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WGLT's Grow

Friday 8:50 a.m., 4:50 p.m.

From controlling critters to whacking weeds to finding just the right plant for your plot, WGLT's Grow is your source for sage gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Host Patrick Murphy is ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today. Let WGLT help your garden Grow!

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GLT's Grow: Noteworthy Places

Oct 30, 2015
Photo courtesy Flickr user Joe deSousa via Creative Commons

Wonderful spots full of amazing plants surround us -- we just have to slow down and notice them.  Murph has some advice on noteworthy places to find interesting plantings.

GLT's Grow: Good Signs At The Garden Center

Oct 23, 2015
Parker Knight / Flickr via Creative Commons

When you go plant shopping, you've got to keep your eye out for a healthy plant.  But GLT's Grow host Patrick Murphy says you need to watch out for other things, too.

GLT's Grow: Conifer Quest

Oct 16, 2015
Photo courtesy of Flickr user F.D. Richards via Creative Commons

  Neal in Kansas City, Kansas is searching for the perfect conifer for his yard.  The tricky thing is, the soil isn't great and the weather in Kansas City can be brutal.  Grow host Patrick Murphy has some suggestions for just the right tree.

GLT's Grow: Ailing Trees

Oct 9, 2015
Dave Tanner

  Patrick Murphy, host of GLT's Grow, deals with two questions this week concerning trees that are doing poorly.  First, Kevin in Normal is worried his neighbor's sick trees will infect his own, and Dave in Kansas needs advice about his sickly Ginkgo.

GLT's Grow: Weeping Cherry Is Something To Cry About

Oct 2, 2015
Photo: Brandy Hansen

  Brandy in Normal is distraught over her weeping cherry -- there's a strange sap seeping from the trunk!  Does that spell disaster?  Grow host Patrick Murphy has some advice for the gardener.

GLT's Grow: Ailing Hibiscus

Sep 24, 2015
Photo: Bryan Murphy

  Bryan in La Grange, Illinois has a hibiscus plant that's not thriving and hopes host Patrick Murphy can solve the problem.

GLT's Grow: Dangerous Plants

Sep 18, 2015
Photo courtesy Flickr user James Petts via Creative Commons

There's danger afoot in the garden!  Host Patrick Murphy talks about some noxious plants to avoid.

GLT's Grow: Late Summer Rain Issues

Sep 18, 2015
Photo courtesy Flickr user Jasleen Kaur via Creative Commons

  When our plants experience too much rain in the spring, it can be bad news all summer long.  Host Patrick Murphy grosses out sidekick Laura Kennedy with an explanation of what he calls 'plant snot.'

GLT's Grow: Farmer Appreciation

Sep 18, 2015
Photo courtesy Flickr user fish hawk via Creative Commons

Host Patrick Murphy has an appreciation for farmers, plus some canning advice.

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