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Growing a Greener World

Epic Tomatoes (Raleigh, NC and Atlanta, GA)

Perhaps the most popular plant for any vegetable gardener is the tomato. It's the first food most beginners attempt to grow. It's the one that many experienced veterans still try to perfect each season. It is the iconic crop of the summer garden. Yet it's also one of the hardest to nurture all the way through to harvest without fighting pests and diseases in route to that bountiful harvest we all dream of. In this episode, we'll shadow an expert tomato grower, Craig LeHoullier from planting to harvest...
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Tuesday, August 15 at 2:00 pm on 12.1


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The award-winning series, GROWING A GREENER WORLD combines the latest trends in eco-friendly outdoor living with traditional gardening know-how, farm-to-table cooking, and canning and preserving the harvest. In each episode, gardening expert Joe Lamp'l demonstrates hands-on, how-to gardening projects from his scenic north Atlanta farm and organic garden, while chef Nathan Lyon blends grassroots with gourmet to create simple, innovative cuisine using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. And throughout the season, Master Food Preserver, Theresa Loe will demonstrate easy yet delicious ways to preserve the flavors of the season.