Environment

Garden Guru – Plastics, Greens, Blood Meal

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday during the growing season to help us green our thumbs. Episode 6 is all about greens. Parsons talks about using plastic hoop-houses to increase your greens production right now and using blood meal to keep burrowers at bay.

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This Week’s Rain Only Slightly Helpful For NCW Summer Water Supply

Conservation and drought – two words you don’t to hear when forecasting the state water supply through September. Marcus Bellissimo reports this week’s rain meant good things for some areas of Central Washington at risk of drought this year. The lowland precipitation will help with soil moisture, but it won’t make up for the shortage…

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Spring Cleaning 101 – Garbage & Recycling

It’s spring cleaning season. Once you’ve decided what’s keep, what’s donate and what’s trash, it’s time to find the right place to take it. This week on KOHO we’re highlighting different pieces of the spring cleaning puzzle. Today, Dan Langager talks with the City of Wenatchee’s Code Enforcement Team about this Saturday’s annual recycling event…

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Spring Cleaning 101 – Donating Clothes, Toys, Books

It’s spring cleaning season. What to do with gently used clothes, shoes, books and toys? Donate them! This week on KOHO we’re highlighting different pieces of the spring cleaning puzzle. Today, Dan Langager talks about donating items you don’t want or need anymore but still have plenty of life left. Yesterday we talked about cleaning…

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Spring Planting? Arbor Day Seedling Distribution This Saturday Across Chelan County

With April showers here, it’s time to think about planting May flowers – and trees. A good place to find the right tree or shrub is at Arbor Day seedling distributions this Saturday. Chelan PUD sponsors seedling distributions in five communities across the county, starting at 10 a.m. The Leavenworth location moved to the PUD office, 222 Chumstick Highway. Bill Sanborn,…

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Spring Cleaning 101 – Dust, Allergens, Dander

It’s spring cleaning season. According to the American Cleaning Institute’s 2019 National Cleaning Survey, Americans prioritize windows first, followed by clothes and closets, ceiling fans, blinds and then carpets. This week on KOHO we’re highlighting different pieces of the spring cleaning puzzle. Today, Dan Langager chats with Dr. Elizabeth Dunham, an allergy expert at Confluence…

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