Northern Gardening

Northern Gardening

  • 2nd Thursday 7-8pm
Genre: 
News & Information

Northern Gardening covers a variety of gardening topics relevant to our northern climate. The program airs on the second Thursday of each month from 7-8 p.m. and is rebroadcast the following Saturday at 6 a.m. The program is a partnership between the Northwoods Food Project, the Cook County U of MN Extension Office, and WTIP.

The Northwood's Food Project is a non-profit organization who's purpose is to increase Cook County's long term food sustainability and self reliance by eating and growing locally produced food.
 

Learn more about the partnership between WTIP, the Northwoods Food Project, and the Cook County U of MN Extension Office that makes Northern Gardening possible.

Jeanne Wright and daughter Olya, Diane Booth, and Melinda Spinler in the WTIP studio for Northern Gardening.

 Do you have a question for Northern Gardening? Submit it below in our comments section.


 
What's On:
Mokum Carrots

Favorite Vegetable Varieties and Starting Seeds

On the February edition of Northern Gardening, your hosts Diane Booth and Nick Wharton discuss several favorite vegetable varieties along with care of seeds and seedlings - with either


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Getting the most out of seed catalogs

In the January 2015 edition of Northern Gardening, hosts Joan Farnam and Melinda Spinler spoke with Heron Breen, Fedco Seed employee of 16 years.


 
(Andreas/via Flickr)

Bees, Bugs, and Pesticides

On the June edition of Northern Gardening, your hosts Joan Farnam and Diane Booth will be talking about bees, bugs and pesticides!


Photo by D. Laird via Flickr.

Northern Gardening: Gardening with a short growing season

For the May edition of Northern Gardening, your hosts Joan Farnam, Melinda Spinler, and Mark Spinler discuss gardening in a short growing season.


 
Photo by madlyinlovewithlife via flickr.

All About Tomatoes

On the April 10, 2014 edition of Northern Gardening, it's all about tomatoes!


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Straw Bale Gardening and More

Northern Gardening hosts Diane Booth and Joan Farnam interview guests about straw bale gardening and other techniques and how effective they could be for growing vegetables on the North Shore.


 
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All About Growing Beautiful Roses in Zone 3

Northern Gardening interviews rose breeder, Dr. David Zlesak, about growing roses in Zone 3. Is it possible?


 
 

Northern Gardening

Great show. Debbie