The Urban Forestry Radio Show Podcast Archive
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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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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 breeding.read more
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.read more
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 Urban Forestry Program.read more
Learn how to protect your apple and pear trees from fireblight. And how to choose a persimmon variety to plant that actually tastes good!read more
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.read more
Susan Poizner is an award-winning author, journalist, urban orchardist and fruit tree care educator based in Toronto, Canada. She trains arborists, master gardeners, community orchardists and home orchardists in fruit tree care skills through her in-person and online workshops, webinars, monthly newsletters and monthly radio show and podcast. She is the author of the award-winning fruit tree care book Growing Urban Orchards. Learn more about her on the About Susan page.
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