30 episodes

Join host Larry Meiller as he discusses gardening topics with his guests. This program is heard every Friday at 11 a.m. and rebroadcast on Saturday at 6 a.m. on WPR's Ideas Network stations.

Garden Talk Wisconsin Public Radio

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Join host Larry Meiller as he discusses gardening topics with his guests. This program is heard every Friday at 11 a.m. and rebroadcast on Saturday at 6 a.m. on WPR's Ideas Network stations.

    Plants That Stand The Test Of Time

    Plants That Stand The Test Of Time

    Lilac, hydrangea and catmint are just a few plants that can stand the test of time. We talk about why they last so long, how to properly grow them, and other fun “oldie but goodie” plants that are still available today.

    Gift Ideas For Your Valentine

    Gift Ideas For Your Valentine

    Plants and flowers are popular Valentine's Day gifts. We talk about how to choose the right ones and how to care for them. We also look at other gift ideas for gardeners.

    Two New Blights To Worry About

    Two New Blights To Worry About

    Two new blights have arrived in Wisconsin. We turn to a plant expert to discuss what they look like, and what they can do to your garden. We also talk about winter damage, and what's going on at the upcoming Garden Expo.

    Apples To Apples

    Apples To Apples

    Apple trees are a great addition to the garden. We talk about selecting varieties, pruning and non-chemical management. We also learn about what it takes to start a business growing and selling them.

    Avoiding Injury

    Avoiding Injury

    Gardening is a great way to spend active time outdoors. We talk about gardening as exercise, and ways to stay strong and avoid injury, aches and pains.

    Growing Orchids

    Growing Orchids

    Orchids bring a bit of the tropics into our homes. Learn how to choose and care for an orchid with our guests from Olbrich Botanical Gardens.

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A Great Garden Podcast

An informative show on a variety of gardening topics, with affable, interesting hosts and guests. A great listen for people who have an interest in gardening, wherever they might live (I, for example, am a Utahn).

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