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“Prairie Yard and Garden” travels to Schell’s Brewery in New Ulm

Posted by Judy Korn on Wednesday, Apr. 13, 2011


“Prairie Yard and Garden” (PY&G), on Pioneer Public Television, will be in New Ulm on Thursday, April 21, 2011 to tour Schell’s Brewery, the oldest and largest brewery in Minnesota. Host Larry Zilliox tour the formal gardens and landscaping on the historic property with Ted Marti, descendant of founder August Schell and president of the August Schell Brewing Company.

Created and produced at the University of Minnesota, Morris, PY&G is in its 24th year of traveling the state tapping researchers, gardening and nursery professionals, educators, and ordinary backyard gardeners for their expertise in horticulture, landscaping, and a variety of gardening topics in a sometimes difficult and frustrating growing region. PY&G has been one of the number one rated programs of national or local origination on Pioneer for the last few years. The program airs Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. January through April, with rebroadcasts Mondays at 1 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m.

Pioneer Public Television, a Public Broadcasting System (PBS) affiliate, serves more than 375,000 households across Minnesota, South Dakota, and Iowa.