Bus Rapid Transit Coming to Chicago Chris Ziemann, project manager for Chicago BRT, explains how the Jeffery Jump is the first step in creating Bus Rapid Transit corridors in the Loop, along Western and Ashland Avenues and perhaps elsewhere in the City.
What's the Big Deal about Native Plants? Charlotte Adelman, co-author of The Midwestern Native Garden, goes beyond and cliches and oversimplifications and explains just why native plants make for a better, more life-filled garden. Listen Here.
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Do males make you sneeze ?
Tom Ogren has been studying the effects of allergenic pollen on gardeners and the general population for twenty five years, writing numerous books on the subject, including Allergy-Free Gardening. Now he is in Canada, where he is performing an allergy audit. That is to say, he is tasked with examining the effects of planting too many male cloned trees and shrubs, where they can contribute to allergies and asthma. Listen here.
Nuclear Energy. Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?
A Conversation with David A. Kraft of the Nuclear Energy Information Service. Listen Here.
Mike tending one of the square-foot garden beds at Green on McLean
Nowak has been the Chicago radio voice of
gardening and the environment for more than thirteen years. First at
WGN Radio and now at Chicago's Progressive Talk, he has informed and
entertained his listeners about everything from bugs to battery
recycling, from energy audits to Echinacea. Check out the website, but
more important, check out "The Mike Nowak Show."
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"One of the five shows we're listening to" Garden Design magazine
The crew talks to Rob Gardner of The Local Beet about farmer's markets in the area. Then Jessica Rinks joins us to talk about her CSA. And Michael Bush and Anthony Cruz from Ciclo Urbano will talk about biking in Chicago
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