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.

June 1, 2015

2015-06-01

	June 1, 2015

Mike talks to horticulturist, author, radio & TV personality and educator Melinda Myers about as many gardening topics as they can cram into about 50 minutes.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 26.04MB




Tracking Your Recycling with an App

2015-05-26

	 Tracking Your Recycling with an App

Mike talks to Roosevelt University honors student Dusan Koleno about his new app that helps you keep track of your recycling and translates that effort into trees and kilowatt hours of energy saved.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.63MB




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2015-05-26

Podcast Episode

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Small Space, Productive Gardening with Bill Shores

2015-05-25

	 Small Space, Productive Gardening with Bill Shores

Bill Shores, who has been growing food for chef Rick Bayless and his restaurants for a decade, gives Mike a tour of the small but extremely productive garden he manages in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 32.55MB - Duration: 35:33 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




May 24, 2015

2015-05-24

		 May 24, 2015

Mike visits the backyard garden of Chicago chef Rick Bayless, where horticulturist Bill Shores grows organic produce for the award winning restaurants. Then Mike talks to a Roosevelt University student about his new recycling app.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 52.44MB - Duration: 57:16 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




An Interview with Tom Ogren of Allergy-Free Gardening

2015-05-15

Mike talks to Tom Ogren, who is currently in Canada, reporting on how planting of male cloned trees and shrubs contributes to allergy and asthma problems in that country and the U.S.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 7.06MB




May 11, 2015

2015-05-11

 May 11, 2015

Mike goes out to the Chicago suburb of Oak Park to talk to a few people who are working to create a suburban wildlife corridor, then chats about a new phone app and other helpful features available from Bonnie Plants.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 26.02MB




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2015-05-03

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April 24, 2015

2015-04-25

	April 24, 2015

Mike joins a group of concerned citizens on an Earth Day walk to the despoiled Lake Calumet on Chicago's southeast side.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 26.12MB




April 17, 2015

2015-04-17

	 April 17, 2015

Mike talks spring gardening with the founders of the Seed Keeper Company, then looks at how The Ground Rules might change the way people think about and modify urban soils.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 19.74MB




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