|Hedges for the Landscape
Episode 1; Season 26
Hedges can be used to define a boundary and as a windbreak or shelter belt. Jeff Johnson of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum shares with host Larry Zilliox varieties that perform well in these situations.
|The Ornamental Garden
Episode 2: Season 26
To add a new dimension to a garden or landscape, people have been decorating their garden spaces with small ornaments to add a new dimension.
|Fall Water Pond Maintenance
Episode 3; Season 26
Implementing a water pond requires maintenance throughout the year. Bernie Angus, of the West Central Research and Outreach Center demonstrates to host Larry Zilliox, the important maintenance steps needed when preparing the water pond for winter.
|The Bridge Garden
Episode 4; Season 26
Ken and Kay Johnson of New London, Minn. acquired an aging bridge on an abandoned township road that divides their rural property. They added a roof and landscaping around the bridge to create a unique destination used for social events and gatherings. Host Larry Zilliox.
|The Window Box Garden
Episode 5; Season 26
Meika Jo Hoffman owns a small home on a small city lot and maximizes her interest in gardening by using window boxes and a front porch to grow and display her many varieties of plants and succulents. Host Larry Zilliox.
|Growing Cactus in Minnesota
Episode 6; Season 26
Cactus is often overlooked as a plant that thrives in Minnesota. Daiv Freeman has developed a wonderful space to grow hundreds of exotic varieties of cacti. Host Larry Zilliox.
|The Country Garden
Episode 7; Season 26
Weldy and Deanna Hodges of Watson, Minn. have been restoring their farm site for nearly 25 years. Their property is flanked by beautiful gardens that utilize rustic farm implements, hardscape and colorful plant varieties. Host Larry Zilliox.
|Small Space Flower Garden
Episode 8; Season 26
Larry Zilliox meets with Lee and Kris Grinager of New London, Minn. who designed and developed several small gardens within their small city lot. The items they developed include a water feature and a memory garden.
|Native American Garden
Episode 9; Season 26
Larry Zilliox visits a student-grown Native American Garden on the campus of the University of Minnesota Morris that honors the Native American legacy by incorporating vegetables that are harvested and preserved for use during a fall community meal.
|Colorful Fall Flowers
Episode 10; Season 26
Growing mums and dahlias can provide bold color during the fall months. Pat Sotak, landscape gardener at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, explains to host Larry Zilliox, varieties of mums and dahlias that do well in Minnesota.
|A Cut Flower Garden
Episode 11; Season 26
The demand of locally produced cut flowers used during special occasions, such as weddings, is growing dramatically. Doug and Robin Trott of Prairie Garden Farm near Starbuck, Minn. discuss with Larry Zilliox the process of growing flowers for the cut flower industry.
|History of MN Apple Develpment
Episode 12; Season 26
Apples have a heralded history in Minnesota where the University of Minnesota has been breeding apples for the northern climate for well over a century. Larry Zilliox visits with Dave Bedford, apple breeder with the University of Minnesota Horticulture Research Center, on the history of apple development in Minnesota.
|Unique Annual Garden
Episode 13; Season 26
Larry Zilliox travels to Blomkest, Minn., just south of Willmar, to take a garden tour of Bill and Helene Dykstra’s rural home where they developed a series of impressive gardens they share with their daughter and guests.