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Chef Takes Food Prep To New Level With 'The Portable Feast'

Chef Takes Food Prep To New Level With 'The Portable Feast'

April 28
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Anna Conkey

An edible garden expert shares an easy recipe for roasted spiced carrots with quinoa, green ribbons and turmeric vinaigrette that you can take wherever you go.

'A Growing Passion' Springs Into 4th Season On KPBS

'A Growing Passion' Springs Into 4th Season On KPBS

April 7
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

From water-wise gardening to beneficial insects and California's citrus industry, the new season of KPBS' television series "A Growing Passion" brings a lot of variety.

San Diego Orchid Growers Harvest Passion And Memories

San Diego Orchid Growers Harvest Passion And Memories

March 23
By Tom Fudge

Orchid enthusiasts tell their stories as their society looks back on 70 years of cultivating a magnificent plant.

San Diego's North County Is 'Epicenter' Of Succulent Boom

San Diego's North County Is 'Epicenter' Of Succulent Boom

Sept. 1
By Alison St John

As the market for water thirsty plants dries up, sales of cacti and succulents are thriving — and San Diego’s North County is ground zero for all things succulent.

Rare Fruit Trees Thrive Amid California Drought

Rare Fruit Trees Thrive Amid California Drought

Aug. 6
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

There are drought-friendly alternatives to thirsty fruit trees. Fig, loquat and pomegranate trees require very little water or no water at all.

How The Drought Is Affecting Spring Gardening In San Diego County

How The Drought Is Affecting Spring Gardening In San Diego County

March 16
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh, Peggy Pico

It feels like a summer heat wave and it's not even spring. Garden expert Nan Sterman will offer tips on how to maintain a spring garden during the unseasonal weather.

Tips For Winter Gardening In California

Tips For Winter Gardening In California

Dec. 17
By Megan Burke, Hoa Quach, Alison St John

All of this rain reminded us that we are approaching the time of year when it is best to plant native species.

San Diegans Offered Ways To Save Water By Remaking Their Yards

San Diegans Offered Ways To Save Water By Remaking Their Yards

June 19
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

The San Diego County Water Authority, which is launching free classes to help people make water-wise yard makeovers, joins garden expert Nan Sterman to offer tips.

San Diego Gardening During Drought Conditions

San Diego Gardening During Drought Conditions

Jan. 23
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Peggy Pico

A winter without rain is becoming a challenge for San Diego gardeners. Nan Sterman of KPBS-TV's "A Growing Passion" has some advice to use less water but keep your plants growing.

Fall Gardening Tips For San Diego

Fall Gardening Tips For San Diego

Oct. 28
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

Fall Is the best time to plant in San Diego. Gardening expert Nan Sterman will explain what to plant now in your fall garden.

New KPBS Television Shows Explore San Diego

New KPBS Television Shows Explore San Diego

April 29
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh, Peggy Pico

KPBS Television is helping audiences explore San Diego with two new shows hosted by two longtime KPBS favorites. Garden designer, author and botanist, Nan Sterman, is the host of the new KPBS series, "A Growing Passion." Cook, author and restaurant owner, Su-Mei Yu hosts "Savor San Diego." Both shows premiere this Thursday.

Live Chat: Hot Weather And Lawn Care

Live Chat: Hot Weather And Lawn Care

Aug. 14
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Patty Lane

Gardening expert Nan Sterman joins us to talk water conservation and keeping your lawn green. Plus, Nan will address all your gardening questions in a live chat after Midday Edition from 1-2 p.m.

Horticultural Therapy And Floral Design

Horticultural Therapy And Floral Design

June 11
By Beth Accomando, Maureen Cavanaugh

Isari Flower Studio and Event Design does weddings and centerpieces for business meetings but it also offers classes in Culinary Bouquets and preaches the benefits of horticultural therapy.

Isari Flower Studio Does More Than Weddings

Isari Flower Studio Does More Than Weddings

June 8
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Isari Flower Studio and Event Design does the typical things you expect from a florist -- like bouquets and centerpieces -- but it also offers classes in floral design and promotes working with flowers as horticultural therapy.

Step Into Spring Gardening By Starting Seeds

Step Into Spring Gardening By Starting Seeds

March 6
By Hilary Andrews, Maureen Cavanaugh

Spring gardening tips from garden expert Nan Sterman, followed by a live chat at 1 p.m.

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