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Brooke Edmunds

Community Horticulture
Master Gardeners
Contact me with gardening questions from Linn or Benton counties

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Brooke Edmunds is the OSU Extension Community Horticulturist in Linn and Benton Counties and assistant professor (practice) in the OSU Department of Horticulture.  She has a Ph.D in Plant Pathology from North Carolina State University and has previously worked for the Oregon Department of Agriculture and Colorado State University Extension.  Her focus is on meeting the community horticulture needs in Linn and Benton counties. 

In her Extension role, she oversees the Master Gardener programs in each county. She also coordinate research-based educational programs in community food systems and IPM. Outside of work, Brooke enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, reading, and exploring beautiful Oregon. 

Content by Brooke Edmunds

13 - September - Wrapping up the 2020 Garden Season

Thanks for joining us for another OSU Extension Garden Q&A. This episode focuses on harvesting and preserving the garden bounty in the Willamette Valley and features Benton County Master Gardeners and special guests Sue ...

Elizabeth Records, Brooke Edmunds | Sep 2020 | Podcast episode

What effect will the 2020 fires have on bees?

If 2020 couldn’t get any worse, it has. We are facing the worst series of fires in the state’s history. And it seemed to come out of nowhere. It was nice on Labor Day and then the smoke appeared. The skies are ...

Andony Melathopoulos, Brooke Edmunds, Jim Rivers | Sep 2020 | Article

What should I do about the wildfire ash covering my yard and garden?

Q: My shrubs are covered in ash. When this is over should I take a hose and spray them off?

A: View answer | View all featured questions

Is it safe to eat my garden produce affected by wildfires?

Q: We have a lot of smoke in our area, is it safe to eat produce that has been affected by wildfires?

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12 - September - Harvesting the Garden Bounty #1

Thanks for joining us for another OSU Extension Garden Q&A.

Brooke Edmunds, Elizabeth Records | Sep 2020 | Podcast episode

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