Ginny McNair

Host Jill Spears and gardeners Lance Swigart and Lulu Volckhausen chat about early fall gardening chores and take calls from listeners.

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September 23rd marks the first day of autumn, also called the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere.  The word equinox comes from the Latin words aequus, meaning equal, and nox, meaning night.

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Host Jill Spears is joined by gardener Lance Swigart and special guest Jere Lowe of Earth Friendly Supply Co. for the Spring Equinox Pledge Drive Edition of As the Worm Turns.

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Suze Smith

Our gardening experts spend this Spring Equinox episode chatting about seed saving. Host Jill Spears is joined by gardener Lance Swigart and Delta County Libraries staffer Sarah Pope.

Daniel V. Schroeder

It’s that time of year again… Watching the leaves change color with cooling temperatures, warm apple cider, a pumpkin patch, light seems to slip away sooner.  What marks the fall season for you?

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Missy Rogers

Aired Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Gardeners dream in seeds. All winter those potent points of life slumber, waiting expectantly for the first stirrings of spring.

March 20th is the March equinox, one of four important days in the year that define the relation between the sun and the Earth.