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Things to do in March

  • Prune gooseberries and currants; fertilize with manure or a complete fertilizer.

  • Start tuberous begonias indoors.

  • Western Oregon: Fertilize caneberries using band fertilizer, broadcast fertilizer or a complete fertilizer or manure.

Gardening Tips

How to meet the watering needs of growing vegetables
Meeting the watering needs of summer vegetables in Oregon.
How to grow flavor-packed herbs
Don't over-fertilize herbs.
No yard space? Here's how to grow a container vegetable garden
Don't let lack of yard space keep you from growing veggies.
Guides help with managing weeds, insects and plant diseases
Handbooks help manage weeds, insects and plant diseases
Late spring is best time to plant Brussels sprouts
Plant Brussels sprouts in late spring through July

Gardening Courses

Master Gardener Online

Learn the art and science of growing and caring for plants, and even become a Master Gardener, through this two-option online course.

Become a water-wise gardener

Plant an economical and environmentally friendly and garden with the help of the WaterWise Gardening online course series.

Popular Publications

A new publication from OSU Extension shows a full-circle approach to gardening on school grounds
Use this self-guided learning module to find information on grapevine nutrient needs and how to diagnose problems with disease, insects, drought, sunburn, and herbicides.
Learn how to create a "cloche" that can be used to protect your plants from cold weather.
If you lack space for a garden, consider raising vegetables in containers.
Making a poor garden better often begins with the soil. If your garden soil is poor, consider giving it some help.
Strategies to to keep the bugs out of your garden.
Improve your soil by adding organic matter and creating raised beds.
Basic instructions on how to prune your trees.

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