Gearing Up for Gardening - Videos and Hand Outs

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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