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

2016-08-07

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




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

2016-07-31

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




Linda Chalker-Scott and the Science of Plants

2016-07-17

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)




July 17, 2016 - The Science of Plants; The Magic of Cocktail Hour

2016-07-17

Mike and Peggy welcome C.L. Fornari, author of The Cocktail Hour Garden, and Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott, author of How Plants Work.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 56.06MB - Duration: 2:02:28 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




July 10, 2016 - Traditional and Not-So-Traditional Garden Walks

2016-07-10

Mike and Peggy talk about the evolution of garden walks in the 21st Century and welcome Laury Lewis from the Sheffield Music Festival and Garden Walk and Saima Abbasi from Go Green Wilmette to discuss their different events.

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A Conversation with Lisa Kivirist, co-author of Farmstead Chef.

2016-07-04

Lisa Kivirist, who, with her husband John Ivanko, runs a bed and breakfast in Wisconsin called Inn Serendipity, talks about their new cookbook, Farmstead Chef.

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2016-07-03_6-15-16_dirty_dozen

2016-07-03

Podcast Episode

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June 5, 2010

2016-06-30

Special Broadcast: "Our Community Garden"

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May 23, 2010

2016-06-30

Live Broadcast, Leave No Child Inside Month initiative, other guests.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 31.82MB - Duration: 1:51:12 m (40 kbps 24000 Hz)




April 11, 2010

2016-06-30

Opus Environmental, North Lake Shore Community Earth Day 2010: Recipe for a healthy planet, 49th Alderman Joe Moore's Chicago Clean Power Ordinance.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 25.78MB - Duration: 1:52:37 m (32 kbps 24000 Hz)




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