LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The segment was created by Fred Wiche, one of the original hard news reporters in the whas tv newsroom.
‘The Weekend Gardener’ aired every Friday at six for more than thirty years and was enormously popular.
In this story, from 1979, we find Wiche up a tree, giving advice for your home.
Wiche died in 1998 of cancer. He started working for both WHAS radio and TV in 1958.
He was an award winning political reporter and he anchored the noon and evening news. He wrote three books on local gardening and entered the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame in 1997.