Local Resources

Create a Home Landscape for Pollinators: Butterflies, Bees and Hummingbirds

Article

Pollinator numbers have declined due to habitat destruction and incorrect chemical use. However, you can create a beautiful pollinator paradise in your home landscape by following these planting guidelines.

A Water-wise Home Landscape: A Xeriscape

Collection

Water-wise gardening conserves water and helps protect the environment. A xeriscape is a “dry scene” that uses very little water, but a water-wise garden includes any style that is designed to conserve water.

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.

GROWING

Newsletter

GROWING is a joint publication by Linn and Benton County OSU Extension services, and is published by the Albany Democrat Herald. GROWING is published every other month (January, March, May, July, September, and November).

Important Links & Documents

Online Volunteer Reporting System (VRS)

Master Gardener Program Resource

Report your hours online.

Marketing Templates

Master Gardener Program Resource

Use these templates for ALL posters and other materials.

Master Gardener Code of Conduct

Master Gardener Program Resource

The Master Gardener Code of Conduct describes the expectations of Extension Master Gardener trainees and volunteers. It must be signed and filed, before an individual can begin volunteering with the OSU Extension Master Gardener Program.

Pest Control Recommendation Agreement

Master Gardener Program Resource

This form emphasizes to volunteers that the MG Program strives to provide science-based, objective advice to clients. MGs cannot introduce their personal bias into recommendations.

Policies Concerning the Use of Title of “OSU Master Gardener”

Master Gardener Program Resource

This form outlines how the title of Master Gardener can and cannot be used. For example, it cannot be used to sell or promote a product.

PNW Handbooks

Master Gardener Program Resource

Search through the PNW Handbooks: Insect, Disease, Weed online