P. Allen Smith’s Garden to Table and Garden Home Win Telly Awards

Little Rock, AR—Award-winning designer, gardening and lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith’s popular shows, Garden to Table and Garden Home, won Silver and Bronze in the 34th annual Telly Awards.    

In Garden to Table Season II, Smith brings fresh produce inside, showing viewers how to grow crops in urban areas in containers and raised beds and then use their harvest to prepare delicious meals. He’s joined by famous chefs in locations around America, and the show inspires foodies, gardeners and urban dwellers alike to embrace the simplicity and health benefits reaped from growing some of the their own food.

The long-time running Garden Home Season XII takes viewers to public and private gardens and historic destinations around the country while providing stylish and practical ways to incorporate the garden into home life with how-to projects, holiday decorating and activities for children. Segments include tips for environmentally conscious living, interviews with gardeners, farmers and designers, adding beauty to the home on a budget and gardening tips.

The Telly Awards, established in 1979, honors exceptional regional commercials and programs on TV, films and online. Winners represent work of the highest caliber from production companies, advertising agencies, TV stations and corporate video departments. More than 500 industry professionals judge the entries, which are not judged against each other, but rather against a set of the highest standards of the trade. Nearly 11,000 entries were submitted this year. Fewer than 10 percent of entries win a Silver Telly, and approximately 25 percent of entries receive a Bronze Telly.

“I’m delighted that Garden to Table and Garden Home have received national acclaim for excellence in the industry,” Smith said. “Diving into design and transforming lackluster indoor and outdoor rooms into works of art, traveling, cooking and gardening are topics that will continue guiding future shows. The production crew did a great job working on the show, andwe are excited about producing more high-quality and compelling programming in this genre.”

For more information, visit www.pallensmith.com.

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P. Allen Smith is an award-winning designer, gardening and lifestyle expert and host of two public television programs, P. Allen Smith's Garden Home, P. Allen Smith’s Garden to Table and the syndicated 30-minute show P. Allen Smith Gardens. Smith is one of America's most recognized and respected design experts, providing ideas and inspiration through multiple media venues. He is the author of the best-selling Garden Home series of books published by Clarkson Potter/Random House, including Bringing the Garden Indoors: Container, Crafts and Bouquets for Every Room and Seasonal Recipes from the Garden. Allen is also very active on social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Allen’s Blog and YouTube as well as on the eHow Home channel. His design and lifestyle advice is featured in several national magazines. Learn more at www.pallensmith.com.