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From controlling critters to whacking weeds to finding just the right plant for your plot, WGLT's Grow is your source for sage gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Host Patrick Murphy is ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today . Let WGLT help your garden Grow! Support for WGLT’s Grow comes from FS Custom Turf by Evergreen FS. FS Custom Turf offers complete lawn and tree care services to preserve the health of yards, trees and shrubs. Products and services detailed Evergreen-FS.com .

From controlling critters to whacking weeds to finding just the right plant for your plot, WGLT's Grow is your source for sage gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Host Patrick Murphy is ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today . Let WGLT help your garden Grow! Support for WGLT’s Grow comes from FS Custom Turf by Evergreen FS. FS Custom Turf offers complete lawn and tree care services to preserve the health of yards, trees and shrubs. Products and services detailed Evergreen-FS.com .

Location:

Normal, IL

Networks:

WGLT

Description:

From controlling critters to whacking weeds to finding just the right plant for your plot, WGLT's Grow is your source for sage gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Host Patrick Murphy is ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today . Let WGLT help your garden Grow! Support for WGLT’s Grow comes from FS Custom Turf by Evergreen FS. FS Custom Turf offers complete lawn and tree care services to preserve the health of yards, trees and shrubs. Products and services detailed Evergreen-FS.com .

Twitter:

@WGLTNews

Language:

English

Contact:

(309) 438-8910


Episodes

WGLT's Grow: Little-Known Facts About Dandelions

4/23/2021
Despite what the recent snowfall would have you believe, it is spring. And things are finally in bloom, including, of course, dandelions. Murph talks to Sarah about some little-known facts about these yellow friends (or foes, depending on how you look at them). WGLT's Grow is your source for gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Murph and Sarah are ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today . Support for WGLT’s Grow comes from FS Custom Turf by Evergreen FS. FS...

Duration:00:09:15

WGLT's Grow: The Dangerous And Delightful Pokeweed

4/16/2021
On this week's episode of WGLT's Grow, you'll learn about a weed that can be dangerous or delightful, depending on how you handle it.

Duration:00:09:15

WGLT's Grow: A Conversation With Sioux Chef Founder Sean Sherman

4/2/2021
On this week's episode of WGLT's Grow, Sarah and Murph are joined by Sean Sherman, founder of The Sioux Chef, an organization that highlights Native American cuisine and indigenous food systems. Sherman is a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe, and grew up in the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota.

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: Hard Facts About Ipe Trees

3/11/2021
There are over 60,000 tree species in the world today. Ipe has to be among the most remarkable. Ipe [pronounced EE-pay] is the hardest of the tropical woods. It's incredibly durable—resistant to mold, pest and even fire. It's one of Murph's favorites. On this week's episode of WGLT's Grow, Sarah and Murph talk trees and Ipe wood. WGLT's Grow is your source for gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Murph and Sarah are ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today ....

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: Bringing Some Tiki Into Your Home

2/26/2021
The weather is finally taking a turn for the not-so-frigid here in central Illinois. So let's talk tiki. Murph and Sarah talk about options for incorporating tropical elements into your garden and home, even in the chilly Midwest. WGLT's Grow is your source for gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Murph and Sarah are ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today . Support for WGLT’s Grow comes from FS Custom Turf by Evergreen FS. FS Custom Turf offers complete lawn...

Duration:00:09:13

WGLT's Grow: Plant-Based Aphrodisiacs And Valentine's Day

2/11/2021
Valentine's Day is fast approaching, making it the perfect time to talk about plants. Plant-based aphrodisiacs, to be precise, and not just chocolate. WGLT's Grow is your source for gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Murph and Sarah are ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today . Support for WGLT’s Grow comes from FS Custom Turf by Evergreen FS. FS Custom Turf offers complete lawn and tree care services to preserve the health of yards, trees and shrubs....

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: The Perfect Time To Talk Pineapples

2/8/2021
It's cold. Let's indulge in a little escapism, shall we? Let's take a little trip into the tropics and talk about pineapples.

Duration:00:09:15

WGLT's Grow: Finding The Right Woodsmoke

1/24/2021
This week on WGLT's Grow, Sarah and Murph share some creative ideas for using all that wood that's laying around—for cooking meat.

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: After The Storm

1/7/2021
Anyone who thought chaos might be magically shown the door on Jan. 1 was in for a rude awakening, as Mother Nature clearly had other plans.

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: What's With All The Mistletoe Around Christmas?

12/23/2020
On this week's episode of WGLT's Grow, Sarah and Murph tackle the origins of that little piece of flora that's everywhere during the holidays: mistletoe.

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: The Perfect Time To Plant That Birch Tree

12/11/2020
On today's episode of WGLT's Grow, Sarah and Murph talk about birch trees — to plant or not to plant. And if you do, when's the best time to plant a birch?

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: All About The Pesky Spotted Lanternfly

12/4/2020
This week on WGLT's Grow, you'll learn about an invasive pest making headway in North America, called the spotted lanternfly.

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: Far-Reaching Impact Of California Wildfires

11/27/2020
2020 has been the worst year in history for California wildfires. And it's not just California. Fires have ravaged large swaths of the west, stretching all the way into Colorado.

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: The Legacy Of The Great Plains Shelterbelt

11/20/2020
The Great Plains Shelter Project of the 1930s was a massive government undertaking designed to help the Plains states recover from the devastation of the Dust Bowl. On today's episode of WGLT's Grow, our resident expert Patrick Murphy tells co-host Sarah Nardi more about the great wall of trees. WGLT'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 . Support for WGLT’s Grow comes from FS...

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: What To Do When Tree Roots And Sewer Lines Clash

11/11/2020
Tree roots interfering with a sewer line is not an uncommon plumbing problem. After all, the wastewater line is carrying nutrient-rich water, and tree roots have a way of seeking out that water.

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: Tips For Propagating Your Plants

10/12/2020
Propagating and wintering over some of your garden plants is a great way to add to the beauty of your yard and not spend a lot of money.

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: Planted More Food This Year? Here's What To Do With It

9/15/2020
If the pandemic and 2020 have taught us anything, it's to expect the unexpected.

Duration:00:09:15

WGLT's Grow: How To Figure Out Your Tree's Age

9/4/2020
Dendrochronology can take some skill, but anyone can learn it.

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: How To Avoid Food-Borne Illness

7/24/2020
The best lettuce is fresh lettuce. It's easy to grow and eat right out of the garden. But sometimes you don't have enough and you have to grab some from the store.

Duration:00:09:19

WGLT's Grow: How To Help Your Local Pollinators

7/13/2020
Pollinators are having a tough time. We've all heard about the decline in the honeybee population. Butterflies like Monarchs also are in decline. But backyard gardeners can help. Learn how with help from Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy and WGLT's Mike McCurdy. WGLT'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 . Support for WGLT’s Grow comes from FS Custom Turf by Evergreen...

Duration:00:09:16