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. Plus, what to do
with your cover crop now that it's time to plant.
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...
Host Glen Andresen welcomes Jim Gilbert back to the fold to talk about his
ongoing project to find or breed a variety of apricot that does well AND
produces fruit reliably west of the Cascades. Plus, what's with this crazy
February weather? Well, it's perfectly normal. And ...
Host Glen Andresen finally gets to talk to Franki Baccellieri about the
Temperate Orchard Conservancy. Plus, a discussion of what to prune now and
what to prune later. And some ideas on what to do with your cover crop come
As always, we'll answer your gardening que...
Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert discuss some non-gardening tasks,
including soil tests and dormant sprays. We'll also talk to Franki
Baccellieri about the Home Orchard Society's latest big project, the
Temperate Orchard Conservancy. Plus, Jim will give us a report...
Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert discuss, what else, leaves! Listen
in to learn a nifty nmenonic device to remember what nutrients plants need
and what leaves have to offer. Plus, Jim will give us a report on what's
happening on the farm…and a tasty quince recipe! ...
Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert discuss composting…and the merits
of chipper/shredders for home gardeners. Plus, Jim has been on the road
tasting new (and old, no doubt) varieties of jujubes and pineapple
guava--he'll give us a report on that and what's happening o...
Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert return after a month off to talk
about cover crops, harvesting and storing squash (and other veggies and
fruits), planting in the fall…and the Home Orchard Society's upcoming All
About Fruit Show (October 21 and 22).
As always, we'l...
Gene Bradley fills in as host today 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
Extension Service Horticulturalist, who will ...
It's the dry season in western Oregon and host Glen Andresen and guest Jim
Gilbert discuss ways to conserve soil moisture. We'll aslo pick up from last
month and talk about summer pruning and grafting of fruit trees. Plus, a
discussion about "why isn't my plant growing?"