Now that it appears that Spring has arrived in the St. Louis region, the thoughts of many residents are turning to gardening. Efforts thus far have been frustrating for many because of the varying temperatures and large amount of rain. Many have delayed their Spring planting, and those who haven’t may find that the few warm days caused vegetables to flower prematurely and that the cold temperatures at night have harmed them.
Campaigns to protect our environment and improve sustainability efforts are numerous and ongoing in the St. Louis area. Host Don Marsh talks with environmental experts about what has been done, what is being done, and what still needs to be done to further protect our planet.
St. Louis Public Radio's Maria Altman gets some tips from her tree climbing guide, Jon Richard. He's the owner and founder of Vertical Voyages and will be taking as many as 12 people up at a time at the Missouri Botanical Garden.
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Altman went up in a Sawtooth Oak about 35 feet. The Missouri Botanical Garden's Tree Canopy Climb will allow participants to go as high as 50 feet.