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)

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

2016
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  8:Master Gardener Training
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

July 26:Plant Clinic Solutions
July 19:Tree Pests & Disease
July 12:Garden Design: Step Back
July   5:OSU High Desert Garden Tour

June 28:Plant Clinic Solutions
June 21:Garden Pests
June 14:Planting your Vegetable Garden
June   7:Growing Tomatoes in Central Oregon

May31:Plant Clinic Solutions
May24:Classes and Plant Sale
May17:Seed Starting
May10:Raised Bed Gardening
May  3:Aspen: We Have a Problem!

  April26:Bend Community Gardens
  April19:Straw Bale Gardening
  April12:Garden Design: When Where Why
  April  5:Spring Gardening Seminar

  Mar 29:Waterwise Gardening
  Mar 22:What is On Your Mind?
  Mar 15:Patio Planting
  Mar   8:Shrub Selection
  Mar   1:   Right Tree, Right Place

  Feb 23:Tree Selection
  Feb 16:Vermicomposting
  Feb   9:Watering in Winter
  Feb   2:What Gardeners Do in Winter

  Jan 26:Preventing Winter Damage
  Jan 19:What Is on Your Mind?
  Jan 12:Tree Roots & Driveways
  Jan  5:Garden Design: Your Wish List

2015
  Dec 29:New Year's Resolutions
  Dec 22:Care of Holiday Plants
  Dec 15:Tree Protection during Construction #2
Dec  8:   Show Your Power Tools a Little Love
Dec  1:   Gifts for Gardeners


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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