About The Show

Martha Knows Best gives fans a behind the scenes look at her latest gardening projects on her New York farm. From planting a vegetable garden and trees, to building a stone path, to grooming her pets, Martha does it all. She surprises fans, giving advice on their home projects, and helps her celebrity friends with theirs. Is there anything Martha can’t do?



About Martha

Martha Stewart

Millions of people rely on Martha—an Emmy® Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur and The New York Times bestselling author of 90 books—as a source of useful “how-to” information for all aspects of everyday living, including cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, healthy living, holidays, weddings and pet care.

Get to Know Ryan McCallister, Martha Stewart’s Gardener and Sidekick in 'Martha Knows Best'

He's the curly-headed, blue-eyed gardener who can make jokes with Martha while planting perennials. Let’s find out more about this horticultural hero.

Inspired by Martha

Prep Garden Soil Like Martha Stewart With This 3-Tool Digging Set

Including a garden spade, transplanting spade and gardening fork, this essential set gives you the right tools to nurture your garden from the ground up.

The 12 Best Sun Hats to Protect Your Face

Keep your hair, eyes and skin protected from the sun's harmful UV rays with a chic, hard-working sun hat.

The Hori-Hori Knife Martha Stewart Uses in 'Martha Knows Best'

Featured in Martha Knows Best, the hori-hori, also known as a Japanese soil knife, is the must-have multi-tool for gardeners everywhere. Just like its namesake, Martha's version is both strong and pretty.

Gardening Tips

Martha Knows Best Sneak Peek 01:00

Martha is giving us a behind-the-scenes look at what’s been happening on her Bedford, New York, farm. From planting vegetable gardens and building stone paths to sharing gardening solutions with fans and celebrities alike, Martha Knows Best is officially putting the ‘G’ back in HGTV.
Season 1, Episode 2

Container Gardens

Martha Stewart shows how to plant a variety of container gardens, like evergreen, succulent, summer and herb gardens, with her gardener Ryan McCallister. She also calls her good friend Snoop Dogg, who wants to know how to plant "herbs" in containers.

Thursday
Sep 3
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 3

Trees

Martha Stewart shows how to plant evergreen, fruit, smoke bush and Japanese maple trees and make seats out of tree stumps. She helps Jay Leno plant a pomegranate tree and gives Sunny Hostin advice on what trees to plant around her chicken coop. Renowned chef and Martha's neighbor Daniel Boulud shows Martha his new fire pit.

Thursday
Sep 3
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Perennial Garden

Martha Stewart shows how to build a perennial flower border with the help of her gardener, Ryan McCallister. She also makes a call to her longtime friend, Richard Gere, who wants to know how to plant a perennial garden for all seasons.

Thursday
Sep 3
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 1

Vegetable Garden

Martha Stewart shows how to plant a vegetable garden with her head gardener, Ryan McCallister, and takes a call from her friend, Antoni Porowski of Queer Eye, who needs her advice on growing vegetables on his NYC balcony.

Thursday
Sep 3
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Paths

Martha Stewart builds a stone pathway that leads to her peacocks, getting help from the foreman of her outdoor grounds crew. Actress Lupita Nyong'o calls Martha for advice on how to arrange fresh flowers and what flowers are good for beginner gardeners.

Thursday
Sep 3
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 4

Pets

Martha Stewart shows how to make a backyard fence similar to her own dog run, and dog breeder Ari Katz weighs in. Hailey Bieber gave her dog a trim and needs Martha's advice on how to fix it. Designer Zac Posen asks what vegetables he can give to his dog.

Thursday
Sep 3
12:30pm | 11:30c