Glen Andresen (KBOO),Jim Gilbert

How to Prune your Home Orchard

Airs at: Wed, 07/10/2013 at 12:00pm - 12:57pm
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The Dirtbag on 08/10/11

Airs at: Wed, 08/10/2011 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert talk what's going on in the veggie garden and fruit orchard. This month's Plant of the Month is blackberries. Plus a discussion of summer pruning of fruit trees and types and benefits of cover crops. And, as usual, a new Garden Stump... Read more

Tomato time, plus Jon Betz on "Queen of the Sun"

Airs at: Wed, 05/11/2011 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert talk veggies and fruit. This month's plant of the month is tomatoes: varieties, types and planting tips. Plus, producer Jon Betz is on The Dirtbag for a short interview to talk about the national release of his film Queen of the Sun.... Read more

Attracting native pollinators. Plus, plant of the month: Figs

Airs at: Wed, 04/13/2011 at 12:00am
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert welcome Matthew Shepherd, Senior Conservation Associate with The Xerces Society (a nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertabrates and their  habitat) to talk about their brand new book Attract... Read more

Kiwi: plant of the month

Airs at: Wed, 03/09/2011 at 12:00am
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert begin a new segment--a plant of the month. This month it's kiwis--siting, trellising, varieties, pollination requirements, pruning...and probably a lot more. Plus, it's time to start some veggies, both inside and out. And as usual, a... Read more

Catalogs; Russian fruit; Plus new gardening, animal husbandry classes with PDX's "Urban Growth Bounty"

Airs at: Wed, 01/12/2011 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert talk about Jim's recent fruit exploring trip to Russia and Ukraine. Then a discussion of favorite garden catalogs and new and exciting varieties of fruits and vegetables. Plus, the City of Portland's Bureau of Planning and Sustainabi... Read more

The Dirtbag on 12/08/10

Airs at: Wed, 12/08/2010 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert welcome OSU Extension Horticulturist Weston Miller to talk about the OSU Master Gardener program (and the Organic Master Gardener program, too) and its emphasis on sustainable gardening. And for the second half, Harriet Fasenfest ret... Read more

The Dirtbag on 09/08/10

Airs at: Wed, 09/08/2010 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and permanent guest Jim Gilbert are joined in the studio by Emmy Pagett and film director Taggart Siegel ("The Real Dirt on Farmer John"). In the first segment, Emmy will talk about her summer's work trapping the new fruit fly pest, the Spotted Wing Droso... Read more

Rain Water Collection Systems

Airs at: Sat, 07/17/2010 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and Jim Gilbert of One Green World welcome Clackamas Community College horticultual instructor Bruce Nelson to talk about rainwater harvesting and two upcoming rainwater collecting workshops at Clackamas Community College on August 30 and September 1.   ... Read more

Fruit pollination and more!

Airs at: Wed, 05/12/2010 at 12:00am
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It's almost prime time for planting veggies! Host Glen Andresen reveals tips and techniques for getting those veggies off to a great start. Guest Jim Gilbert of One Green World will lead a general discussion about fruit pollination, includiing self-fertility, parthenocarpy,... Read more