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Gardener's Pen

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


Klamath Basin Horticulture

Articles related to horticulture in the Klamath Basin


No need to baby your corn to get miniature ears

Jul 26, 2019
Harvest early to get baby corn from regular-size plants.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Growing Great Vegetables in Our Cool Coastal Climate: Practical Ideas for Success

Jan 2019
Overview of coastal vegetable gardening.

By Sally Reill | Educational Document

Best Vegetable Groups for a Coastal Climate

Jan 2017
Root Crops All root crops do well in our climate, preferring loose deep soil. They need high potassium fertilizer and attention to thinning the seedlings. Carrots: all varieties, but note the mature length; shorter varieties are better suited to heavier soil. Carrots need regular and ample water. Beets: All beets are good. 'Cylindra' and ‘Forono’ are excellent 6” to ...

By Sally Reill | Article

Eastern Oregon Seed Starting Schedule

Jul 2018
A guide to calculating when to plant seeds to maximize the growing season. Includes a list of frost tolerant and frost sensitive plants.

Educational Document

Peel off the layers of growing artichokes

Mar 29, 2019
Whether you eat them or let them produce flowers, artichokes are versatile and beautiful in the garden.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

No need for tears if you plant onions soon

Mar 15, 2019
March and April are prime times to plant onions.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Is a dog latrine a bad place to grow vegetables?

Feb 2019
I'm very concerned about the health hazards of eating food grown in the beds where a dog has pooped. At this point, I could build a fence around the whole garden to stop any further damage, but I'm wondering about the existing and persistent harm of bacteria or worms that may now be in the soil. My house mate's dog did her duty in multiple beds throughout the ...

By Ross Penhallegon | Featured Question

A look back on a year of gardening stories

Jan 12, 2019
A story about yellowjackets topped the most-popular list.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story