MEDFORD, Ore. — OSU Master Gardener Lauirin Parker has a discussion with Dan on the positive nature of planting in the fall for a bounty of color in the spring. There is no limit to varieties and colors available for early, middle and late spring bloom, and on into summer.
MEDFORD, Ore. — Half a dozen restaurants have moved into downtown Medford in the past year and there’s a new movement to highlight both the new and established locally owned eateries. People new and familiar with Medford’s food scene are crawling all over downtown for Medford’s DishCrawl. DishCrawl organizer Michael Davis explains why, “It’s … Continue reading »
Oregon’s state flower is evergreen. It has fall colors and edible berries. The bright yellow flowers are deer resistant and drought tolerant. There are several species to choose from – tall, short, and creeping. OSU Master Gardener Rhianna Simes explains more to Dan about the Oregon grape.
MEDFORD, Ore. — The city of Medford is launching a push for more green energy and they are asking businesses to step up to the challenge. 40 Southern Oregon companies are already enrolled in Pacific Power’s “Blue Sky Program,” which helps fund renewable energy projects in the valley. Now the city of Medford wants to … Continue reading »
When it is still too cold to plant in the spring, preparing “pre-sprouts” is a good way for us to grow older seeds, and as Chief Meteorologist Dan Pope and OSU Master Gardener Jane Moyer tell us, it can also let us get a jump on growing our gardens inside before planting outside. Here’s a … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — Buying bare root shrubs and trees is a great way to save money, but there are a few important steps to ensure success: Inspect the roots, identify the trunk flair, and plant at the correct depth. Dan’s Garden has a demonstration of correct planting in the video above. For more information, call … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — “As common as the vending machine” – that’s what one electric vehicle leader in the Rogue Valley hopes will come of e-vehicle charging stations if new legislation wins approval. The Senate approved a bill nearly unanimously on Monday morning. The bill would allow state agencies partner with any private business to install … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — The growing season isn’t long enough for some seeds to start from scratch. OSU Jane Moyer joins Dan in the garden to show you how to get your garden prepared.
MEDFORD, Ore. — Spring is here, and There is still time to get your seeds in the ground! Meteorologist Dan Pope joins the OSU Master Gardener Mary Foster to explain how soil block seeding works. Most gardeners use plastic pots, but some are turning to a new gadget to get those seeds growing and reduce … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — The Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market kicked off the 2013 season this morning outside the National Guard Armory in Ashland. Some vendors say they enjoyed the break but are excited to get back in action for market season. “Whistling Duck Farm” vendors say they have had a booth at the market … Continue reading »