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

 

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

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2020

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

 

January 21: When and Why 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 19: Gardening Classes in Central Oregon

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

 

Jan 29: Why Do Houseplants Drop Leaves?

Jan 22: Winter Survival

Jan 15: Central Oregon Climate and How it Relates to Gardening

Jan   8: Spiders

 

 

2018

Dec 18: Caring for Holiday Plants

Dec11: What is the Extension Service Anyway?

Dec  4:  Selecting a Christmas Tree

 

Nov 27: Pickle Your Paperwhites

Nov 20: Early Perennial Bloomers

Nov 13: Master Gardener Training Classes

Nov  6: Storing Tools 

 

Oct 30: Fire Safe Yards

Oct 23: Planting Spring Bulbs

Oct 16: Composting

Oct 9: Building a Rain Garden

Oct 2: Fall Soil Amendment

 

Sept 25: Late Harvesting 

Sept 18: What Worked, What Didn't

Sept 11: Season Extenders

Sept 4: Transplanting Iris & Daylilies

August 28: Plant Clinic Questions: Pine Trees & Web Worms

August 21: Save that Plant Tag!

August 14: Hollinshead Community Garden Open House

August 7: Grow a Row

July 31: Plant Clinic Questions: Heat Stress

July 24: The Mid-Season Garden

July 17: The OSU High Desert Garden Tour

July 10: Insect Management in an Organic Garden

July 3:  Heritage Gardens

     

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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