Dean of Green
Lea in Bloomington wants to winterize her lawn and Murph is happy to offer advice.
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!
The Dirt on Soil
Deano helps a listener understand the different commercially prepared soils.
Garden Design 101
Patrick Murphy from the ISU School of Biological Sciences stops by to share his wisdom about garden design.
Sweet Gum Fruit: Menace Or Mulch?
Ever wonder what to do about those spiky sweet gum fruit in your yard? Deano has some ideas.
Deano helps a listener in Hudson, IL figure out if winter killed his evergreens.
Kelly Allsup from the U of I Extension Office stops by to talk about those bugs we want in our gardens.
Plan For Planting
Bill Davison from the U of I Extension guests and describes the perfect plan for growing vegetables.
Josh from Georgia asks Deano's help with a problematic hydrangea.
Too Much Shade For Grass
Dean helps a listener from Bloomington, IL deal with having too much shade in his backyard to grow grass.
Talking Turf With Dave
Dave Kopsell from the Illinois State University Department of Agriculture stops by to talk turf and reveal a great honor for ISU's Weibring Golf Course.
Zombie Christmas Tree and Grafting Veggie Plants
Deano helps Kendra understand why her cut Christmas tree is still alive in march, plus helps Steve in Michigan learn about grated vegetable plants.
Leggy Prairie Plants
Deano helps Larissa in Bloomington, IL with her leggy prairie plants.
Soil in Planting Beds
This week, Deano helps two listeners who wonder how to make the soil in their planting beds really healthy.
- Normal, IL