:50 Did You Know...about the pros and cons of Winter
Protection? Think you should wrap your evergreen
shrubs in burlap for the winter? Ellen explains how to correctly
construct a protective screen, and C.L. wonders why anyone would
want to upholster their shrubs.
4:45 Eat/Drink/Grow: Crabapples.How to choose
a tree, which varieties C.L. and Ellen are lusting after, and what
to do with the fruit. The two varieties mentioned are Chestnut and
Dolgo. C.L. directs you to two helpful crabapple sites. One
from The Morton
Arboretum and a chart from J. Frank Schmidt.
16:45 Insider Information: Last Chance
Harvesting. Cool weather greens such as curly dock (for
foragers), Tuscan kale, carrots, pak choi, chard and Brussels
sprouts (for gardeners). Ellen also talks about ginkgo nuts. Have
you heard the saying, "Stinko ginkgo?"
21:05Love Letters and
Questions: Fungus Gnats and Fruit Flies Robbie
writes "Help! I've got fruit flies in my kitchen."
About the Podcast
Science, Art & Dinner, it’s all in your own backyard. All about plants, gardens, foraging, and more.