P. Allen Smith Garden Style

ABOUT THE SHOW…

Comcast Hometown NetworkGardening and lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith hosts this weekly series in which he travels across the U.S. and the world to visit different kinds of gardens. During his journeys, Smith chats with garden experts. He also provides viewers with how-to projects that can be done in the garden and around the home. In the end, Smith’s ultimate goal with the show is to inspire viewers to get out and garden. P. Allen Smith brings a new style to his long-running series, exploring the many ways you can Grow, Cook, and Design all areas of your life! Discover ideas to spark your own creativity as the award-winning designer, gardening and lifestyle expert ads more gardening, recipes, and creative ways to beautify your home.

Host Bio

Comcast Hometown NetworkP. Allen Smith

Author, television host, entrepreneur and conservationist, has a passion for American style. He uses his Arkansas home, Moss Mountain Farm, which The New York Times hails as a “stunning estate,” as an epicenter for promoting the local food movement, organic gardening and the preservation of heritage poultry breeds. Smith created his farm to serve as a place of inspiration, education and conservation and provides visitors from around the country locally sourced meals to introduce them to an expression of the regional cuisine.

Moss Mountain Farm is grounded in historic precedent, inspired by regional influences and guided by modern-day innovation—all of which are helping to write a new chapter in the evolution of the classic American farm and a celebration of the cuisine of the South.In 2009, Smith founded the Heritage Poultry Conservancy, which is dedicated to the preservation and support of threatened breeds and strains of domestic poultry. In addition, he strives to educate future generations through his work with Kids Plant It Earth. The curriculum he developed for the program teaches students about being good stewards of the planet through gardening.

Smith studied garden history and design at the University of Manchester in England, is an honorary member of the Garden Club of America and recipient of their Medal of Honor, is a fellow of the Royal Horticultural Society and a former board member of the Royal Oak Society. His work is featured in national publications, highlighted at key events and commemorated in bestselling titles including P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home and P. Allen Smith’s Seasonal Recipes from the Garden, which is a nod to his love for organic, regional cuisine. His media company, Hortus Ltd, produces three national, award-winning television shows: Garden Home (which has enjoyed 14 seasons on PBS), Garden to Table, also on Public Television, and Garden Style, now in its 17th season of syndication.

 

Scroll to top