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.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Mid-American Gardener Podcast: Episode 11
4 days ago
Episode 11 of the Mid-American Gardener Podcast is now available!
This week, Kent Miles—owner of Illinois Willows, a specialty cut flower grower located in the Champaign-Urbana community—joins host Victoria Shepherd to talk about his favorite subject: Flowers. Victoria and Kent cover a wide range of topics of the flowering kind, but in particular, they discuss hydrangeas, knockout roses, cutting flowers, Icelandic poppies, sunflowers, and willows.
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