July 17, 2014
Host Dianne Noland, along with expert gardeners Mike Brunk, Paula Blakley and Bob Skirvin, discuss several summer time gardening tips. Bob Skirvin tells us how to get rid of strawberry pests. Paula Blakley identifies a plant for us and also talks about tomatoes. Mike Brunk talks about magnolia trees and a weeping cherry tree.
July 10, 2014
Mid-American Gardener host Dianne Noland and her special gardening experts Gloria Young and Theresa Meers provide some helpful mid-summer gardening tips. Meers talks about asparagus and tomatoes while Young explains how to transform a dog house into a planter.
June 26, 2014
On this Mid-American Gardener host Dianne Noland is joined by special gardening experts Don White, Kelly Allsup and Bill Erickson with advice for gardeners. Erickson shows off a new variety of hydrangea, Quickfire, that is sun-tolerant and blooms early. Allsup talks about milkweed plants that can draw Monarch butterflies. The panelists answer questions about worm composting and what type of soil to put in raised planters.
June 19, 2014
Mid-American Gardener horticulture expert Dianne Noland is joined by guest panelists Mark Kemp, Kay Carnes and newcomer Rusty Maulding. Kemp discusses ginkgo trees and evergreen choices. Carnes helps out new gardeners and also talks about organic seeds. Maulding talks about he best ways to prune shrubs and pin oak trees.
May 15, 2014
Horticulture specialist Dianne Noland and her special gardening guest panelists, Phil Nixon, Shane Cultra and Mary Ann Metz discuss squirrels, pot ash, termites, basil, Karl Forester grass, Red Twig Dogwood, the sudden decline of the honey bee, nesting plants for the Monarch Butterfly and much more. Shane Cultra showed us some beautiful ideas for the garden; Pericallis Senetti, Celosia Intent and a gorgeous Portulaca Yubi. Mary Ann Metz shared the alluring Tree Peonies and also the available colors and textures you may not have known about concerning the Japanese Maple! Mid-American Gardener and you, a perfect combination!
May 01, 2014
Horticulture specialist Dianne Noland and her guest garden panelists Jennifer Fishburn, Don White and Chuck Voigt take on the challenge of answering viewer questions, and our viewers test them thoroughly! The discussion touches upon acid soil, lichen, planting processes, garlic mustard, blue bells, a special 75 year old maple tree and much more. Chuck Voigt shows a mission olive and explains the advantages of dried fruit.