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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.

2016 Great Gardening Bus Tours - May 22 and July 17

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Watch Great Gardening

Thursday nights at 7pm on PBS North
Regular Season: March 31 - June 2, 2016

Upcoming Show Schedule

Feeding the Flock: A Churchyard Garden - May 19, 2016 at 7pm

Next up: May 26 - Lush Lawns: Turf techniques

From last episode: More info about the Monarch Festival

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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.

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.

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Garden Calendar

Duluth Monarch Festival

Saturday, May 21 at 12pm - 4pm
Copper Top Church, Duluth, MN

More info about the Monarch Festival

Lets Get Growing

May 24, 1pm – 4:15
Mt. Iron Community Center

More info

Native Plant Sale

Saturday, June 4, 9am – 1pm
Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, Ashland, WI 54806

More info

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: Garden Green, Swanson Greenhouses, Evergreen Lawn Service, Madeline Island Ferry