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Episodes

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?

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 In Your Garden

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

GLT's Grow: Tree Lingo You Should Know

3/2/2018
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The more you know about your trees, the better you can care for the plant. And it all starts with mastering some tree lingo.

Duration:00:09:14

GLT's Grow: Time For Something New In The Garden

2/16/2018
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Spring is on the way, bringing with it a chance to begin afresh in the garden. Now's the time to scope out seeds of flowers you've never tried before.

Duration:00:09:18

GLT's Grow: Combating Japanese Beetles With Milky Spore

2/9/2018
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Japanese Beetles are the bane of every gardener. These voracious insects are tough to get rid of, but can milky spore come to the rescue?

Duration:00:09:18

GLT's Grow: Down With The Wind

2/2/2018
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The wind has two faces. It can be a friend or it can be a bitter foe.

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: Brutal Cold Is Good For Your Yard

1/26/2018
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The icy embrace of winter can be brutal, but it's a necessary part of garden life.

Duration:00:09:19