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.

Episode 1132 - March 31, 2022

Martie Alagna stops by to give us some early Spring pruning tips and show us some helpful ways to give our garden tools some love!

Episode 1131 - March 24, 2022

Tinisha is joined in studio by panelist Ella Maxwell, and they discuss Microgreens and some helpful way to grow them!

Episode 1130 - March 17, 2022

Kay Carnes stops by the studio to chat with Tinisha about some of her favorite seeds. And we check in with Lauren Quinn from C-U Plant People!

MAG - March 10, 2022

Tinisha is joined in studio by Martie Alagna to show us some ways to test your soil to see if it's ready for spring! Check out this special mid-day editon of MAG.

MAG - March 3, 2022

Our resident "Bug Guy" Phil Nixon stops by the studio this month, and brings a furry friend along with him! He'll also introduce us to some of his favorite types of bonzai trees!

MAG - February 2022

With Spring just around the corner, our panelists are axious to get out in their gardens and get their hands dirty. Chuck Voigt and Martie Alagna return to the studio this month, and Jen Nelson joins us on Skype to talk about ways to get ready for planting season!

MAG - January 2022

The MAG crew get the new year started in the studio with some things you can start doing now to get you ready for Spring!

MAG - December 2021

Host Tinsha Spain visits with some panelists to give you some winter decorating ideas! And we get some helpful holiday gift ideas for the plant lovers in your life.

MAG At Home - November 2021

Tinisha and the MAG crew get you ready for the Holiday season with some tips to help brighten up your lives using your garden.

MAG At Home - October 2021

As summer turns to fall, the MAG crew talk about some late summer gardening issues, talk about tips to wind down the season, and we'll check in with some of your favorite panelists from home.

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