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Keep on Growing Talking all things horticulture, ecology, and design.
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Gardening

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Keep on Growing Talking all things horticulture, ecology, and design.

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@UIExtHKMW

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Episodes

Ep. 9 Cover Crops with Duane Friend

2/27/2019
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On this episode of the Good Growing Podcast, Extension educator Duane Friends pops by to chat about cover crops. Duane explains the importance of using cover crops, how they are a great tool for soil management, choosing cover crops, and more! Got questions? Contact Duane friend@illinois.edu Contact Chris cenroth@illinois.edu Check out Chris' blog post on cover crops https://web.extension.illinois.edu/hkmw/eb382/entry_13816/

Duration:00:34:08

Ep. 8 Dealing with a Mouse in the House

1/31/2019
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On this episode of the Good Growing podcast, Chris shares his recent experience with a mouse in his house. He gives tips and tricks for dealing with these unwanted guests in the middle of winter. Check out Illinois Extension's website Living with Wildlife https://extension.illinois.edu/wildlife/

Duration:00:15:03

Dealing with Storm Damaged Trees Part 2

1/9/2019
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In part two of this two-part episode, Chris chats with University of Illinois Extension horticulture educators Andrew Holsinger and Ryan Pankau about storm damaged trees. Ryan shares his experiences as an arborist cleaning up after storms, how to make your trees more resilient to storms, and his recommended trees to plant that can resist wind damage. Plus, Ryan answers several of Chris and Andrew's questions. Check out Part One of this episode where we dive into what to do when we emerge...

Duration:00:31:18

Dealing with Storm Damaged Trees Part 1

12/21/2018
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In part one of this two-part episode, Chris chats with University of Illinois Extension horticulture educators Andrew Holsinger and Ryan Pankau about storm damaged trees. Andrew tells about how nearby Taylorville, Illinois recently experienced a tornado. And Ryan gives us tips on what to look out for when we first emerge from our shelters and basements. Then Ryan gives tips on what to consider when hiring a certified arborist. Check out Part Two of this episode where we dive into how we make...

Duration:00:18:33

Ep. 5 Pruning Fruit Trees with Andrew Holsinger

12/7/2018
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On this episode of the newly branded Good Growing podcast, Chris talks with Andrew Holsinger about pruning fruit trees like apples and peaches. Andrew tells us when and how to prune, plus answers to your pruning questions. Check out Andrew's webinar on growing your own backyard tree fruit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yozx6OaTPxE

Duration:00:21:39

Ep. 4 Beneficial Insects with Kelly Allsup

11/19/2018
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Chris chats with horticulture educator Kelly Allsup about beneficial insects. They talk about Kelly's start in horticulture and how that led her to insects. The two then dive into how to attract beneficial insects, what plants work best, and what is Kelly's favorite beneficial insect. Plus your insect questions.

Duration:00:33:00

Interpreting Soil Test Results with Duane Friend

10/29/2018
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I sit down and chat with Extension Energy & Environmental Stewardship Educator Duane Friend on interpreting soil test results and what are the important takeaways when reading a soil test. Also, we talk about how Duane got involved working in the field of natural resources and some research he's doing on cover crops. Link to soil test result we refer to during the podcast https://web.extension.illinois.edu/hkmw/downloads/75048.pdf Link to soil labs found throughout Illinois...

Duration:00:28:59

Lawn Care in the Fall

10/25/2018
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Join Chris as he welcomes University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator Richard Hentschel to the podcast. Together they discuss Richard's background in the green industry and important fall lawn care topics. Plus your lawn care questions!

Duration:00:31:11

Guest Ken Johnson talks Japanese Beetles

9/6/2017
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Extension Horticulture Educator, Ken Johnson, sits down with Chris to talk everyones favorite bug to hate, the Japanese beetle.

Duration:00:24:27