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.

February 19, 2012

2012-02-19

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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February 12, 2012

2012-02-12

Mike talks about the unexpected discovery of eagles on Chicago's south side, previews a bonsai talk while bonding with a cat over the telephone, and waxes poetic on ecological restoration with Jack Pizzo.

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One Seed Chicago 2012: The Great Herb Debate

2012-02-05

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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February 5, 2012

2012-02-05

Mike talks about how America's environment will be affected by the 2012 elections, then moderates the Great Herb Debate as part of One Seed Chicago 2012.

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January 29, 2012

2012-01-29

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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January 15, 2012

2012-01-15

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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Saving Starved Rock State Park

2012-01-03

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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January 1, 2012

2012-01-01

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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Deecember 18, 2011

2011-12-18

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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An Interview with Peggy Salazar and Tom Shepherd of the Southeast Environmental Task Force

2011-12-18

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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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 10.15MB - Duration: 29:34 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




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