Brunk House

Polk County Brunk House


Brunk House is a demonstration vegetable garden at an historic house on Highway 22.

Vegetable Production in the Pacific Northwest Coastal Region


Vegetables are not difficult to grow, but they do need more attention than most ornamental plants.

Central Oregon Vegetable Garden Calendar

Educational Document

When to plant vegetables in Central Oregon.

Growing potatoes in towers


Growing potatoes in “towers” or structures designed to accommodate layers of growth, is a popular Internet and garden site recommendation. The allure of getting pounds of potatoes in a small space leads people to try this technique.

Get a leg up by learning which vegetable varieties do best

News Story

Jun 8, 2018
OSU Extension Service releases a new publication on the best vegetables to grow in western Oregon gardens.

By Kym Pokorny

Stick a thermometer in the soil before planting vegetables

News Story

Mar 30, 2018
Using a thermometer to monitor the soil takes the guess work out of when to plant vegetables.

By Kym Pokorny

No room for vegetables? Pot up your plants

News Story

Mar 9, 2018

Containers are a good alternative for gardening when space is limited

By Kym Pokorny

ladies with dryers

Camping with Your Dried Fruits & Vegetables

Deschutes County Extension Event

Thu, Jun 21, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This hands on workshop by Oregon State University trained Master Food Preservers will have you up to date and providing the best camp food and snacks in no time. Join us!

Preserving the Valley's Vegetables - Marion County


Tue, Jul 24, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us in Salem to learn how to safely and confidently pressure can vegetables.

PPS References and links

Online Resource

All References and Hyperlinks for each Plant Problem Scenario. Each scenario is followed by the direct hyperlink(s) to the reference.