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Northern Gardening

Northern Gardening

  • 2nd Thursday 7-8pm
  • and following Saturday at 6am
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Recipes | Local Food on the North Shore

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.


 
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Changing Food Systems and the Green Dollar Survey results

Find out about the changing food systems in Minnesota and in Cook County in


 
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Winter greenhouse

Northern Gardening - Cold winter greenhouses

CORRECTION: Towards the end of the program, we chat about nitrate accumulation in leafy greens.  Liz misspoke, and would like to correct herself.  Nitrates actually accumulate in plants duri


 
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Northern Gardening

Preserving Your Harvest

Fall is here again and with that comes the yearly question of what to do with all that garden produce!  Do you can it, freeze it, dry it, or what??


 
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Farmland

Northern Gardening talks Community Supported Agriculture

 Hosts Joan Farnam and Diane Booth discuss Community Sustainable Agriculture (CSAs) in Cook and Lake Counties with guests David Abazs, Round River Farm in Finland a


 
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It's All About Berries!

Hosts Diane Booth and Joan Farnam talk to Cook County grower Brian Wilson, and Tom Galazen and Ann Rosenquist from North Wind Organic Farm in Bayfield, Wis.


 
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Pesticides, Perennials and Pollinators

Hosts Diane Booth and Joan Farnam are joined by U of M Master Gardeners Max Linehan and Janet Ditmanson to discuss the use of pesticides by home gardeners; some great native plants you can use to help


 
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Irrigation

Drip Irrigation and Gardening in China

Hosts Diane Booth (CC Extension), and Joan Farnam (Northwoods Food Project), welcome Dave Steckelberg to talk about installing drip irrigation systems and the Wright family (Jeanne, Greg and Olya) to


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