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Great Gardening

Get sound garden advice and inspiration to help battle our tough northern climate. Bob Olen and Tom Kasper provide a bushel basket of garden expertise and answer viewer questions live from the WDSE•WRPT studio. Get great garden ideas as host Pamela Fish brings you tips and tours from around the area. Hardy gardening is what we know.

Watch Great Gardening

Thursday nights at 7pm on PBS North
Regular Season: April 9 - June 11, 2015

Upcoming Show Schedule

Harvest Moon Special: Thursday September 17, 2015 @ 7pm

A full hour to assess the harvest and review the 2015 garden season!

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Grow Great Gardening

Great Gardening is powered by you! Keep Great Gardening growing by joining one of our upcoming garden tours or take home great garden perks when you become a member of WDSE•WRPT.

Garden Calendar

Prepare Your Garden for Winter Workshop

Sunday, October 18th from 11 am - 2 pm

Catlin Green Community Garden, 6th and Catlin in Superior (behind the Catlin Apartments)
Get more information online


October 22nd at 5:30 PM
St. Lawrence Church, Piedmont

Featuring: Bea Ojakangas on Cooking with Potatoes
Bob Olen on Growing Potatoes
Potato Salad Contest: Home and Commercial Division and Potato Recipe Sampling
Celebrity Judges Panel

For more information contact St. Louis County Extension
218/733-2870 or email deroches [at] stlouiscountymn [dot] gov

Ask a Question?

Submit your questions during the show: Call 218.788.2844 or email askgardening [at] wdse [dot] org

Browse Recipes from the Show

Grow & Show

Don’t forget to send photos of your favorite plants and flowers from the 2015 garden season. Send them to greatgardening [at] wdse [dot] org or mail your non-returnable garden photographs to this address.

Recent Garden Galleries

Susan Thompson
Nellie Scheffler & Greg Bown
Kelly Ritter-Spohn
Joan & George Carlson
Dennis Lamkin
Candace Whelan

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