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

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

 

July 30: Powdery Mildew

July 23: Bees in Your Garden

July 16: OSU High Desert Garden Tour

July 9: Integrated Pest Management, Part 2

July 2: Kids in the Garden

 

June 25: Colchicum and Saffron Crocus

June 18: Integrated Pest Management, Part 2

June 11: Dethatch and Aerate your Lawn

June  4: Organic Insect Control 

 

May 21: Spider Mites

May 14: Vertical Gardening

May  7: Short Season Vegetables

 

April 16: Annual Weeds

April 23: Perennial Weeds  

April 9: Annual Spring Gardening Seminar

April 2: Integrated Pest Management, Part 1

 

March 26: Snow is Good for the Garden

March 12: Raised Bed Gardening

March  5: Planning Your Vegetable Garden

 

Feb 26: Garden Design to Reduce Stress

Feb 19: Spring Bulb Maintenance

Feb 12: Starting Seeds

Feb  5: Ornamental Grasses

     

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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