Growing a Greener World

The Private Garden of a Public Gardener (Wayne, PA and Wilmington, DE)

Bringing your work home with you can actually be a very good thing… when both your vocation and your avocation relates to gardening. Such is the case for Dan Benarcik and his wife Peggy Anne Montgomery. Both work in professional horticulture: Dan, at one of the country’s most admired public gardens, while Peggy is a champion of native plants and the important role they play in the landscape. But it’s at home where the real magic happens. Thanks to their keen eyes for design and a strong shared...
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Wednesday, February 20 at 3:30 am on 12.1

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  • Tuesday, February 19 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.