The farm-to-table craze is the most popular trend in restaurants right now. But, how about the "backyard garden-to-table?" This month, we combine our Food and Garden programs and bring you two experts on growing your food and eating it, too.
So far, it's been a chilly, wet winter. We'll hear what San Diego gardeners should be doing to take care of their plants during this stormy season, and how do prepare for the springtime.
- Dec. 27
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When you're ready to unload your holiday tree, the city of San Diego will turn it into garden mulch. The grinding happens at the Greenery at the Miramar Landfill.
Fall can be great time to start gardening in San Diego. But autumn gardening has its challenges: like Santa Ana winds and variable temperatures. Gardening expert Nan Sterman joins us with advice on how to make your Autumn garden bloom.
Summer means eating fresh food in the fresh outdoors. We'll talk about great cooking and eating with summer produce and fresh ingredients.
What's the summer gardener to do now that July has arrived? We'll talk with garden expert Nan Sterman about getting the most out of your summer garden.
- April 22
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Drought and the increasing cost of water are reasons many San Diegans are pulling up their lawns and switching to alternatives like drought-tolerant plants and water-wise landscapes. One alternative is synthetic grass, but not everyone agrees it's the best choice.
Spring is here, so what's cooking? We'll explore the wonderful options of vegetarian cuisine in our monthly food segment.
Spring is here, and that means many plants are blooming. We'll find out how to take advantage of the wet winter rains and how to control weeds in your garden.
California cities were mandated by the state to have new water landscaping regulations in place by January 1. 2010. We discuss what these new regulations entail, what effect they will have on the state's water usage and which San Diego communities are in compliance.
- Dec. 28
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You can recycle your old Christmas tree in a way that returns it back to the earth. The City of San Diego's Environmental Services Department offers free tree recycling.
We'll talk about the benefits of winter gardening with garden expert Nan Sterman.
It's the beginning of the planting season in California so we'll talk with garden expert Nan Sterman about what to do in your garden for the winter.
KPBS is working on a project called Food. We're following your dinner from the plate to the fields, farm and ocean. Americans are eating more than we used to, it's making us fatter and in some cases sick. KPBS Investigative Reporter, Amita Sharma, has been looking into an alarming statistic facing residents in National City -- the city has the highest diabetes rate in San Diego County. What can be done to improve the health of the residents of National City? We'll tell you about what one community organization wants to do that they think will help.