Is it worth growing apricots now? Short answer: NO!

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Wed, 03/10/2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Well that was a hard February for the garden…or was it? Plus, with the current varieties available, it's probably not worth trying to grow apricots west of the Cascades.

Host Glen Andresen is joined by Jim Gilbert to talk about, what else, the February weather, and what it did and didn't do to our gardens. Plus, Glen's method for planting peas in colder weather, Jim's advice on planting bare root trees, and timing for using organic slug bait

As always, we'll have a new Plant of the Month (apricot, and Jim's ongoing four year experiment with about 50 varieties of them). No Dirtbag Dictionary this month, but look for our explanation of the difference between thinning and heading pruning cuts next time. And, of course, what's annoying Glen this month.

And don't forget, if you have a gardening question, you may email us at -- we'll answer your question via email and on the air during the next show!

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