PYG host Mary Holm visits with Solbrekken to learn about her business which involves raising cut flowers for sale at farmers markets and to community supported agriculture customers. The Rustic Designs Flower Farm also serves local needs for weddings and other special occasions. Solbrekken has a degree in Horticulture and Floral Design. In 2016, Solbrekken planted more than 1,700 gladiolas, along with large amounts of dahlias, zinnias, oriental lilies and sunflowers.
Celebrating its 30th season, PYG is a trusted and popular program dedicated to the delivery of science-based horticulture information and practices. Over the course of every season, PYG visits with researchers, extension educators, private businesses, industry reps and exceptional gardeners to keep viewers current with the latest information and trends. In the past few years, there have been more than 265,000 video views of PYG episodes online.
Prairie Yard and Garden is produced by Mike Cihak of Instructional and Media Technologies at the University of Minnesota Morris. Funding is provided by the University of Minnesota, Shalom Hill Farm, The Heartland Motor Company, Acira and the members of Pioneer Public Television.
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