Our region was saturated with sunshine and hot days recently, causing
green shoots to burst up from the soil. But it’s only March, and gardeners are speculating whether snow will fall again
before spring is over.
While the temperatures and overall
snowfall totals aren’t record breaking, many local businesses and snow sport
enthusiasts are struggling this winter. The fluctuating temperatures and
lack of snow are affecting everything from winter sports and local businesses to
birds and plants.
Garlic scapes are sprouting through the soil, bright yellow daffodils
have popped open in the sunshine, and lilac buds are growing fuller. It’s time for Vermont Edition’s spring dose of advice from gardening wizard Charlie Nardozzi.
Charlie Nardozzi of the National Gardening Association answers your questions about growing vegetables and flowers, fighting off pests and managing your garden. Submit questions before the program and listen live at noon on Friday.
The biggest deployment of the Vermont National Guard since World War II will mean challenges for employers and the workplaces the soldiers leave behind. We discuss the rights, responsibilities and concerns on both sides. Plus, Candy Page on the coming of Spring and a post script to our program on community planning.
How should Vermont spend its $131 million in federal transportation stimulus money. We go over the initial list of 30 "shovel ready" projects with VTRANS Secretary David Dill. Plus, we bring you the latest results from Town Meeting Day, and we read from some of your emails.