TV, Radio & Featured Appearances

A Growing Passion

Join me on my adventures through the wild and amazing world of plants.

You don’t have to travel far. Just tune on your television and search for KPBS public TV in San Diego, California, or visit us online at to find dozens of award-winning episodes available for viewing 24/7.

A Growing passion is much more than a garden show. A Growing Passion explores the power of plants in the world. Everywhere plants grow, that’s where we go.

For every episode, I search out places where plants grow, where plants are used, are eaten, worn, planted, bred, processed, bought, or sold. Our shows are driven by my endless curiosity, as you’ll see in the variety and depth of each episode.

Past episodes, for example, include:

A Growing Passion is created and produced by AGP Productions, LLC., a woman owned company. For more information, contact

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Since the early 1990s, I’ve been the “Garden Guru” for KPBS radio’s talk show Midday Edition and it’s predecessor, These Days.

I’ve been a guest on numerous other the radio programs such as Garden America, Ed Hume Weekend Gardening Radio Show, and Get Growing with Farmer Fred.


In addition to my own Facebook page, you can find me answering questions and managing membership on the San Diego Gardener Facebook Page. There, thousands of San Diegans talk about the challenges and pleasures of growing in San Diego’s unusual Mediterranean climate. It’s a lively and spirited discussion, with participants ranging from newbies to seasoned pros, including experts in several fields. It’s a closed group so you have to ask to join – you’ll be happy you did!


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I’ve been honored to be featured in:

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