P. Allen Smith
P. Allen Smith is an expert plantsman and a celebrated professional American garden designer. He operates his own garden center, as a fourth generation nurseryman. He is a renowned horticulturist, covering all the areas to provide viewers with educational, and entertaining information on gardening and plants.
Allen Smith studied garden history and design at the University of Manchester in England. From there he returned to USA with the mission of inspiring people to embrace the joy of creating beautiful gardens. Later he emerged as America's most recognized and respected garden design expert.
Before launching as a career in TV as an anchor in a number of gardening programmes, Allen gained many years of practical experience in gardening and garden designs.
Contributions of Allen Smith in the field of Gardening
- Allen provides ideas and inspiration through multiple media venues.
- Allen hosts on The Weather Channel and weather.com, you can access his tips and ideas on Gardening.
- Garden Home - The public television series
- Allen Smith Gardens - The thirty-minute nationally syndicated program
- Allen Smith appeares as a guest on national morning shows
- Allen Smith appears in Ninety-second nationally syndicated gardening reports on commercial television news programs
- A free weekly email newsletter offered through Allen's website
Gardening Books written by Allen Smith
- P. Allen Smith's Garden Home: Creating a Garden for Everyday Living
- P. Allen Smiths Garden Home Journal
- P. Allen Smiths Container Gardens: 60 Container Recipes to Accent Your Garden: Its a guide designing and accenting gardens that blend interior living spaces with comfortable and stylish outdoor settings.
- P. Allen Smiths Colors for the Garden
- P.Allen Smith Articles - Written for Woman's Day and Woman's Day Special Interest publications
- P.Allen's Column - Down to Earth featured in Cottage Living magazine