Garden SMART

"Garden Smart" is a "hands in the dirt" program that provides its' viewers with practical, timely gardening advice. Produced in association with The National Gardening Association, a non profit organization whose purpose is to educate and promote gardening to young and old alike, "Garden Smart" each week provides valuable gardening tips, the latest trends "on the verge" and design advice, all with the purpose of making gardening fun and interesting. "Garden Smart" is filmed each week at beautiful resorts and gardens in every region of the country. These locations provide not only a stunning backdrop but additionally provide a sort of mini vacation for the viewer. The visiting resident horticulturist and the host provide practical advice useful to a country-wide audience. Plants are tagged on-screen with growing zones where they thrive. Even when filming at a hot, desert location information will be presented making it pertinent for those in cold climates - how to grow Cactus in containers, for example. Gardeners are always looking for new ideas and new plants - "Garden Smart" is unique in that it's a gardeners show and presents new information each week that lets gardeners know what other gardeners are growing and how. Frequently addressed topics include landscape design, household and garden pests and kids gardening. The goal each week is to take the mystery out of gardening, make it fun, present new ideas and let the audience "Garden Smart." Viewers are encouraged to contact the shows' experts and ask gardening questions via email and toll free phone lines, when a trend is noticed that topic is then addressed on the show. No other gardening show provides the timely, up to date gardening advice available from "Garden Smart." Don't let other names cause confusion- there is only one "Garden Smart."

Sat, Dec 16 8:00 A.M. Butterflies and Pollinator Gardens     NHPBS (11.1)

GardenSMART visits with a wildlife biologist and discusses monarch butterflies, then visits with an expert plantsman who discusses a charming wildlife and pollinator garden.

Sat, Dec 16 9:30 A.M. Water Features in the Garden     NH Create (11.4)

Few things are more peaceful than the sound of moving water and the reflections from a pond.

Sat, Dec 23 8:00 A.M. A Farmer's Market Brings A Community Together     NHPBS (11.1)

GardenSMART goes behind the scenes and visits two vendors-one grows organic produce and mushrooms, the other grows unbelievably gorgeous dahlias.

Sat, Dec 23 9:30 A.M. Each Garden Is A Little Different, Thus Its Objectives Are Different     NH Create (11.4)

Each garden presents a challenge between the plant material and the personality we would like to bring to that garden.

Sat, Dec 30 8:00 A.M. Telling Roses Apart     NHPBS (11.1)

GardenSMART looks at almost every class of rose. How does one tell them apart? Tune in and we'll show you, as well as provide some great tips.

Sat, Dec 30 9:30 A.M. Transforming An Ignored Piece Of Land Into An Inviting Backyard     NH Create (11.4)

The creative process that goes into transforming a piece of land is an interesting and important first step.

Sat, Jan 6 8:00 A.M. Two Great Long Island Gardens and Gardeners     NHPBS (11.1)

Carving out our own little piece of paradise is the goal of many gardeners.

Sat, Jan 6 9:30 A.M. The "Foundation" of a Makeover     NH Create (11.4)

What's beneath our feet has an important effect on what will then go above.

Sat, Jan 13 8:00 A.M. An Iconic And Recognizable Landscape In The Netherlands     NHPBS (11.1)

The famous windmills of Kinderdijk provide the backdrop for the beautiful gardens explored in this episode of GardenSMART.

Sat, Jan 13 9:30 A.M. Finer Point Details for a Makeover     NH Create (11.4)

Things like sod, outdoor lighting, and containers add a lot to the look of our backyard makeover.

Sat, Jan 20 9:30 A.M. Turf Tips     NH Create (11.4)

Most of us have grass, and caring for it leaves many of us with questions.

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