The 30-minute episodewill be repeated on Monday, Jan 20th at 1:00 p.m. and Saturday, January 25th at 4:00 p.m. The program will also be available for online viewing afterJanuary 16th via the station's web site: http://video.pioneer.org/program/prairie-yard-garden/
Larry Zilliox returns as host of the popular horticultural series. A long-time resident of Alexandria, Minn., Zilliox is a retired University of Minnesota Extension educator and has many years of experience as an agricultural and horticultural writer, radio show host, and well-known volunteer throughout the Alexandria area.
Prairie Yard and Garden is produced by Roger Boleman and Mike Cihak of Instructional and Media Technologies at the University of Minnesota Morris. Funding is provided by the University of Minnesota, Shalom Hill Farm, and viewers of Pioneer Public Television.
"There is nothing better in the midst of a cold grey winter than to be reminded of the beauty of our summer gardens," says Boleman. "We love producing this show for the many loyal viewers from throughout the state and region that count on us to lift their hopes and spirits in the darkest days of winter."
Delivering science-based, horticulture information and practices, Prairie Yard and Garden visits with researchers, extension educators and ordinary backyard gardeners to keep viewers current on horticulture information and trends. "Prairie Yard and Garden values its relationships with the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and the University of Minnesota to continue to bring the latest research and scientific knowledge to gardeners in the upper Midwest," says Cihak.