A panel of Prairie Gardens Plant Experts discuss garden topics and answer your garden questions weekly.

Listen SATURDAYS at 8:15-9:00am on News-talk 1400 WDWS-AM


Listen to any of our previous shows below!


April 21st, 2018

Strawberries, Asparagus & Rhubarb...oh my!

Listen and find out great info and tips for Strawberries, Asparagus and Rhubarb!

April 14th, 2018

Experts Yard Projects and Favorite Picks

The Plant Experts talk about what they have done around their yards this week. Plus, find out some of their favorite flowers and shrubs!

April 7th, 2018

Spring Open House and a Special Guest!

Find out all about our Spring Open House (it's the last day!) Plus, special guest, Sean Williams stops by to talk heirloom tomatoes and peppers!

March 31st, 2018

Spring Open House Info!

The plant experts talk all about our Spring Open House and what to expect this Saturday & next! 

March 24th, 2018

Plant Confessions

Jim joins the plant experts as they confess about what they have (or haven't) been doing in their yards and gardens. Plus, the experts talk asparagus, potatoes & more! 

March 17th, 2018

Early Season Perennials (continued)

Jim drops by to talk with the plant experts about perennials and our upcoming Open House events

March 10th, 2018

Early Season Perennials

Listen and learn all about early season perennials for your garden

March 3rd, 2018

Raised Beds & Soil Preparation

All about raised beds and how to treat the soil for the perfect combo!

February 24th, 2018

Seed Starting

The Plant Experts give tips and talk about all your seed starting needs

February 17th, 2018

Other Pollinators

Phil Nixon stops in and talks about other important pollinators, and more!

February 10th, 2018

All About Bees!

Special guests Jim and Rena drop in and talk about Bees and what we can do to help our little friends. It’s a very informative segment, have a listen!

February 3rd, 2018

No Nightmares, Just Happy Garden Dreams

The Plant Experts are dreaming and planning for your 2018 garden.

January 27th, 2018

Cut! That's A Wrap.

The Plant Experts finish up the pruning topic with how to prune flowering, shrubs, orchids & clematis.

January 20th, 2018

Just Keep Pruning, Just Keep Pruning

The how and when should you be pruning your trees and evergreens? Have a listen, the Plant Experts spill their secrets and top pruning tips. 

January 13th, 2018

Let's Get Pruning!

The Plant Experts take the first stab at the monster topic of pruning with how to properly prune fruits and berries. 

January 6th, 2018

Baby It's Cold Outside! 

The plant experts discuss what you can be doing to protect your plants from the frigid temps, what they're doing in their gardens now, and more.

December 30th, 2017

Bulbin' Out

The plant experts discuss the positives about our current snowfall in Central Illinois, preparing and fertilizing bulbs indoors, the arrival of seed packets, and more.