WOR Gardening Host Ralph Snodsmith Dies At 70
April 19, 2010 at 4:39 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime BUCKLEY Talk WOR-A/NEW YORK gardening show host RALPH SNODSMITH, who died SATURDAY in FREDERICKSBURG, VA of complications from a broken hip at 70.
SNODSMITH, whose career started as Agricultural Extension Agent in ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY in 1965 and Exec. Dir. of the QUEENS BOTANICAL GAREN in 1970, hosted "GARDEN HOTLINE" for over 35 years, appearing over the years on WRKL-A and WLIR-A (now WRCR-A)/ROCKLAND COUNTY as well as WOR, and also served as the gardening expert for ABC's "GOOD MORNING AMERICA." He also wrote several gardening books.