trees http://kcur.org en How Spring Is Shaping Up For Area Gardens And Trees http://kcur.org/post/how-spring-shaping-area-gardens-and-trees <p></p><p></p><p>Spring is the season of possibility and hope. Just ask any gardener. Seeds go in the ground, are lovingly tended and then . . .&nbsp; Mother Nature steps in. On Wednesday's <a href="http://www.kcur.org/programs/date" target="_blank"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, Steve Kraske talks with two experts to get some advice for your gardens and trees.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 19:40:33 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 56447 at http://kcur.org How Spring Is Shaping Up For Area Gardens And Trees The Man Who Planted Trees http://kcur.org/post/man-who-planted-trees <p>Once upon a time, among the iconic scenes of the West were mountains covered with green, fragrant pine trees.&nbsp; Nowadays, you&rsquo;re more likely to see entire forests of&nbsp; brown.&nbsp;&nbsp; That&rsquo;s because<strong> since 1997 more than 41.7 million acres have suffered partial or total death of conifer trees</strong>. Mon, 25 Jun 2012 22:24:41 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 19987 at http://kcur.org The Man Who Planted Trees Loose Park Dodges Rose Disease http://kcur.org/post/loose-park-dodges-rose-disease <p>A virus has been <a href="http://www.kansascity.com/2012/06/03/3644501/rose-disease-spreads-through-area.html">ravaging roses </a>around the Kansas City area, according to a recent news report.&nbsp; The disease, rose rosette, has been around for decades but has become more of a problem lately, agriculture officials in Johnson and Jackson recently told the Kansas City Star.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 22:29:54 +0000 Elana Gordon 19032 at http://kcur.org Loose Park Dodges Rose Disease Kansas City Losing Thousands Of Trees A Year http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-losing-thousands-trees-year <p>If you spent some time outside in the Brookside or Waldo area of town this weekend, chances are you saw people planting trees. &nbsp;They are trying to replace thousands of trees that are disappearing from our neighborhoods.</p><p> Tue, 01 May 2012 23:45:40 +0000 Carrie Coogan 16936 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Losing Thousands Of Trees A Year