'Prairie Yard and Garden' to air 26th season
The 26th season of Prairie Yard and Garden (PY&G) will begin on Thursday, January 17.
Larry Zilliox, former University of Minnesota Extension educator from Alexandria, hosts the 30-minute program, a Minnesota resource for gardening information. PY&G airs Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. on Pioneer Public Television.
Each season, PY&G travels the state to confer with researchers, gardening and nursery professionals, educators and backyard gardeners about their expertise in horticulture, landscaping and a variety of other gardening topics.
Following is a list of programs:
Thursday, January 17, Jeff Johnson of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum showcases hedges used in landscaping.
Thursday, January 24, Zilliox explores the ornamental garden of Steve and Cher Colby of Douglas County.
Thursday, January 31, Bernie Angus of the West Central Research and Outreach Center demonstrates maintenance steps for preparing water ponds.
Thursday, February 7, Zilliox travels to New London where Ken and Kay Johnson have acquired an aging bridge on an abandoned township road.
Thursday, February 14, Meika Jo Hoffman will showcase window boxes and a front porch for gardening in a small city.
Thursday, February 21, Daiv Freeman demonstrates growing cacti in Minnesota.
Thursday, February 28, Zilliox travels to Watson where Weldy and D eanna Hodges have been restoring their farm site for nearly 25 years.
Six additional episodes will air throughout March and April.