Mid-American Gardener

Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 8

sunflowers and zinnias in jars

Lisa Bralts

Excited to let you know the latest episode of the Mid-American Gardener Podcast is now available for streaming and download. This week, Victoria had a visit from Martie Alagna, one of our beloved panelists from the WILL-TV show. They talked about a multitude of things, including blue roses, Zinnias, hydrangeas, what to plant under pine trees, pruning Arctic Fire Red Twig Dogwoods, and growing persimmon trees in Illinois.

And if you haven’t done so already, don’t forget to sign up for the amazing bus tour available as a thank you to Friends of WILL. With this fabulous trip, you’ll get to stop at Alwerdt's Garden Center, gain admittance to the 79-acre Missouri Botanical Garden, a 30 minute tram ride, lunch at Sassafras restaurant, time to explore the gardens, plus interaction with a Master Gardener. Seats are limited, so sign up today

If you have questions (and include photos if you have them), we’ve got you covered. Send questions via email to yourgarden@gmail.com, or post on Facebook here, or leave us a voicemail at (217) 300-8224. Who knows, we just might look to include them in a future show or podcast.

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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