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A Symphony of Native Plants

Season 2 Episode 208 | 26m 46s

Cynthia Meyers is a renowned flautist and principal piccolo player in the Boston Symphony Orchestra. She hears the sounds of nature in symphonies. Using native plants, she makes havens for birds, bees and butterflies in her garden retreat. She focuses on untamed environments, turning a grass front yard into a flower garden. Her shoulder and knee pain are eased through better body alignment.

Aired: 03/17/24 | Expires: 03/17/26
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Tour private American gardens with experts and learn how to take care of your body.
East and west coast gardens share similarities; a gardener learns to walk tall in both.
Desert garden chores of nearly 100 species take a physical toll; stretching offers relief.
A gardener spends her time planting heirloom crops and embraces fitness in her life.
Clipping large-scale topiaries leads to back pain easily relieved with a few simple turns.
A gardener plays with traditional design and finds relief with counter movement therapy.
We visit a vegetarian gardener as he makes a unique fitness plan in his produce paradise.
A spry 95-year-old walks through her garden and gets help keeping her sure-footedness.
Join the harvest at the largest American saffron farm as gardeners find back pain relief.
A 5 acre prairie-style garden is the setting for simple exercises that alleviate aches.
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Creating delicate miniature worlds causes wrist pain; self-message provides relief.
An artist incorporates nature into his work; shoulder pain is reduced with easy movements.
A jeweler mixes natural materials with gemstones; stretches relieve back pain.
A ceramicist creates stunning vases and improves her posture in the garden and the studio.
Sticks and saplings create stunning outdoor art; the artist gains ankle and leg strength.
A culinary farm-to-table pioneer alleviates shoulder pain while harvesting fruit trees.
A 40-acre farm produces flowers for arrangements; stretches provide relief from bending.
Tour a jazz pianist’s urban garden and see how overworked hands get relief with pebbles.
A photographer’s aches in the garden and behind the camera are relieved with stretches.
A home-staging guru transforms her home with plants and resolves hip pain with stretches.