P. Allen Smith is an award-winning garden and lifestyle designer and host of the public television series, P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home and P. Allen Smith's Garden To Table.
Smith is one of America’s most recognized and respected garden 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, published in 2009. His latest book, P. Allen Smith’s Seasonal Recipes from the Garden, released December 2010. Smith is also a regular contributor on NBC’s Today show.
Inspired by a childhood spent on the farm raising and showing livestock and poultry and since then a life of promoting good stewardship of the earth, in 2009 Smith founded the Heritage Poultry Conservancy, an organization dedicated to the preservation and support of all threatened breeds and strains of domestic poultry though education, stewardship and good (sound?) breeding practices.