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Airs at: Wed, 01/09/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, from 11:00am to 12:00pm (noon).

Gardening

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City Berry Farm in Cully, growing citrus, preparing the site for a garden

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen welcomes fellow Master Gardener Trish Brazil to talk about the creation of City Berry Farm, a fantastically dense garden of edible fruits and vegetables, right in the heart of the Cully neighborhood in NE Portland. Trish bought the 2/3-acre lot and house ... Read more

Cold weather, fall cleanup, dormancy

Airs at: Wed, 11/14/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Cold weather is surely on the way, and, in addition to not calling you Shirley, we need to take precautions in our gardens. Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert will walk you through ways to protect your tenderer plants. Plus, what to do with that bumper crop of persimm... Read more

Cover crops, persimmons worldwide, fruit tasting

Airs at: Wed, 10/10/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Even if you haven't planted cover crops and don't plan to, there are many other ways to protect and improve your garden beds and soil. Combined, host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert Jim Gilbert have gone through more than 130 winters, the vast majority of them as garden... Read more

Harvest pears, pruning stone fruits, cover crops

Airs at: Wed, 09/12/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert Jim Gilbert discuss harvesting pears, sea berries…and believe it or not, pruning cherries, plums and other stone fruits now. Plus, it's time to think about (and actually planting) leguminous cover crops. And, what's happening on the ... Read more

Portland Fruit Tree Project and a Master Gardner Answers Your Questions about Fall Gardening

Airs at: Wed, 08/08/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  On this encore presentation of The Dirg Bag Gene Bradley fills in as host for Glen Andresen, who is on break. Gene's guests will be Bob Hatton, program director of the Portland Fruit Tree Project, who will talk about their work in Portland, and Weston Miller, OSU Extens... Read more

Harvesting for peak flavor; hot weather gardening; pruning espaliered fruit trees

Airs at: Wed, 07/11/2018 at 11:00am - 12:15pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert Jim Gilbert discuss harvesting fruits and veggies at their peak flavor. And, are your plants ready for a week of HOT temps? Plus, it's time to prune those espaliered (and other) fruit trees. And Jim's been traveling again, this time ... Read more

The Dirtbag on 07/11/18

Airs at: Wed, 07/11/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Dirtbag on 06/13/18

Airs at: Wed, 06/13/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Early summer tasks in the edible garden

Airs at: Wed, 06/13/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert Jim Gilbert discuss early summer tasks in the garden, including summer pruning, watering newly planted plants and during hot weather, and getting vegetables going for the fall and winter garden. As always, we'll answer your gardenin... Read more

The Dirtbag on 05/09/18

Airs at: Wed, 05/09/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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