Gardening: Get Good At It

 

on KPOV Radio 88.9FM

 

"The Point"

Each 1st and 3rd 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

 

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2021

October 19: Sustainable Gardening

October 5: Putting Your Garden to Bed

 

September 21: Build a Cloche!

September 7: Enticing Pollinator Plants

August 31: Roses in Central Oregon

August 17: Spiders

August 3: Season Extension Techniques

 

July 20: Clematis

July 6: Fire-wise Landscaping

 

June 29: Small Space Gardens

June 15: Bug Trivia

June 1: Adaptive Gardening - Making Gardener Easier

May 18: Low-Water Perennials

May 4: Water-wise Gardening

 

April 20: Project Happy Apples

April 6: Dazzling Dahlias

 

March 30: Butterfly Gardens

March16: Seed Packets: Mini-Reference Guides

March 2: Choosing Seeds for Your Veggie Garden

 

February 16: Save Money, Grow Your Own Vegetables

February 2: Tooling around the Garden

 

January 19: Demonstration Gardens in Central Oregon

January 5: The Sagebrush Sea

 

2020

December 29: Winter Birds

December 15: Selecting a Christmas Tree

December 1: Pollinator Gardens

 

November 17: Winter Chores

November 3: Native Plants

 

October 20: Spring Bulbs to Plant Now

October 6: Putting Your Beds to Bed

 

September 15: Harvesting Your Herbs

September 1: The Lowdown on Fertilizers

August 4: Problem Veggies?

August 18: Those DARN DEER 

 

July 21: Summer Lawn Care

July 7: Timely Tomato Tips

June 2: Plant Clinic - Termites & Arborvitae

June 16: Critter Control

June 30: Veggie Garden Care

 

May 19: Composting

May 5: Veggie Garden Site Preparation

 

April 21: What to Plant

April 7: Gardening on the Cheap

 

March 17: Summer Bulbs to Plant Now

March 3: Companion Planting

February 18: Growing Vegetables in Central Oregon

February 4: Central Oregon Climate and How It Relates to Gardening

 

January 21: Why and When to Prune

January 7: Succulents For Winter

 

2019

December 24: A Master Gardener's Christmas

December 17: A Holiday Wish List

December 10: Design for Winter Interest

December 3: Fun Facts about Poinsettias

 

November 26: Winter Tree Care

November 19: GMO vs Hybrid

November 12: Living Christmas Trees

November 5: Houseplants to Get You Through Winter 

 

October 29: What Worked, What Didn't 

October 22: Spring Soil Starts Now!

October 15: Over-Wintering Pests 

October  8: Rose Care

October 1: Fertilizing Your Lawn in the Fall

 

September 24: Plants from Stem Cuttings

September 17: Collecting and Saving Seeds

September 10: Bulb Lasagna

September 3: Getting Ready for Fall

 

August 27: Cool Weather Veggies

August 20: Tending Arborvitae

August 13: Hollinshead Open Garden Event

August 6:  Companion Plants

 

  

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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