For The Love Of Trees: Learn How To Plant A Tree This Arbor Day
Thursday, April 29, 2021, 3:30pm
Wisconsin has undertaken an ambitious goal to plant and conserve 75 million trees by 2030, an effort touted Friday by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a boon to the state's economy and its natural resources in recognition of Arbor Day.
Tips For Starting A Straw Bale Garden
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 6:05am
If you’ve always wanted to be a gardener, but don’t know where to begin, or don’t have the space or good soil to do so, avid gardener and author Joel Karsten has a method that may be perfect for you: straw bale gardening.
New Dietary Guidelines Focus On 'Making Every Bite Count'
Saturday, April 3, 2021, 7:00am
New dietary guidelines have been released by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services that emphasize healthy eating in all stages of life and customizing meals to fit cultural preferences.
5 New Heirloom Seeds To Try In Your Garden This Year
Friday, April 2, 2021, 7:00am
It’s been a busy year for seed providers. Demand has been overwhelming since March 2020, when the pandemic began and gardening saw an explosion in popularity, said Jere Gettle, founder of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. In December, some days saw five times the typical volume in seed sales, Gettle said.
Spring Bird Migration Is Well Underway
Saturday, March 27, 2021, 10:00am
Spring migration of bird species is already well underway, beginning in mid-to-late February and lasting through May.
How To Grow 5 Popular Spices At Home
Sunday, March 21, 2021, 7:00am
Growing herbs like basil, cilantro and parsley have long been favorites of home gardeners. They’re generally easy to master, adaptable and have a quick return on investment. Less common, is growing your own spices.
4 Birds To Watch Out For This Winter
Thursday, December 24, 2020, 8:25am
Winter might not seem like the best time for birdwatching as most travel south, but the season has a lot working in its favor and there are still plenty of opportunities for those eager to see the cold-hardy birds that stick around.
New Research From UW-Madison Aims To Reduce Plastic Waste
Monday, December 14, 2020, 5:25am
Plastic is everywhere, and it's often not as recyclable as you may think. New research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison is working to change that — and cut down on millions of tons of plastic waste in the process.
3 Stargazing Events To Catch This December
Friday, December 11, 2020, 5:10am
During the long nights of winter, stargazing can be at its finest. From dinner time until late in the morning, there is much more to see in the night sky, said Paul Kinzer, author of "Stargazing Basics: Getting Started in Recreational Astronomy."
3 Things To Keep In Mind When Creating An Indoor Garden
Friday, November 27, 2020, 12:30pm
Horticulturist Tovah Martin prefers to call indoor plants home plants rather than houseplants. That label fits better with her belief that indoor gardens should be designed to bring joy and comfort to your home.