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The Dirtbag on 08/11/08

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The Dirtbag
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Mon, 08/11/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am
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Harriet Fasenfest

Harriet Fasenfest, of Portland Preserve, discusses extending the growing season in the kitchen through preserving foods. Her website is www.portlandpreserve.com.

The Dirtbag on 07/14/08

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The Dirtbag
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Mon, 07/14/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Glen Andresen discusses the various techniques used to corral, train, and trellis raspberries, blackberries and other cane berries. Plus listeners' gardening questions. 

The Dirtbag on 06/09/08

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The Dirtbag
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Mon, 06/09/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Glen Andresen talks about the practice known as "espalier," the pruning and training of fruit trees along flat trellises or walls. Plus he takes listener gardening questions.  

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March 10, 2010 Garden Stumper

March 10, 2010 Garden Stumper quiz

QUESTION: What apple varieties get pollinated by Gravenstein apple trees?

ANSWER: None! Gravenstein's are triploid, meaning they have three sets of chromosomes. If you want to get apples on your gravenstein tree, you will need to have another apple variety within bee range. And here's the tricky part, if you want to get apples on the second tree, your will need a THIRD apple variety within bee range to pollinate it!

 

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