Lynn Ketchum

Flowers, Shrubs, and Trees

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My spring bulbs are sprouting now in November, what should I do?

Nov 2019
I have crocus blooming, daffodils and bearded iris sprouting in my yard. Will they retain enough energy to grow next spring when they are supposed to? Will I need to feed them extra at some point? When?

By Ann Kinkley | Featured Question

So many yellow needles, is my tree dying?

Oct 2019
I have had this fir in my front yard for 15 years and have never seen the needles turn yellow in this manner. We have not made any changes to the trees environment. Is this something that I need to get treated? Would be so sad to see the tree succumb to disease.

By Amy Grotta | Featured Question

Saucy shrubs strut their stuff in fall

Oct 18, 2019
Colorful shrubs can compete with trees when it comes to fall color.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Gardener's Pen

Oregon Master Gardener Association publishes a newsletter, The Gardener's Pen, twice a year.


Should I start wintering my flowers?

Sep 2019
I live in Eugene and I’m wondering when I can winterize my geraniums and begonias??

By Ross Penhallegon | Featured Question

Go underground with bulbs for colorful spring bloom

Sep 20, 2019
Spring bulbs aren't just tulips and daffodils -- look for unusual bulbs to supplement the usual suspects.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Klamath Basin Horticulture

Articles related to horticulture in the Klamath Basin


Aggressive local efforts were key to limiting spread of sudden oak death disease in Oregon

Aug 19, 2019
Limiting sudden oak death’s spread in southern Oregon has proved to be a success.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Pruning lavender

Jul 2019
My lavenders are huge and I want to prune them back to make more room for other plants. When is the best time to do that?

By Kristena LaMar | Featured Question

Pruning Ornamental Shrubs

Jan 2019
What is pruning?, Pruning principles, Identifying flowering and growth habit, Directing growth, Principal pruning cuts

By Neil Bell | Presentation