Gardening

In The Moment ... September 27, 2017 Show 186 Hour 2

Erik Helland of Landscape Garden Centers joins us to answer listener gardening and growing questions.

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In The Moment ... August 22, 2017 Show 161 Hour 1

Mike Diedrich is VP Governmental Affairs from Regional Health. He joins us to discuss the future of healthcare in South Dakota, implications of the Affordable Care Act, and more.

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In The Moment ... August 16, 2017 Show 157 Hour 2

Roger Whittle is Managing Editor of the Watertown Public Opinion. Dana Ferguson is a political watchdog reporter with the Argus Leader. This week on the Dakota Political Junkies we discuss hate groups in America and the role of public officials to address their actions publicly. We also talk tax reform and news from DakotaFest.

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In The Moment ... July 26, 2017 Show 142 Hour 1

The San Antonio human smuggling tragedy that left 10 dead is a stark reminder that the business of selling people is prevalent.

In the Moment ... SD Lt. Gov. Matt Michels

Jul 5, 2017
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In the Moment ... July 05, 2017 Show 127 Hour 1

As we greet July, we roll into a new fiscal year in the state. Joining us today for a conversation about taxes and budgets, we welcome South Dakota's Lieutenant Governor Matt Michels. Find details about the state’s budget here: https://bfm.sd.gov/budget/BiB/SD_BIB_FY2018.pdf

Erik Helland is President & Owner of Landscape Garden Centers in Sioux Falls. He joins us today to take your questions about gardening and growing in South Dakota.

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In the Moment ... June 21, 2017 Show 119 Hour 1

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In The Moment ... June 7, 2017 Hour 1 Show 109

This week marks 45 years since Rapid City Flood of 1972. Don Barnett remembers the tragedy in detail, and he writes about it in his upcoming memoir. The book is called "Thorns and Roses: Rapid City in the 1970s." Now you can read an excerpt of the memoir in the summer issue of "South Dakota History." The issue is devoted to Barnett's recollections of heroism and loss, grief and rebuilding. Don Barnett joins us.

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In The Moment ... May 24, 2017 Show 100 Hour 1

As top programmers compete in Rapid City at the International Collegiate Programming Contest this week, cyber attacks continue to make headlines across the globe. The recent Wanna-Cry malware wreaked havoc in more than 150 countries. U.S. Senator Mike Rounds serves as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on cyber security. He joins us now to talk about cyber acts of war, how to revitalize American policy and strategy and more.

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This week kids in Sioux Falls are planting seeds and sprouts in four raised garden beds next to a parking lot. A few days ago, we brought you a conversation from Ground Works-Midwest about teaching gardens. Volunteers have now constructed more places for food to grow.

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In The Moment ... May 10, 2017 Show 090 Hour 2

Alex Meyer. He's a junior art and theater major at Augustana College in Sioux Falls. He recently earned a second place award at the national Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Washington, D.C. Alex is joined by Augustana professor Dr. Richard Swanson, who wrote the play which inspired Alex's set design. We talk about creation stories, following your passion to find your career, and about "stories among chaos."

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In The Moment ... May 10, 2017 Show 090 Hour 1

South Dakota fills with the greens and yellows and blossoming pinks of Spring. Erik Helland joins us today to answer your questions. He's owner and president of Landscape Garden Centers in Sioux Falls.

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In the Moment ... April 26, 2017 Show 080 Hour 1

As cooler weather sweeps the state, Erik Helland with Landscape Garden Centers joins us to talk gardening and answer questions from listeners.

Calamity Jane might be an icon of the American West, but she lived life as a pioneer and a woman, not a myth. Mary Jane Bradbury invites audiences to learn about the real Martha Canary by portraying prominent Deadwood madam Dora DuFran.  Bradbury joins us to tell the story of two friends at a frontier in time for women.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... April 12, 2017 Show 070 Hour

From bulbs to pruning, Julie Hoffman answers your Spring gardening questions. Hint: don’t clean out your flower beds too soon! Julie is with East River Nursery in Huron.

Julie Hoffman is with East River Nursery. She joins Dakota Midday host Lori Walsh to answer questions about gardening and growing in the Dakotas from listeners. From pollination to deadheading daisies, to prepping for autumn, if you've got a question - Julie has the answer.

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Julie Hoffman of East River Nursery in Huron joins Dakota Midday to take questions about everything from getting rid of earwigs to getting seeds out of milkweed.

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Dakota Midday continues its gardening conversations with Julie Hoffman from East River Nursery. She answers viewer questions about their gardening needs.

Hoffman reminds people to be careful about how they treat drought-stricken vegetation, as well as other questions from across South Dakota.

David Graper is a South Dakota Master Gardener Coordinator with SDSU's iGrow extension. He returns to Midday to answer viewers' questions about summer gardening, including maintaining rose bushes, grass and moss, and protecting trees against gnawing rabbits.

    

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 Teaching gardens throughout the state are getting kids shoveling dirt, planting seeds, and tending produce. 

At Hayward Elementary school in Sioux Falls, about 650 kids take turns ranking weeds and planting tomatoes in raised beds outside the school. Each of the beds has a theme. One is called the “monarch mania” bed filled with plants to attract butterflies. Another is the “salad bar” that has lettuce, spinach, kale and different greens. 

Claude Barr wanted to homestead in southwest South Dakota. “The deficiencies of the land,” he wrote “were wholly unsuspected.”

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Dr. David Graper is professor of horticulture at South Dakota State University in Brookings. He’s also the SDSU Extension interim Coordinator of the South Dakota Master Gardener Program and former director of McCrory Gardens and the South Dakota Arboretum. He joined Dakota Midday and answered listener questions about ridding crabgrass from lawns; transplanting peonies; plum trees; and planting new bulb gardens.

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Norm Evers is the owner of Norm's Greenhouse and Nursery in Aurora. He’s also instructor emeritus of horticulture at South Dakota State University and the former manager of McCrory Gardens in Brookings. He joined Dakota Midday and discussed moss in the lawn, fertilizing, heirloom tomatoes, and transplanted weigela.

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Norm Evers is the owner of Norm's Greenhouse and Nursery in Aurora. He’s also instructor emeritus of horticulture at South Dakota State University and the former manager of McCrory Gardens in Brookings. He joined Dakota Midday and discussed the care of trees, transplanting Virginia creeper, establishing hydrangeas, and planting grass in sparse areas.

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Julie Hoffman of East River Nursery in Huron joined Dakota Midday and answered listener questions about hot weather and tomatoes, planting ornamental grasses, problems with dianthus, and stressed bur oak trees.

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Dr. David Graper is professor of horticulture at South Dakota State University in Brookings. He’s also the SDSU Extension Interim Coordinator of the South Dakota Master Gardener Program and former director of McCrory Gardens and the South Dakota Arboretum. He joined Dakota Midday and answered listener questions about clematis, blue spruce trees, planting onions, corn suckers and fall planting.

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Dr. David Graper is professor of horticulture at South Dakota State University in Brookings. He’s also the SDSU Extension Interim Coordinator of the South Dakota Master Gardener Program and former director of McCrory Gardens and the South Dakota Arboretum. He joined Dakota Midday and answered listener questions about clover in lawns, linden trees, hydrangeas, shade plants and Shasta daisies.

Norm Evers On Gardening/Planting

Jun 1, 2015

Norm Evers, owner of Norm's Greenhouse and Nursery in Aurora, answered questions about gardening, planting and trees among other topics during Dakota Midday's bi-weekly segment on horticulture.

Hoffman Answers Gardening Questions

May 18, 2015

Julie Hoffman of East River Nursery in Huron joined Dakota Midday on Monday to take questions about gardening, planting and horticulture.  The segment is a bi-weekly feature of Dakota Midday from spring through autumn and includes experts from around the state.

Norm's Greenhouse and Nursery

Norm Evers joined Dakota Midday and answered listener questions about planting sugar maples, mulching with wood, Creeping Charlie and Jenny and more. Norm Evers is Instructor Emeritus of Horticulture at South Dakota State University in Brookings and former manager of McCrory Gardens. He’s the owner of Norm’s Greenhouse and Nursery in Aurora.

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Norm Evers joined Dakota Midday and answered listener questions about fruit trees, grass seed, trimming mulberry trees, early spring planting and more. Norm Evers is Instructor Emeritus of Horticulture at South Dakota State University in Brookings and former manager of McCrory Gardens. He’s the owner of Norm’s Greenhouse and Nursery in Aurora.

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With temperatures in the 70s early this week and tulips popping up, it's starting to feel like spring throughout South Dakota.

Norm Evers of Norm's Greenhouse and Nursery joined Dakota Midday and answered listener questions about watering trees, caring for fig trees, planting cherry trees and repairing brown patches in lawns.

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