Seminars & Radio

GardenTalk Radio

Join Albuquerque garden expert and TV’s “Garden Guy,” Rick Hobson, along with Jim Sais on New Mexico GardenTalk.  You can listen and call in with Rick & Jim on KKOB 770AM — every other Saturday starting at 11:00 AM — to answer all your gardening questions!!!

If you are at a distance from Albuquerque and have a poor signal from KKOB, they also stream the show live on the Internet!  Just click here at showtime!

Rick also can be heard on KNKT 107.1 FM at 8:30 AMevery Saturday morning!  Click here to listen online.

Your Hosts

rick  Rick Hobson

Rick is the owner of Jericho Nursery, and host of the successful call-in gardening show, New Mexico Garden Talk on 770 KOB. Rick worked at Rowland’s for over 25 years and is considered an expert in the Albuquerque gardening community and around the state. He has sat on numerous boards, including: the Japanese Beetle Task Force; he was acting president of New Mexico Association of Independent Nursery Industries; and is currently assisting the New Mexico chapter of the Colorado Nursery and Greenhouse Association to create testing programs for nursery, landscape and greenhouse employees.

jim  Jim Sais

Jim Sais is a native New Mexican. He grew up on a family fruit and vegetable farm in Los Lunas. Jim graduated from New Mexico State University and the University of Maryland. He served as County Extension Agent in Bernalillo County and was the State Horticulture Specialist with the Cooperative Extension Service of New Mexico State University. He also wrote a popular garden column for the Albuquerque Journal for 13 years. As Horticultural Specialist, Jim traveled throughout New Mexico conducting educational programs on gardening, and has authored numerous circulars and bulletins and produced many video programs on gardening in New Mexico.