween party.
- KET2 Tuesday, November 11 at 2:30 pm EST
Art and the Garden #1007
In New York, artist and writer Robert Dash talking about the Madoo Conservancy; sculptor and master stone carver Simon Vierty, whose work is often garden sculpture; the renowned Longhouse Reserve; and Chef Cassidee Dabney and Allen make a garden pepper marmalade.
- KET2 Tuesday, November 18 at 2:30 pm EST
Recasting Roles #1008
An old cotton trailer that's been transformed into a mobile turkey pen, repurposing everyday items to use in the garden, Xeriscaping, mixing produce and flowers for a fun and beautiful table setting, and Regina Charbeneau and Allen make some interesting biscuits.
- KET2 Tuesday, November 25 at 2:30 pm EST
Making a Bold Statement #1009
Choosing the right trees, shrubs, and containers to make a bold statement in the garden, changes the auto industry is making to improve the environment, Allen's insectry, a beautiful Knot garden in the Hamptons, and Peter Brave shows Allen how to make a tasty quail recipe.
- KET2 Tuesday, December 2 at 2:30 pm EST
Adding Charm #1010
A trip to the breathtaking Cascade Mountains in Oregon proves to be a chilly but exciting adventure for Allen. He's learns about fresh greenery used during the holidays and how one million acres of Christmas trees add more oxygen to the environment. Allen also visits a garden center in Denver where Trela Phelps talks to him about transplanting orchids. He also talks to Kris Willey about an English-inspired country garden and the planting of bare root roses at the Governors Mansion in Little Rock, Arkansas. Plus, Allen jumps in the kitchen with Capi Peck to make a delicious blackberry peach cobbler.
- KET2 Tuesday, December 9 at 2:30 pm EST
Relaxing Environment #1011
Allen hits the road to visit a few amazing garden destinations around the country including the Denver Botanic Gardens, Arlington National Cemetery, and Bridge Gardens in Bridge Hampton, N.Y. Allen and his friend, Elizabeth Lear, go to an amazing Parterre Garden and Labyrinth plus he talks about the air purifying ability of houseplants. In the kitchen, Allen makes a scrumptious chilled squash soup.
- KET2 Tuesday, December 16 at 2:30 pm EST
Structure in the Garden #1012
Allen shows what he did to build a raised bed in his acre garden and goes to an incredible poolside grotto. He also learns about an interesting window box combination and visits the Bernheim Arboretum in Clermont, Kentucky, to learn about their LEED-rated Platinum Visitors Center - this is the highest certification given by the U.S. Green Buidling Council for "green" construction. And, you don't want to miss Allen's asparagus with horseradish dip recipe.
- KET2 Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 2:30 pm EST
Teaching Children #1013
Allen participates in a Student Career Days activity in Atlanta, Georgia, and talks to William Hildebolt about encouraging children to volunteer during the yearly clean up at the Arlington National Cemetery. Plus, he visits a garden with a dinosaur theme and a ship that's a replica of Christopher Columbus' Nina. Also, how chickens can help children learn and a special guest in the kitchen helps make a vegetable pizza.
- KET2 Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 2:30 pm EST
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