Smart Talk is a daily, live, interactive program featuring conversations with newsmakers and experts in a variety of fields and exploring a wide range of issues and ideas, including the economy, politics, health care, education, culture, and the environment. Smart Talk airs live every week day at 9 a.m. on WITF’s 89.5 and 93.3.
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Smart Talk Friday is a fast-paced program featuring thoughtful and engaging conversations about the politics, policy and people who are shaping Pennsylvania’s future. Host Scott LaMar and WITF Capitol Bureau Chief Mary Wilson invite your multimedia interaction before, during and after the program.
Hosts: Scott LaMar and Mary Wilson
What to look for on Smart Talk Wednesday, April 30, 2014:
Are you ready to get the hands dirty and dig?
Wednesday's Smart Talk is typically one of the most popular programs of the year. Erica Jo Shaffer, the nursery manager at Highland Gardens in Camp Hill joins us to answer all your questions about gardening, planting, and maintaining your flowers, plants, and trees.
As we know, it has been a harsh long winter. Spring got a bit of a late start too so the growing season is running 2-3 weeks behind normal. The good news though is we are finally seeing splashes of color punctuated by the perennials that came up and leaves that are starting to come out on the trees.
Early May is a good time to think about annual flowers, vegetable gardens, trees, shrubs, and your lawn.
Pests that can take a toll on your plants are also starting to get rejuvenated too so you may need to think about your strategies for dealing with them as well.
Do you have a question for Ms. Shaffer?
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