Gearing Up for Gardening 2019 - Videos and Hand Outs

Gearing Up for Gardening is an annual series of presentations offered by Benton County Master Gardeners in partnership with Corvallis Public Library. Gearing Up for Gardening focuses on timely topics for gardeners. Each event is free and open to the public.

You've heard about threats to the pollinators that we depend on in gardens, agriculture and nature. With Gearing Up for Gardening 2019, learn how you can help by creating habitat for nurturing pollinators in your home landscape.

Follow these links for video of select presentations from Gearing Up for Gardening 2019.

Encouraging Beneficial Insects in Your Garden

Describes the three types of beneficial insects (predators, pollinators, and parasitoids) and the pests they control. Illustrates common beneficial insects of the Pacific Northwest. Explains how to protect beneficial insects from insecticides and create habitat for them. Includes a list of garden...

OSU Extension Catalog

1/08/2019 - Gearing Up for Gardening: Birds, Bugs, Bats & Butterflies

List of web resources for creating wildlife habitat in urban areas.

Master Gardener™ Programs of Linn and Benton Counties Program Resource

1/22/2019 - Gearing Up for Gardening: Edible Plants

List of edible plants from Darren Morgan of Shonnard's Nursery.

Master Gardener™ Programs of Linn and Benton Counties Program Resource

1/22/2019 - Gearing Up for Gardening: Between the Rows

List of herbs and flowers for between the rows in a vegetable garden by Darren Morgan of Shonnard's Nursery.

Master Gardener™ Programs of Linn and Benton Counties Program Resource

5 Cool Bees in Your Garden - Oregon Bee Project

Images and descriptions of bees commonly found in Oregon gardens.

Fact Sheet

Gearing Up for Gardening - Pollinator Myths

Pollinators are in peril and have been making headlines. Most of the discussion has been about the honey bee, which accounts for less than one percent of the world’s bee population.

Fact Sheet

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