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Growing a Greener World
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GROWING A GREENER WORLD blends the latest trends in eco-friendly living with traditional gardening know-how. The series highlights the diverse people, organizations and events that seek to raise environmental awareness and encourage better stewardship of the planet. GROWING A GREENER WORLD combines the expertise and engaging styles of veteran television host and nationally recognized authority on gardening and sustainability, Joe Lamp'l (a.k.a. joe gardener), with the "Most Watched Gardening Personality on the Web," Garden GirlPatti Moreno. Each episode contains one compelling feature story and one how-to segment for growing your own food, followed by a four-minute segment with chef Nathan Lyon (A Lyon in the Kitchen) who uses fresh-from-the-garden fruit, vegetables or herbs to create simple and delicious dishes. Lyon, a finalist for the 2006 The Next Food Network Star, believes the fresher the ingredients, the better the food.

Below is a list of broadcasts scheduled to air in the next 60 days on any of our three channels.

Episode #402
All About Seeds (mount Airy, NC)
We take the mystery out of starting plants from seed and cover what you need to know to start your plants from seed for a successful garden.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Mar 2nd @ 7:00 am

Episode #403
Organic Pest Control (philadelphia, PA)
We demonstrate various options of greenhouse growing and show that anyone can garden year round, even on the smallest budget.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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Mon Mar 9th @ 7:00 am

Episode #404
Aquaponics (oakland, CA & Milwaukee, WI)
From tabletop gardens to full commercial operations, we explore the world of aquaponics - growing food with only water and live fish.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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Mon Mar 16th @ 7:00 am

Episode #405
Trees (atlanta, GA)
By focusing all the do's and don'ts of proper tree pruning we take the fear out of making that first cut and show you how to keep your trees looking their best.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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Mon Mar 23rd @ 7:00 am

Episode #406
Setting Up Your Garden: (atlanta, GA)
Host, Joe Lamp'l creates his own raised bed garden from scratch, and shows the tips along the way that anyone can do to create a productive garden.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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Mon Mar 30th @ 7:00 am

Episode #407
Organic Lawn Care (potomac, MD)
We learn how to have a lush, green lawn WITHOUT all the synthetic chemicals and why it is so important for the environment to do so.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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tpt MN Channel 2.2

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Mon Apr 6th @ 7:00 am

Episode #408
Waterwise Gardening (san Diego, CA)
We explore how gardeners can maximize their garden's beauty while still minimizing their water usage using time tested and the latest watering technology.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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episode on this channel.

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Mon Apr 13th @ 7:00 am

Episode #409
Rooftop Farming (nyc)
From the rooftop of a New York City building, we visit a farm that is thinking outside the planting box and delivering urban food high atop the city streets.
26 minutes long
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Mon Apr 20th @ 7:00 am

Episode #410
Weedless Gardening (ny)
We visit a sustainable garden expert and author who nurtures the soil while reducing the labor in growing your own food in a weedless garden.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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tpt MN Channel 2.2

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Mon Apr 27th @ 7:00 am


This list includes any broadcasts that aired in the past 2 months on any of our three channels.

Episode #401
Greenhouse School (new York)
We visit a public school in the heart of NYC that uses a rooftop greenhouse to teach lesson in sustainability and environmental stewardship.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Feb 23rd @ 7:00 am

Episode #526
Blooms and Birds; a Gardeners Guide To Backyard Bi
For gardeners, bird watching and attracting them to our gardens is a natural. Beyond the beauty and excitement they bring, birds play an important role in organic pest control, seed dispersal, and biodiversity. Gardeners can play an important role in creating environments that offer shelter, natural food and water sources, nesting sites, and a place to raise their young. This episode covers the most important things you need to know to have a healthy habitat that will attract and protect the widest variety of birds to your backyard.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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episode on this channel.

tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Feb 16th @ 7:00 am

Episode #525
A Year in The Life of a Beginning Beekeeper: Atlan
With the fate of honeybees still uncertain, gardeners know just how important they are for a bountiful garden and the world's food security. Yet with declining numbers, raising your own backyard bees makes even more sense. One of the biggest barriers to getting started though is the uncertainly of what's involved. In this episode, Joe Lamp'l bring you along as he attends his first beekeeping class, to buying the equipment, setting up the hive, to enjoying the bountiful harvest and wonderful honey that adds to the joy of this rapidly growing hobby.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Feb 9th @ 7:00 am

Episode #524
Thomas Jefferson; Organic Gardening Pioneer: Monti
To gardeners, Thomas Jefferson holds a special place of honor. The gardens at Monticello were a botanic laboratory of ornamental and useful plants from around the world. As an avid plantsman and gardener, Mr. Jefferson kept detailed records over many years of his horticultural discoveries, plant exchanges with friends around Europe as well as his successes and failures when it came to his own gardening and farming practices at Monticello. Thanks to his meticulous records and the historic preservation of the grounds, today we can step back in time to see how one of the most famous green gardeners in history lived out his passion for gardening at Monticello.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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episode on this channel.

tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Feb 2nd @ 7:00 am

Episode #523
Farmgirls: Seattle, WA
Today, there are many women who for a variety of reasons have taken it upon themselves to feed their families off the land in their own urban backyards. In this episode, we visit several such women who not only have the goal of feeding their families healthy, sustainable food, but are also teaching others to do the same. From a trained chef educating virtually with a massive online audience to a permaculture pioneer who shares her vision one garden at a time through classes as well as design and installations throughout the Pacific Northwest, it's all about living off the land while living in the city.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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Mon Jan 26th @ 7:00 am

Episode #522
Farm School - Learning To Be Organic Farmers
"Green Acres is the place to be; farm living is the life for me." You might remember the jingle to the opening of the popular series, Green Acres from decades ago. But today, the same desire is alive and well and spawning "Organic Farm Schools" all over the country. In this fun episode, the whole crew enrolls for a week in a New England farm school to learn all they can while there. The cameras are rolling to show the reality side of organic farm living with our mostly city-slicker crew.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Jan 19th @ 7:00 am

Episode #521
The Seed Farmer; Dr. John Navazio-the Organic Seed
Home gardeners are increasingly drawn to heirloom seeds for their unusual flavors, colors and of course, their cultural heritage. But many do not realize that unless the seeds of those heirloom and open pollinated plants are grown out properly, the genetics are lost forever. In this episode, we visit the Organic Seed Alliance and meet Dr. John Navazio - one of the pioneers in preserving the cultural heritage of our garden seed supply. We learn all about seed stewardship, why it is important and what we can do in our own backyards to help preserve these special plants for many more generations to come.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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Mon Jan 12th @ 7:00 am

Episode #520
Winter Greenhouse School: Manhattan, NY
We visit a public school in the heart of NYC that uses a rooftop greenhouse to teach lessons in sustainability and environmental stewardship.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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Mon Jan 5th @ 7:00 am

Episode #519
Hyper Local - Heirloom Apples & Craft Beers: New H
Chain grocery stores are only interested in food that ships well and stores long. That is why with over 2,500 different types of apples grown in the United States, only 6 can be found in the typical store. But by eating local and in season, we are exposed to incredible flavors not found anywhere else and we can savor the food products of creative artisans who only source local ingredients. In this episode, we visit an organic farmer who sells 70 different varieties of heirloom apples to learn the secrets of peak flavor and how we can grow some of these varieties ourselves. And we visit a nano-brewery who takes production full circle by only sourcing local grains, fruits and vegetables while repurposing all their byproducts back to local farmers.
26 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Dec 29th @ 7:00 am


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