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...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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 ...