Gardening

Gardening
3:17 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Put on Your Gardening Gloves! Three Cold Weather Chores You Can Do Now

Gardening expert Melinda Myers says you can plant until the ground freezes.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews gardening contributor Melinda Myers.

With the recent snow and single-digit wind chills, most of us have already packed away our gardening gloves. But Lake Effect gardening contributor Melinda Myers says there's still work to be done.

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Environment
2:34 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Fall Gardens: Container Plants are the Way to Go

Contained plants can be adorned with fall decorations.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich chats with Melinda Myers.

With the changing of the season, temperatures are getting colder and plants are facing fluctuating temperatures.

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Environment
2:24 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Gardening for All Five Senses

Melinda Myers shows us how to garden with more than just sight in mind.
Credit Melinda Myers

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews gardening expert Melinda Myers on using all five sense in the garden.

Amid the lively chaos at the Wisconsin State Fair lies a little oasis with cooler temperatures and greener horizons.

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Books
2:49 pm
Fri July 5, 2013

Early Settlers' Historical Gardens Grow Again

The Pedersen farm kitchen garden, in the Danish section of Old World Wisconsin, is one of the historical gardens featured in Marcia Carmichael's book.
Credit Gerald H. Emmerich Jr., "Putting Down Roots"

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Old World Wisconsin's historical gardener Marcia Carmichael about her new book.

Wisconsin's early settlers didn't plant gardens for decoration - they were their primary food sources.

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Arts & Culture
2:30 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

3 Gardening Tips for Balancing Beauty and Abundance

Overgrown Russian sage
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews gardening contributor Melinda Myers.

The imminent Independence Day holiday is another milepost in the annual gardener’s calendar. 

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