About The Show!

About The Show!

Plant Talk is a live interactive hour long radio gardening show. Hosted by "The Ohio Nurseryman," Fred Hower has over 50 years experience as a horticultural consultant, certified arborist and landscape designer. Fred is a walking encyclopedia of horticulture information and he answers listener questions in a friendly and entertaining way. The show is not only educational; it's fun!

Fred Hower, "The Ohio Nurseryman"

With its premier in the early 1990's, Plant Talk Radio focuses on Growing Zones 5 and 6, so every question and answer is pertinent to you - the show's audience. Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania are included in these zones.

Plant Talk's format includes live calls from listeners, questions from letters and email, and up-to-the-minute timely lawn and garden care information. Gardeners can hear Plant Talk whether they are eating breakfast, working in the yard or garden or even in the car running weekend errands.


Plant Talk is heard on The Nabco New Media Network in 7 different Ohio Markets. Check our Affiliate list to find the one nearest you!

WMNI - 920AM and 95.1FM Columbus, OH

WJER - 1450AM Dover, OH

WEOL - 930AM Elyria, OH

WMOA - 1490AM Marietta, OH

WONW - 1280AM Defiance, OH

WHIZ - 1240AM Zanesville, OH

WLOH - 1320AM and 104.5FM Lancaster, OH, and 99.3FM Logan, OH




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