Mid-American Gardener

Mid-American Gardener

7 PM Thursdays

Answering Questions from Gardeners Across Mid-America - our panel of experts answer questions about lawn and garden care.

MAG At Home - August 2021

Tinisha and the MAG crew discuss their bounties from this season, and work through some issues a few of our viewers had this year.  We also get a walking tour of some new landscaping on the U of I campus.

MAG At Home - July 2021

The MAG crew take you through the heart of growing season, and introduce you to some of the problems even experienced gardeners have this time of year.

MAG At Home - June 2021

Some early hot weather in June poses some challenges for gardens...we'll walk you through some tips and tricks to stay on top of things.

MAG At Home - May 2021

The April showers (and prepping) brings in May flowers, as the MAG crew hit the ground running this growing season.

MAG At Home - April 2021

The MAG Crew are getting their hands dirty this month...as they step from behind their computers and get to planting! We even check in with panelist Ella Maxwell as she teaches us how she makes homemade maple syrup from her trees to her table!

MAG At Home - March 2021

Spring has finally sprung...and the time has come when we can finally get out in our gardens.  The MAG crew talk about ways to take advantage of the early spring weather and get a jump start on your gardens!

MAG At Home - February 2021

The MAG crew is ready for Spring, and itching to get their hands dirty and get out in their gardens. This month, we'll discuss some tips to help get your gardens ready for planting!

MAG AT HOME - January 2021

It's the start of a new year, and the MAG crew helps you dream of spring and getting out in your gardens!  There ARE some things you can do this time of year to get ready for gardening season, and we'll show you some helpful tips and tricks to get you ready!

MAG AT HOME - December 2020

The MAG crew tells you helps get you ready for the Holiday season, and gives you some helpful tips to winterize your gardens. 

MAG AT HOME - November 2020

With Fall winding down, and winter right around the corner...the MAG crew get you ready with some helpful tips on winding down your gardens and how to prepare for the cold months ahead!

Air Dates and Times

Channel Day Time
WILL-TV, Urbana Thursday 7 pm (live)
  Saturday 11 am (repeat)
WTVP-TV, Peoria Saturday 11:30 am
WEIU-TV, Charleston Sunday 1:30 pm
WSEC-TV, Springfield Saturday 11 am
WQEC-TV, Quincy Saturday 11 am
WMEC-TV, Macomb Saturday 11 am
Lakeshore PBS, Chicago/Northwest Indiana Friday 1 pm