soil

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

Host Jill Spears welcomes regular gardening experts Lulu Volckhausen & Lance Swigart, and special guest soil scientist Ron Godin, who recently retired from CSU Extension.

Host Jill Spears & gardening guru Lance Swigart are joined by Jere Lowe of Earth Friendly Supply Co. in Paonia for a discussion of soil-building techniques.

Special guest Jerry Adams of D R Fish Fertilizer joins the regular crew for tonight's show. He specializes in using fish fertilizer along with mineral and biological supplements to adjust soil fertility.

Lulu brought along "Godzilla," an enormous zucchini!

Guest host Peggy Soup chats with gardening guru Lance Swigart and special guest Ron Godin, Area Extension Agent with CSU Extension. The subject is soil fertility.

Ron can be reached for more information here.

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

Manhattan's Central Park is surrounded by one of the densest cities on the planet. It's green enough, yet hardly the first place most people would think of as biologically rich.

But a team of scientists got a big surprise when they recently started digging there.

They were 10 soil ecologists — aka dirt doctors. Kelly Ramirez from Colorado State University was among them. "We met on the steps of the natural history museum at 7 a.m. with our collection gear, coolers and sunblock," she recalls.