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Episodes

WGLT's Grow: Late Bloomers For Your Garden

8/22/2019
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There's nothing wrong with being a late bloomer. In fact, that's exactly what you might want in late summer for your yard and landscaping.

Duration:00:08:58

WGLT's Grow: When To Not Do-It-Yourself

8/7/2019
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Some jobs around the yard are beyond the do-it-yourselfer. To get it done right, and safely, it's best to call an expert.

Duration:00:08:59

WGLT's Grow: How To Care For Palm Trees In The Midwest

8/7/2019
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Palm trees bring to mind images of beaches and tropical breezes. But palms can do quite will in the hot, humid conditions in the Midwest. In this edition of our gardening podcast Grow, Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy and WGLT's Mike McCurdy talk about caring for your little slice of tropical paradise. GLT's Grow is your source for gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Murph and Mike are ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today . WGLT depends on...

Duration:00:08:59

WGLT's Grow: New Botanical Designation For ISU?

7/10/2019
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The Fell Arboretum is Illinois State University most visible gardening asset. But there are others, and combined they could lead to a new "botanical garden" designation.

Duration:00:08:59

GLT's Grow: Getting The Edge In Your Garden

6/18/2019
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Edges and edging can be found throughout nature. Great landscaping successfully duplicates nature on a smaller scale.

Duration:00:09:01

GLT's Grow: All About The Prickly Pear Cactus

6/6/2019
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A plant you might expect to find in the desert Southwest is native to central Illinois. And it's easy to grow, edible and might have medical benefits.

Duration:00:08:59

GLT's Grow: How To Deal With Exposed Tree Roots

5/20/2019
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The first instinct with exposed tree roots is to cover them up. But is that the right instinct? Or could doing nothing be the best option?

Duration:00:08:59

GLT's Grow: The Grass Isn't Always Greener

5/8/2019
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The American lawn uses too much water, often gets too many chemicals, and takes up too much space and time. But most of us love the look of a green carpet surrounding a home.

Duration:00:08:59

GLT's Grow: How To Spot Bogus Botanicals

4/29/2019
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Substances obtained from plants are found in lots of products, including food, drinks, and cosmetics.

Duration:00:09:18

GLT's Grow: Busting Myths About Caring For Trees

4/12/2019
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Like with anything, there are myths and truths to planting and caring for trees. GLT's Mike McCurdy and Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy bust some myths and give out solid advice in this latest episode of GLT's Grow. GLT's Grow is your source for gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Murph and Mike are ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today . WGLT depends on financial support from users to bring you stories and interviews like this one. As someone...

Duration:00:09:18

GLT's Grow: How To Build The Perfect Treehouse

4/1/2019
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Generations of children have watched eagerly as dads and moms have built tree houses. Not all parents have made the best choices in constructing these pint-sized perches or even choosing the right tree to use.

Duration:00:09:17

GLT's Grow: Making The Most Of Slimy, Sticky Clay

3/15/2019
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It's always better to work smarter instead of working harder. In this episode of our gardening podcast Grow, Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy and GLT's Mike McCurdy field a listener question about clay and the answer may save her some time. GLT's Grow is your source for gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Murph and Mike are ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today . WGLT depends on financial support from users to bring you stories and interviews...

Duration:00:09:18

GLT's Grow: The Upside To Record Low Temperatures

2/18/2019
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This winter has been a tough one with some record cold temperatures. But there may be a benefit to gardeners. The cold might kill off some invasive insects and plants.

Duration:00:09:18

GLT's Grow: Preventing Injuries While Gardening

2/18/2019
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There all kinds of ways a gardener could get hurt, from sprains and strains to even more serious injuries.

Duration:00:09:18

GLT's Grow: What To Ponder Before Carving Your Initials Into A Tree

2/18/2019
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We’ve all seen initials, maybe surrounded by a heart, carved into a tree. The tree survives, but we also all know carving your initials into a tree is wrong.

Duration:00:09:17

GLT's Grow: Landscaping And Gardening Trends For 2019

1/18/2019
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Hear what directions landscaping and gardening might take in 2019. In this episode of our gardening podcast Grow, GLT's Mike McCurdy talks with Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy about new trends. GLT's Grow is your source for gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Murph and Mike are ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today . WGLT depends on financial support from users to bring you stories and interviews like this one. As someone who values experienced,...

Duration:00:09:18

GLT's Grow: Upsides Of The Freeze-Thaw Cycle

12/26/2018
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The first day of winter is here. It's the solstice. That means there are still weeks ahead of below-freezing temperatures and frozen earth.

Duration:00:09:37

GLT's Grow: When You Give Someone A Houseplant

12/26/2018
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Giving a houseplant as a gift raises a number of questions, such as what kind of plant to give? Is the person receiving it even capable of caring for it?

Duration:00:09:37

GLT's Grow: Reality Check On Forest Management And Wildfires

12/11/2018
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It will take years for California to recover from this season's wildfires. In this edition of the GLT gardening podcast Grow, Mike McCurdy and Illinois State University Patrick Murphy talk about what role forest management may have played in stoking the flames. GLT's Grow is your source for gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Murph and Mike are ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today . People like you value experienced, knowledgeable and award-winning...

Duration:00:09:18

GLT's Grow: Dos and Don'ts For Feeding Wildlife

11/30/2018
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You can lend a helping hand to neighborhood wildlife with some extra food and water this winter — and in return enjoy the variety of feathered and furry friends that come for a visit.

Duration:00:09:18