healthy soil http://wrvo.org en Nature's Viewpoints on Drought http://wrvo.org/post/natures-viewpoints-drought While we like to assign value to weather conditions, such as considering a drought being bad, John Weeks explains that in nature extreme weather is simply part of a cycle. He discusses how it is the extremes in climate that determine what vegetation grows. Drought is a gift to some life and a distraction to others. Locally, dry years are extremely beneficial to pheasants and wetland nesting birds. Originally aired July 15, 1988. Wed, 18 Jul 2012 19:52:47 +0000 John Weeks 22769 at http://wrvo.org Super Soil http://wrvo.org/post/super-soil <p>Remember what Grandma used to say... 'If the soil ain't happy, ain't no tree, shrub or clingin' vine happy!'&nbsp; Okay, so that's not what she said, but it IS the point of this commentary on building high quality, highly productive soil.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 May 2012 15:49:40 +0000 Michael S. Ameigh & Jim Sollecito 19432 at http://wrvo.org Super Soil