The Dirtbag

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Airs at: Wed, 11/14/2018 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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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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Soil dilemma: To till or not to till

Airs at: Wed, 04/11/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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There's no biological reason to rototill your soil...so why do it? Host Glen Andresen welcomes back Will Newman to talk soil…and specifically to try to answer the question: To till or not to till (the vegetable beds). We'll also get an update on OSALT and its properties.  P... Read more

Pruning peaches, planting peas

Airs at: Wed, 03/14/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert pruning peaches and nectarines now…and why that is prefered to pruning them when they are dormant. Plus, the Home Orchard Society's big spring event, the Fruit Propagation Fair is Sunday, March 18; we'll tell you what to expect.  And... Read more