Mid-American Gardener show

Mid-American Gardener

Summary: Mid-American Gardener is the podcast companion to Illinois Public Media’s television program of the same name. The podcast, hosted by Tinisha Shade-Spain and featuring experts from Illinois Extension and elsewhere, dives deeper into viewer/listener questions about flower gardening, vegetable gardening, fruit trees, shrubs and landscaping, pest control, tools and structures, coping with climate change, and much more. While the primary garden zones served are 5-6, this podcast offers useful and entertaining conversation that can be enjoyed by gardeners or the garden-curious in all zones.

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 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 24 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:56

Host Victoria Shepherd talks about the best ways to plan for next year’s vegetable garden with Chuck Voigt, one of our beloved Mid-American Gardener expert panelists.

 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 23 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:23

Get into the holiday spirit with University of Illinois Horticulture Educator Kelly Allsup.

 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 22 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:06

Looking for a low maintenance and very hardy option for your garden? This is the episode for you!

 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 21 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:08

Avoid some of the more common landscaping mistakes this fall and winter with the help of Rusty Maulding.

 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 20 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:21

Spring isn’t the only season that comes with a bit of tidying up!

 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 19 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:41

Dianne Noland comes out of retirement to talk about spring bulb planting with Victoria.

 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 18 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:11

This week, Dr. Andrew Miller joins Victoria to talk about the most common spore-producing organisms in gardens.

 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Bonus! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 8:50

Learn more about the Danville Garden Share project in this podcast short.

 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 17 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:12

Is your hosta knowledge lacking? Never fear, the new episode of the Mid-American Gardener Podcast is an “Abba Dabba Doo-zie” one!

 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 16 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:20

This week, Victoria and entomologist Jim Appleby give us a lesson in Pine Wilt Disease.

 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 15 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:10

This week Victoria is bugging out with retired entomologist Phil Nixon.

 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 14 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:25

For this week's episode, Victoria met up with University of Illinois Horticulture Educator, Kelly Allsup, to talk everything butterflies.

 Mid-American Gardener: Episode 13 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:57

This week, host Victoria Shepherd sat down with State Climatologist Dr. Jim Angel for a lesson on the weather.

 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 12 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:20

This week, the brand-spanking new permanent host of the Mid-American Gardener TV show, Tinisha Shade-Spain, joins your host Victoria Shepherd.

 Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 11 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:46

Victoria and Kent cover a wide range of topics of the flowering kind, but in particular, they discuss hydrangeas, knockout roses, cutting flowers, Icelandic poppies, sunflowers, and willows.


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