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The Spark in Sparta

Season 12 Episode 1203 | 26m 46s

This tiny Georgia town was one of many that never fully recovered after the boll weevil decimated the cotton industry in the South. But the future is looking brighter after one couple provided an unlikely spark, and accidentally started an urban farming revolution smack in the middle of downtown… from front yard gardens to a mushroom-growing warehouse.

Aired: 10/03/21
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
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Recipes for successful container gardening no matter how small or large the space.
A behind-the-scenes look at the personal and TV garden of host Joe Lamp’l.
Examples for success and beauty in foodscaping - or landscaping to include edibles.
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