Over the Rainbow and into the Spice Rack

On today’s show: Horticulturist Gerard Lordahl answers your gardening questions. Then, the story behind the story of the Wizard of Oz. Also, we’ll speak with the director-choreographer and two of the star dancers from the new dance production "Burn the Floor." Plus, our latest Please Explain is all about spices.

RSVP to the Lopate Show’s Projections screening of "Ace in the Hole" on August 18th in WNYC’s Greene Space here: projections@wnyc.org BUT HURRY-- SEATING IS LIMITED!