Gardening Techniques

June-Aug 2018 SOREC-Classes-Jackson County Extension

Announcement

Look and see what classes we offer this summer at Southern Oregon Research & Extension!

Registration open for Master Gardener statewide conference.

Announcement

Registration is open for Master Gardener statewide conference.
View of the LBCC Veterans Garden

LBCC Veterans Garden Class: Growing Culinary Herbs

Announcement

Join Brooke Edmunds from OSU Extension at the LBCC Veterans Garden to learn how to grow your own culinary herbs! This hands-on demonstration will cover planting methods and care of popular herbs like parsley, sage, basil, chives, and more.

Plant functions and suggested native plants

Article

Pacific NW plant functions and suggested native plants.

Native Plant Profiles: Woody Trees and Shrubs

Educational Document

Fact sheets for several PNW native woody trees and shrubs.

By Linda McMahan

Native Plant Profiles: Herbaceous Plants

Educational Document

Fact sheets for several PNW native herbaceous plants.

By Linda McMahan

PNW Native Plants for the Woodland Garden

Article

Many people think of shade or woodland gardens when they think of growing native plants. In fact, many woodland plants do very well in garden settings, but careful selection and care is essential to making your woodland garden flourish.

By Linda McMahan

Incorporating Pacific Northwest Native Plants into Your Water-Wise Landscapes

Article

Many Pacific Northwest (PNW) native plants have a natural tolerance for summer dry periods common in the near-Mediterranean climate found west of the Cascade Mountains in Oregon and Washington. These plants include species growing in woodlands, savannahs, meadows and vernal pools (seasonally wet meadows that dry out in the summer months).

By Linda McMahan

Native Plants for the Streamside Garden

Article

Native plants that grow naturally in or very near water (“at the water’s edge”) are adapted to conditions very close to or actually in the stream. Other plants are suitable for drier areas above the actual water table.

By Linda McMahan

Recommended Native Plants for Home Gardens in Western Oregon

Fact Sheet

Recommended native plants for home gardens in western Oregon.
Native plant landscape

Landscaping with Pacific Northwest Native Plants: Fact Sheets

Collection

Pacific Northwest native plants can be used for a wide variety of landscape situations, including WaterWise gardens and borders.

Landscape Sustainability Checkup

Article

Is your yard ready to be an "Oregon Sustainable Landscape"?