NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HGTV is in production on a new series, Going Yard, featuring landscaping professional Chris Lambton. The series is scheduled to premiere in April 2012.
In Going Yard, Lambton, the co-owner of a landscaping company in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, will transform neglected backyards into spectacular outdoor spaces suitable for entertaining family and friends. In each episode, he and his team will trick out a homeowner's yard with such features as patios, arbors, water features and fire pits. In addition, Lambton's fiance Peyton Wright will join the family business; pitching-in with design projects on the show and helping homeowners plan their first party in their new yard.
A fan favorite runner-up in season six of The Bachelorette, Lambton was previously a math teacher and league championship-winning basketball coach.
"With his landscaping expertise and easygoing, approachable personality, Chris is an exciting addition to HGTV's growing family of experts," said Kathleen Finch, general manager, HGTV.
HGTV, America's leading home and lifestyle brand, is one of cable's top-rated networks and is distributed to more than 99 million U.S. households. HGTV's website, HGTV.com, is the nation's leading online home-and-garden destination that attracts an average of 4 million unique visitors per month. The HGTV HOME consumer products line currently includes exclusive offerings of paint, flooring, soft goods and other home-oriented products. The HGTV Magazine, a new home and lifestyle publication, is published in partnership with Hearst Magazines.