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Great Gardening

Get sound garden advice and inspiration to help battle our tough northern climate. Bob Olen and Tom Kasper provide a bushel basket of garden expertise and answer viewer questions live from the WDSE•WRPT studio. Get great garden ideas as host Pamela Fish brings you tips and tours from around the area. Hardy gardening is what we know.


Watch Great Gardening

Thursday nights at 7pm on PBS North
Regular Season: March 31 - June 2, 2016
Watch Archived Episodes of Great Gardening Online


Recent / Upcoming Show Schedule

Fall Harvest Special - September 22, 2016 at 7pm

Download Fall Garden Maintenance & Storm Recovery Tips (PDF)

View / print full season schedule (PDF)



Grow Great Gardening

Great Gardening is powered by you! Keep Great Gardening growing by joining one of our upcoming garden tours or take home great garden perks when you become a member of WDSE•WRPT.


Grow & Show

Don’t forget to send photos of your favorite plants and flowers from the 2015 garden season. Send them to greatgardening [at] wdse [dot] org or mail your non-returnable garden photographs to this address.


Recent Garden Galleries

Carol Woehrle
Zabelle Stodola
Steve Riess
Doris and Joe Jelen
Carol Brown
Terri Hammerbeck

Garden Calendar

8th District Horticultural Society & Grand Rapids Garden Club Fall Meeting

Saturday September 24th at 9am
Grand Rapids United Methodist Church

Featured Speaker: Beekeeper Gary Reuter
Call 218-326-1162 to register by Sept. 15th

Garden Fest: Year of the Carrot

Tuesday October 18th, 5:30pm
St. Lawrence Church, 2410 Morris Thomas Rd. Duluth
$25 includes sampling and carrot recipe/resource book

Growing and Cooking Carrots in the Northland. Instruction, Carrot Dessert Contest, and Carrot Dish Sampler.


Ask a Question?

Submit your questions during the show: Call 218.788.2844 or email askgardening [at] wdse [dot] org


Browse Recipes from the Show

Thank you to our sponsors: Garden Green, Swanson Greenhouses, Evergreen Lawn Service, Madeline Island Ferry