Dean of Green
Indoor Holiday Decor
Murph has advice on indoor holiday decorations.
Hear Murph talk about controlling -- and not controlling -- mushrooms on turf.
Apple Tree Pollination
Murph chats with Steve in Normal about cross pollination between different species of apple trees.
Lea in Bloomington wants to winterize her lawn and Murph is happy to offer advice.
Pumpkins and Gourds and Squash -- Oh My!
Murph talks about pumpkins and friends, throwing in some history and carving advice.
Pat in Bloomington, IL asks for Murph's help dealing with her under-performing ornamental grass.
Murph helps Kelly in New Jersey deal with an invasion of sassafras.
Moss Lawn and More
Joshua from Georgia asks Murph's advice on growing a moss lawn and starting a perennial bed.
Bring on the Bees!
Sarah from Indiana asks for advice on attracting more bumblebees to her yard.
What's Eating This Tree ?
Kathleen in Normal wonders what strange beast is devouring the leaves of a nearby tree.
Dead Oak Branches
Mary in Hudson, IL needs help with her oak tree branches.
Trouble with Scale
Murph and Laura welcome a special guest to talk about the problem that a lot of plant lovers detest: scale.
Mulch and Invading Grass
Patrick Murphy has advice for using mulch and repelling grass in landscape borders.
Patrick Murphy helps out a listener with a sawfly problem, plus talks about the Illinois State University Fell Arboretum.
The Dean of Green Has Retired and So This Podcast
After 22-years Don Schmidt, our Dean of Green, has called it a day. Enjoy the archive episodes and subscribe to our new gardening podcast, "Grow."
So long, Deano!
Don Schmidt looks back on 22 years as The Dean of Green as he ambles off to retirement.
The Dean of Green helps out a listener who wants to relocate her lilies. Plus, Deano has an important announcement.
Tomatoes Versus Strawberries: Who Will Triumph?
Deano helps a listener figure out if his tomato plants are causing problems with his strawberry plants.
Pat in Bloomington, IL is having trouble with her hostas, so it's Deano to the rescue!
- Normal, IL