Ageless Gardens

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A gardener manages a lavish public garden, and over 200 volunteers. A social enterprise enlists people's unused fruit trees, to feed people in need. A civic initiative connects isolated seniors with plant seedlings.

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Season 3
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An activist couple connects with people through a farmer's market. A gardening instructor inspires others to grow food in their own yard, with an eye to changing the world for his young children.
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A writer advocates for 'grief gardening' to help people through loss. A 90-year old gardener continues to volunteer at the accessible garden she founded with her husband. Neighbourhood gardeners create humorous miniature gnome villages to bring a bit of joy to their street.
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A human made floating island garden in a remote wilderness feeds its owners year round. A group of vigilant volunteers remove invasive species from a fragile natural area. A retiree cares for a delicate forested garden.
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A poet begins restoring her front yard to a Garry Oak meadow. A retired nurse reflects on the value of her small garden at keeping her mind active. A long-time market gardener inspires a new generation of small plot food gardeners in a busy city.
Season 2
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Live classical music brings calm to a Yo-Yo Ma inspired public garden. Monks at a remote monastery wander contemplatively in nature's forest garden. A retired magazine editor advocates for 'grief gardening'. Innovative tower gardens aid remote northern communities in growing their own food year-round.
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A retired hospital administrator adapts his home garden in order to age in place. Dementia patients experience memory-triggering touches and smells in a tactile garden. A long-time professional gardener demonstrates his physical dexterity and knowledge of plants.
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Teenage students learn that gardening can teach them about life through an outdoor school garden program. A tour guide demonstrates his love of gardens by sharing his deep knowledge of plants. A joyful octogenarian explains the value of gardening as a key to a healthy mind. A summer plant sale raises funds to support the s...
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An octogenarian leaves her own glorious garden for a new garden design client. Three generations of a family turn vegetable gardening into a business. An authentic Italian pizzeria uses produce from their own garden. Instructors at a horticultural college demonstrate the value of gardening as a profession.
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Volunteers maintain 36 acres of gardens at the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor. Home gardeners exchange seeds that will grow successfully in their unique rainforest climate. An amateur beekeeper shares honey with his neighbours. A community garden grows produce for the local food bank.
Season 1
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A gardener uses raised garden beds so she can continue her hobby after hip surgery. Disabled gardeners use a variety of adaptive tools. A retiree downsizes when her husband moves to a care home. A Toronto landscape architect plans a low maintenance patio garden to suit his own aging lifestyle.
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A group of community gardeners campaign to change city boulevard gardening laws. A radio host keeps a virtual community of gardeners together, over the airwaves. Recent immigrants and refugees seek engagement with others in their new community. Over 200 volunteers work together to maintain a vast public garden for all to e...
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A restaurateur forages for wild mushrooms to use in his world-renowned eatery. Sisters-inlaw bloggers locate wild plants for tea, and a nighttime tonic. An entrepreneur harvests seaweed for topical and edible uses. A west coast gardener rescues wild plants that create an oasis for local wildlife.
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Hospice patients use gardening as therapy, for the aging body. An engineer practices bonsai gardening to restore his mind. A 93 year-old retired nurse uses gardening as a quiet time to remember loved ones. A therapist creates a hospital garden that gives patients a place to relax and restore.
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A renowned writer attributes her health and longevity to gardening. A medicine woman finds remedies for her people in 'nature's pharmacy.' A sculptor who has gardened for over 70 years gains inspiration. A controversial healing plant, in cookie form, is used as a natural sleeping pill.
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