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P. Allen Smith, one of the country's most sought-after gardening authorities, demystifies the process of designing beautiful gardens and opens up new possibilities for homeowners looking to create their own private sanctuaries.

Escape to the Garden

27m 7s

Stress is a small word that can have big effects in terms of our health and overall well-being. Escape to the garden with P. Allen Smith as he shares his garden stress relievers including yoga poses specifically designed for gardeners.

Episodes

  • Self Defense: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Self Defense

    S13 E1313 - 26m 31s

    Learning some self-defense is a good idea for everyone. In this episode, P. Allen Smith will explore some fighting moves you can do to protect things around your home and garden. Now don't worry, these moves are all natural and a few are also very effective in case of a Zombie Apocalypse.

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    Extremes

    S13 E1312 - 26m 17s

    It’s an episode of Garden Home all about extremes! Today P. Allen Smith covers both ends of the spectrum. Topics range from plants that love the heat to plants that thrive in water. We’ll also see some extreme decorating ideas that feel right at home in the Garden Home Cottage.

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    Washington Was Here

    S13 E1311 - 27m 9s

    Step back in time with P. Allen Smith as he travels back to 18th century Williamsburg to see just how George Washington and other Virginians would have lived (and eaten) in Pre-Revolutionary War time.

  • Flower Power: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Flower Power

    S13 E1310 - 27m 24s

    This episode is all about flowers and how they have the power to lift our spirits and add personality to our homes. P. Allen Smith shows us how to grow some of his favorites for arrangements and how to let loose and not try to be so perfect in the garden.

  • Anyone Can Do It: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Anyone Can Do It

    S13 E1309 - 26m 24s

    Getting started on a gardening or decorating project can be intimidating to some people if you don’t know where to begin. That’s ok, because today P. Allen Smith is going to hold your hand and help you through every step. We’ll learn the top five first-time gardener mistakes, see someone with a black thumb turn it green and understand when it’s time to call in reinforcements.

  • Small Spaces: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Small Spaces

    S13 E1308 - 27m 29s

    Small spaces can be a challenge to make comfortable and stylish but P. Allen Smith has some ideas you can use for any area, indoors or out. Watch as Allen offers suggestions to a helpless romantic in setting up a spa getaway for his wife; and learns how one designer has created a beautiful garden on her New York City balcony.

  • Kids, Kids, and More Kids: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Kids, Kids, and More Kids

    S13 E1307 - 27m 27s

    P. Allen Smith explores how early learning about food sources will also lead to healthier lifestyles as kids grow up. Plus, meet some kids who are raising chickens in the city and learn how to design a kids room that easily adapts to their changing styles.

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    The Unusual

    S13 E1306 - 26m 7s

    We grow accustomed to things we see every day, the things we're comfortable with. But it's a good exercise to go beyond our comfort zones and explore things that are a little unusual. From unique planters, obscure wall hangings or a pizza topped with a fried egg, this episode explores the uncommon and unconventional.

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    Escape to the Garden

    S13 E1305 - 27m 7s

    Stress is a small word that can have big effects in terms of our health and overall well-being. Escape to the garden with P. Allen Smith as he shares his garden stress relievers including yoga poses specifically designed for gardeners.

  • Embracing the Backyard: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Embracing the Backyard

    S13 E1304 - 27m 48s

    With more and more people doing "Stay-Cations" it makes sense to put a little time and effort into your outdoor living space. A little grilling, a little relaxing and a few chickens. Come on... Did you really think P. Allen Smith would do a show about embracing the backyard and NOT have chickens?

  • Going Mini: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Going Mini

    S13 E1303 - 26m 42s

    Mini is the new black! We’re shrinking everything, including P. Allen Smith for this fun episode. Mini plants, mini houses, mini pizzas— it’s all mini, including the fairy gardens craze that is currently sweeping the nation.

  • Making a Difference: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Making a Difference

    S13 E1302 - 26m 21s

    Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something. Watch as P. Allen Smith talks to people making a difference in their communities and also the world.
    From growing food for the homeless, teaching kids in the garden, composting, to creating new organic plant varieties.

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