Mid-American Gardener

Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 9

Creeping Phlox

Creeping Phlox Victoria Shepherd

Episode 9 is of the Mid-American Gardener Podcast is now available!

This week, Victoria sits down with former University of Illinois horticulture educator Jennifer Nelson to discuss a wide range of gardening topics. In this episode, you will learn more about herbicides and broadleaf weed killer, rabbits and voles, smooth brome and creeping Charlie, phlox, re-potting, snowdrop bulbs, and roses.

And if you haven’t done so already, there is still time 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. 

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.

Thanks, as always, for listening!

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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