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 - 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.

MAG At Home - September 2021

Tinisha and the MAG crew discuss late summer growing issues, and we'll check in with some of our experts to see what issues they had in the garden this year. We also visit with longtime panelist Chuck Voigt and he shows us around his family farm.

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!

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

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