The Dirtbag

Coming Soon

Airs at: Wed, 07/11/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hosted by: 
Produced by: 
KBOO
Subscribe to podcast

 

Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, from 11:00am to 12:00pm (noon).

Gardening

Streams: 
KBOO Stream 1
Program status: 
Current

The Dirtbag on 06/13/18

Airs at: Wed, 06/13/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Download audio file

Early summer tasks in the edible garden

Airs at: Wed, 06/13/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
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
Produced for The Dirtbag

Soil dilemma: To till or not to till

Airs at: Wed, 04/11/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Download audio file
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
Produced for The Dirtbag
Download audio file
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

Apricots, seed starting, "crazy" February weather

Airs at: Wed, 02/14/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Download audio file
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 ... Read more

Pruning, grafting, what to do with your cover crop

Airs at: Wed, 01/10/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Download audio file
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 spring. As always, we'll answer your gardening que... Read more

Soil tests, pH, and a new conservancy in town

Airs at: Wed, 12/13/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Download audio file
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... Read more

Leaves, mulching, cold protection, nutrients

Airs at: Wed, 11/08/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Download audio file
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! ... Read more

Chippers, pineapple guava, fruit tasting

Airs at: Wed, 10/11/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Download audio file
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... Read more