gardening http://wxpr.org en Gardening for Rain and Wildlife http://wxpr.org/post/gardening-rain-and-wildlife <p>As many people work to put in their gardens this time of year, DNR Wildlife Biologist Jeremy Holtz is gardening with particular goals in mind. &nbsp;As part of his ongoing series Wildlife Matters, Holtz&nbsp;reflects on gardening for wildlife. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 16:02:22 +0000 Jeremy Holtz 19009 at http://wxpr.org Gardening for Rain and Wildlife Greenhouses Fill as Gardeners Wait for Warmer Temps http://wxpr.org/post/greenhouses-fill-gardeners-wait-warmer-temps <div><p>Temperatures are warming up and that means many people are eager to plant gardens. &nbsp;</p></div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Spring is the busiest season of the year for Hanson’s Garden Village in Rhinelander.&nbsp; Many of the greenhouses are bursting with flowers, herbs and vegetable starts that have been nurtured since March.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Brent Hanson says it’s still too early to plant most things outside.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 22:17:58 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 18222 at http://wxpr.org Greenhouses Fill as Gardeners Wait for Warmer Temps Never Too Early to Plan for Native Flowers, Grasses, Trees http://wxpr.org/post/never-too-early-plan-native-flowers-grasses-trees <p>It’s still the middle of winter - but for some gardeners it’s not too early to look ahead to spring. &nbsp;</p><p>The Iron County Land and Water Conservation Department runs a program to promote native plants for gardens and yards.&nbsp; The program includes a mid-winter sale, where gardeners can pre-order native varieties for pick-up in May or June. &nbsp;WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski spoke to the department’s Heather Palmquist about the native plants program. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 21:45:50 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 13356 at http://wxpr.org Never Too Early to Plan for Native Flowers, Grasses, Trees