P. Allen Smith Garden Style Season 13 Episode Descriptions
1216 - Entertaining
Gardening Expert P. Allen Smith has a few tricks up his sleeve when it comes to entertaining guests. He'll share with us a few ways to decorate a table with tomatoes and grapevine plus a table decorated using strawberries. And don't let those strawberries go to waste; Allen will also prepare refreshing strawberry lemonade.
1301 - Garden Style 101.
In Garden Style 101, P. Allen Smith shares some of the items that have become staples in his garden, kitchen and home. He then demonstrates some fun ways to put them to use. He gets things started with seeds. Then, it's into the kitchen where Allen prepares a yummy chilled couscous salad. Plus, he answers a fundamental question posed by one of his Facebook fans.
1302 - Exploring St. Louis.
P. Allen Smith travels to St. Louis to bring you the best the city has to offer. He starts out in the City Garden where a fantastic display awaits. Then it's off to Schlafly Bottleworks to learn more about a sudsy beverage the city is known for. He also visits Union Station to see the amazing design and craft that went into the creation of this historic building.
1220 - Beat the Heat
It sure is hot outside! Gardening Expert P. Allen Smith puts together an herbal tea garden, educates us on heat tolerant plants and gives us tips to protect Knock Out Roses under hot conditions. He also visits the Chicago Botanic Gardens, answers a viewer question and prepares a Mint Tea with Mint Ice Cubes that's sure to cool things down.
1201 - Fall Gardening
Gardening expert P. Allen Smith isn't putting the trowel down because autumn has arrived. He shows us how to get paper whites started early to ensure blooms by Christmas and puts together a fun orchid arrangement with a Halloween theme. We'll also take a trip to the Denver Botanic Gardens for a tour. Allen also features a new temporary segment that will take the place of "What's New In Allen's Garden" The segment will focus on a garden that Allen helped design for his web designer, Caleb. "What's New in Calebs Garden" will feature Allen and Caleb discussing the rose walk that was planted. Allen's staff has developed their very own garden and he answers a very question about the process. Plus, he'll show us how to make a delicious fresh apple cake.
1207 - Playful Pets
Gardening Expert P. Allen Smith loves animals and loves to make them happy! This time of the year, it's hard for birds to get the food they need so Allen prepares an easy bird seed wreath that will attract all kinds of winged friends to the garden. Plus, with a little snow on the ground, Allen tells us about the beautiful Silverlace Wyandotte Chickens he's raising. He'll also visit with an expert on black turkeys and answer a viewer question about baby chickens. Allen will also prepare a delicious treat for his dogs and cat.
1303 - Giving Many Thanks
Thanksgiving is the holiday for sharing and enjoying the bounty of the fall. In this episode, Allen and friends celebrate this traditional holiday in fun and interesting ways. He'll show you how to prepare a small-scale celebration that will help you spend less time in the kitchen, and more time with your guests. And, you'll learn how to grow a fall decorating staple - gourds!
1203 - Holiday Happenings
The holidays are upon us and Gardening Expert, P. Allen Smith has a full plate! First, we take a look back at the staff garden Allen's staff has created and join them while they celebrate a festive harvest dinner with vegetables and herbs straight from their garden. Allen will also put together a stunning centerpiece with beautiful plants and a Cinderella pumpkin plus, show us how to arrange a table setting with apples for props. We'll also check in with Caleb who's planting low maintenance shrubs and answer a viewer question about frost blankets. Allen also jumps into the kitchen to prepare a refreshing drink that will be a hit at any holiday function!
1304 - Holidays at Garden Home Retreat.
Get ready for the holidays in true Garden Style with P. Allen Smith at Moss Mountain Farm. Allen will show you some winter gardening projects that you won't want to miss. Then he'll warm things up with a cozy s'mores bar. And, he'll show you some great ways to decorate for the holidays using lovely greenery in fun ways!
1205 - Winter Projects
Gardening Expert P. Allen Smith has plenty to do this winter. He visits with an expert on poultry and they discuss the reasons to consider raising a few chickens. Plus, Allen gives us tips on caring for orchids and how to transform your Thanksgiving orchid into one with more of a winter theme. Allen also talks to Caleb about container gardening and answers a viewer question. And back in the kitchen, Allen shows us how to prepare this easy buttermilk pecan pie!
1305 - It's Better to Give.
P. Allen Smith shares easy ideas for gifts with Garden Style. From the garden, he'll show you how to put together a lovely bulb container. From the kitchen, he'll prepare some edible gifts that can't be beat. And from the home, Allen will walk through some artful ways to give from the heart.
1204 - Christmas at the Farm
Gardening Expert P. Allen Smith is having fun in the snow! There's a blanket of snow at the farm and Christmas is coming fast. There's fresh greenery everywhere you look, Allen shows us a few ways he decorated for Christmas using fresh greenery with his own personal touch and gives suggestions on decorating with non-traditional items and colors. Allen also talks to an expert on Christmas Trees about how to care for them after they are brought indoors. It's also the time of year to think about planting tulip bulbs and at Caleb's Garden, he's getting it done! Back in the kitchen, Allen prepares an Orange Marmalade Cake that would be perfect for your Christmas dessert.
1306 - On the Road in Kansas City.
P. Allen Smith goes on the road to Kansas City, MO - the city of fountains! He visits the fantastic Kauffman Memorial Garden, and oasis in the midst of a bustling city. Kansas City is also known for its meats, so we'll also visit a charcuterie to learn more about this unique culinary art form.
1206 - Indoor Gardens
We all know Gardening Expert P. Allen Smith is pretty handy in the garden but what about indoors? He shows us how to assemble a beautiful table arrangement has a friend in from New York to talk slip covers and prepares a mouthwatering Citrus Honey Cheesecake. Allen will also give us tips for starting seeds indoors and suggests a few herbs for beginning gardeners to start with.
1307 - Art for All.
P. Allen Smith takes you through some of the great ways art is incorporated into Garden Style. From sculptures in the garden, to a fun themed museum, you're sure to enjoy all the beauty that's in store for this episode. Allen will show you how colors, textures and imagination can be found on your table as well!
1214 - Critters
Gardening Expert P. Allen Smith has his hands full in this episode, he's preparing a fun hummingbird feeder out of a glass bottle and planting an amazing butterfly herb garden. We'll also visit a butterfly festival and Allen identifies a few rose pests. Allen will also answer a viewer question on fire ants and he'll hop over to the kitchen to make a refreshing fresh peach drink.
1208 Gardening with Kids
Kids learning how to work in the garden is a beautiful thing. Gardening Expert P. Allen Smith is a big believer on getting kids in the garden. A great place for kids to experience Mother Nature is The Daffodil Festival in South Arkansas. Clara Freeland is an expert on daffodils and she gives us a brief history lesson on where they originated. Allen also shows us a fun and easy sunflower project and tells us what kids can do to decorated a container for orchids. And, the Duggars from "19 Kids and Counting" are visiting the farm where Allen gives them a tour and the kids plant their own vegetable garden. He'll also answer a viewer question and prepare a wonderful kid friendly recipe.
1308 - Problem Meet Solution.
Everyone has one or two things in their life they wish could be better. And in this episode, P. Allen Smith goes through some simple solutions to those pesky problems. In the garden, you'll learn how to resolve runoff issues. Then in the kitchen, there are some quick fixes you can easily implement at home. And later in the show, it's all about lighting and how to use it to your advantage.
1309 - In Full Bloom.
Spring is just around the corner and that means gardens everywhere will be popping with fabulous foliage and beautiful blooms. P. Allen Smith will show you some great ways to use flowers gathered from the garden both inside and out. He'll share a fun recipe using edible flowers as well! Their fragrance, beauty and taste will delight your senses and inspire your Garden Style.
1310 - Latest and Greatest.
P. Allen Smith takes you on a tour of up-and-coming trends for the home and garden. Whether it's helpful hints from top chefs around the country or design tips from friends of the farm, you're sure to find new ways to develop your own Garden Style. We'll also visit a popular spot you can find in almost any city - the community garden!
1311 - Brunchtastic!
In this episode, P. Allen Smith shows you some simple ideas for throwing together a farm chic brunch. You'll learn how to prepare a tasty tart using some garden-fresh ingredients that your friends will be talking about for the rest of the day! And you'll definitely want to check out the fun tablescape that makes the perfect setting for your brunch spread.
1210 - Spring Fever
Spring is here and the fun has started! Gardening Expert P. Allen Smith is ready to get the growing season underway! Allen shows us some examples of a few salad ready vegetables he has in the garden and we take a look at a new project at the farm, the rose garden. Allen is also on the prowl for pests and he prepares a wonderful Red Cabbage with apples recipe.
1212 - Spring Color
In an effort to showcase the beauty of the season, Gardening Expert P. Allen Smith takes a trip to Chicago where amazing landscaping is putting on a show in the middle of the city. Allen will also put together a colorful container arrangement, tell us about some vibrant vegetables and show us how to use hedge trimmers. He also answers a viewer question and prepares a tasty poached egg and spinach salad.
1211 - Edibles
This show is geared around food and Gardening Expert P. Allen Smith shares some of his favorites from the garden. Allen first visits the Peterson Victory Garden in Chicago to get a little background information on this amazing project. Allen also puts together a beautiful hanging basket with herbs and gives us a tour of the new orchard at the farm. Plus, he'll answer a viewer question about grapes and prepare a bold arugula salad with baby beets.
1312 - It's All About Kids.
P. Allen Smith shares with you some great ways to get your little ones started in the garden. For this episode, it's off to a children's garden and a children's farmstead to see some of the fun things for kids to do in true farm fashion. And, an awesome project to get them involved in beautifying their world!
1313 - Discovering Chicago.
There's so much to discover in each new city that P. Allen Smith visits, and Chicago is no exception. Come along to experience one of the Windy City's fantastic garden spaces at the Garfield Park Conservatory. And while we're there, learn where exactly it is that sugar comes from. Then it's into the skies to see how the spectacular view of a loft apartment is incorporated into various aspects of its design.
1314 - Fowl Play.
It's time to take a look at our fun feathered friends in this episode. P. Allen Smith shows you how you can incorporate chickens and other fowl into your own Garden Style. He'll prepare some delicious dishes using poultry and take you to some of his favorite backyard chicken coops.
1315 - Herbology.
P. Allen Smith explores the special world of herbs in this episode. He'll start in the garden with a citrus container that can't be beat! Then he'll show you how to use a unique herb, pineapple sage, to make a delicious dessert. And an herb-inspired tablescape will have you wanting to call a friend over for tea!
1316 Going Green.
With Eco-friendly design tips and tasty recipes prepared with some green veggies, P. Allen Smith takes you into the world where everything's green. He'll visit the garden at 18 Broadway in Kansas City to see how they've taken the idea of a community garden to a whole different level. And, you'll learn to make some creative candles with soy!
1317 Connect with Connecticut.
P. Allen Smith heads to New England for this episode. He'll grow, cook and design with some new connections in Connecticut. And you won't want to miss Allen's visit to the Mark Twain House & Museum where he'll find out all there is to know about this extraordinary writer.
1318 History in the Making.
In this episode, P. Allen Smith brings you Garden Style that's shaped by history. He'll visit the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic plants to show you some history straight from the garden. Then in the kitchen, you'll discover some time-tested cooking methods. And later a view from the top in one of history's most notable buildings!
1319 Just Add Water.
Water is the fundamental building block of life, and it's also the foundation for this episode. P. Allen Smith starts things off in Chicago where he learns how an aquarium is doing their part to preserve this natural resource. You'll also see some new ways to use water in the kitchen. Then Kansas City brings us a magnificent water display. And later in the show, Allen will give you some ideas on adding water to your own landscape design.
1320 Getting the Blues.
P. Allen Smith brings you everything blue for this episode. Out in the garden, he'll show you how to use color blocking in an azure hue to get maximum impact. And you'll learn to make a blue cocktail you'll want to share with your friends. Even the table gets a blue overhaul when Allen's involved. And we'll visit a place known for its bluesy background.