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Gardening Tips on WBBM Newsradio

Gardening Tips on WBBM Newsradio

WBBM Newsradio discusses gardening advice with various guest hosts, including tips on maintaining your garden, plants and flowers year-round.
  • Saturday, August 29th
  • WBBM Newsradio's Gardening Tips for 08/29/15 - Saving seeds to harvest

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, says now is the time to harvest seeds you'd like to grow in next years garden
  • Friday, August 7th
  • Gardening Tips-Managing Japanese beetles

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, gives tips to managing Japanese beetles in the garden
  • Friday, July 31st
  • Gardening Tip- Companion planting

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, says that companion planting part folklore, provides natural pest control and improves harvest
  • Friday, July 24th
  • Gardening Tips-Bird damage control

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about what to do to stop birds from causing damage in the garden
  • Friday, July 17th
  • Gardening Tips-Tropicals in the summer garden

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, says that tropical plants add bold foliage and color that turns your garden into a festive backyard jungle
  • Friday, July 10th
  • Gardening Tips-Detecting and managing plant disease

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, gives tips to help keep plant disease under control
  • Thursday, June 25th
  • Gardening Tips-Raised garden beds

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about gardening in raised beds
  • Thursday, June 18th
  • Gardening Tips-gardening with children

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about gardening with children
  • Monday, June 15th
  • Gardening Tips For 6-13-15-Water Features For Your Garden

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about water gardens.
  • Saturday, June 6th
  • Gardening Tips For 6-6-15- Detecting Nutrient Deficiencies

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about the ABC’s of NPK-Detecting nutrient deficiencies.
  • Friday, May 29th
  • Gardening Tips For 5-30-15-Garden Math

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, says that a little gardening math can save you time, effort and money when shopping.
  • Saturday, May 23rd
  • Gardening Tips For 5-23-15 Yum! Strawberries

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, says strawberries are an excellent fruit for midwest gardens.
  • Thursday, May 7th
  • Gardening Tips-Rediscover rhubarb

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, says Rhubarb was an important crop to colonialists because it provided the first vitamin C of the spring
  • Thursday, April 23rd
  • Gardening Tips-Fruit and nut orchards

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, says urban fruit and nut orchards offer a multi-faceted solution for vacant lots
  • Friday, April 17th
  • Gardening Tips For 4-18-15- Spring Clean Your Garden

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, says Spring is here and it’s time to get outside to do a clean-up in the garden
  • Wednesday, April 8th
  • Gardening Tips-More about Phenology

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about Phenology, the study of the timing of natural events.
  • Thursday, March 26th
  • Gardening Tips-Fruit trees

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about the anatomy of a fruit tree.
  • Thursday, March 19th
  • Gardening Tips-Growing your own food

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about planning a vegetable garden.
  • Thursday, March 12th
  • Gardening Tips-St Patrick's day and beer

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about St. Patrick’s Day and the essential ingredient in beer. Hops.
  • Thursday, March 5th
  • Gardening Tips-Organic symbol

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about what the organic symbol really means.
  • Friday, February 27th
  • Gardening Tips For 2-28-15-Fruit Trees

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about the anatomy of a fruit tree.
  • Thursday, February 19th
  • Gardening Tips-Floral crafts

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, gives tips for floral crafts from Valentine’s bouquets.
  • Friday, February 13th
  • Gardening Tips-Vanilla

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, says vanilla comes from a plant.
  • Thursday, February 5th
  • Gardening Tips-Fruit trees

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, says fruit trees need to spend time in cold temperatures to be productive.
  • Thursday, January 29th
  • Gardening Tips-Gardening trends

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about food garden trends for 2015
  • Monday, January 26th
  • Gardening Tips-Great garden layouts

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, says studying layouts of great gardens teaches much about planting design.
  • Saturday, January 17th
  • Gardening Tips-Evergreen trees

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, says identifying evergreen trees can be a fascinating pastime in the winter garden.
  • Monday, January 12th
  • Gardening Tips-Give light to house plants

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, gives gardening tips for healthy houseplants.
  • Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips-Christmas tree after Christmas

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, gives tips for recycling your Christmas tree.
  • Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips- Grapes

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, gives a champagne toast to growing grapes.
  • Saturday, December 20th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips-Growing houseplants

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about growing holiday houseplants indoors.
  • Friday, December 12th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 12-13-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, talks about safe snow removal for your garden.
  • Saturday, December 6th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 12-6-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, gives tips on how to care for Poinsettias.
  • Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden talks about tree nuts-Pecans.
  • Friday, November 21st, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For Saturday 11-22-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden, says remember to say thanks for the famer who supplied the vegetables for Thanksgiving.
  • Friday, November 14th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips for 11-15-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden talks about foraging for festive arrangements.
  • Saturday, November 8th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips for 11-8-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden talks about preparing roses for winter.
  • Friday, October 31st, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 11-1-14

    Tips on maintaining your garden, plants and flowers year-round.
  • Friday, October 24th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 10-26-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden talks about how to plant and protect trees in November.
  • Friday, October 17th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 10-18-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden talks about choosing a pumpkin.
  • Friday, October 10th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 10-11-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden talks about fall bulbs for spring blooms.
  • Friday, October 3rd, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 10-4-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden says crisp fall days are ideal for garden tasks.
  • Friday, September 26th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For Saturday 9-27-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden talks about picking homegrown apples or harvesting from a local orchard.
  • Friday, September 19th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips for 9-20-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden talks about native trees and shrubs to plant now.
  • Friday, September 12th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 9-13-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden gives a bit of garden history.
  • Friday, September 5th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 9-5-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, says seeds best for saving are found in fruits and vegetables that are fully mature and disease free.
  • Friday, August 29th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 8-30-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden talks about defining hybrid and heirloom.
  • Friday, August 22nd, 2014
  • Gardening Tips for 8-23-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden talks about how to repair and seed your lawn
  • Friday, August 15th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For Saturday 8-16-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg from Chicago Botanic Garden tells us how to take care of trees and shrubs during the hot, dry days of August.
  • Friday, August 8th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 8-9-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg from Chicago Botanic Garden talks about corn: an American Grain.
  • Friday, August 1st, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 8-2-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg from Chicago Botanic Garden, says that hydrangeas are easier to grow in our area.
  • Friday, July 25th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 7-26-14

    Tips on maintaining your garden, plants and flowers year-round.
  • Friday, July 18th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 7-19-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden says identification of insects will help determine how to manage them naturally.
  • Friday, July 11th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 7-12-14

    Horticulturalist Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden says early intervention is important for catching weeds before they go to seed.
  • Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
  • Gardening Tips

    Horticulturalist, Lisa Hilgenberg, from Chicago Botanic Garden says plants in the garden need a continuous supply of moisture to keep them growing.
  • Saturday, June 21st, 2014
  • Gardening Tips for 6-21-14

    Lisa Hilgenberg from the Chicago Botanic Garden gives tips on growing culinary herbs in your garden.
  • Friday, June 13th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 6-14-14

    Lisa Hilgenberg from the Chicago Botanic Garden says you can help pollinators by planting a diversified home garden
  • Friday, June 6th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 6-7-14

    Lisa Hilgenberg from the Chicago Botanic Garden gives tips on homegrown tomatoes.
  • Friday, May 30th, 2014
  • Gardening Tips for 5-31-14

    Emily Shelton tells you how to protect your garden from pesky pests.
  • Friday, May 23rd, 2014
  • Gardening Tips For 5-24-14

    Emily Shelton speaks about the heavenly scent and beauty of spring blooming lilacs.