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.
Mike looks at how the green industry is trying to get greener, talks about a study that encourages America to collect rain water, and explores the little understood world of urban coyotes.
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Representatives of three herbs--basil, chamomile and cilantro--debate their worthiness to be voted as plant of the year for Chicago.
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Mike previews next week's Great Herb Debate, talks about the new Illinois e-waste recycling law, and previews gardening classes at the Lincoln Park Zoo.
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Mike does a post mortem on the LaSalle County Board vote that approved a sand mine outside of Starved Rock State Park, and talks about what you need to do (if anything) to protect your plants when cold weather finally hits.
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Mike interviews a group of citizens and activists who are working to prevent an open pit sand mine from being established adjacent to Starved Rock State Park in Illinois.
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On the first day of the new year, Mike gets an update from Barbara Melera, owner of D. Landreth Seed Company, reveals the contestants in the One Seed Chicago competition, and talks about the new cookbook, Farmstead Chef, with co-author Lisa Kivirist.
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Mike talks about how to keep your holiday plants alive, then looks at an environmental success in southeast Chicago and an environmental crisis near Starved Rock State Park in LaSalle County, Illinois.
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Mike talks to Peggy Salazar and Tom Shepherd about Governor Pat Quinn's announcement of the Millennium Reserve initiative, which will provide funding for environmental restoration in the Calument region.
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