Mid-American Gardener

Gardening Resources on the Web


University of Illinois Extension Horticulture Web site: Links to information about composting, bulbs, trees, lawns, gardening problems, groundcovers, and perennials.

Chicago Botanic Garden Web site: Online gardeners can help themselves to all the detailed plant and gardening information we provide to make their own gardens healthy and beautiful.

Missouri Botanical Garden Web site: Plant information, including gardening tips and a plantfinder, created by the staff of the William T. Kemper Center for Home Gardening at the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Illinois State Climatologist Office: Information on Illinois frost dates and the growing season, rainfall, soil moisture, long-range forecasts, soil moisture and soil temperature, and more.


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