About This Program
Join KSMQ this spring for a new season of Garden Connections, a weekly program that teaches and celebrates gardening in its many forms. Host Stephanie Passingham leads us through the growing season, from planning, to planting, to harvest. Along the way, she connects with people from this region who have made gardening their passion. Whether you're an enthusiast or a beginner, you'll find something to inspire you on Garden Connections. Come grow with us on KSMQ!
Get your hands dirty with Garden Connections
Join us in our current season of Garden Connections. We'll take you through the whole gardening experience, from plot planning and seed picking, through planting, watering, cultivating, harvesting and preparing. Let KSMQ and its green thumb experts be your companions during the 2014 season!
Most Recent Episode
The Living Wall and a Japanese Garden
We visit the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester to see the stunning "Living Wall". Then we travel to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum to get a tour of a Japanese Garden. Chef Larson's recipe is "Stir fried Brocolli with Red Miso and Walnut Sauce".
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About the Host
Stephanie Passingham - Host & Producer- Born and raised in southern Minnesota, Stephanie and her family live on a farm just outside Albert Lea where she tends a 1/2 acre certified organic garden, along with chickens, pigs, sheep, etc. Having served in the public policy arena for 12 years, in 2005 Stephanie settled down to raise her family and encourage good food from good dirt. Stephanie has also served as the host and producer of two community issues, KSMQ series, "Cities on the Move" and "The Heart of the Matter". She is now hosting and producing "Garden Connections" - a subject close to her heart!
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