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Airs at: Wed, 07/13/2022 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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Slug control, strawberries, and protecting apples

Airs at: Wed, 06/08/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert discuss ways to protect your apples from coddling moth larvae and apple maggot damage (i.e. worms). Plus, all this rain has brought on a bumper crop of…slugs, and we talk about the many ways gardeners use to control them, and some ev... Read more

Too much water might mean more problems in the garden. Plus plants we regret planting.

Airs at: Wed, 05/11/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert welcome you to the first live Dirtbag show in more than two years! Call us, we've missed you. We will discuss some potential problems that may be lurking in the garden as a result of all the rain. Plus an update on the heritage apric... Read more

Fruits from Ukraine, mycorrhizal fungus, planting bare root and potted plants

Airs at: Wed, 04/13/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert devote the first segment to the fruits that Jim "discovered" in Ukraine and brought back to Oregon to breed and propogate. Plus the difference in planting onion seeds vs. onion sets (or bulbs) and in bare root planting vs. potted pla... Read more

Pruning peaches, listener questions, Jim's trips to Ukraine

Airs at: Wed, 03/09/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert offer up tips on pruning peaches and nectarines because March is the perfect time. Plus is it time to plant? Well, kinda. And we answer listener questions. Finally, Jim offers some recollections on his many trips to Ukraine, which be... Read more

A primer on pruning kiwis and grapes

Airs at: Wed, 02/09/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert compare and contrast the similarities and differences in pruning kiwis and grape vines (hint: there are more similarities than differences). Plus, what's going on in our garden (Glen) and farm (Jim), an appreciation of possibly the e... Read more

Time to order seeds...and prune fruit trees

Airs at: Wed, 01/12/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tis the season of seed starting (well, at least, ordering) and pruning. Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert have compiled a list of local and national seed suppliers worthy of your attention (and they are listed below). And we have tips on how to make the first (and su... Read more

It's fall--the season of persimmons and leaves

Airs at: Wed, 12/08/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Due to technical reasons, we we're able to present our recorded November show. So we recorded it again for this month, covering about the same material. Have a good solstice, dear listerners! Tis the season of persimmon and host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert discuss ... Read more

It's fall--the season of persimmons and leaves

Airs at: Wed, 11/10/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tis the season of persimmon, and host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert discuss this beautiful tree and fruit. And, since this is fall and there are a lot of leaves to be had, Glen recites his "There Must Be 50 Ways to Love Your Leaves," along with a plug for making and u... Read more

Preparing for frost…and spring planting

Airs at: Wed, 10/13/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen is joined by Jim Gilbert to talk about what you can do now, well before the first frost, to ensure your plants suvive. We also discuss what can be done now in anticipation of planting in the spring (yes, a half a year from now!). Plus Jim starts a series ... Read more

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Airs at: Fri, 10/01/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
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