July 2018 Marion Garden Gate Newsletter

Please click the following link to open the Newsletter PDF. Inside This Edition Pg. 1 – Our Amazing Place in the World Pg. 2 – Bug Group News Pg. 3 – MCMGA Board Meeting Minutes Pg. 5 – Annual Budget Approved Pg. 5 – MCMGA Monthly Meetings Pg. 6 – July Workshops Pg. 6...

June 2018 Marion Garden Gate Newsletter

Please click this link to open the Newsletter PDF – June Garden Gate Inside This Edition Pg. 1 – Notes from Neil Pg. 2 – Bug Group News Pg. 3 – MCMGA Board Meeting Minute Pg. 5 – The Future of the Marion Garden Pg. 5 – Plant Sale...

Growing Potatoes

Growing Potatoes by Jane Sommers, OSU Marion County Master Gardener I first grew potatoes about 20 years ago by mistake. One day I pulled a big healthy weed out of my kitchen compost pile and – lo and behold – about 5 lbs. of potatoes were stuck to the bottom of it....

How to Grow Potatoes in a Feed Sack

How to Grow Potatoes in a Feed Sack by Jane Sommers, OSU Marion County Master Gardener Why would you want to grow potatoes in a feed sack, you ask? Maybe you don’t have a lot of space. Maybe you like gardening in containers. Maybe you have a bunch of feed sacks...

Landscaping with Natives

Landscaping with Natives Recap of MCMGA March Speaker Eileen Stark By Carol DeCoursey Marion County Master Gardeners turned out in force at the Salem Public Library on March 27 to hear renowned landscaper designer Eileen Stark’s talk about restoring the...