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Shows from our 2015 season:

Show #1/3901. Tweaking And Massaging A Unique Landscape

How To Approach A Site
Formal Plantings
Loose, Whimsical Feel
Window Boxes And Hanging Baskets

Show #2/3902. Creating A Welcoming Front Entrance

Sprucing Up The Driveway
Curb Appeal
Incorporating Plants Into The Design
Plant Success

Show #3/3903. An Early American Garden With Many New And Exciting Plants

Old Time Ornamental Garden
Growing Tomatoes 150 Years Ago
Borrowed Views
Pruning Azaleas

Show #4/3904. View Your Garden As A Canvas

1st Home
Front And Middle Garden
2nd Home
Front, Back And Courtyard Gardens

Show #5/3905. At Home With A GardenSMART Viewer

Pruning Roses
Beautiful Containers
Unusual Container Plants
Furniture, Containers and Plants Ideal For A Shady Outdoor Area

Show #6/3906. Taking An Active Role In Growing What We Eat

Cool Season And Warm Season Crops
Strawberries And Blueberries
Farm To Table
How Does A Hydroponic System Work

Show #7/3907. Compost Can Be Used In Many Different Ways

What Is Compost
Managing Stormwater Runoff
Cultural Issues
Creative Gardening Ideas With Socks

Show #8/3908. Vegetables That Perform Well In Containers

What Vegetables Do Best In Containers
Container Gardening Tips
Vegetables Can Be Attractive
Amazing Yields

Show #9/3909. Getting The Most Out Of Our Turf

Selecting Grass For Your Climate
Soil Compaction
A Healthy Lawn -The Best Way To Control Weeds And Disease
What’s Going On In The Soil

Show #10/3910. An Olmsted Landscape As Beautiful Today As It Was 120 Years Ago

Formal Yet Welcoming
Tropical Plants
Things To Consider With Containers
Planning Ahead

Show #11/3911. Container Gardening Can Be Fun, Even Whimsical

Basic Principles For Great Containers
Make It Bold
What To Look For In A Container
Selecting Plants

Show #12/3912. Approach A Site With Passion And Vision

A Truly Beautiful, Natural Site
Water Conservation
Plan Pathways To Provide Surprise Views
Provide Natural Habitat For Animals

Show #13/3913. As The Garden Grows, So Does The Gardener

Select Plants For Different Seasons
Address Plant Disease
Watering Philosophy
Garden Art

Show #14/4001. Healthy Soil Makes For Healthy Plants

Visiting Different Areas Of The Park
What’s Going On Beneath The Soil?
What Type Of Soil Do You Have?
Feeding The Soil

Show #15/4002. A Victorian Garden Experience

Water Garden Care
Unique Plants
Column In A Flower Pot
Garden On Your Door

Show #16/4003. A Landscape That Is Nothing Short Of Presidential

Background Of The Site
Ambitious Sustainable Objectives
Water Management
Consider Native Plants

Show #17/4004. A Functional, Yet Visually Beautiful Vegetable Garden

Keep Your Vegetable Garden Close To The Kitchen
Designing A Kitchen Garden
Different Seasons, Different Planting Opportunities
To Prune Or Not To Prune

Show #18/4005. Community Gardening-So Many Benefits

Two Urban Gardens
Two Impressive Gardeners
Gardens In Under-Served Communities
Neighborhood Gardening Experience

Show #19/4006. A Garden Can Become An Extension Of The House

Water Features
An Exuberant Garden
Paths Lead Us Through A Garden
A Bowling Green

Show #20/4007. An Amazing Park In New York Harbor

A Park In One Of The Busiest Cities In The World
Recently Planted, Yet Established
Not Super-Groomed, Yet Comfortable
What To Plant In Low Spots

Show #21/4008. A Garden With Natural Beauty And Stunning Architectural Elements

Rose Collections
Water Garden
Historic Plants
Rainforest Plants

Show #22/4009. Architectural Accents Add Real Interest

Just Blocks Stacked Up-No
Meet Pamela
“Wow”Factor
Fantastic Plants

Show #23/4010. The Environment Dictates The Landscape

A Green Landscape Is Different Than A Conventional Landscape
How Does One Create An Attractive Green landscape?
Choosing Plants
Different Conditions, Different Plants

Show #24/4011. A Garden For All Ages In Texas

Splashes Of Color And Lots Of Shapes
Blue Garden
A Young Gardener
Plants For A Japanese Garden

Show #25/4012. Don't Overplant, Plant According To Your Space

Consider The Site
How Will You Use The Site
Drama At The Entrance
Focal Points

Show #26/4013. Connecting People With Plants

Color Schemes And Textures
Plants From - The Rockies To Tropicals
Naturalistic Gardens
Whimsical Containers

Show #27/4101. Landscaping - Understated Luxury

Creating Intimate Spaces
Add Points Of Interest
Flowers That Can weigh 5 Pounds
Orchids

Show #28/4102. Reflections Of A Passionate Gardener

Monticello - A Botanic Garden
A Garden Book
Designing Flower Beds
Can’t Handle A Small Garden - Try A Bigger Garden

Show #29/4103. Keeping Our Gardens In Harmony With The Environment

Agave
Cactus
Pollinator Gardens
Nocturnal Critters

Show #30/4104. Remembering Our Nation's History With Plants

Sunny Garden
Garden Rooms
Trees = A Shady Garden
Favorite Plants

Show #31/4105. Garden Gems In The Heartland

Grand Estate Garden
Mixed Border Garden
Accenting The View
Period Gardens

Show #32/4106. Tropical Paradise With Plenty To Eat

Growing Palm Trees At Home
Bromeliads
Hawaiian Native Plants
Kitchen Crops

Show #33/4107. Innovative Rainwater Management Techniques

Is Water Runoff A Concern
When Should Runoff Be Addressed
What Methods/Techniques Are Available
What Plants May Help In This process

Show #34/4108. A Garden That Has Risen Phoenix-Like Out Of Ruins

Oak Alley
Victorian Influence
Different Seasons-Different Look
A Restful, Yet Organized Garden

Show #35/4109. Evaluating And Trialing Plants

Plants That Trialed Well
Several Strong Plants
Tips For Preparing The Soil
What To Plant In A Rain Garden

Show #36/4110. Eco Friendly Subdivision

An Envelop For the Home Within The Lot
Managing Periodic Torrential Rainfall
Bring Nature Next To The Home
Native Plants

Show #37/4111. Historic Garden Week

Roses
Knott Garden
Bring Outdoors In
Scale

Show #38/4112. Gardening In The Heartland

Plants For Shade - Wet And Dry
Perennial Collection
Exceptional Annuals
Evaluating Plants Success

Show #39/4113. The Use Of Water In Plants

Understanding How Water Work In Plants
Water In-Water Out
Why A Green Roof?
How Does This Relate To Home Gardeners?

Show #40/4201. While Our Gardens Are Asleep, The Growers Are Busy

Great Shade Plants
Plants With Great Foliage
Flowers And Foliage
Companion Plants

Show #41/4202. A Landscape Design Versus A Nursery

A Plant Collector
Spring Flowering Trees And Shrubs
So Many Great Ferns
A Serpentine Garden

Show #42/4203. One Man's Garden Masterpiece

Different Blooming Times For Different Daffodils
Laying Out A Daffodil Bed
Different Daffodils
Great Spring Plants

Show #43/4204. Two Very Different, Standout Gardens

Select Plants With Location In Mind
Plants Under A Tree
Break Up The Turf
Courtyard Garden

Show #44/4205. Container Gardening

Container Considerations
Container Plant Considerations
Unusual Plants For Containers
Planting Tips

Show #45/4206. The Gardens Of Michelle and Lynn

Perennial Garden
Playground Garden
Raised Beds
Seasonal Vegetables

Show #46/4207. Two Beautifully Landscaped Island Homes

The Pool Is A Part Of The Garden
Shade Garden
Screening Plant Material
The Garden Reflects Local Surroundings

Show #47/4208. Utilizing Space Effectively

A Lot Going On In A Small Space
A Sense Of Scale
Bringing A Garden Back
Her Garden Is Her Palate

Show #48/4209. Some Great Plant Ideas, Including What Some Claim Is The Best Tomato

Unusual Plants
Plants As A Fashion Statement
Plants From Seed
Tomatos

Show #49/4210. Finding The Right Plants

Know Your Soils PH
Know Your Space
Planting Common Spaces
Gorilla Gardening

Show #50/4211. Gardening In Shade And On Steep Slopes

Garden Becoming
Mature Wilderness Garden
Art & Sculpture
Unique Plant Placements

Show #51/4212. Two Gardeners Answer The Question - What Do I Want My Garden To Be?

Smaller Garden Space
Make It Interesting
Going Big
Creating Garden Spaces

52/4213. Community Gardens Are A Community Effort

Why Or Where A Community Garden
Benefits
Planning Considerations
For The Long Haul

   
 
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Join fellow garden lovers, history buffs and music enthusiasts to discover the quaint towns and colorful gardens of Holland and Belgium in May of 2018.

This exciting journey will be hosted by nationally known host Eric Johnson, of Public Television's blockbuster show GardenSmart. Your river cruise begins in Amsterdam where you'll see works by Rembrandt and Van Gogh, Anne Frank's House, and see the city's most famous gardens. Then spend a full morning on the grounds of the most beautiful spring garden in the world-Keukenhof! Visit the picturesque Belgian towns of Bruges and Ghent as well as Kinderdijk, with the Netherlands' iconic collection of 19 authentic windmills that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In addition, history buffs will experience a captivating tour of the WWI trenches of Flanders and WWII Arnhem Battlefield of A Bridge Too Far fame. You won't want to miss this extraordinary garden adventure to Holland and Belgium.

Book by November 15, 2017 and save up to $1200 dollars per person!

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