Visionary Gardeners – Documentary Series two new episodes including Vancouver Island streaming

This looks like a wonderful five part gardening series (one of the episodes was filmed in Royston). It premiers on VisionTV on March 7 at 9pm ET. If you don’t have VisionTV it will be ‘stream-able’ for two weeks after each episode airs on


And here is the link to stream Episode 1 “Seeds and Time”. Its beautifully filmed and is well worth a watch! Two gardens are discussed, one on Georgian Bay and one on Vancouver Island (Victoria I believe–its not the Royston episode)

Innisfree Farm in Royston Episode S1E3 on Visionary Gardeners

Here is the link to watch this episode. It will be streamed until April 5, 2022.

Synopsis: VISIONARY GARDENS S1E3 – PEOPLE AND PLANTS : A medical herbalist specializes in connecting people to healing plants. An exotic plant collector and daylily hybridizer inspires a new generation of gardeners to breed their own colourful flowers.

New Episode S1E4 including Bob Duncan of Fruit Trees and More in Saanich. Streaming until April 12, 2022

Synopsis: Tiffany Grenkow has made it her life’s mission to feed as many people as she can. Her gardening is focused on creating abundance, and the results are shared throughout her community. Meanwhile, her tenacity in gardening research, leads her beyond current scientific thinking to pioneer a new technique of propegating sweet potatoes.

In 1995, Bob Duncan planted the first citrus trees in the ground in Canada. Decades later, he continues to grow hundreds of varieties of oranges, lemons, and other exotic Mediterranean tree fruits. His methods are developed through extensive testing and a simple yet effective technique of overcoming the winter frost.