Garden Talk: Winter Interest In The Garden12/20/14
Tune in to find out what plants will provide visual interest in the garden all year. Plus, proper pruning techniques, and fun and decorative ways to use the pruning leftovers.
Travel Advice: Avoiding Holiday Travel Scams
Judith Siers-Poisson finds out how to avoid holiday travel scams, and travel problems that are easy to prevent.
Holiday Wines For All Tastes, Budgets
The end of the year brings many opportunities for get-togethers. Judith Siers-Poisson learns how to choose wines to fit a range of tastes and budgets.
Enjoy The State By Snowshoe
There is very little snow on the ground in Wisconsin right now, but that is bound to change. Larry Meiller finds out where to go snowshoeing and how to choose the right equipment.
Charting Nature Through Phenology
Aldo Leopold kept meticulous notes about when different events happened in nature each year. Larry Meiller discusses the science and art of phenology.
Sweet treats are delicious and fun to make. Larry Meiller finds out how to create delectable candies for Hanukkah and Christmas.
Baking For The Holidays
The holidays are a great time for baking. Larry Meiller learns how to make those once-a-year treats.
Physical Therapy Advice: The Dangers Of Texting
New research is showing the tremendous impact that texting and other smartphone use can have on the human body. Larry Meiller learns what the risks are, and how to avoid them.
Garden Talk: Dealing with Fluctuating Temperatures
Much of Wisconsin had a cold and snowy start to the winter, but temperatures have warmed up. Find out what impact that has on garden plants, and how to help them survive.
Winter On The Farm
Every season on the farm brings its own challenges and rewards. Larry Meiller talks with Wisconsin Public Television's Inga Witscher about winter on the farm, and how the end of the year holidays are celebrated.
The Trees of Wisconsin And Eastern North America
Larry Meiller visits with one of the authors of a new field guide of trees, and learns especially about the trees we enjoy here in Wisconsin.
Holistic Pet Care: Using Acupuncture
Larry Meiller finds out how a range of alternative and complementary treatments like acupuncture can help keep pets happy and healthy.
Tax Prep: Big Changes For Both Federal And State Tax Returns In 2014
The end of the tax year is quickly approaching. Larry Meiller finds out what we should get done before December 31st in order for it to count for our 2014 tax filing, including having documentation of health insurance to comply with the Affordable...
Gift Ideas For Gardeners And Green Living
Who's on your holiday gift list? If you have gardeners or people interested in sustainable living to buy for, tune in for great ideas for all budgets.
"Fully Alive: Discovering What Matters Most"
The Shriver family has been involved in advocacy and support of people with intellectual disabilites for many year. Larry Meiller visits with Timothy Shriver about his work with Special Olympics, and his new book, "Fully Alive: Discovering What...
Dealing With Difficult People At The Holidays
The holidays means a lot of gatherings, and sometimes, it can mean being around difficult people. Larry Meiller learns some tactics for dealing with those people and situations.
Wisconsin Wildlife Update: Snowy Owls And More
Larry Meiller finds out how the early and cold start to the winter has affected our wildlife, and whether this will be another banner year for spotting snowy owls.
Holiday Cooking With Chef Terri Milligan
Hanukkah and Christmas are wonderful family holidays filled with great meals. Larry Meiller learns how to plan for a successful meals, what foods travel well, and what to do with all of those leftovers!
Computer Advice: Tech Gifts And Archiving Materials
Larry Meiller finds out what good tech and computer gifts to consider for a variety of budgets. Plus, ideas for archiving audio, video, documents and more, and help for listeners' computer questions.
Garden Talk: Keeping Orchids Blooming
Orchids are gorgeous flowers, and much easier to grow than you might think! Tune in to learn how to successfully tend to them, and to get them to rebloom. [Originally broadcast on October 17, 2014.]
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