In the Garden: Planting Strawberries

MEDFORD, Ore. – It’s prime time to plant strawberries in your home garden.  They are fairly simple to plant and take care of. For more information on what to do, watch this “In the Garden” segment.

Spring Prep in Mild Winter Weather

MEDFORD, Ore., — During these mild days getting a jump on gardening is on a lot of people’s to do lists. OSU Master Gardeners stopped by the NewsWatch 12 garden to lend some of the expertise. This time of year is perfect for trimming back the dead growth, branches and leaves. By being aggressive with … Continue reading »

Trees Planted by Ruch Elem. Students

MEDFORD, Ore. — Eighth graders in Ruch are taking learning outside the classroom. The students from Ruch Elementary planted trees near Lone Pine Creek in Medford. The group partnered with the Lomakatsi Restoration Project to learn about the area. Organizers say the nearly 80 trees planted will help shade the fish bearing stream. The project … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Tomatoes in Trench

Medford, Ore. — Planting a tomato on its side is an option for long, leggy tomato plants.  It will give the plants a chance to strengthen roots. OSU Master Gardeners were ‘In the Garden’ to walk us through how to plant a tomato in a trench. For more information watch this segment or contact the … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Planting Peas

Medford, Ore. – During the cool spring days you may be thinking about planting some cool weather crops.  That includes peas. There are a lot of different types of peas to plant including sugar, snap and snow peas.  OSU Master Gardeners say you can get a jump start by soaking the seeds overnight.  That will … Continue reading »