Cool Weather Crops to Finish Early

MEDFORD, Ore. — Cool weather crops like peas, cabbage, broccoli, kale and spinach will likely finish their lifespans early this spring because of the recent high temperatures. Perennial flowers also love this kind of weather. Experts say the heat would have to last for several days to really have a negative impact on your garden. … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Summer Bulbs

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s spring and that means it’s time to get out in the garden and think about your summer garden. You may think of planting bulbs in the fall, but OSU Master Gardeners say you can plant different bulbs in the summer.  “There are a lot of bulbs you can put in right … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Storing Tools

MEDFORD, Ore. — The fall has really moved in and that means to be one step ahead, it’s time to start thinking about winter and putting our gardening tools away. In the video above, OSU Master Gardener Janet Rodkey shares tips on care, cleaning & sharpening of tools before storing them for winter. The OSU … 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 »

Dan’s Garden: Seeds

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 »