Sustainable Table: Rogue Flavor

MEDFORD, Ore. – Eat Local Week wrapped up a week ago, but its end, and our shift in seasons, doesn’t mean choosing local has to end. Kellie Hill helps others create a plan to trade in the cans, boxes, bags and supplements for whole, nutrient dense, local foods. As a nutritional therapy practitioner, Kellie started … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Late Tomato Season

It is late in the tomato growing season, but all is not lost just yet. OSU Master Gardener Jane Moyer shares some tips on what do you do to promote late ripening of tomatoes: 1. Pick off any flowers and fruit that is too small to mature before cold weather sets in. 2. Cut off … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Strawberries

MEDFORD, Ore. — Janet Rodkey an OSU Master Gardener joins us in the garden for this segment about strawberries. In this segment, we’re learning how to care for strawberries, to encourage gardeners to maintain strawberry beds for years and years. In the video above, Rodkey briefly discusses types of strawberry plants, June bearing vs everbearing, … Continue reading »

Sustainable Table: Brewfest 2013

MEDFORD, Ore. — Several Southern Oregon fairgrounds struggle with their financial sustainability, but he Jackson County Fairgrounds could get a boost from an event this weekend. The Annual Harvest Fair and Brewfest is expected to bring out 10,000 people over the three day event. Families from as far north as Portland and as far south … Continue reading »

U.S. House Passes “Healthy Forests” Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, a breakthrough has come on a bill to provide funding for Oregon’s O&C counties. The U.S. House passed the bi-partisan “Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act”, but Representative Greg Walden says the White House has threatened to veto it. “The President and his team clearly have no idea-none-about what’s … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Green Tomatoes

With the summer growing season drawing to an end, you may have green tomatoes still on the bushes. OSU Master Gardner De Guy joins us in the garden to explain what you can do with your bounty. For more information, contact the OSU Master Gardener closest to you. The OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines: Jackson County: … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Planting Bulbs

It is finally feeling like fall and that means it’s time to start thinking about planting for the season. OSU Master Gardner Laurin Parker says the type of bulb you buy will make a difference.  She says you should not choose the cheaper bulbs.  Many times those bulbs will be undersized and not produce the … Continue reading »

Dan’s Garden: Planting Garlic

OSU Master Gardener Teresa Reavis has three kinds of garlic in her garden: a soft neck, a hard neck and an elephant garlic. Teresa explains that the soft neck and hard neck are kind of the same; they can be a little more pungent and kind of hot. Elephant garlic usually has a kind of … Continue reading »

Dan’s Garden: Deadheading

Deadheading is removing spent flowers so that you can encourage the flowers to grow again. If you don’t deadhead in your garden, not only does it look ugly, but at the same time the plant doesn’t know how to generate. Remember: the flowers are coming because they want to reproduce, so if they go to … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Vertical Gardening

MEDFORD, Ore. — Sometimes there’s a lot of gardening to do, but not much room to do it in. Meteorologist Dan Pope shows us how to make the most out of the space you have. The way to do it if you have a small space, or if you’re getting a little old like some … Continue reading »

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