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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 night at 7pm on PBS North
Spring Special: March 5 & 7, 2015
Regular Season: April 9 - June 11, 2015


Upcoming Show Schedule

Harvest Moon Special: Thursday September 17, 2015 @ 7pm

A full hour to assess the harvest and review the 2015 garden season!

Watch Preview Clip: Fall Containers

Tune in Thursday September 17 for a full hour of Great Gardening. In the meantime, we hope you find inspiration from these autumn container plantings.



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.


Garden Calendar

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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


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

Mary Hudson
Lois Johnson
Jacques Smith
Duane Esselstrom
Charlene Peterson
Walter and Gail Jorgensen

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