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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: March 31 - June 2, 2016
Bus Tours: June 5 and July 19, 2016 (tentative)


Upcoming Show Schedule

90-minute Pledge Special: Thursday March 10, 2016

Next up: Wednesday March 30 - Live audience Q&A recording at the Home Show
Great Gardening booth at the Duluth Home & Builder Show: March 30th - April 3rd

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New Season Coming Soon


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.


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

Garden Calendar

The Art of Local Food 2016

Duluth Community Garden Annual Fundraiser Dinner
Thursday, February 25
Depot Great Hall from 6:30-8:30pm
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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

Thank you to our sponsors: Swanson Greenhouses, Evergreen Lawn Service, Madeline Island Ferry, WLSSD, Minnesota Power