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Editor-in-Chief Betsy Freese and Editor/Host Jodi Henke share tips from experts across the United States to help you around your acreage. If your favorite station doesn't carry the show, call them and ask for it!


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6/19/15 | 3:16 PM
My back yard has a nice, big flower garden that is gorgeous during the day. I have lights in the garden that come on at night, giving it a very different look. Cruz Perez is the vice president of sales and marketing for Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting. He says after the sun goes down,... listen now
6/19/15 | 3:08 PM
When I’m fishing, I hate being attacked by swarms of mosquitoes. I use bug spray, but the skeeters always seem to find the one spot I miss. A nasty bug problem can rob anyone of the enjoyment they want out of their pond, and there is always the concern of West Nile Virus and other mosquito-... listen now
6/19/15 | 3:00 PM
It’s not every day you see a wooden boat on the water. Justin Martin and his brother Ian caught the boat-building bug while working for a canoe company in high school. Today, the two own a company in North Ferrisburgh, Vermont, called “Adirondack Guide Boat”. Guideboats date... listen now
6/19/15 | 3:07 AM
Enjoying the great outdoors often involves sitting in the grass. And if you find yourself scratching like mad the next day, you sat on a nest of chiggers. Entomologist Ken Holscher at Iowa State University says chiggers are mites in their larval stage, and they're so small we can't see... listen now
6/19/15 | 1:50 AM
We have a wooden swing that hangs underneath our deck. It's relaxing to sit there with a cool drink on a nice day. A porch swing isn't all that hard to make. Craig Ruegsegger is the deputy editor for WOOD Magazine. He says you can work from ready-made plans, which is probably the easiest... listen now
6/12/15 | 3:31 PM
Container gardening is very popular right now and if you want to really make a statement with it, try “containerscaping.” The goal is to make your pots look cohesive with each other and the surroundings. Diane Blazek is the executive director of the National Garden Bureau. She says... listen now
6/12/15 | 3:23 PM
Flooding from a prolonged heavy rain, swollen rivers, and even levee breaches can ruin crops and create a real mess in farm fields. Farmers are left with the challenge of how to manage and revitalize their agricultural land so it’s productive again. Ken Olson is a retired soil scientist at... listen now
6/12/15 | 3:08 PM
It’s a hard life for honeybees. A tick-like parasite called the Varroa mite makes them sick, a lack of forage and habitat affects their nutrition, and even genetic weaknesses are stressing them out. Becky Langer is the manager of the North American Bee Care Program with Bayer Crop Science... listen now
6/12/15 | 3:01 PM
What documents and valuables would be hard to replace or leave you devastated if you lost them? Titles and deeds, savings bonds, birth certificates, and family heirlooms are just a few examples of things that should be protected in a safe. Having one in your home means fewer trips to the safe... listen now
6/12/15 | 2:52 PM
Smile at your garden and it’ll smile back at you – especially if you’re growing sunflowers. It’s interesting to watch them as they grow. The large flowers turn their faces toward the sun rising in the east when the plant is young. Once the stem becomes woody, the flowers... listen now


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