The Victory Garden | PBS show

The Victory Garden | PBS

Summary: Hosted by international garden design sensation Jamie Durie and featuring Chef Michel Nischan's James Beard award-winning "Homegrown" cooking segments, The Victory Garden equips viewers with the confidence and inspiration to roll up their sleeves, get their hands dirty, and live outdoors. With so many Americans aspiring to care for the environment and create their own outdoor living spaces, The Victory Garden's unique fusion of garden design, earth-to-table cooking, and eco-conscious how-to tips is of greater interest today than ever before in its more than 30-year history. The newest season of The Victory Garden takes viewers on a coast-to-coast journey -- from a Napa Valley garden of fruits, vegetables, and herbs modeled after the 16th-century Jardins du Villandry in France, to a Massachusetts farm that provides pristine produce to some of the finest restaurants in Boston. The Victory Garden is produced by WGBH Boston and distributed by PBS. If you enjoy this podcast, please consider becoming a member of your local public television station.

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 Hydrangeas and Color | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:07

Garden correspondent Paul Epsom gives terrific tips on keeping your hydrangeas a beautiful blue.

 Gardening TV | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:30

Host Jamie Durie answers a viewer's question about gardening television.

 Sweet Potato Vine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3:22

Viewer question answered! Paul Epsom on tubers and sweet potato vines.

 Stone Walls | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:53

"Stone Guys" Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns give practical tips on building stone walls.

 Shade Defined | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:15

Garden correspondent Paul Epsom answers a viewer's question about types of shade and the right plant for the right place.

 Lessons from the Getty | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3:46

The beautiful modern garden at the Getty Center in Los Angeles is an influential landmark in design. Host Jamie Durie and producer Hilary Finkel Buxton discuss shooting the show at the Getty, and what lessons it provides for the home gardener.

 Magnesium Sulfate and Other Minerals for Plants | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:34

Garden correspondent Paul Epsom discusses plant feeding and soil pH.

 Indoor Color | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3:03
 Victory Garden: Simply the Best Tomatoes | File Type: video/x-mp4 | Duration: 2:27

Gardener Kip Anderson and lifestyle co-host Sissy Biggers tour the Victory Garden's vegetable garden and dish on the most delicious tomato varieties and give tips on how to grow them: Tomato 'Isis Candy Cherry' Tomato 'Black Pearl' Tomato 'Snowberry' Tomato 'Sungold' Tomato 'Favorita'

 Victory Garden: Row Cover 101 | File Type: video/x-mp4 | Duration: 2:00

Host Michael Weishan and gardener Kip Anderson give you a primer on using row cover effectively in the vegetable garden — preventing insect infestations and shielding sensitive plants.

 Victory Garden: Double Digging | File Type: video/x-mp4 | Duration: 3:01

Host Michael Weishan and gardener Kip Anderson demonstrate the cultivation technique of "double digging" — a tried and true way of creating a healthy garden bed for plants and vegetables.

 Victory Garden: Disease Control for Peonies | File Type: video/x-mp4 | Duration: 1:37

Viewer question answered! Why do some peonies' buds die off before bloom?

 Victory Garden: Lichen | File Type: video/x-mp4 | Duration: 1:42

Viewer question answered! What exactly is lichen, and will it harm the trees and plants it grows on?

 Victory Garden: Plants for scent | File Type: video/x-mp4 | Duration: 2:23

There's nothing like fragrance in the garden! Host Michael Weishan and Mike Mahoney of Mahoney's Garden Centers in Winchester, MA, discuss their best bets for selecting plants with scent.


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