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.
- The state is granting nearly $300,000 to improve water quality in some of Alaska's most damaged watersheds, including Juneau's orange-tinted Duck Creek.
- More than a third of all the penalties imposed since 1976 were logged last year.
- "You know, we're not talking about some smoky, old wood stove here. We’re talking about high-tech equipment," said Daniel Parrent, a program manager at the U.S. Forest Service.
- "Did you think that ganging together seven different taxes would make it more likely or less likely that any would pass?” asked Eagle River Republican Rep. Dan Saddler.