New Book Highlights Women Who Better Their Community Through Plants
Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 6:45am
During normal times, many find solace in the garden. During a pandemic, as we retreat to our homes, a garden can offer even greater comfort — a place to use your hands when you're unable to give loved ones a hug and an outlet to watch something grow when you can’t leave your home to do many of the things you once did.
Skijoring With A Twist In Rice Lake
Thursday, February 27, 2020, 12:00pm
Are you searching for something new to do in the snow? The Spurs & Skis Skijoring Stampede in Rice Lake will certainly be of interest.
Tips For What Gardeners Can Do In The Winter
Monday, January 13, 2020, 3:00pm
A horticulturist says winter pruning, perusing gardening catalogs and researching plant trends will keep you plenty busy during the slower gardening months this winter.
Author: Want To Fight Aging At A Cellular Level? Start Exercising
Thursday, January 9, 2020, 6:30am
Exercise has long been touted as one of the first defenses against poor health. We know it's good for us. But what impact does that actually have on how we age? Author and journalist Judy Foreman explores that question in her new book, "Exercise is Medicine: How Physical Activity Boosts Health and Slows Aging.
How To Grow Houseplants In Low Light
Friday, January 3, 2020, 1:35pm
In her recent book, "Grow in the Dark," author, blogger and houseplant guru Lisa Eldred Steinkopf explains that growers should first determine what kind of light accessibility they have in areas of their home where they want to grow plants.
What Participants Need To Know About The 2020 Census
Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 12:30pm
The 2020 Census is approaching with a goal of counting everyone in the U.S. But along with that comes the risk of scams. Two DATCP officials say there are ways to verify the legitimacy of a census survey or census workers.
5 Birds To Look For This Winter
Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 2:00pm
Winter is a great time for the Christmas bird count, which helps identify where birds are after migration. But winter is also the time to spy nuthatches, bald eagles, long-tailed ducks, northern juncos and snowy owls.
Selecting Wine For The Holidays
Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 10:55am
Do you find yourself picking out wine by the label? Here are some suggestions for holiday wine and mocktails from R ob Lewis, a Le Cordon Bleu Certified Sommelier.
Cold Weather Checklist
Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 2:35pm
Cold weather has arrived early this year — but there is a plus! You can use the cold air to help you determine where your house needs help. Regular guest John Freiburger recently sent us a winter check list of items to evaluate when it’s cold out.
Wisconsin Botanical Gardens Light Up For The Season
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 4:05pm
It seems like holiday light displays in Wisconsin just keep getting bigger, better and brighter. This year is no exception, and some that really shine are located in botanical gardens throughout the state.