As the Worm Turns

6:30-7pm Tuesdays
Lance Swigart
Jill Spears

“As the Worm Turns” features interview with local gardeners Lance Swigart aand Lulu Volkhausen. Tips and tidbits from these interviews are posted here, and our listeners can make comments and ask questions in the comments forum below.

Lance Swigart lives nine miles outside of Hotchkiss. He grows 90 percent of his food and harvests 100 percent of his seeds from a garden he grows above 6,000 feet elevation. He has been building his incredibly beautiful garden space for the last 25 years, and is a wealth of information about all kinds of gardening from grains to beans to fruits and vegetables, even nuts. Enjoy these photos taken by Suze Smith, a local photographer who has worked on this documentary for the past year in hopes that it will highlight the value of the organic food and sustainability movement in the irreplaceable North Fork Valley.

Lulu Volkhausen lives in Paonia and is well known for her her beautiful yard and garden spaces.

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Lulu Volkhausen

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AS THE WORM TURNS
5:32 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

As the Worm Turns - Monday, June 2nd

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This is the final "short" version of 'As the Worm Turns,' as aired Monday, June 2nd, during Free Range Radio. Beginning Tuesday, June 10th, the feature expands to a full half-hour, live call-in format, airing every Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Be sure to tune in, and call 527-4866 or 1-866-KVNF-NOW with your gardening questions!

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AS THE WORM TURNS
1:21 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

As the Worm Turns - Monday, May 26th

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Free Range Radio host Donna Littlefield talks with gardener extraordinaire Lance Swigart.

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AS THE WORM TURNS
2:55 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

As the Worm Turns - Monday, May 19th

KVNF's "Guru of Gardening," Lance Swigart, keeps us informed about spring chores. He chats here with host Jill Spears

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AS THE WORM TURNS
11:24 am
Thu May 15, 2014

As The Worm Turns - Monday, May 12th

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KVNF host Cyn Holder chats with gardener Lance Swigart, who, like many in Western Colorado, is busy protecting his garden from the recent late spring snowfall & chilly temperatures.

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AS THE WORM TURNS
7:06 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

As The Worm Turns - Monday, May 5th

The Tarps go on, the tarps come off... gardener Lance Swigart has been dealing with spring frost. He visits with KVNF host Jill Spears.

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AS THE WORM TURNS
11:30 am
Tue April 22, 2014

As the Worm Turns - Monday, April 21

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Spring chores continue - pruning grapes & raspberries, protecting tender plants from frost, evicting bugs. Host Jill Spears chats with gardening guru Lance Swigart.

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AS THE WORM TURNS
12:19 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

As the Worm Turns - Monday, April 14th

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Free Range Radio host Donna Littlefield chats with gardener Lance Swigart. They discuss using a kelp spray to help plants & trees survive spring frosts, along with spring planting chores.

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AS THE WORM TURNS
2:10 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

As the Worm Turns - Monday, March 31st

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Free Range Radio occasional host Scramble Canton chats with KVNF's Gardening Guru Lance Swigart about early spring soil prep & planting .

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AS THE WORM TURNS
6:45 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

As The Worm Turns - Monday, March 24th

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KVNF host Donna Littlefield chats with gardener Lance Swigart about early spring garden chores.

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AS THE WORM TURNS
4:53 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

As the Worm Turns - Monday, March 10th

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Monday, March 10th

KVNF host Donna Littlefield speaks with our regular gardening guru, Lance Swigart, about planting spring garlic & other early spring tasks.

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