gardening, the environment, green living and a lot of humor

Mike Nowak, co-host Peggy Malecki and members of the show's green team discuss important gardening and environment topics with authorities in the field.

August 28, 2016 - Protecting Our Land, Our Water and Our Right to Play

2016-08-29

Mike and Peggy preview the opening of the Regenstein Learning Campus at the Chicago Botanic Garden, talk to the director and starring actress in Turn Here Sweet Corn, and report on protests against the Dakota Acces and Enbridge 5 pipelines.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 56.95MB - Duration: 2:04:25 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




August 21, 2016 - Launching G-Ride, Building School Gardens, Planting Natives

2016-08-24

Mike and Peggy welcome the founder of G-Ride, the world's first green ride sharing program, discover how one group is helping Chicago Public School studens learn about growing plants, and get advice on late season native plants.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 55.24MB - Duration: 2:00:41 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




August 14, 2016 - Happiness Is...LEDs, Beer and Reusable Bags

2016-08-18

Mike and Peggy preview the Oak Park Micro Brew Review, revisit the Chicago plastic bag ban, and talk to the creator of an LED light that could help grow plants indoor more efficiently.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 57.25MB - Duration: 2:05:04 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




August 7, 2016 - The Air We Breathe and Some Insects That Fly In It

2016-08-08

Mike and Peggy talk to Kathleen Thompson about how mold in the Midwest is a more serious allergen than many people realize. Entomologist Doug Taren talks about butterflies, dragonflies, fireflies and other insects.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 54.97MB - Duration: 2:00:05 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




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