Transplant when seedlings have first true leaves (not seed leaves). Water well and use fork to lift seedlings; leave any clinging soil on roots. Bury seedlings to bottom of first true leaves for more roots, stronger plants. For more information, call the OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines: Jackson County: 541-776-7371 Josephine County: 541-476-6613 Klamath County: 541-883-7131 … Continue reading »
The OSU Master Gardeners explain both ways the hydroponic unit can work – both for germinating seeds for the garden, to get a jump start on both spring and fall plantings, and also for having a continuous supply of herbs, veggies, or flowers in the house all season long. One is able to cut salad … Continue reading »
NEAR JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — In this segment, OSU Master Gardener Janet Rodkey talks to Dan about making your own organic fertilizer, including the the difference between organic and non-organic fertilizers, what nutrients need to be in fertilizer to help plants grow and how to create good, all-purpose organic fertilizer.
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 »