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.
- A new weather station installed on Mt. Ripinsky last month is now relaying data on weather conditions that could help hikers, climbers and skiers prepare for bad weather -- especially avalanches.
- Kids attending the Homer Folk School learn everything from making apple juice to building kayaks.
- Bethel has made more than a quarter of a million dollars from its 12 percent sales tax on alcohol since legal alcohol sales began in April.
- A National Weather Service meteorologist says warm ocean temperatures and less sea ice suggest this year's winter could be close to normal.