The Dirtbag

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Airs at: Wed, 08/11/2021 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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The Big Scorch, summer pruning, watering during a drought

Airs at: Wed, 07/14/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen is joined by Jim Gilbert to talk about, what else, the aftermath of the "Big Scorch," and what to do now. Plus tips on summer pruning of fruit trees, what we're harvesting, and watering options during a drought. As always, we'll have a new Plant of the M... Read more

Blueberries, fencing, and weather-related diseases

Airs at: Wed, 06/09/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen is joined by Jim Gilbert to talk about bagging apples (huh?), plant diseases exacerbated by weather conditions, and ideas about fencing out deer, rabbits and squirrels. As always, we'll have a new Plant of the Month (blueberries). And, a reminder, the Ga... Read more

Planting onions, dividing rhubarb, weeding around fruit trees

Airs at: Wed, 04/14/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen is joined by Jim Gilbert to talk about dividing rhubarb, planting bareroot and container plants, transplanting onions, the importance of weeding…and believe it or not, hand pollination!  As always, we'll have a new Plant of the Month (rhubarb…and "The One... Read more

Is it worth growing apricots now? Short answer: NO!

Airs at: Wed, 03/10/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen is joined by Jim Gilbert to talk about, what else, the February weather, and what it did and didn't do to our gardens. Plus, Glen's method for planting peas in colder weather, Jim's advice on planting bare root trees, and timing for using organic slug bai... Read more

Growing citrus, pruning kiwis and grapes, where to get rootstock

Airs at: Wed, 02/10/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Hey Dirtbag listeners! We recorded this show in January, for the January 13, 2021 show. But due to unforeseen circumstances, it wasn't aired in January, so we are airing it this month! Meanwhile, stay warm...and protect whatever plants you need to and can protect. Host Gle... Read more

The Ghost of Hollywood on 01/22/21

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
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The Dirtbag on 01/13/21

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Fruit tree rootstock, pruning tools, caring for soil in the winter

Airs at: Wed, 12/09/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen is joined by Jim Gilbert for a pre-recorded live show, which, as always, is chalk full of gardening and plant news. Even though there are fewer chores to be done in the garden in December, there is one big one: the start of winter pruning, and we discuss ... Read more

Persimmon, plus plants to plant with care

Airs at: Wed, 11/11/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen is joined by Jim Gilbert for a pre-recorded live show, which, as always, is chalk full of gardening and plant news. Even though it's November, there is still plenty that can be done to make your job in the spring easier, such as getting leaves on those be... Read more

The Dirtbag on 10/14/20

Airs at: Wed, 10/14/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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