Prairie Yard and Garden host Mary Holm visits Blaine Martian, manager of Big Sioux Nursery in Watertown, SD to learn about where the trees that surround many farmsteads are grown. Shelterbelts provide protection from the wind, sun and snow as well as provide habitat for wildlife. In this episode, viewers will learn about the different varieties of trees and bushes that are cultivated by an industry that specializes in shelterbelts for the Pioneer Public TV viewing area.
Celebrating its 30th season, Prairie Yard and Garden (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.
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 viewers of Pioneer Public Television.
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