Flowers, Shrubs, and Trees

2018 High Desert Garden Tour

Announcement

Join us for the High Desert Garden Tour on Saturday, July 21st in Bend. Ticket books will be available at the following locations on July 6th: Moonfire and Sun Garden Center, OSU Extension Service (Crook and Deschutes County offices), Schultz Farm and Garden, Shoe Inn, Strictly Organic Coffee Company, Whistle Stop Farm & Flowers, WinterCreek Restoration & Nursery and Worthy Brewing Company.

Registration open for Master Gardener statewide conference.

Announcement

Registration is open for Master Gardener statewide conference.
Container garden seen on the garden tour

'Through the Garden Gate' Albany Garden Tour

Announcement

The OSU Extension Linn County Master Gardeners’ 19th Annual Garden Tour – Through the Garden Gate – on Saturday, June 16th is the best gardening event to get inspiration for your own garden oasis. 

Water-Efficient Landscape Plant List

Article

A list of water-efficient landscape plants and if they are native to Oregon or not.
Tom Gentle photo of watershed landscape

WaterWise Gardening

Collection

Information on gardening techniques and recommended plants for water conservation and general watershed health.
Alsea Falls, late summer, in the coast range near Alsea, Oregon.

PNW native plants for the streamside garden

Article

Tips:

  • Native plants that do well near the stream often like to have "wet feet" at least during the rainy winter months. To help the young plants become established, remember to water them during the...

By Linda McMahan

In habitat, spring

OSU Landscape Plants

Online Resource

The site contains images and information on over 1,800 landscape plants, mostly woody. Individual plants can be accessed via ether the Latin Names (e.g., Acer) or a Common Names (e.g., Maple). Both lists are in alphabetical order; for the Latin Names, from Abelia to Ziziphus and the Common Names from Abelia to Zelkova.
Zone 3 uplands, Zone 1 channel and banks, Zone 2 upper banks and floodplain

Streamside planting zones

Article

Describes the three planting zones around a stream.
ponderosa pine forest

Trees and Shrubs Chart

Article

Chart for the type, form, mature size, and tolerances to shade, drought, and flooding for Southern Oregon streamside trees and shrubs.
ponderosa pine forest

Trees and Shrubs for Erosion Control

Collection

A list of recommended trees and shrubs in Oregon, good for controlling erosion.

Trees and Shrubs by: Showy Flowers, Fruit or Fall Colors

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A list of recommended trees and shrubs in Oregon, organized by showy flowers, fruit and fall colors.
ponderosa pine forest

Trees and Shrubs by: Flood Tolerance

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A list of recommended trees and shrubs in Oregon, organized by flood tolerance.
ponderosa pine forest

Trees and Shrubs by: Shade Tolerance

Collection

A list of recommended trees and shrubs in Oregon, organized by shade tolerance.