March 27, 2014
Special guest host Shane Cultra, guest panelists Mary Ann Metz, Jim Schuster and Chuck Voigt discuss passion flowers, smoke bushes, persimmons, tree fungus and cankers, cypress, climbing roses, maple trees and much more. Chuck Voigt shows a mint and a chocolate mint plant and explains the subtle differences between scents and growth patterns.
March 20, 2014
Horticulture expert Dianne Noland and her extraordinary gardening guest panelists Chuck Voigt, Kent Miles and Randy Thornton discuss tomato spots, lilac bushes, replanting bulbs, hard soils, river birch trees, transplanting flowers and much more. Chuck Voigt shows some amaryllis seed pods and explains how they expand and expel the multiple intricate seeds hidden inside.
March 13, 2014
Horticulture expert Dianne Noland, special guest panelists Kaizad Irani, Jennifer Nelson and Bill Vander Weit discuss over-watering issues with evergreen trees, male and female walnut tree production, how and when to divide hosta plants, the resilience of the knockout rose, hard maple transplanting and much more. Jennifer Nelson shows how to get a jump on spring planting by growing lettuce in a pot or by using paper rolls as a starter kit before transplanting them into your garden.
February 27, 2014
Horticulture expert Dianne Noland, special guest panelists Chuck Voigt, Nancy Pataky and David Robson discuss maximizing our radish crops, the best time to prune roses this year, starting an organic garden, how to check foliage for diseases and how black walnut tree roots produce a chemical that keep vegetable gardens from growing. Chuck Voigt shows a beautiful true yam and explaines that the yam is not only the #3 root crop but its also poisonous. It seems that the cyanide within the yam needs to be cooked out of it to be safe. Nancy Pataky demonstrated how to root out the pesky pinewood nematode and what your pine may look like when infected plus much much more.
February 20, 2014
Mid-American Gardener host Horticulture specialist Dianne Noland and guest gardening expert panelists Phil Nixon, Theresa Meers and Mark Kemp answer questions about great myrtle bushes, peonies, grubs, ficus tree issues, tree replacements and horse radish. Theresa Meers shows new horticulture flash cards designed to add to your garden knowledge. Phil Nixon presents a huge borer model and explains how you can manage these creatures more efficiently, plus much much more.
February 13, 2014
Mid-American Gardener Horticulture specialist Dianne Noland and guest panelists David Robson, Doug Williams and Martie Alagna discuss soil testing, the different types of mulches that best serve our gardens, rose types that produce the best colors and some of the most efficient ways to uproot garlic mustard. Doug Williams explains the blooming of the Amaryllis flowering bulb and reminds us that the Amaryllis Belladonna was George Washington Carver's favorite. Plus much more!