Health & Wellness

Wisconsin Gardener Segments tagged as Health & Wellness

Gardening in the Dark

Although he is completely blind, Charlie Anderson has a passion for horticulture and gardening. He shares his story with Shelley Ryan and explains how he enjoys plants without seeing them.

Baraboo Healing Garden

Dr. Brad Schnee gives viewers a personal tour of a garden designed to promote healing at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo. During the tour, he talks about the powerful impact natural surroundings have on a person's health and well-being.

Designing and Planting an Herb Garden

Susan Churchill discusses how she designed her garden to research the culinary and medicinal uses of herbs. Churchill teaches the basics about herbs for cooking and blending teas.

Don't Touch It! Poison Ivy!

Judith Reith-Rozelle, Assistant Superintendent at the West Madison Ag Research Station, helps us learn about the spread of poison ivy plants, how to identify them and what to do if you come in contact with them. Shelley Ryan also a closer look at eco-friendly pots.

Accessible Paths in the Garden

Visit a Madison garden that is colorful all season long and accessible to people of all abilities. Vaughn James, horticulturist and plant pathologist, is the owner of the garden.

My Breast Cancer

Producer Shelley Ryan reveals that she just concluded treatment for breast cancer. She stresses the importance of regular breast exams and mammograms.

Wheelchair Accessible Garden

UW-Madison horticulturist, Dr. Astrid Newenhouse shows us how a functional, attractive and wheelchair accessible garden can be created on a budget with the use of recycled materials.


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