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Mid-American Gardener

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Answering Questions from Gardeners Across Region 5

Each week, host Dianne Noland and a panel of experts answer viewer questions about lawn and garden care. Because they share advice that's tailored to Illinois growing conditions, the information is always what you need to know, when you need to know it.

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When “PBS” Isn’t PBS (Part 2)

Previously I wrote about how people misuse “PBS” and “public television” as interchangeable terms. Most of the time it’s a form of shorthand, or perhaps a misunderstanding of the crazy quilt of stations, producers and distributors that make up the U.S. public television industry. Sometimes, I suspect, it’s done on purpose by those with an agenda to pursue.

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