Compost Confidential

Compost Confidential is the blog of Host and Executive Producer Joe Lamp'l - Where he shares the backstory of each episode and gives you a behind-the-scenes view of Growing A Greener World.

Killer Compost

Herbicide in Compost

It Happened to Us! I say it often; it’s alright to make mistakes as long as you learn from them—especially in the garden. Well, I made a doozy recently and […]

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Sleepless in Seattle

Here I am with the youngest winning female designer Courtney Goetz

Seattle is one of my favorite cities, and the Northwest Flower and Garden Show, is without a doubt, my favorite show if its kind. So when the idea of showcasing […]

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What a year!

Joe, Carl and Patti reviewing a segment in the back of the Subaru

Wow, what a ride! In September, we officially wrapped the first season of our national public television series, Growing a Greener World. We traveled the country, covering 18 states and […]

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When it Rains it Pours

Buglady and GGW crew attempting to shoot in the rain

Having just come off an incredible day of shooting less than 24 hours prior at the Rodale Institute, we were ready to ride that wave for another productive day taping […]

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Waterwise Gardening

Nan Sterman's robust and colorful garden thrives with little additional water

Sometimes I have a hard time remembering that much of the country is dealing with severe water shortages, especially when I visit gardens like Nan Sterman’s in San Diego, California. […]

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