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P. Allen Smith

About P. Allen Smith

P. Allen Smith is an expert plantsman and celebrated professional garden designer who grew up in a family of nurserymen. His mission is to encourage everyone to become a lifelong gardener through successful and positive gardening projects.

Allen’s two nationally syndicated TV programs on commercial and public television, and regular appearances on NBC'S Today Show offer fun, practical, and creative ways to select and arrange plants into living works of art. His best-selling collection of Garden Home books is a series of inspiring guides that illustrate creative ways to unify interior living spaces with stylish and comfortable outdoor settings.

Allen's media reach has increased significantly over the past few years. People magazine has recently called Allen America’s “gardening guru." He is a widely sought after public speaker who also provides practical advice through his popular web site, how-to videos on social networking sites, and tours of the Garden Home Retreat, the site where he tests his ideas and tapes segments for his TV show.
On air   "Proven Winners and I share the mission of encouraging people to discover all the pleasures of gardening.  By working together, we  combine creative ideas and beautiful plants that inspire a lifelong llove of gardening."
-P. Allen Smith

Proven Winners partners with Allen to provide plants and gardening ideas in all of the media in which he appears:

  • P. Allen Smith's Garden Home - weekly PBS TV series
  • P. Allen Smith Gardens – weekly syndicated TV series
  • Weekly e-newsletter
  • Popular social networking sites
  • Features in national newspapers and magazines


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