Annuals in the Garden

Longer Spring days bring out a craving for color in the flower garden – time for some annuals.

Is There a Fungus Among Us?

Is there a fungus among us? The answer is always an emphatic “Yes!” This episode explains what to worry about and what to welcome.

Grow Some Potatoes

Potatoes grow well in Central Oregon and we'll explain how you can grow a beautiful crop.

Vegetable Container Gardens

Why not try something a little different this year. How about a vegetable garden in containers? We'll help you get started.

Design and Build Raised Beds

Our volcanic soil is a challenge for gardeners. What’s the solution? Raised beds!  They’ll warm the soil and make your vegetable garden the envy of the neighborhood.

Right Plant, Right Place

Why do plants do well in one location and fail in another? There are a number of reasons and if we choose carefully, we’ll be more successful.

Decoding Garden Advice

Where can we get gardening advice? The good news is, there are lots of resources. The bad news is, there are lots of resources!  We can help.

Garden Journaling

A garden journal is a tool that helps prevent repeating mistakes, ensuring more garden success.  

Ordering Seeds for Your Garden

Nothing signals spring like the arrival of your favorite seed catalog in the mailbox. We'll help you choose which seeds to order.

Those Darn Deer!

If you’re like most serious gardeners in Central Oregon, you want to know:  “How do I keep the deer from eating my plants?”

Garden Myths

Horticulturists research many garden myths and common beliefs to give us the best available information about what we should really do in our gardens

Choosing Garden Seeds for Central Oregon

Shopping for seeds is how many gardeners actively dream of what their gardens will look like this next summer.  However, having the right information for choosing the appropriate seeds to get the best possible outcome in Central Oregon is important.

Right Tree, Right Place


These tips in selecting the right tree for the right place are here to help you to have success in

choosing a tree that will provide benefits for many years with minimum costs.

Houseplants in Winter

Houseplants require some special attention in winter when we become their whole world - with complete control over their environment.

Pickle Your Paperwhites

At this time of the year, many gardeners are thinking about “forcing” bulbs for holiday and winter decoration.  You can bring a bit of spring into your winter days with a little planning.  

Caring for Holiday Greenery

This week we'll help you preserve your beautiful holiday greenery through the season without having to resort to silk or plastic floral items.