gardening, the environment, green living and a lot of humor

Mike Nowak, co-host Peggy Malecki and members of the show's green team discuss important gardening and environment topics with authorities in the field.

August 14, 2016 - Happiness Is...LEDs, Beer and Reusable Bags


Mike and Peggy preview the Oak Park Micro Brew Review, revisit the Chicago plastic bag ban, and talk to the creator of an LED light that could help grow plants indoor more efficiently.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 57.25MB - Duration: 2:05:04 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)

August 7, 2016 - The Air We Breathe and Some Insects That Fly In It


Mike and Peggy talk to Kathleen Thompson about how mold in the Midwest is a more serious allergen than many people realize. Entomologist Doug Taren talks about butterflies, dragonflies, fireflies and other insects.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 54.97MB - Duration: 2:00:05 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)

July 31, 2016 - Veggies and Bonsai and Fruits (Oh, my!)


Mike and Peggy talk bonsai with Dan Kosta, urban growing with Billy Burdett of Advocates for Urban Agriculture, and the state of fruits and veggies with Lisa Hilgenberg from the Chicago Botanic Garden.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 57.62MB - Duration: 2:05:52 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)

Linda Chalker-Scott and the Science of Plants


Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott talks with Mike and Peggy first about her book, How Plants Work, then about her work with The Garden Professors blog, and the controversy surrounding her work at Washington State University.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 17.85MB - Duration: 38:59 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)

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