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Hosted by the Dean of Green's favorite sidekick (really, only sidekick) Laura Kennedy, GLT's Dean of Green Gardening Almanac will to tell you what you could be, should be or want to be doing as an avid gardener. Rainy, snowy, muddy or dry, there's always something to do in your garden.

Hosted by the Dean of Green's favorite sidekick (really, only sidekick) Laura Kennedy, GLT's Dean of Green Gardening Almanac will to tell you what you could be, should be or want to be doing as an avid gardener. Rainy, snowy, muddy or dry, there's always something to do in your garden.
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Location:

Normal, IL

Networks:

WGLT

Description:

Hosted by the Dean of Green's favorite sidekick (really, only sidekick) Laura Kennedy, GLT's Dean of Green Gardening Almanac will to tell you what you could be, should be or want to be doing as an avid gardener. Rainy, snowy, muddy or dry, there's always something to do in your garden.

Twitter:

@WGLTNews

Language:

English

Contact:

(309) 438-8910


Episodes

GLT's Grow: Homemade Help For Fighting Insects, Weeds

8/15/2018
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The word “homemade” usually denotes wholesome or delicious, like homemade pie. But when it comes to homemade herbicide, pesticides, or other remedies, just as much caution is needed as with the commercially produced chemicals.

Duration:00:09:18

GLT's Grow: What To Consider If You’re Removing Sod

8/5/2018
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A great-looking lawn is nice to have. But it takes a lot of time, money, and effort to maintain.

Duration:00:11:12

GLT's Grow: How To Repel An Army Worm Attack

8/1/2018
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There are myriad pests ready to attack your vegetable garden and landscaping. And some attack in a group.

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: Analyzing Weather Stations and Garden Cameras

7/18/2018
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How does your garden grow? Thanks to technology you can keep tabs on your yard day and night—from anywhere in the world—on your phone. On this week’s GLT’s Grow , Mike McCurdy talks to Patrick Murphy about outdoor weather stations and garden cameras.

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: Bad to Rad, Tips For a Better Patio

6/30/2018
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Outdoor furniture isn’t what it used to be. The trend is no longer towards an outdoor dinette set but more of a living room type of space, and it can get elaborate.

Duration:00:09:19

GLT’s Grow: Irrigation Irritation? Not Anymore

6/15/2018
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All great looking landscaping has one thing in common: accurate and adequate water. During this edition of GLT's gardening program Grow, Mike McCurdy talks with ISU's Patrick Murphy about how to automate watering.

Duration:00:09:19

GLT’s Grow: Quieter, Cleaner, and Battery-Powered

6/8/2018
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Almost any gasoline tool can be replaced by a more environmental friendly battery-powered tool. What are you waiting for? In this episode of GLT’s Grow, hosts Mike McCurdy and Patrick Murphy talk about battery-powered tools and their advantages and disadvantages. Cutting through cords can be very dangerous and a huge pain for all parties involved. Battery-powered tools have no cords and are immensely more environmentally friendly. Plus, who wants the hassle of cords in an increasingly...

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: Finding Inspiration On The ISU Campus

6/1/2018
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The wonderful array of plantings on the Illinois State University campus can provide inspiration for new landscaping ideas in your yard.

Duration:00:09:17

GLT's Grow: Using Plants To Create Good Bones

5/25/2018
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Careful landscape architecture uses spatial composition to help create good bones in your yard.

Duration:00:09:17

GLT's Grow: Watering ... And Not Watering

5/19/2018
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Water, water, everywhere. But are you getting the most out of it for your plants?

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: Seed Banks Invest In The Future

5/11/2018
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A great way to preserve genetic diversity of plants is with a seed bank.

Duration:00:09:18

GLT's Grow: Spring To-Do List

5/4/2018
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Now that spring has finally put in an appearance, time to get out in the garden and get some things done.

Duration:00:09:17

GLT's Grow: Smells Like Bean Spirit

4/27/2018
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Don't grow just any old bean in your garden. Go with the beautiful and tasty dragon tongue bean.

Duration:00:09:09

GLT's Grow: Transplanting Verbena

4/20/2018
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Sonal in Texas has the right idea about using native plants in her yard. She's tempted to transplant the prairie verbena she sees on the roadside right into her garden. Is that a good idea?

Duration:00:09:30

GLT's Grow: Going Native

4/13/2018
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If you want a garden that's true to its American roots and flourishes no matter what Mother Nature throws at it, then you need to add native plants to your yard.

Duration:00:09:20

GLT's Grow: Insects ... The Good, The Bad And The Bugly

4/6/2018
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Gabriele in Nine Mile Falls, Washington, has issues with two different types of bugs that have made her garden their home. But should she get rid of both varieties? Well, no.

Duration:00:09:23

GLT's Grow: Being An Absentee Gardener

3/30/2018
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The pull to garden is strong, even if the flesh is ... absent. If you plan on being an absentee gardener, there's a few things you need to know to find success.

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: Create Black Gold With A Compost Bin

3/23/2018
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Your can turn your garden into fertile ground with the addition of compost. And what better place to create it than in your own backyard?

Duration:00:09:18

GLT's Grow: Soil Analysis Gets To The Bottom Of Your Dirt

3/16/2018
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Rosa in Utica, Illinois, wants to know the best way to test her soil to get great results in her butterfly garden.

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: Keeping Earthworms And Tools Happy

3/9/2018
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Gardeners love to care for things — and that extends past plants.

Duration:00:09:18