Gardening: Get Good At It

on KPOV Radio 88.9FM

"The Point"

Every Tuesday morning between 9 and 9:30am Central Oregon Master Gardeners
talk about the adventure and challenges of gardening in Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson Counties

(click here to listen to archived audio segments)

(click a title below to read a transcript & resources)

March13: The How of Permaculture
March  6: Seed Catalogs: Part 2

Feb 27:Seed Catalogs: Part 1
Feb 20:The Why of Permaculture
Feb13:The Language of Flowers
Feb  6:What is Permaculture?

Jan30:Robots in the Garden
Jan23:Winter Indoor Gardening Advice
Jan  9:Favorite Garden Books
Jan  2:Do You Bokashi?

Dec26:Garden Resolutions
Dec 19:Winter Reading
Dec12:Living Christmas Trees
Dec  5:Gifts for Gardeners

Nov 28:Fall Houseplant Care
Nov 21:Thankful for Central Oregon Gardening
Nov 14:What Worked, What Didn't
Nov  7:Master Gardener Training Classes

Oct 31:Frost Heave
Oct 24:Winterizing your Garden
Oct 17:Spring Bulbs
Oct 10:Amending and Mulching Soil
Oct  3:Green Tomatoes

Sept26:Invasive Plants in the Garden
Sept19:Put Your Beds to Bed
Sept12:Dividing Herbaceous Perennials
Sept 5:Hollinshead Garden Open House

Aug29:Questions in Plant Clinic
Aug22:Tomato Woes
Aug15:Pollination and Pollinators
Aug 8:Fertilizing Vegetables & Perennials
Aug 1:Insecticidal Soaps

July25:Questions in Plant Clinic
July 18:OSU High Desert Garden Tour
July 11:Growing Microgreens
July  4:Deadheading Flowering Plants

June 27:Questions in Plant Clinic
June 20:Composting
June 13:Sequoia Pitch Moth
June  6:Plan for Halloween Now!

May 30:COMGA Plant Sale & Classes
May 23:All About Master Gardener Plant Clinic
May 16:Grow a Little Fruit Tree
May  9:Growing Potatoes in Central OR
May  2:Plant ID -  Knowing & Growing

April 25:Bend Community Gardens
April 18:Selecting & Starting Seeds
April 11:Divine Vines
April  4:Spring Gardening Seminar

Mar 28:Vegetable Varieties for Central Oregon
Mar 21:Dealing with Deer
Mar 14:Decoding Garden Advice
Mar  7: Gardening Classes with the Master Gardeners

Feb 28:  It's Time to Order Seeds
Feb 21:  Right Plant, Right Place
Feb14:  Designing & Building Raised Beds
Feb 7:My Favorite Garden Catalogs

Jan31:The Mail Order Garden
Jan24:Effect of Snow on the Landscape
Jan17:What's on my Bookshelf
Jan10:Junipers - What's the Deal?
Jan 3: Firesafe Your Home

Dec27:New Year's Resolutions
Dec20:Grow a Green Thumb
Dec13:Toxic Houseplants
Dec  6:Holiday Wish List

Nov29:Champion Trees
Nov22:Winter Reading
Nov15:Leaves Leaves & More Leaves
Nov  1:Sustainable Gardening

Oct 25:Watering in Winter
Oct 18:Testing & Amending Soil
Oct 11:Herbs for Indoors in Winter
Oct   4:Putting Your Garden to Bed

Sept 27:Plant Clinic Solutions
Sept 20:Mulching
Sept 13:Growing a Moon Garden
Sept   6:Fall Bulbs for Spring Flowers

Aug30:Plant Clinic Solutions
Aug23:Hollinshead Open Garden & Classes
Aug16:Valley Plants in Central Oregon
Aug  9:Grow Smart, Grow Safe
Aug  2:Heat Stress

OSU Extension and other Horticulture publications:

UC Guide to a Healthy Lawn

Efficient Lawn Irrigation

Central Oregon Climate and How It Relates to Gardening

June July Garden Tips

Build your own Raised Bed Cloche

Central Oregon Vegetable Garden Calendar

Recommended Vegetables For Central Oregon

Soil Temperatures for Vegetable Seed Germination

Vegetable Gardening in Oregon

Grow Your Own: Tomatoes

Fertilizing Your Garden
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