About This Show
Mid-American Gardener is the podcast companion to Illinois Public Media’s television program of the same name. The podcast, hosted by Victoria Shepherd and featuring experts from Illinois Extension and elsewhere, dives deeper into viewer/listener questions about flower gardening, vegetable gardening, fruit trees, shrubs and landscaping, pest control, tools and structures, coping with climate change, and much more. While the primary garden zones served are 5-6, this podcast offers useful and entertaining conversation that can be enjoyed by gardeners (or the garden-curious) in all zones.
Most Recent Episode
Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 2
3 days ago
On to episode 2 of the MAG podcast! City of Urbana, Illinois Arborist Mike Brunk makes the jaunt to Illinois Public Media's Studio A to talk with WILL's Victoria Shepherd. Mike is a University of Illinois grad, a licensed landscape architect, and has been with the City of Urbana for decades, providing advice to residents and keeping the city's trees in tip-top shape. In this episode, Mike and Victoria answer a wide variety of viewer and listener questions about trees.
Have questions for future TV programs or podcasts? How about feedback for this episode? Please send all of it to yourgarden at gmail dot com, or visit the Facebook page and leave your comments/questions there. You can also leave us a voicemail at 217-300-8224 - we just might use the audio of your question on the air! No matter what, we'll make sure we route your questions and feedback to the producers, the TV panel, or the appropriate expert for a future show or podcast.
Thanks for listening!