Posts Tagged ‘spring weather’

Garden Guru – Basil, Watering, Herb Boxes

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. Today Scott stops by the KOHO studios to talk about warmer temperatures and increasing watering, getting basil transplants in the ground, the joys of fresh herbs and putting together garden boxes.

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Chelan County Fire District #1 Preparing For Fire Season, Station Upgrades

Chelan County Fire District #1 Fire Chief Mike Burnett joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about seasonal and permanent hires ahead of this year’s fire season, a few small burns that have already popped up this spring, predicting the type of fires ahead based on dry fuels and vegetation and major renovations…

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Garden Guru – Rain, Transplants, Crop Planning

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. It’s still early in the growing season, but Scott’s garden is already producing greens. Today Scott swings by the KOHO studio to talk about rains in the region over the last week and what that means for…

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Garden Guru – No-Dig Soils, Transplants, Hearty Greens

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. It’s still early in the growing season, but Scott’s garden is already producing greens. Today Dan Langager heads into Scott’s garden to see how much the greens have grown in a couple weeks, putting compost down…

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Outdoor Report – WenatcheeOutdoors.org

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Sarah Shaffer, Executive Director of WenatcheeOutdoors.org, about making the transition from winter activities to spring-time recreation – hiking, biking, climbing and more.

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Garden Guru – Starting Starts

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. It’s still early in the growing season, but Scott’s garden is already producing greens. To help him do that, he planted several starts in his shop and is using artificial light to get them going.

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Outdoor Report – WenatcheeOutdoors.org

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Sarah Shaffer, Executive Director of WenatcheeOutdoors.org, about this unseasonably warm February we’re having and how it’s impacting what we do in the outdoors. There’s still plenty of great snow for skiing, but dry conditions on the Valley floor mean hiking, biking and climbing.

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CDC Predicts More Tick-Borne Illnesses This Year

Earlier this week we told you about rattlesnake season in North Central Washington. But it’s not just animals of the reptile variety you’ll find in the great outdoors this time of year. The CDC is predicting an increase in ticks – and the diseases they carry – this summer because of a warmer winter. Dan…

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NCW Summer Water Forecast Remains Positive

The Bureau of Reclamation’s May 2017 Total Water Supply Available forecast for North Central Washington indicates the water supply will fully satisfy senior and junior water rights this irrigation season. The forecast is based on flows, precipitation, snowpack, and reservoir storage as of May 1, along with estimates of future precipitation and river flows. Other…

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Spring Runoff Causing Forest Service Road Washouts

Spring is wreaking havoc on Forest Service roads across the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. As snow melts off the mountain tops, rushing water causes rivers and creeks to flood, eroding bridge approaches and other road supports. Crews are working to assess the damage from both this spring and last and put together a game plan for…

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Local Growers Prepare For Farmers Market’s Spring Openings

April showers are giving way not just to May flowers, but fruits, vegetables and other locally-grown foods, coming soon to farmers markets across the region. The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market opens Saturday May 13 and Dan Langager talked with their Manager Britany Meiklin-Fink and Board Member Deb Stansbery about the upcoming season.

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