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 »
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.
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 »
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
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 »
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.
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.
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.