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Are opossums dangerous or nature’s helpers?


Is there anything weirder than America’s native marsupial? Mike McGrath, host of You Bet Your Garden, will discuss whether danger or benefit lurks behind the beady eyes of opossums! Plus: Mike speaks with Howard Garrett, AKA The Dirt Doctor, about fighting fire ants with a plant you would never suspect.

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Mike McGrath at the Empty Bowl Dinner

Mike McGrath talks about hunger in America at the Empty Bowl Dinner benefit. Watch now »

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Homesweet Homegrown

If you have heard the saying, "When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade"? Then you will understand that is exactly what happened with Robyn Jasko and her husband Paul, but instead with peppers. It all started with Robyn's blog where she expressed her passions for gardening.




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