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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June 7: Growing Herbs


May 3: Becoming a Sustainable Gardener

April 5: Gardening Myths 

March 1: Small Space Vegetable Gardening

February 1: Native Birds and the Gardener


January 4: New Year's Resolutions


December 21: Holiday Gift Ideas

December 7: Dividing Perennials


November 9: Winter Landscape Garden

November 2: Five Easy Houseplants


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



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



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



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