Winter

Host Jill Spears and gardener Lance Swigart discuss gardening subjects and take calls from listeners.

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Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears and gardening guru Lancer Swigart chat about late winter gardening subjects and take calls from listeners.

(Due to a technical problem, our recording starts with the program already in progress.)

Guest host Wind Clearwater and gardener Lance Swigart chat about late winter gardening subjects and take calls from listeners.

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Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears and gardening guru Lance Swigart discuss winter gardening subjects and take calls from listeners.

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Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears and gardening guru Lance Swigart discuss winter gardening topics and take calls from listeners.

Zephyros Farm and Garden

Host Jill Spears, gardener Lance Swigart and special guest Don Lareau of Zephyros Farms, Paonia, discuss seed growing and saving, and take calls from listeners.

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Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears and gardening guru Lance Swigart discuss midwinter gardening topics and take calls from listeners.

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Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears & gardener Lance Swigart are back in the Bamboo Room for the first show of 2019.

Joyce Tanihara

Long, dark winter nights are upon us, and while we may be dreaming of sunnier days, we must not forget that winter brings the stars to our doorstep.

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Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears is joined this week by local gardener Amber Kleinman and farmer & garden store owner Jere Lowe for a discussion of seasinal gardening topics.

Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears is joined this week by Jere Lowe of Earth Friendly Supply Co. in Paonia for a discussion of seasonal gardening subjects and to take calls from listeners.

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Suze Smith

Guest host Amber Kleinman and regular gardening gurus Lulu Volckhausen and Lance Swigart discuss seasonal gardening subjects and take calls from listeners.

Host Jill Spears and local gardener Amber Kleinman discuss  late winter-early spring chores, and take calls from listeners.

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Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears chats with gardener Lance Swigart, and they take calls from listeners.

Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears & gardening guru Lance Swigart discuss gardening issues & take liseners' calls.

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Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears and gardening guru Lance Swigart discuss winter gardening chores.

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Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears & gardening guru Lance Swigart discuss mid-winter subjects.

Suze Smith

Guest host Wind Clearwater & gardener Jere Lowe of Earth Friendly Supply Co. chat about midwinter gardening subjects and take calls from listeners.

Host Jill Spears and guest Jere Lowe of Earth Friendly Supply Co. chat about winter garden chores & take calls from listeners. Tip of the week: water your trees! 

Host Jill Spears is joined by Charlie Spears, a Nutritional Health Coach from Natural Grocers, for a discussion of organic vs conventional agriculture, pesticides, gut microbiomes & more.

Regular host Jill Spears is back on, with guest Jere Lowe of Earth Friendly Supply Co. on board to discuss late fall - early winter gardening issues, and take calls from listeners.

Host Jill Spears & gardening guru Lance Swigart discuss pruning. Paonia orchardist Jeff S. calls in with a handy tip for cleaning up the prunings.

Host Jill Spears & gardening expert Lance Swigart discuss pruning.

David Monniaux, via Wikimedia Commons

Host Jill Spears & gardening guru Lance Swigart discuss seed-saving for the brassica family of crops - turnips, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, brussel sprouts, etc.

If you have attended an astronomy event in the summer, you probably observed Messier objects, such as the Swan Nebula (Messier 17) or the Great Hercules Cluster (Messier 13).  Charles Messier was a French astronomer in the 18th century.  While his interest was discovering comets, now he is best known for the list of Messier objects, which was published between 1774 and 1781.

Guest host Peggy Soup welcomes Alisha Michelson to the show, for a discussion about wildcrafting & herbal remedies.

Substitute host Peggy Soup is joined by Tim Owens, for a chat about food! Tim is a former restaurateur. John from Montrose & Clark from Paonia call in with questions & comments.

December nights are usually cold on the Western Slope, but there are some great celestial treats for those willing to endure the frigid temperatures.

Our regular host Jill Spears and gardening gurus Lance Swigart & Lulu Volckhausen are taking a well-deserved winter break. Guest host Peggy Soup is in the studio tonight. She takes a call about echinacea root, and waxes eloquent about a variety of topics. Mom Bonnie & sister Alesha join her for quiet moral support.

iSeeChange: Where's Winter?

Mar 2, 2016
Amber Kleinman / iSeeChange

Temperatures across the Western Slope have been pleasant for the past month or so.  At iseechange.org, we’ve seen a few postings noticing the spring-like weather, and some concerns.


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