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.

2014-12-03_2014-12-03_2014-11-30_mn_full_show

2014-12-03

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November 23, 2014

2014-11-23

	 November 23, 2014

Mike rants about Black Friday, talks to a food entrepreneur in Naperville with a unique business model, revists the controversy over the Illiana Tollway, and plugs his caroling group, the Frozen Robins.

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2014-11-19

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November 16, 2014

2014-11-16

 November 16, 2014

Mike talks about what it means to be in a Zero Waste Home, then looks at the new fracking rules in Illinois with Josh Mogerman of the NRDC.

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November 9, 2014

2014-11-09

November 9, 2014

Mike talks about how the proposed Lucas Museum would violate a city ordinance, comments on the recent approval of fracking in Illinois, and muses on the death of a gardener, possibly by a poisonous plant.

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November 2, 2014

2014-11-02

	 November 2, 2014

Mike follows up on a couple of issues from previous shows, including recycling batteries and composting yard waste. Dr. Marla Spivak reports on the state of pollinators in America. Mike reports on a frac "sand storm" in LaSalle County.

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Benjamin Vogt and The Ultimate Pollinator & Native Plant Gardening Guide

2014-10-26

	Benjamin Vogt and The Ultimate Pollinator & Native Plant Gardening Guide

Native plant advocate Benjamin Vogt talks about a post on his blog The Deep Middle about caring for our native pollinators and plants.

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Can Hedgerows Help Preserve Biodiversity?

2014-10-21

Can Hedgerows Help Preserve Biodiversity?

Dave Coulter talks to Mike about how he believes hedgerows, which have historical agricultural significance, might still serve a biological one by offering havens of biodiversity.

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September 21, 2014

2014-09-21

September 21, 2014

Lisa Albrecht reports from the People's Climate March in NYC, Mike talks to an author about eating weeds, The Pond Guy talks about his TV show on Nat Geo WILD, and LaSalle County residents continue their fight against frac sand mines.

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September 14, 2014

2014-09-14

		 September 14, 2014

Mike takes his show on the road to the Green Metropolis Fair Fall Festival at Lake View High School in Chicago.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.15MB - Duration: 1:54:02 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




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