Can An Early Spring Confuse Nature’s Clock?

It’s been an unusually warm winter in some parts of the country, with springtime temperatures and very little snow. How is nature responding? Purdue entomologist Tom Turpin and horticulturalist Kristin Schleiter of the New York Botanical Garden discuss how an early spring affects flower buds, beetles and bees.

Segment Guests

Kristin Schleiter

Kristin Schleiter is the Acting Director of Outdoor Gardens at the New York Botanical Garden. She’s based in Bronx, New York.

Tom Turpin

Tom Turpin is a Professor of Entomology at Purdue University. He’s based in West Lafayette, Indiana.