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Vegetable Variety Trials 2017

This publication is a compilation of vegetable variety trial notes from field trials conducted at the Oregon State University vegetable farm in Corvallis, Oregon. It contains information on a wide variety of vegetables and focuses on quality characteristics and adaptability to western Oregon.

By Brooke Edmunds | OSU Extension Catalog

El Cultivo de Verduras en el Oregon Central (los Condados de Crook, Deschutes y Jefferson)

El clima del desierto alto en el Oregon central puede presentar retos para los jardineros a cualquier nivel. Esta guía aporta consejos y técnicas aptos para la región, con el objetivo de darle mayor éxito con su huerto. Se incluyen temas tales como la selección del sitio, la modificación y...

By Amy Jo Detweiler, Toni Stephan | OSU Extension Catalog

Growing Vegetables in Central Oregon (Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson Counties)

The high-desert climate of Central Oregon can create challenges for any gardener. This guide provides region-specific tips and techniques for more successful vegetable gardens, including topics such as site selection, soil amendment and preparation, irrigation, weed and pest management, seed...

By Amy Jo Detweiler, Toni Stephan | OSU Extension Catalog

Soil Fertility in Organic Systems: A Guide for Gardeners and Small Acreage Farmers

This publication discusses the many types of fertilizers and soil amendments available for organic plant production. Fertilizer formulations, nutrient availability, and application practices for common organic products are also explained. While the primary focus is on building and maintaining...

OSU Extension Catalog

Short-Season Vegetable Gardening

Pacific Northwest gardeners often find the climate too short to grow certain vegetables. Two horticulturists explain how to maximize a gardener's chances for success in the face of the vagaries of untimely frosts and snow and lower air and soil temperatures. Soil preparations, protective coverings,...

OSU Extension Catalog

Fall and Winter Vegetable Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

Discusses ways to extend the vegetable gardening season through the fall and winter in mild-winter areas of the Pacific Northwest. Offers suggestions on site selection, planting season, pest control, and ways to protect plants from winter weather. Includes a list of suitable plants, along with...

OSU Extension Catalog

Propagating Plants from Seed

The enjoyment of growing plants can be enhanced by using successful methods. This booklet covers seed selection, starting plants indoors, planting seeds outdoors, and starting both herbaceous and woody plants. Numerous black-and-white photos make this valuable for both new gardeners and experts....

OSU Extension Catalog

Blossom-End Rot of Tomatoes

Blossom-end rot appears as a large, gray to black spot at the blossom end of the tomato fruit, the end opposite the stem. This publication discusses the causes of blossom-end rot and suggests methods of prevention.

OSU Extension Catalog

An Educator's Guide to Vegetable Gardening

This publication is a primer on vegetable gardening written specifically for educators, including those who use gardens as part of a nutrition education curriculum. It outlines a full-circle approach to educational gardening, provides a basic introduction to growing produce in an outdoor garden, and...

By Weston Miller, Gail Langellotto | OSU Extension Catalog

El Riego en los Huertos y Jardines (Watering Vegetable and Flower Gardens)

Presenta tres maneras de regar que ayudan a sus plantas a crecer sanas y productivas. Explica los métodos de regar a mano, los sistemas de riego por goteo, y los aspersores, y también presenta las deventajas de algunos métodos. Contiene información sobre cuándo se debe regar. También incluye...

OSU Extension Catalog