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.
- Visit Website
- Artist: Mid-American Gardener
- Copyright: © 2019 University of Illinois
Jim Schuster, retired plant pathologist, joins the podcast to talk about what is ailing your plants.
Jennifer Nelson, a University of Illinois horticulture educator, joins host Victoria Shepherd to talk about garden chemicals, critters, and plants.
Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 8
Martie Alagna joins host Victoria Shepherd to talk about blue roses, Zinnias, hydrangeas, what to plant under pine trees, pruning Arctic Fire Red Twig Dogwoods, and growing persimmon trees in Illinois.
Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 7
Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 6
Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 5
Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Bonus Episode
Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 3
Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 2
Mid-American Gardener: The Podcast!