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WGLT's Grow

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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 .

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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 .

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What's going on lately with this podcast?

By fuzzy ears - Oct 01 2015
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I usually enjoy this podcast for all the interesting horticulture tips and insights - so my stars remain accurate - but what is going on lately, Apple? The link is now podcasting news stories about Iran and such. Please fix this. I'd like my podcast back.

Keep it up!

By MattCov99 - Feb 09 2013
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Big fan of this podcast. Each show has actionable answers that include practical info as well as enough technical details to keep it worth listening to over the years. Lots of little facts that I enjoy knowing. Thank you.

iTunes Ratings

26 Ratings
Average Ratings
20
2
0
1
3

What's going on lately with this podcast?

By fuzzy ears - Oct 01 2015
Read more
I usually enjoy this podcast for all the interesting horticulture tips and insights - so my stars remain accurate - but what is going on lately, Apple? The link is now podcasting news stories about Iran and such. Please fix this. I'd like my podcast back.

Keep it up!

By MattCov99 - Feb 09 2013
Read more
Big fan of this podcast. Each show has actionable answers that include practical info as well as enough technical details to keep it worth listening to over the years. Lots of little facts that I enjoy knowing. Thank you.
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WGLT's Grow

Updated 7 days ago

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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 .

Rank #1: WGLT's Grow: How To (Responsibly) Forage For Food

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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.

Sep 20 2019

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Rank #2: GLT's Grow: The Upside To Record Low Temperatures

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This winter has been a tough one with some record cold temperatures. But there may be a benefit to gardeners. The cold might kill off some invasive insects and plants.

Feb 18 2019

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Rank #3: WGLT's Grow: Late Bloomers For Your Garden

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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.

Aug 22 2019

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Rank #4: GLT's Grow: Preventing Injuries While Gardening

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There all kinds of ways a gardener could get hurt, from sprains and strains to even more serious injuries.

Feb 18 2019

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Rank #5: GLT's Grow: How To Deal With Exposed Tree Roots

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The first instinct with exposed tree roots is to cover them up. But is that the right instinct? Or could doing nothing be the best option?

May 20 2019

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Rank #6: GLT's Grow: How To Spot Bogus Botanicals

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Substances obtained from plants are found in lots of products, including food, drinks, and cosmetics.

Apr 29 2019

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Rank #7: GLT's Grow: How To Build The Perfect Treehouse

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Generations of children have watched eagerly as dads and moms have built tree houses. Not all parents have made the best choices in constructing these pint-sized perches or even choosing the right tree to use.

Apr 01 2019

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Rank #8: GLT's Grow: Making The Most Of Slimy, Sticky Clay

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It's always better to work smarter instead of working harder. In this episode of our gardening podcast Grow, Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy and GLT's Mike McCurdy field a listener question about clay and the answer may save her some time. GLT'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 . WGLT depends on financial support from users to bring you stories and interviews like this one. As someone who values experienced, knowledgeable, and award-winning journalists covering meaningful stories in central Illinois, please consider making a contribution .

Mar 15 2019

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Rank #9: GLT's Grow: Busting Myths About Caring For Trees

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Like with anything, there are myths and truths to planting and caring for trees. GLT's Mike McCurdy and Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy bust some myths and give out solid advice in this latest episode of GLT's Grow. GLT'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 . WGLT depends on financial support from users to bring you stories and interviews like this one. As someone who values experienced, knowledgeable, and award-winning journalists covering meaningful stories in central Illinois, please consider making a contribution .

Apr 12 2019

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Rank #10: WGLT's Grow: How To Care For Palm Trees In The Midwest

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Palm trees bring to mind images of beaches and tropical breezes. But palms can do quite will in the hot, humid conditions in the Midwest. In this edition of our gardening podcast Grow, Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy and WGLT's Mike McCurdy talk about caring for your little slice of tropical paradise. GLT'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 . WGLT depends on financial support from users to bring you stories and interviews like this one. As someone who values experienced, knowledgeable, and award-winning journalists covering meaningful stories in central Illinois, please consider making a contribution .

Aug 07 2019

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