Master Gardener Ed Buyarski provides an on-the-scene report from his front yard for this season’s first edition of Gardentalk on Morning Edition. This week, he previews the big benefit Plant Sale that starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 10th at the Carrs/Safeway parking lot.
May 9, 2014 5:15 p.m.update:
Buyarski starts the segment by reminding us to keep our plants and trees well-watered, but this was recorded on Thursday morning, or over a full day before the CBJ Public Works Department issued a notice for residents to conserve water.
You can read more about the Friday afternoon conservation notice here.
- Large projects can often be contentious, and two of the most debated state projects in the past few years have been the Knik Arm Crossing and the Susitna-Watana Hydroelectric Project.
- Gov. Bill Walker announced an additional $10 million cut to the University of Alaska.
- The largest share of that cut is to the account the state uses to partially reimburse local governments for school bonds.
- Inmates will be moved to other corrections centers and halfway houses or possibly put on ankle monitoring, depending on the situation.