A Walk in the Garden with Liz Davey

Liz has been taping bi-weekly visits to her gardens which started in March 2014. They are shown on Norfolk Cable TV Show “A Walk in the Garden with Liz Davey” and are also posted on YouTube.

YEAR SIX – 2019 Gardening Season

Episode 84 – February 11, 2019
Take a walk in the garden and get ready for Valentine’s Day! Join Liz as she starts thinking about spring, which actually begins indoors for many plants. Get some decorating ideas, and then head into the kitchen for some heart-shaped goodies. Happy Valentine’s Day!


Episode 85 – March 26, 2019
With a little more snow for the season, Liz finds herself working mostly indoors until the Spring-like weather should arrive. There’s plenty to do either way though!


Episode 86 – May 8, 2019
Easter and Spring is on its way! Liz gets ready by tending to some new plants in and outdoors. Then she cooks a nice meal that one might enjoy Easter morning, or for a Spring lunch.


Episode 87 – May 8, 2019
It feels like things are finally starting to grow and blossom! Liz has plenty to share about the growth in the gardens. Then, since she’s spending a good deal of time outside, she shares a meal that can come together quickly.


Episode 88 – May 8, 2019
Time to get some vegetables planted in the garden! Aside from the veggies, Liz works in the shade garden to continue the necessary preparations of the pond as warmer weather begins. Then in the kitchen she shares a meal fit for a Mother’s Day treat – perhaps even for breakfast in bed!

Episode 89 – May 30, 2019
As summer approaches and the weather is warming up, things are really starting to grow in the garden! It’s time to plant some vegetables like squash, and other veggies are ready to harvest. See what Liz does in the kitchen with some of those plants and more!


Episode 90 – June 12, 2019
There is a lot growing in the garden! Liz shows the many things in bloom, from beautiful flowers to delicious vegetables. In the kitchen she shares a recipe for a popular new trend of grain bowls – which are healthy and flavorful.


Episode 91 – July 8, 2019
With warm weather comes many blooms! From herbs to flowers to vegetables there is a lot to see in Liz’s garden. In the kitchen she uses some of the peas and strawberries she picked to create delicious dishes.


Episode 92 – July 15, 2019
Liz continues with maintenance of her gardens and pond. Since we’re reaching the peak heat of summer, Liz crafts a meal that minimizes oven use and includes an ice cream pie!

Episode 93 – July 30, 2019
It’s the end of July and the weather has been hot and humid! This means the plants continue to grow taller in most of the garden and Liz is harvesting daily to enjoy with her meals. In the kitchen she uses some of her garlic, zucchini, mint, and more to create a tasty summer dish.


Episode 94 – August 9, 2019
August is here and while Liz is still harvesting lots of veggies and enjoying herbs, she’s also thinking about the Fall season that is ahead. In the kitchen she makes a treat with fresh-picked blueberries, as well as a tasty pasta dish and some tasty green beans.


Episode 95 – August 29, 2019
On a hot late-August day Liz shows the plants that continue to thrive and talks about the fall plants getting ready to bloom soon. Then she shows a way to save a few dollars by taking cuttings from plants. In the kitchen she makes a veggie based meal using local and seasonal items.


Episode 96 – September 18, 2019
Some late summer blooms continue to give the garden some color as other things begin dying back with fall on the horizon. Liz does a bit of cleaning up to get started for the next season. Then in the kitchen she creates a variety of items from caramel oatmeal cookies to a savory Dutch baby.


YEAR FIVE – 2018 Gardening Season

Episode 68 – February 12, 2018
Join Liz as she starts to think about Spring! She discusses what she has been doing outdoors to prepare, and also what gardening she has been getting done indoors. Then shows how to make some Valentin’s themed decorations, and a meal for two.


Episode 69 – March 28, 2018
Join Liz as she starts cleaning up her yard in preparation of the warmer spring weather. There’s always a lot of work to do to get it ready! She also shares some creative Easter/Spring decorating ideas, using some crafty techniques. Then, as always, she heads to the kitchen to prepare some tasty treats. Enjoy!


Episode 70 – April 18, 2018
April has had its ups and down weather-wise, but that hasn’t stopped Liz from getting into the garden! Liz begins planting in the vegetable garden, finds some herbs starting to grow, and starts thinking about new fish for the pond. Then in the kitchen she serves up a couple dishes that are simple, and quick to make, that way she can spend more time out in the garden!


Episode 71 – May 2, 2018
Planting, trimming, and prepping! The garden is starting to bloom and the work has just begun. Liz starts off in the kitchen to get a flavorful soup simmering, and then returns after some gardening to complete the meal with a side and a fruity dessert.


Episode 72 – May 14, 2018
Join Liz for another walk in the garden! Things are really blooming now, even in the shade where Liz educates us on just how many things can really thrive in the shade – no need to cut those trees down! Then in the kitchen she creates a creamy chicken dish, a light lemony salad, and some candied violets.


Episode 73 – June 1, 2018
Join Liz Davey for gardening tips, tricks, and some recipes using freshly picked ingredients!


Episode 74 – June 20, 2018
The flowers are in full bloom as are the herbs, and even some of the vegetables! Liz constructs a teepee trellis for some of the veggies, and then goes on to add some new plants to the pond in the shade garden. In the kitchen she is looking for quick and cool meals that will hit the spot after spending a hot day outside – a creative salad, and a little something special for dessert.


Episode 75 – July 2, 2018
Join Liz as she does some pruning, enjoys the blooming flowers of the perennial garden, then picks some vegetables that are ready to eat. In the kitchen she makes some 4th of July inspired dishes!


Episode 76 – July 17, 2018
Another beautiful day in the garden! Join Liz as she continues picking herbs and vegetables that are ripe and ready, builds a scare crow, and discusses a recent pest problem. Then in the kitchen she makes some fresh raspberry jam, a creamy pasta dish, and a dessert using the jam to finish off the meal!


Episode 77 – July 26, 2018
Join Liz as she walks through the garden on a humid July day. She discusses herbs she uses for things other than eating, how she’s dealing with the bunnies eating her vegetables, and checks on the fish in the shade garden pond. Then we get to see some special gnome homes and fairy gardens designed by Liz herself! In the kitchen she makes soup using her fresh broccoli, crostini, and then a little treat for her dog, Buddy!

Episode 78 – August 20, 2018
Liz is enjoying summer as the next season is just around the corner. Herbs and veggies are ripe for the picking, and while some flowers are in full bloom others are dying back. In the kitchen she makes some delicious foods with garden grown goods and other local produce – and it’s “as good as pie!”


Episode 79 – August 29, 2018
Another hot day in the garden as August comes to an end! There’s plenty to do, since despite the way it feels outside, Fall is just around the corner. Liz shows what’s still in bloom, plants some cuttings, and checks out what the vegetable garden is producing (hint: so many tomatoes and cucumbers!). Then in the kitchen she has an unofficial theme of parmesan and garlic as she adds those items to a delicious squash dish, a pasta dish, and a special lemony pesto. Enjoy!


Episode 80 – September 20, 2018
It’s mid-September and the weather is starting to change. There are still new things blooming while Summer comes to an end, and there are still plenty of things to pick from the vegetable garden. See how Liz starts prepping for Fall, and then check out what she makes in the kitchen with her fresh-picked garden goods!


Episode 81 – October 23 , 2018
Join Liz for a walk in the garden as she clears away plants affected by the frost, and plants some new plants that we will see next spring. Then in the kitchen she’s making some spooky food with a Halloween theme!


Episode 82 – November 15, 2018
Join Liz as she prepares for winter weather outside, and then prepares for Thanksgiving indoors. She finds creative ways to take gardening inside when the temperatures get low, and gives some simple tips for arranging a beautiful centerpiece. Then she shares some recipes that will be sure to delight guests, from pumpkin-shaped pumpkin rolls, to a poultry pot pie that will make you excited for leftover turkey!


Episode 83 – December 20, 2018
Join Liz for a chilly day in the garden, which quickly moves indoors! Liz then creates a variety of decorations using supplies from her own backyard. Finally, join her in the kitchen one more time in 2018 where she whips up some holiday treats.


YEAR FOUR ~ 2017 Gardening Season

Episode 52 – March 9, 2017
Episode 53 – March 29, 2017
Episode 54 – April 21, 2017
Episode 55 – May 3, 2017
Episode 56 – May 18, 2017
Episode 57 – June 16, 2017
Episode 58 – June 14, 2017
Episode 59 – Jun 29, 2017
Episode 60 – July 12, 2017
Episode 61 – July 31, 2017
Episode 62 – August 23, 2017
Episode 63 –  September 13, 2017
Episode 64 – September 27, 2017
Episode 65 – October 23, 2017
Episode 66 – November 20, 2017
Episode 67 – December 7, 2017


YEAR THREE ~ 2016 Gardening Season

Episode 36 – January 29, 2016
Episode 37 – March 4, 2016
Episode 38 – March 21, 2016
Episode 39 – May 6, 2016
Episode 40 – May 23, 2016
Episode 41 – June 10, 2016
Episode 42 – July 8, 2016
Episode 43 – July 15, 2016
Episode 44 – August 22, 2016
Episode 45 – August 26, 2016
Episode 46 – September 6, 2016
Episode 47 – September 16, 2016
Episode 48 – September 30, 2016
Episode 49 – October 31, 2016
Episode 50 – Dec 9, 2016
Episode 51 – Dec 20, 2016


YEAR TWO ~ 2015 Gardening Season

Episode 19 – February 13, 2015
Episode 21 – April 3, 2015
Episode 22 – May 1, 2015
Episode 23 – May 26, 2015
Episode 24 – June 12, 2015
Episode 25 – June 26, 2015
Episode 26 – July 14, 2015
Episode 27 – July 31, 2015
Episode 28 – August 14, 2015
Episode 29 – August 28, 2015
Episode 30 – September 4, 2015
Episode 31 – September 29, 2015
Episode 32 – October 9, 2015
Episode 33 – October 30, 2015
Episode 34 – November 24, 2015
Episode 35 – December 18, 2015


YEAR ONE ~ 2014 Gardening Season

It is fun to relook at last year’s videos and learn timely garden tips from Liz.

Episode 1 – March 28, 2014
Episode 2 – April 14, 2014
Episode 3 – April 24, 2014
Episode 4 – May 12, 2014
Episode 5 – May 29, 2014
Episode 6 – June 6, 2014
Episode 7 – June 20, 2014
Episode 8 – July 3, 2014
Episode 9 – July 28, 2014
Episode 10 – August 12, 2014
Episode 11 – August 27, 2014
Episode 12  – September 29, 2014 – filmed at the H. Olive Day Elementary School Butterfly Garden
Episode 13 – October 21, 2014
Episode 14 – October 27, 2014
Episode 15 – November 11, 2014
Episode 16 – December 1, 2014
Episode 17 – December 1, 2014
Episode 18 – December 18, 2014