While flowers are beautiful to look at, they serve a very practical purpose. Plants produce flowers in order to make seeds for reproduction. Here’s a look at how removing those old blossoms can benefit your garden. The OSU Master Gardeners show us how to prolong flowering during the summer.
The growing season is coming to a close and now people are looking for ways to preserve this years crop. Scott Lewis and OSU Master Gardeners demonstrate how to make sure you safely store items like homemade salsa.
MEDFORD, Ore. — A type of gardening, called “intensive planting”, requires healthy soil with good quality compost. If you plant vegetables closer together, you actually get more production from a small space and the result will be an abundance of vegetables for preservation. OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines Jackson County: 541-776-7371 Josephine County: 541-476-6613 Klamath County: … Continue reading »
Square-foot gardening is a way of organizing your plants for maximum capacity. Now that we’re into the thick of the growing season, Scott checks back in with the master gardeners to see how it’s working out. OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines Jackson County: 541-776-7371 Josephine County: 541-476-6613 Klamath County: 541-883-7131 Curry County: 541-247-6672
Flavored vinegars can add a gourmet twist to almost any recipe, but you don’t have to be a gourmet to make them. Herbs, spices, fruit and vegetables can all be used to add flavor to vinegar. OSU Master Gardener Ellen Scannell shows us how easy it is.
Gophers are not just a problem when it comes to trees and shrubs – they can also get into gardens, even raised beds. Although some gardeners are tempted to take extreme gopher control measures, there is a humane way. OSU Master Gardener Bonnie Martin has advice for preventing one of the bigger threats to the … Continue reading »
The movie “Caddyshack” brought attention to the damage that can be done by gophers, but it’s no laughing matter for gardeners dealing with the effects. Chief Meteorologist Scott Lewis joins OSU Master Gardener Laurin Parker with some advice on how to prevent that damage. OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines Jackson County: 541-776-7371 Josephine County: 541-476-6613 Klamath … Continue reading »
Weeds are the nemesis of every gardener, and some weeds can do more than just make your garden look bad: noxious weeds can spread and cause permanent damage to the ecosystem. Chief Meteorologist Scott Lewis is out the garden with OSU Master Gardener Jane Moyer to tell us more about how to protect the plants … Continue reading »
By Scott Lewis On Tuesday, we learned what “square foot” gardening is. Now, OSU Master Gardener Virginia Brown is providing advice on exactly how to plant this type of garden. The video above has more on the steps to take if you want to try the new technique. OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines Jackson County: 541-776-7371 … Continue reading »
You might think that all gardens are created equal, but is a specific type of gardening that is catching the attention of the master gardeners. Chief Meteorologist Scott Lewis joins us with more about square foot gardening.