CSU Extension

Host Jill Spears is joined by gardeners Lulu Volckhausen and Lance Swigart, plus special guest Ron Godin, soil specialist & consultant.

photo of Lance
Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears chats with gardener Lance Swigart and special guest Frank Stonaker of Osito Orchard on Rogers Mesa outside of Hotchkiss. Frank is also involved with the newly-reopened CSU Extension Rogers Mesa Research Station.

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Chelsea Bookout

Summer is here & the gardening crew is deep in the thick of it. Jill, Lulu & Lance are joined this week by special guest Ron Godin, Soil Scientist from CSU Extension. He discusses treating peach trees for gummosis, a fungal disease, and using specific cover crops to help control pests such as soil nematodes.  Did you know that winter rye can actually crowd out bindweed?

Host Jill Spears visits with gardener Lance Swigart & special guest Ron Godin from CSU Extension Service.