Time to order seeds...and prune fruit trees

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Wed, 01/12/2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Olives in Oregon!
Where to order or get seeds, growing olives in the region, and tips on how to prune a dormant fruit tree if you're a new gardener.

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 subseqent) cuts on a dormant fruit tree. We also discuss watering wands (and to a lesser extent, hoses). We'd like to hear from you if you have a favorite type of watering wand or hose.

As always, we'll have a new Plant of the Month (olives). And a reminder, the Garden Stumper is back! The winner gets a free sharpening of a hand tool from Cully Farm Store in Northeast Portland! Plus, our Dirtbag Dictionary term  is auxin.  And, of course, what's annoying Glen this month.

Don't forget, if you have a gardening question, or the answer to the Garden Stumper, you can email us at thedirtbag@kboo.org -- we'll answer your question on the air during the next show!

The Dirtbag... Listen. Laugh. Learn.

Seed Research for Pacific Northwest Gardeners

Culinary Breeding Network www.culinarybreedingnetwork.com

Open Source Seeds  www.osseeds.org

Seed Companies

Nichols Garden Nursery  www.nicholsgardennursery.com

Territorial Seed Co.  www.territorialseed.com

Fedco Seeds  www.fedcoseeds.com

Fruiting Plants

One Green World  www.onegreenworld.com

Burnt Ridge Nursery & Orchards  www.burntridgenursery.com

Raintree Nursery  www.raintreenursery.com  


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