Dan’s Garden: Straw

Many people like to get outside and garden, but not everyone has a yard. There is another option and Chief Meteorologist Dan Pope shows us what it is. For more information, consult the OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines: Jackson County: 541-776-7371 Josephine County: 541-476-6613 Klamath County: 541-883-7131 Curry County: 541-247-6672

Dan’s Garden: Growing Potatoes

MEDFORD, Ore. — Potatoes are a vegetable that nearly every family eats, so growing them in a garden seems like a good idea, except for the dirty job of harvesting. The OSU Master Gardeners have a way to grow potatoes in a bag on your back porch with very little dirt work. For more information, … Continue reading »

Dan’s Garden: Community Garden

MEDFORD, Ore. — A community garden has real value to a neighborhood. It’s just as much about the community as it is about gardening. “This lot that we’re standing on now, this is the fourth year that this has been a community garden. Five years ago there was a dilapidated house right here on this … Continue reading »

Dan’s Garden: Hanging Basket Help

NEAR JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — This is the time of year when beautiful hanging baskets are just about everywhere, but they can be expensive to buy. OSU Master Gardener Cicely Fleury has some tips for making your own. For more information, consult the OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines: Jackson County: 541-776-7371 Josephine County: 541-476-6613 Klamath County: 541-883-7131 … Continue reading »

Dan’s Garden: Container Gardening

NEAR JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — If you have a patio and no yard, but you still want to garden, the OSU Master Gardeners have some advice for container gardening. OSU Master Gardener Cicely Fleury explains which vegetables do best in planters. For more information, consult the OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines: Jackson County: 541-776-7371 Josephine County: 541-476-6613 … Continue reading »

Dan’s Garden: Propagating Plants

For more information, consult the OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines: Jackson County: 541-776-7371 Josephine County: 541-476-6613 Klamath County: 541-883-7131 Curry County: 541-247-6672.

Dan’s Garden: Planting for Pollinators

NEAR JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – Planting for pollinators is a way of gardening to get the most bang for your buck. “Pollinators” are creatures like bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and ladybugs. Some plants that attract pollinators are herbs like basil and cilantro, or flowers like the Pin Cushion Flower, which butterflies love. For more information, consult the … Continue reading »

Dan’s Garden: Composting Advice

NEAR RUCH, Ore. — OSU Master Gardener Rhianna Simes shares tips with Dan Pope on how to compost. For more information, consult the OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines: Jackson County: 541-776-7371 Josephine County: 541-476-6613 Klamath County: 541-883-7131 Curry County: 541-247-6672

Dan’s Garden: Blossom End Rot

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s the time of year when gardeners are sprucing up the outdoors and planting flowers and shrubs, but there’s also a possibility of what’s called blossom end rot. The video above shows the warning signs of a fairly common problem and how to prevent it. For more information, consult the OSU Master … Continue reading »

Dan’s Garden: Transplanting Seedlings

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 »

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