How Plants Deal with Heat – by Rhonda Nowak

The Literary Gardener – July 2016

“Heat, ma’am! It was so dreadful here that I found there was nothing left for it but to take off my flesh and sit in my bones.”
~ Wit and Wisdom […]

“Artist and Gardener” Now Open

Artist and Gardener, a new shop in Jacksonville, is a collaborative effort—between a gardener with a love of nature, plants, flowers and animals—joined by an artist that loves to draw and paint them! In the […]

Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Tomatoes: How to Preserve Your Tomato Harvest

The Jackson County Master Food Preservers presents Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Tomatoes: How to Preserve Your Tomato Harvest, the third class in their canning and preserving series, at the OSU Extension auditorium, Saturday, July 16. Learn how […]

Capture the Magic of Growing Container Garden Crops – by Rhonda Nowak

The Literary Gardener – June 2016

“Gardening in a small space shouldn’t restrict your ideas…Accept the challenge and discover new possibilities!”
~Philippa Pearson, Small Space Garden Ideas, 2014

When I was a little girl, I created a sitting […]

Learn to Grow Food the Easy Way – by Rion Glynn

Focus on Hanley Farm – June 2016

At Hanley Farm, we grow food in a way that requires no irrigation, no machinery, and low labor beyond planting and picking food. Our objective is to demonstrate a […]

Old Stage Road Property is Highlight of 2016 AAUW GARDEN TOUR

The Medford branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold its 8th annual Garden Tour from 10:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday, June 11, 2016 – featuring properties in Central Point and Medford. The […]

Understanding the Essence of Essential Oils – by John Rinaldi Jr.

Essential oils. We hear about them more and more these days and find them in many more stores than ever before. But what is an essential oil, how is it made and what are they […]

Growing Pains in the Garden: What Our Plants are Telling Us – by Rhonda Nowak

The Literary Gardener – May 2016

“If you really want to draw close to your garden, you must remember that you are dealing with a being that lives and dies, like the human body with its […]

Garden Club 2016 Spring Sale is Mother’s Day Weekend

This year the Jacksonville Garden Club’s annual Spring Sale is on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 10:00am-3:00pm in the alcove next to the Post Office on Oregon Street.

Get set for Mother’s Day with beautiful bouquets […]

Let’s Pull Together!

Let’s Pull Together is a community weed pull event, being held on Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 9 am – 1 pm at the Rogue Gold Sports Park & Ti’lomikh Falls, along the Rogue River […]