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 mayor of Los Angeles co-signed a letter to the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency requesting that its agents not identify themselves as "police" during operations in the city.
- The annular solar eclipse, which will leave just a sliver of sun shining behind the moon, will be visible from the southern hemisphere Sunday. Here's how to watch, even if you're outside its path.
- The president tweeted that he will not attend this year's dinner. He'll be the first president to do so since Reagan missed it in 1981, after he was shot.
- At a time when incubators were rejected by most doctors, Martin Couney treated Horn with one at a sideshow of premature infants. She died earlier this month, 96 years after most experts expected.