42 episodes

Backyard Farmer panelists offer gardening and turf strategies throughout the growing season, so if you've got a problem or question in your garden, check Backyard Farmer first. Backyard Farmer began on what was then KFOR-TV, channel 12 in Lincoln, in the Fall of 1953. The program switched to the new University of Nebraska Television station, KUON-TV, in the Spring of 1954. As the Nebraska Educational Television Network was built, Backyard Farmer's reach expanded to all Nebraskans, and since 1998 has been available online at byf.unl.edu.

Backyard Farmer University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    • Education
    • 4.9, 9 Ratings

Backyard Farmer panelists offer gardening and turf strategies throughout the growing season, so if you've got a problem or question in your garden, check Backyard Farmer first. Backyard Farmer began on what was then KFOR-TV, channel 12 in Lincoln, in the Fall of 1953. The program switched to the new University of Nebraska Television station, KUON-TV, in the Spring of 1954. As the Nebraska Educational Television Network was built, Backyard Farmer's reach expanded to all Nebraskans, and since 1998 has been available online at byf.unl.edu.

    • video
    Backyard Farmer (8/6/20)

    Backyard Farmer (8/6/20)

    This week, Backyard Farmer looks at oak tree problems and dividing perennials

    • 54 min
    • video
    Backyard Farmer (7/30/20)

    Backyard Farmer (7/30/20)

    This week on Backyard Farmer we'll take a look at succulents and help plan your fall garden.

    • 54 min
    • video
    Backyard Farmer (7/23/20)

    Backyard Farmer (7/23/20)

    Backyard Farmer takes a look at eastern red cedars taking over the plains and revisits an outdoor classroom in Clarkson Nebraska.

    • 54 min
    • video
    Backyard Farmer (7/16/20)

    Backyard Farmer (7/16/20)

    This week Backyard Farmer focuses on mushrooms around the landscape and we visit a nursery to see how they continued to produce plants during the pandemic.

    • 53 min
    • video
    Backyard Farmer (7/9/20)

    Backyard Farmer (7/9/20)

    Backyard Farmer focuses on aggressive shade plants and takes a tour of a neighborhood vegetable garden.

    • 53 min
    • video
    Backyard Farmer (7/2/20)

    Backyard Farmer (7/2/20)

    On this week's program we'll show you the difference in leaf spots and go scouting for insects.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

cabcpa ,

The best Gardening Podcast available in the U.S.

I have been a fan of the Backyard Farmer podcast for several years. I have never found a better gardening podcast. Thanks UNL!

The Rooted Gypsy ,

Very Informational

I've been following the Back Yard Farmer for two seasons now. I love it and have learned a lot. Along with the numerous mailed in questions, they do little segments on special, seasonally relavent topics. All the panelists are Unv of Neb proffessors, so it's really good, evidence based advice. Since it's video, you actually get to see a lot of the weeds, rots & spots, and plants they are talking about. One of the best podcasts on gardening available.

mysigp226 ,

Love it!

Though I don't live in Nebraska I listen to the garden podcast every week. They do a great job!

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