Join host Larry Meiller every weekday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on The Ideas Network stations as he discusses environmental and consumer issues, gardening and helpful "how-to" topics with his guests. Producers Jill Nadeau and Clara Neupert seek out knowledgeable guests who give you accurate advice on a range of topics impacting your life and community. And you're always welcome to be part of the conversation as Meiller helps you get your questions answered. Also tune in to an encore broadcast of Friday's " Garden Talk " show every Saturday morning at 6 a.m. And visit the show's blog any time to keep the conversation going.
Garden Talk: 2022 Gardening gift list
Looking for some great gift ideas for gardeners on your list - or for yourself? Our experienced gardening guest has lots of suggestions for you.
Consumer Protection: Safe holiday shopping
Lots of shopping will be going on in the next few weeks, that means more opportunities to get scammed. We get expert advice from our guests from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection on how to protect yourself.
Chef Joel is back to tell you how to cook with the wild game you bagged this year
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says deer hunters killed around 14 percent more deer during this year’s gun season. As the season draws to a close, a Madison-based chef tells us his secrets to making the best meals of your wild game this year.
“More Than Snow" is a guide to making cookies out of ingredients foraged right outside your door
What do acorns, pine needles and sumac have in common? You can find them outside right now. Plus, they’re all ingredients in our guest’s cookie recipes. We talk with the author of “More Than Snow: A Guide to Winter Foraging with Recipes for Holiday Cookies.”
Weather Guys: What’s with the snow?
This month, the Buffalo, New York area experienced a historic storm with some parts of the region logging more than 6 feet of snow. The Weather Guys are back to talk about how Wisconsin’s weather could relate to the snow event in New York state.
Garden Talk: Late season planting
There is still time to plant, but the clock is ticking. We look at how to successfully get those woody plants in the ground, what you can compost from your vegetable garden, and how to prepare your garden for winter.