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Airs at: Wed, 08/14/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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What to plant now for the fall and winter veggie garden

Airs at: Wed, 07/10/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and co-pilot Jim Gilbert brave the elements for a live show! So, how is your garden faring in this heat? Plus, now is the time to get your fall and winter veggie plants going. And a primer on rock and glacial dust use in the garden. As always, we'll have... Read more

With the harvest upon us, so are pests

Airs at: Wed, 06/12/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and co-pilot Jim Gilbert are back in the studio for another live show. With the first fruits and vegetables of the season come the pests, and we offer ideas of how to deal with them. Plus, rock/glacier dust is not a fertilizer, but it might be just as goo... Read more

The Dirtbag on 05/08/24

Airs at: Wed, 05/08/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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When to plant what, and bagging apples

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and co-pilot Jim Gilbert are back in the studio for another live show. It may be April, but that doesn't mean it's time to plant everything; we offer up a primer of cold- and warm-season crops and when to plant them. Plus, it's almost time to bag some app... Read more

Soil prep

Airs at: Wed, 03/13/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and co-pilot Jim Gilbert are back in the studio for move live fun. Oh boy, spring is on the way…at least for this weekend. It's time to get your soil prepared. But what does that mean, and is it even necessary? Still time to prune and plant bare root plan... Read more

That was certainly a cold snap, but did it kill my plants?

Airs at: Wed, 02/14/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and co-pilot Jim Gilbert offer up a live pre-recorded show made on 2/5/24. Oh boy, what an ice and cold and wind storm we had, but how much plant damage was actually done? It's too early to tell so don't go digging up any plants until you are absolutely s... Read more

It's dormant pruning time…but wait until after the cold snap

Airs at: Wed, 01/10/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and co-pilot Jim Gilbert are again in the studio live, so give us a call! It's time for dormant pruning of fruit trees, and we've got the how and when answers, from apples to kiwis...and what NOT to prune now. Plus, yep, cold weather is finally arriving a... Read more

What, we're in a warmer growing zone now?

Airs at: Wed, 12/13/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert are back in the studio live. Did you know we have a new Plant Hardiness Zone? We do, and you didn't even have to move! We discuss what this means for you and what you can (mostly reliably) grow.  Plus, it's time to plan for the upcom... Read more

It's time for gathering--and using--leaves

Airs at: Wed, 11/08/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert present a show recorded live in late October of this year. It's time to get those leaves on unplanted garden beds and around perennial plants, too. Leaves on top of the ground keep the microorganisms in your soil happy and active, th... Read more

Get your beds ready now for fall, winter, and spring

Airs at: Wed, 10/11/2023 at 11:00am - Thu, 10/12/2023 at 12:00pm
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Host Glen Andresen welcomes back Jim Gilbert to the studio to talk about final tasks in the fall garden. Plus make plans now to take advantage of the single best free source of nutrients for your garden: leaves! And now is the time to convert grass or weeds to raised (or no... Read more