January 28, 2018 – Solar Speed Bump, Healthy Parks

Solar energy expert Lisa Albrecht comments on the decision to slap a tariff on imported solar panels to the U.S. Steve Neumann of Logic Lawn Care and Jeff Swano of Dig Right In Landscaping explain how they promoting natural lawn care to Illinois park districts.

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January 21, 2018 – Soil Secrets, Flowertales

Soil scientist Mary Tiedeman explains what’s happening in your soil beneath the snow (when there is any), and Zhenwei Zhu talks about how to get it tested at the new Loyola Environmental Testing Laboratory (LETL). Tony Abruscato previews the 2018 Chicago Flower & Garden Show.

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January 14, 2018 – The Threat to Organics

Janie Maxwell of the Illinois Farmers Market Association (ILFMA) talks winter farmers markets. Gardening expert Charlie Nardozzi talks containers, foodscapes and more. Former National Organic Standards Board member Francis Thicke explains why he thinks the organic label is at risk.

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