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Dean of Green

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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: 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

GLT's Grow: Why Trees Have To Go

1/18/2018
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There are lots of reasons why we have to cut down trees. Understanding those reasons can help us face the cruelest cut.

Duration:00:09:18

GLT's Grow: Caring For Outdoor Furniture

1/15/2018
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You've invested a lot into the furniture in your yard. Make sure it lasts.

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: New Year's Resolutions For Gardeners

12/29/2017
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Things are quiet in the garden right now, so it's a good time to reflect on making some resolutions for becoming a better gardener.

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: Save My Magnolia

12/22/2017
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Tricia in Bloomington fears for her newly planted magnolia tree. It looks like a critter has been nibbling at it.

Duration:00:08:58

GLT's Grow: Alternative Christmas Trees

12/15/2017
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The Douglas Fir and Norway Spruce make fine Christmas trees. But how about breaking out of the traditional mold and trying something new? If you've been there and done that with the evergreens, there are other options available to you to create a stunning Christmas tree. Are you a recycler? Save up some cans or bottles, give them a good cleaning, then stack them in the shape of a Christmas tree. This works best in homes without pets or young children who might go accidentally careening...

Duration:00:09:19

GLT Datebook: Mom's Orchard Blooms In Food Desert

12/9/2017
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Bloomington resident Matt Erickson has planted seeds in a food desert and hopes to grow interest from the public with a special offer.

Duration:00:06:45

GLT's Grow: Of Mice And Rats

12/8/2017
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When mice and rats set up shop on our property, they can pose a problem or two.

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: Winter Readiness

12/1/2017
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Before you settle in for the winter, there's a few more chores that need your attention that will make gardening again in the spring more of a breeze.

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: Finding The Right Tree

11/29/2017
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Farewell, Autumn Purple Ash Tree. Hello, bald cypress. Maybe!

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: Don't Hate The Thatch

11/10/2017
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Your grass may not be alone. Underneath, there may be thatch lurking. But that may not be a bad thing.

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: Great Bulbs For Spectacular Results

11/3/2017
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In the midst of autumn, it's a great time to prepare for spring and ensure that your landscape is a stunning site with an array of colorful bulbs.

Duration:00:09:17

GLT's Grow: To Rake Or Not To Rake

10/27/2017
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As your trees leave you the gift of autumn leaves, you're faced with that age old question: Should I rake or not?

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: The Science Of Fall Color

10/20/2017
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As the days get cooler and shorter, nature puts on a gorgeous display of color as the leaves change — red, yellow, orange and, yes, even brown. In the fall, the trees show you their REAL color. Leaves are green due to chlorophyll and photosynthesis. But when the production of chlorophyll slows and then stops as the season begins to change, then the chlorophyll disappears completely and VOILA! We see the leaves in their true glory. A number of things factor into the change to fall colors....

Duration:00:09:19

GLT's Grow: Edible Landscaping

10/13/2017
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There's an exciting new trend in gardening that's as beautiful as it is delicious.

Duration:00:09:26

GLT Datebook: Prairie Fire Theater Stages Intimate Revue

10/7/2017
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The works of Richard Maltby and David Shire take center stage in the revue, "Starting Here, Starting Now."

Duration:00:04:58

GLT's Grow: Yard Decor Tips

10/6/2017
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It's fun adding decor to our gardens. But go too far and you'll end up in tacky territory.

Duration:00:09:19

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