Modest Mouse recently announced they’ll be hitting the road this summer. With a dozen dates ranging from the end of May through to the beginning of June, the band’s summer tour will focus on the West. They kick things off in Spokane, Washington, on May 23rd, then work their way down the coast a handful of shows in Oregon, California, and Arizona. The band will then dip through Nevada, Utah, and Colorado to get to their final three dates in the Midwest in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Nebraska. Tickets are available via the band’s website here, and full dates are listed below.Modest Mouse 2017 Tour05-23 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory05-24 Eugene, OR – Cuthbert Amphitheater05-26 Napa, CA – BottleRock05-28 Pomona, CA – Fox Theater05-30 San Diego, CA – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre05-31 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom06-02 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues06-03 Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl06-05 Salt Lake City, UT – Rockwell Room @ the Complex06-06 Denver, CO – The Fillmore06-08 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom06-09 St Louis, MO – The Pageant06-10 Lincoln, NE – Pinewood Bowl
University of GeorgiaWhy work so hard in your garden when earthworms will do your chores for free? As your soil slowly loses organic matter, how can you reinvigorate it without digging up your shrubs and perennials? Find out on “Gardening in Georgia” Oct. 25 and 27.Show host Walter Reeves says if you feed earthworms the right food, they’ll be glad to add organic matter while you rest.”Gardening in Georgia” airs on Georgia Public Broadcasting stations across Georgia each Thursday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.Southerners have loved hydrangeas for decades. Now gardeners are venturing beyond the tried and true mophead hydrangeas to other varieties with different flower colors, leaf shapes and bloom times. Mike Sikes shows some new hydrangeas from the University of Georgia Center for Applied Nursery Research.Do you enjoy planning your garden at the computer? Reeves shows some of his favorite sites to research plant problems, insects and new varieties.You may not know its name, but you’ll immediately recognize the prolific grassy weed known as stilt grass. It invades shady areas. Reeves shows how easily you can pull it out by the handful, but this does little to control it. The answer to stilt grass problems: nonselective herbicide.”Gardening in Georgia” is coproduced by GPB and the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Each show is geared to Georgia soils, climate and growing conditions.The 2007 season is made possible through an underwriting gift from McCorkle Nurseries and support from the Metro Atlanta Landscape and Turf Association. For more on “Gardening in Georgia,” visit www.gardeningingeorgia.com.