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August 23, 2016

A Growing Passion s01e06

PBS USA 6 Jun 2013

If you haven’t got a large space to garden, containers may be your answer. Whether they’re decorative or filled with something edible, they can be beautiful and productive and just right for small spaces. Host Nan Sterman shows us how pots are designed, planted and used to solve almost every […]

August 18, 2016

A Growing Passion s01e05

PBS USA 30 May 2013

What goes around comes around. That’s what recycling is all about. From composting to fertilizer to recycled water, recycling is a vital part of the growing process. Host Nan Sterman show us how San Diego recycles its green waste and its water, and how it’s put back to work growing […]

July 14, 2016

A Growing Passion s01e04

PBS USA 23 May 2013

If you’ve ever wondered if you could grow your own vegetables, we’ll show you that you can. From starting seeds and seedlings and gardening with children to building your own raised bed, host Nan Sterman shows how experts and novices grow edibles.


July 11, 2016

A Growing Passion s01e03

PBS USA 16 May 2013

With only eleven inches of rain a year on average, San Diego’s hot dry climate can be tough on garden plants. Host Nan Sterman takes us to a look at climate appropriate gardens in home and commercial landscapes. From low water plants to water smart designs, we’ll show you beautiful […]

July 7, 2016

A Growing Passion s01e02

PBS USA 9 May 2013

They are in our canyons and hillsides, estuaries, mesas and mountains. They are native plants, and San Diego has an astounding diversity of them, from desert to coast. Many make great garden plants. Host Nan Sterman will visit native plant gardens, growers, and restoration specialists who will help us appreciate […]

July 4, 2016

A Growing Passion s01e01

PBS USA 2 May 2013

San Diego is one of our nation’s top cut flower producers. These crops generate almost 78 million dollars a year. The cost of land and water has put pressure on local growers. Host Nan Sterman visits a hardy few who are helping San Diego’s floriculture industry to survive and thrive. […]