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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: Avoid Rookie Mistakes With Your First Vegetable Garden

4/22/2020
A lot of people are thinking about vegetable gardens this year to help fight food insecurity. In this week's episode of WGLT's Grow , listen as Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy and WGLT's Mike McCurdy provide some advice to avoid rookie mistakes. 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 FS. FS Custom...

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: Leaves Are More Than Just A Sign Of Spring

4/14/2020
While staring out your window during the stay-at-home order, you might notice trees and shrubs beginning to leaf out. It's a welcome sight, a cue that spring is here.

Duration:00:09:56

WGLT's Grow: Tree Industry Pressures

3/3/2020
The tree industry is under pressure. Prices for trees are up. But in this episode of WGLT's gardening podcast Grow, ISU's Patrick Murphy tells WGLT's Mike McCurdy it's not a shortage. 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 FS. FS Custom Turf offers complete lawn and tree care services to preserve the health...

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: FAQ on Self-Guided Lawnmowers

3/3/2020
The future is nearly here when it comes to self-guided lawnmowers. In this edition of WGLT's gardening podcast Grow, listen as ISU's Patrick Murphy and WGLT's Mike McCurdy tell you what to expect ... including a huge time savings. 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 FS. FS Custom Turf offers complete lawn...

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: Spring Planning

2/7/2020
There's not much you can do as a gardener right now...except plan for the future. In is episode of our gardening podcast Grow, ISU's Patrick Murphy and WGLT's Mike McCurdy have some tips on mapping out your spring plans. 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 FS. FS Custom Turf offers complete lawn and tree...

Duration:00:09:16

WGLT's Grow: Maintaining Interest During The Winter Months

2/7/2020
The time to appreciate winter interest in the yard and landscaping is now. The time to plan for future winters is also now. Listen as Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy shares what to consider to create winter interest in WGLT's gardening podcast Grow. 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 FS. FS...

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT’s Grow: Staying Safe While You’re Working

1/21/2020
There all kinds of ways a gardener could get hurt, from sprains and strains to even more serious injuries.In this edition of WGLT's gardening podcast Grow, Mike McCurdy talks with Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy about preventing injuries and staying safe. 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 FS....

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT’s Grow: Tapping Into Seed And Plant Catalogues

1/21/2020
The winter months are a perfect time to daydream about spring and the upcoming planting season...and nothing can help fuel that imagination like seed and plant catalogues. But a little knowledge about different kinds of new plants can help. Patrick Murphy has that knowledge in this edition of our gardening podcast Grow. 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...

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: Tips For Giving House Plants As Gifts

12/29/2019
Giving a house plant as a gift raises a number of questions. What's the best kind of plant to give? Is the person receiving it capable of caring for the plant?

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: Can You Actually Roast Chestnuts Over An Open Fire?

12/16/2019
You've heard the song. Now you'll find out from Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy and WGLT's Mike McCurdy if you really can roast chestnuts over an open fire.

Duration:00:09:15

WGLT's Grow: The Effects Of Cold On Our Plants And Gardens

11/27/2019
Winter's cold temperatures have already visited the Midwest. And if the Old Farmer's Almanac is to be believed, a lot more cold is on the way this winter. In this edition of our gardening podcast Grow, WGLT's Mike McCurdy talks with Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy about the effects of the cold on our plants and gardens. 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 ....

Duration:00:09:15

WGLT's Grow: Digging Into Freeze-Thaw Cycles

11/15/2019
Winter is coming on strong with below zero lows and highs barely breaking 20. And then it all thaws out again.

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: Preparing Now For Next Year's Garden Beauty

11/6/2019
We have already had a little snow, but gardening is not quite done for the year.

Duration:00:09:15

WGLT's Grow: Adding Hardscape Doesn't Have To Be Hard

10/24/2019
Hardscape can add interest to your landscaping with river rock, boulders, and flagstones.

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: Saving Savanna Near ISU

10/17/2019
Tucked away near Cardinal Court on the Illinois State University campus are 18 acres designated for restoration. The goal: return the area to its original savanna state.

Duration:00:09:15

WGLT's Grow: How To Make The Most Of Nut Season

10/11/2019
Before those chestnuts can roast over an open fire, they have to be harvested.

Duration:00:09:14

WGLT's Grow: Should It Stay, Or Should It Go?

9/26/2019
It's hard to know when to stop nursing a sick plant, tree, or shrub and just opt to get a new one.

Duration:00:09:17

WGLT's Grow: How To (Responsibly) Forage For Food

9/20/2019
There may be food, just free for the taking. But there may also be a few rules you need to observe to be polite ... and safe.

Duration:00:09:15

WGLT's Grow: Late Bloomers For Your Garden

8/22/2019
There's nothing wrong with being a late bloomer. In fact, that's exactly what you might want in late summer for your yard and landscaping.

Duration:00:08:58

WGLT's Grow: When To Not Do-It-Yourself

8/7/2019
Some jobs around the yard are beyond the do-it-yourselfer. To get it done right, and safely, it's best to call an expert.

Duration:00:08:59