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May 2023
 Let’s Grow Together!

What:  Free Online Seminars

When:  Every Wednesday from 12-1

RSVP:  Registration required
(links provided for each seminar)

Calendar of Seminars

Can't join LIVE? Register and Get a Recording Link.

May 3, Noon-1 PM  
Tomatoes III: Planting & Cultural Best Practices
The Final Installment of the Series
You will learn:
  • When to plant the tomato start in the garden
  • Best ways to support your plant
  • How to grow for better health
  • How to prune, water and fertilize 
  • Common diseases and disorders and ways to solve these problems
  • How to manage weather challenges, environmental problems, and insect pests
  • How to get an early harvest
  • How do maximize the harvest
  • How to store tomatoes 

Illustration by Sherry Holley
May 10, Noon-1 PM
You will learn:
  • Garden structures that support year-round color, shape, and texture 
  • Design principles for a year-round garden

Photo by Sherry Sheng
May 17, Noon-1 PM
Keep Up Production through Fall, Winter, and Spring
You will learn:
  • The difference between cool-season crops and warm-season crops
  • Benefits of growing vegetables year-round 
  • Vegetables that are best suited for growing during warm season
  • Vegetables that are best suited for growing during cool season
  • When to sow seeds or put transplants in the garden 
  • Protecting plants from adverse weather conditions
Photo by Sherry Sheng

May 24, Noon – 1 PM

Garden Wilding: Restore Ecological Function for Wildlife and People
Every garden can be a haven for people and wildlife

You will learn a process-led approach to restore ecological function which include these steps:
  • Combine native plants with ornamentals
  • Create shelter suited to the wildlife you want to attract
  • Provide food and nests for birds, bees, bats, butterflies and other creatures
  • Learn which water features can be used by which species. One size does not fit all!
  • Build in features for extreme weather conditions
Photos by Leah Puhlman
Recordings of Previous Seminars

Pruning Ornamental Trees 
Pruning Fruit Trees 
Pruning Shrubs 
Growing Blueberries 
Growing Cane Berries 
Growing Tomatoes I 
Low-tech Hydroponics 
Early-season Vegetables 
Mason Bees 
Beneficial Insects
Growing Tomatoes II 
Spring Ornamental Gardening 
Raised Bed 
Rain Garden & Bioswale 
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In collaboration with and in support of the OSU Extension Master Gardener™ Program
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