Ideas to Design a Woodland Garden | Garden Style (514)

Ideas to Design a Woodland Garden | Garden Style (514)

On this episode of Garden Style, host P. Allen Smith will discuss ideas to design a woodland gardens. Allen visits America’s oldest national park, shares what woodland plants he has in his own backyard, and shows a fun way to reuse broken terracotta pots.

Topics Include
Hot Springs Garvan Woodland Gardens tour
Mystery garden home design
Garden design inspired by english gardens
American Landscape Architecture history
Allen’s Garden Design
12 Principles of Design
Making Toad Houses with Broken Terracotta


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P. Allen Smith is a landscape and garden designer, horticulturist, preservationist and television host. His passions span the subjects of community, health, sustainability and history. He has designed the grounds at many of the nation’s most notable estate properties, townhomes, and commercial complexes. And, for over 19 years, he has shared his green knowledge and insight with the public via ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, his own PBS television, and six book titles. Currently, Allen is focused on residential, commercial and community designs that are beautiful, improve our contentedness, and our social and physical health.

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…Allen’s horticultural interests and secrets, sign up for his weekly newsletter:

…visiting Allen’s Garden Home above the Arkansas River, see

….Allen’s favorite plants mentioned in his social media, see: To review many of the plants Allen mentions in his posts and that are planted in his own garden, see

….retaining Allen’s Garden and Landscape design firm, see

…Allen’s Garden Home-inspired intergenerational community in Monroe, LA, see


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  1. R Darrett on May 8, 2021 at 12:21 am

    Love the 12 principles.

  2. Kay Wallace on May 8, 2021 at 12:26 am

    These gardens are very peaceful.

  3. jeanie ling on May 8, 2021 at 12:30 am

    Woodland garden, shade and stones. Perfect.

  4. E Johnson on May 8, 2021 at 12:39 am

    Who would dislike a P. Allen Smith video? You must live in your parent’s basement and they won’t let you garden!

  5. Diane Bateman on May 8, 2021 at 12:44 am

    Would love to see how you design a woodland garden.

  6. Garden on Gooseneck Road on May 8, 2021 at 1:00 am

    “If you’ve never lost a plant, your not a gardener.” 😂 I must be a very good gardener lol!

  7. pjf883 on May 8, 2021 at 1:14 am

    Absolutely love your design on the woodland landscape. The curve of both The stones and the wall with the path. It was nice seeing that side of your designing. What is terrific watching all your videos weather there the older ,always a education. You should be really proud of your carrer. I have over the years recieved such great information from you.PBS ,Videos etc.Thank you for that.⚘🌻🍅🥕🌶🥬⚘

  8. Jane on May 8, 2021 at 1:16 am

    It’s beautiful, just lovely.

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