It's been an unusually active winter season with four snow storms so far. This week on the Down East Journal, we speak with local meteorologists about the reason why we're experiencing an increase in winter weather and find out what impacts the snow could have on our homes and vehicles. And, the doldrums of winter are a great time to start planning for your spring vegetable garden. Anne Edwards has tips during the Garden Journal. Hear the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations and Saturday and noon on News and Ideas.