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.
The larva mine between the top and bottom layers of the leaf.  The larva was pulled out for photo to show it's size.

Aspen Leaf Blotch Miner

Online Resource

Management - How to control this insect

Leaf miner control (the use of insecticides) is usually not necessary on aspen or poplars. The damage is aesthetic damage and generally does not cause branch dieback or tree failure. Healthy plants can recover from heavy defoliation. Research shows that plants under environmental stress are more susceptible to leaf miner so keep plants in good health.

Central Oregon climate and how it relates to gardening

Article

Behind the beauty of the High Desert landscape lies many factors that create challenges for any gardener, from the novice to the expert. Learning how to work with these challenges can allow you to have a successful and beautiful garden.

By Amy Jo Detweiler

Deer-Resistant Plants for Central Oregon

Article

Below is a list of plants that tend to be more deer-resistant.

By Amy Jo Detweiler