Summer Gardening

In sweltering temperatures like we’ve had lately, working outside might be the furthest thing from your mind. But your garden needs you during the summer! HomeGrown cohosts Bob Hill and Jeneen Wiche join us to take your questions about what your garden needs now, and how to get it ready to stay in tip-top shape through the end of the hottest months of the year. So get out there and garden (okay, wait until evening, when it cools off).  Listen to the Show

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Fall Gardening with WFPL's HomeGrown

Cool, wet weather for most of this summer (combined with a few hot, sunny days) means many of us have a small jungle growing in our gardens. While all this green growth might not have resulted in many vegetables this year, we still need to do something with it all before winter. So, what’s the best advice for this year’s fall gardening? We get another visit from our resident experts Bob Hill and Jeneen Wiche for an hour of your questions on fall gardening. Listen to the Show

How to Be a Green Landscaper

Your lawn probably looks green this time of year, but the real question is if it is green—or sustainable, that is. As our climate warms, our water sources dry up, and chemical pollutants seep into our soil and water. The newest trends in landscaping revolve around environmentally conscious choices that work to eliminate non-natural elements from your yard. Everything, from which plants you put in your yard to how you maintain them, affects both the local and global environments.

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