Urban Forestry Radio

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The Urban Forestry Radio Show explores fruit trees, food forests, permaculture and more. If you're involved in a community orchard or if you are interested in planting fruit trees or fruiting plants in your yard, tune into this show which is brought to you by The Community Orchard Network.

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https://orchardpeople.com
Description
Learn to grow fruit trees organically in our online gardening workshops. Learn key organic fruit tree care skills in just 8 hours.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-11-15 09:55
last episode published
2019-09-24 14:29
publication frequency
19.98 days
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info@orchardpeople.com (Urban Forestry Radio ) managing editor  
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Number of Episodes
69
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
24.09.2019

Episode 49: Luther Burbank’s Garden of Invention

Learn about Luther Burbank, a horticulturalist from the turn of the 20th century, who developed hundreds of plants that we still have in our edible gardens today.
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27.08.2019

Episode 48: What are Biofertilizers?

There is such a thing as "dead soil" and if your fruit tree is planted in soil like that, you can do everything right and still not have a healthy tree. Learn how to bring your soil back to life in this radio show and podcast.
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25.07.2019

Episode 47: Growing Perennial Vegetables

Learn some of the top perennial vegetables that you can grow in your permaculture garden or orchard.
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25.06.2019

Episode 46: Fruit Trees and Spotted Wing Drosophila

Learn how to protect fruit trees from spotted wing drosophila (SWD). While most fruit flies are attracted to rotting fruit, SWD infests young fruit right on the tree including cherries, apricots, plums and berries.
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9.06.2019

Episode 50 Growing Elderberries as a Cash Crop

Tuesday October 29, 1pm-2pm: Elderberry bushes can be beautiful in any garden. But they can also be profitable when grown as a cash crop. Learn all about it with organic grower Terry Durham of River Hills Harvest.
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24.05.2019

Episode 45: The Mite Hunter

Learn about mites and fruit trees - the good, the bad and the ugly - in this live radio show and podcast.
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30.04.2019

Episode 44: The Mystery of Sudden Apple Decline

Why are dwarfing apple trees mysteriously dying across North America? How can you protect your tree? Find out in this live radio show and podcast.
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26.03.2019

Episode 43: Growing Uncommon Fruits with Lee Reich

Learn about uncommon fruits you can grow in your garden with author Lee Reich.
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26.02.2019

Episode 42: Growing Tropical Fruits Anywhere

You can grow tropical fruit trees - like lemons, grapefruit, figs and guavas - even if you live in a colder climate. Learn how in this radio show and podcast.
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5.02.2019

Episode 41: Buying Organic Fruit Trees

You may grow your fruit trees organically - but do you grow organic fruit trees? Find out in this episode of The Urban Forestry Radio Show and Podcast.
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10.12.2018

Episode 40: Autumn Olives

Learn about the invasive autumn olive plant and how by eating and processing it's berries we can clamp down on its spread.
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20.11.2018

Episode 39: Dehydrating Fruit

Learn to preserve your harvest by dehydrating it with Teresa Marrone, author of The Beginner's Guide to Dehydrating Foods.
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30.10.2018

Episode 38: Easy Berries

Growing berries can be easy. Learn about the easiest to grows berries in this interview with Bob Bors, co-author of "Growing Fruit in Northern Gardens".
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25.09.2018

Episode 37: Hazelnuts and Truffles

Growing hazelnut trees and growing truffles can go hand-in-hand. Learn about it in this episode of Urban Forestry Radio
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28.08.2018

Episode 36: Willow Mulch for Fruit Trees

Interested in an organic solution that can help your tree fight off pest and disease problems? Tune into this episode of Urban Forestry Radio to learn about the potential of single-source mulches.
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31.07.2018

Episode 35: Herbs in Your Pollinator Garden

It's great to include herbs in your polliator garden. But what do you do with them? Find out from herbalist and cook Brittany Wood Nickerson in this episode of The Urban Forestry Radio Show and Podcast.
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13.06.2018

Episode 34: Edible Landscaping & The Use of Animals

Animals can be an asset in your garden or orchard! Learn more from celebrity farmer Joel Salatin in this episode of The Urban Forestry Radio Show and Podcast.
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14.05.2018

Episode 33: Aphids & Fruit Trees

Prevent aphid infestations in your fruit trees by attracting predacious aphid-eating insects into your garden. Learn more in this live radio show and podcast.
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5.04.2018

Maintaining Your Fruit Tree Pruning Tools

Learn the importance of choosing the right fruit tree pruning tools and maintaining them properly to ensure your pruning cuts don’t damage your tree. Listen to the podcast and watch the facebook live video.
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27.03.2018

Fruit Trees and Mulch

One of the cheapest and easiest ways to improve fruit tree health and productivity is correct mulching but which mulching help fruit production and which hinder it? Learn how in this radio show and podcast.
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27.02.2018

Episode 30: Growing Olive Trees

Learn about growing olive trees in both ideal and less-than-ideal climates with Cary Cloud, co-owner of Olive Tree Growers nursery in north-central Florida.
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25.01.2018

Episode 29: Preventing Lyme

People who spend lots of time outdoors and in nature are vulnerable to tick bites. And ticks can infect you with Lyme disease. Learn how to protect yourself in this podcast with guest Rossana Magnotta, founder of the Magnotta Winery in Ontario.
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26.12.2017

Episode 28: No Fuss Fruit

Some fruit is so easy to grow that even children can do it. Learn about No Fuss Backyard Fruit from Steve and Emma Biggs, authors of Grow Gardeners: Kid Tested Gardening with Children.
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31.10.2017

Episode 26: Apple Storage and Honeycrisp Challenges

Why are Honeycrisp apples so hard to grow and to store? Find out in this episode of Urban Forestry Radio.
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29.08.2017

Episode 24: Kickstarting Your Soil

Learn how to kickstart your soil so that your fruit trees and perennial plants thrive - with Liz Stell, Author of "Secrets to Great Soil."
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25.07.2017

Episode 23: What is IPM?

What is IPM and how can it help you keep your fruit trees pest and disease free?
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25.07.2017

Episode 23: What is IPM?

What is IPM and how can it help you keep your fruit trees pest and disease free?
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26.06.2017

Episode 22: Protecting Fruit Trees from Deer, Squirrels and other Critters

When it comes to deer gnawing on the branches on your young fruit trees, the buck stops here! Learn more about protecting your fruit trees and garden from deer and other wildlife in this podcast.
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26.06.2017

Episode 22: Protecting Fruit Trees from Deer, Squirrels and other Critters

When it comes to deer gnawing on the branches on your young fruit trees, the buck stops here! Learn more about protecting your fruit trees and garden from deer and other wildlife in this podcast.
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30.05.2017

Episode 21: How to Grow Beach Plums

Learn how to grow beach plums and how to develop genetically diverse plant communities that will thrive in your unique conditions.
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30.05.2017

Episode 21: How to Grow Beach Plums

Learn how to grow beach plums and how to develop genetically diverse plant communities that will thrive in your unique conditions.
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26.04.2017

Episode 20: Battling Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs

April 25, 2017 - It has devestated orchards in parts of the United States....and now Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs may be on their way to a fruit tree near you. Learn how to protect your trees in this podcast.
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26.04.2017

Episode 20: Battling Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs

April 25, 2017 - It has devestated orchards in parts of the United States....and now Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs may be on their way to a fruit tree near you. Learn how to protect your trees in this podcast.
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17.03.2017

Episode 19: All You Need To Know About Pawpaws

They are native in North America. The fruit is delicious. So why do some find that pawpaw trees (Asimina triloba) so hard to grow? Find out the secrets to success in this podcast.
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17.03.2017

Episode 19: All You Need To Know About Pawpaws

They are native in North America. The fruit is delicious. So why do some find that pawpaw trees (Asimina triloba) so hard to grow? Find out the secrets to success in this podcast.
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28.02.2017

Episode 18: The Best of Urban Forestry Radio 2016

Highlights of The Urban Forestry Radio Show from 2016 including an adventure in seabuckthorn, the nasty lives of beneficial bugs, fireblight, and the future of growing fruit trees.
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28.02.2017

Episode 18: The Best of Urban Forestry Radio 2016

Highlights of The Urban Forestry Radio Show from 2016 including an adventure in seabuckthorn, the nasty lives of beneficial bugs, fireblight, and the future of growing fruit trees.
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22.01.2017

Episode 17: Fruit Trees in the Desert, Native Edibles

Learn how to grow fruit trees in the desert...or in drought...with Greg Peterson of Urbanfarm.org. And how to grow and enjoy native edibles from seed with expert Russ Cohen.
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22.01.2017

Episode 17: Fruit Trees in the Desert, Native Edibles

Learn how to grow fruit trees in the desert...or in drought...with Greg Peterson of Urbanfarm.org. And how to grow and enjoy native edibles from seed with expert Russ Cohen.
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27.12.2016

Episode 16: Growing Chestnut Trees

Explore Iowa's annual chestnut festival. Learn how to cook chestnuts. And learn how to grow chestnut trees from seed and what cultivars to choose.
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27.12.2016

Episode 16: Growing Chestnut Trees

Explore Iowa's annual chestnut festival. Learn how to cook chestnuts. And learn how to grow chestnut trees from seed and what cultivars to choose.
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29.11.2016

Episode 15: The Next Great Apple

The search is on for the next great apple tree. We chat with Rob Wyles of Washington State who discovered the new "Foxtrot" apple and to Daryl Somers of the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Ontario about the science behind taste and apple bre...
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29.11.2016

Episode 15: The Next Great Apple

The search is on for the next great apple tree. We chat with Rob Wyles of Washington State who discovered the new "Foxtrot" apple and to Daryl Somers of the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Ontario about the science behind taste and apple bre...
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25.10.2016

Episode 14: Learning From Leaves & Cherry Root Stock

What do the leaves of your tree tell you about its health? And explore the types of cherry root stock and why it's important to choose the right one.
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25.10.2016

Episode 14: Learning From Leaves & Cherry Root Stock

What do the leaves of your tree tell you about its health? And explore the types of cherry root stock and why it's important to choose the right one.
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27.09.2016

Episode 13: How to Make Cider – and Girls in the Trees

Learn how to make cider with your apple harvest with Ben Watson, Author of Cider Hard and Sweet. And learn why women are being encouraged to look for jobs in arboriculture and forestry in an interview with Katrina van Osch-Saxon of Fleming College’s Ur...
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27.09.2016

Episode 13: How to Make Cider – and Girls in the Trees

Learn how to make cider with your apple harvest with Ben Watson, Author of Cider Hard and Sweet. And learn why women are being encouraged to look for jobs in arboriculture and forestry in an interview with Katrina van Osch-Saxon of Fleming College’s Ur...
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30.08.2016

Episode 12: Fireblight. And Persimmon Passion!

Learn how to protect your apple and pear trees from fireblight. And how to choose a persimmon variety to plant that actually tastes good!
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30.08.2016

Episode 12: Fireblight. And Persimmon Passion!

Learn how to protect your apple and pear trees from fireblight. And how to choose a persimmon variety to plant that actually tastes good!
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26.07.2016

Episode 11: The Sex Lives of Insect Pests & Fruit Tree Irrigation

How understanding the sex lives of insect pests helps you protect your fruit trees & why fruit tree irrigation isn't as easy as you might think.
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