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.

October 7, 2012

2012-10-07

							 October 7, 2012

Lisa Albrecht and Sarah Batka join Mike in the studio as he talks to Joe Gardener about pruning tools, does a simulcast with another radio show in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and previews GreenTown Highland Park.

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Is the Michigan DNR trying to outlaw heritage breed hogs in that state?

2012-10-03

Mike talks to a Michigan farmer who tells a disturbing tale of fighting to keep his family farm alive in the face of a new law that might have national repercussions.

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September 30, 2012

2012-09-30

	 September 30, 2012

Mike gets a report from a giant pumpkin weigh-off, talks to an organic farmer about fall and spring cover crops, and gets the latest on the fight against CAFOs in the Midwest.

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September 23, 2012

2012-09-23

	 September 23, 2012

Mike, Sarah Batka from Illinois Extension and Dan Kosta from Vern Goers Greenhouse in Hinsdale discuss bonsai and answer gardening questions.

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September 16, 2012

2012-09-16

	September 16, 2012

Mike previews the 2012 Windy City Coop Tour, which gives folks a chance to connect with chicken enthusiasts, then talks fall lawn care with Melinda Myers.

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September 9, 2012

2012-09-09

							 September 9, 2012

Mike talks about a disease that is threatening garden impatiens, then has a conversation about the dangers of continuing to rely on nuclear power as an energy source for the U.S.

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August 26, 2012

2012-08-26

	 August 26, 2012

Mike talks about a family volunteer opportunity at the end of September for people in the Chicago Wilderness region, then talks to author Amy Stewart about her upcoming appearances in Illinois and Michigan.

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August 19, 2012

2012-08-19

	 August 19, 2012

Mike receives an apology for the Chicago Department of Water Management, gets an update from D. Landreth Seed Company, and previews a number of events, including a Veggie Fair where he will be speaking.

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August 12, 2012

2012-08-12

August 12, 2012

Mike gets some late summer gardening tips from Jennifer Brennan, and talks about a new food composting initiative at the Morton Arboretum.

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August 5, 2012

2012-08-05

	 August 5, 2012

Mike previews three events environmental friendly events in the next week, then revisits the controvery over the planned the open pit silica mine that could be created next to the eastern entrance of Starved Rock State Park.

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