10-Minute University™ is the trademark of short classes on essential gardening information, taught by Oregon State University Extension Service Master Gardeners.


10-Minute University™ Handouts   |   10-Minute University™ Videos


Instructional videos on the following garden subjects:

Growing Edibles – Blueberries, Fruit Trees, Tomatoes, Vegetable Gardening 

General Gardening – Container Gardening, Raised Beds, Lawn Care, Ornamental Gardening, Pruning, Soil and Planting, Irrigation

Diseases and Insects – Diseases and Pests, Pollinators

Guest Speakers – Subjects include Clematis, Mulches, Soils & Bee Gardens

Other Links – Links of interest along with Program Notes & Slide Lists as available

Noontime Chats 2021 – A series of informative talks on growing edibles, general gardening and insects

To view individual videos in each playlist click the three stacked lines at the top of the thumbnail to choose the video you wish to view. Available handouts can be found here.


Fall into Gardening 2021

Playlist:

• Firewise Landscaping to Reduce Wildfire Risk (38:32)
• The Enabled Gardener (41:28)
• Select the Right Tree for Your Garden (47:01) link to presentation slides: https://cmastergardeners.files.wordpress.com/2021/10/trees-for-home-gardens.pdf
• The Scoop on Soil (51:07)
• The ABCs of Creating Fall and Winter Containers (44:59) see OTHER LINKS (below) for slide list and Color Wheel handout

Playlist:

September 25, 2021 (15:05) Lupine, Apples, Maple Tree and Fir Tree dieback, Cover crops, Salvia, Larch, Angelia Tree, Strawberries
October 2, 2021 (13:42) Cauliflower, Crop Rotation, Schefflera, Rose Gall, Phormium, Spider ID, Tree ID, Transplant roses, Invasive Jumping Worms
October 9, 2021 (14:23)First Frost Date, Mulching, Slugs and Snails, Cutting Back Plants, Transplant and Plant, Diseased Plants, Self Sowing Plants, Fall Rose Pruning, Cutting back perennials, Spring Blooming Bulbs, Divide and Transplant, Dig and Store tubers
October 16, 2021 (8:42) Late Tomatoes, Root Crops, Garlic, Summer Crop Debris, Soil Conservation and Testing pH
October 23, 2021 (15:04) Fall gardening bugs: Geranium Bud Worm, Sow Bugs/Pill Bugs, Crane Flies, Ground Beetles, Boxelder Bugs, Pantry Pests, Root Weevils


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Noontime Chats 2021

Noontime Chats: Growing Edibles Playlist:

Growing and Caring for Blueberries (59:04)
Growing & Caring for Raspberries (34:50)
Growing Early-Season Vegetables (55:50)
Pretty & Delicious Containers (49:36)
Starting Vegetables from Seeds (1:02:26)
Transplanting and Planting Tomatoes (1:04:44)
Tomatoes Planting and Cultural Best Practices (1:03:29)
Growing and Harvesting Vegetables Year-Round (36:56)

Noontime Chats: General Gardening Playlist:

Pruning Trees & Shrubs (43:14)
Soil & Planting: Lessons from Research (1:09:33)
Raised Bed Gardening (1:01:12)
Spring Ornamental Gardening (58:09)
Shade Gardening (1:03:51) see OTHER LINKS (below) for slide list and plant guide
High-Impact Plant Combinations (55:07) see OTHER LINKS (below) for slide list and Color Wheel handout

Noontime Chats: Insects & Diseases Playlist:

Orchard Mason Bees (54:20)
Slugs & Snails (1:00:26)
Common Pests & Diseases: Spring and Summer (57:10)
Ten Proven Ideas for Pollinator Gardens 1:09:25


To view individual videos in each playlist click the three stacked lines at the top of the thumbnail to choose the video you wish to view.


Growing Edibles

Berries

Fruit Trees

Tomatoes

Growing Berries Playlist:

Blueberry Cultivars and Planting Tips (3:28)
Fertilizing and Mulching Blueberries (2:53)
Growing Blueberries in your Garden (26:10)
Pruning Blueberry Plants (2:58)
Growing and Caring for Raspberries (19:05)

Fruit Trees Playlist:

Fruit Tree Training (6:15)
Low Care Fruit Trees (26:21)
Pruning a Fruit Tree (3:32)
Pruning Fruit Trees (22:26)

Tomatoes Playlist:

Growing Your Own Tomatoes (26:00)
Growing Tomatoes in your Garden (28:03)
Planting Tomatoes in your Garden (4:25)
Proven Practices (3:32)
Starting Tomatoes from Seeds (3:41)
Starting Tomatoes from Seeds (25:39)
Tomato Varieties (3:16)


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Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable Gardening Playlist:

Early Season Vegetables (21:55)
Starting Vegetables in your Garden from Seeds (23:34)
Vegetable Gardening in Times of Drought (26:49)
Growing in Times of Drought (18:15)
Early Season Vegetables (13:45)
Growing and Harvesting Vegetables Year Round (19:02)

General Gardening

Container Gardening

Raised Beds

Lawn Care

Container Gardening Playlist:

Container Planting (5:00)
How to Grow Vegetables in Containers (26:24)
Growing Pretty & Delicious Containers (24:27)

Raised Beds Playlist:

How to Make a Raised Bed (5:29)
Raised Bed Gardening (24:51)

Lawn Care Playlist:

Lawn Care (27:55)


To view individual videos in each playlist click the three stacked lines at the top of the thumbnail to choose the video you wish to view.


Ornamental Gardening

Irrigation

Native Plants

Ornamental Gardening Playlist:

Spring Gardening Tips (49:51)
Spring Ornamental Gardening (24:41)
High Impact Plant Combo’s (14:57)
Best Bee Flowers (24:49)
The Best Bee Flowers (5:50)
Making a Shade Garden (24:57)
Fall Cleanup in the Perennial Bed (20:43)

Irrigation Playlist:

Techniques to Save Time & Money (24:38)
Using Drip Irrigation in Your Garden (5:18)

Native Plants Playlist:

Native Plants (23:45)


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Pruning

Soil and Planting

Pruning Playlist:

Pruning 101 (3:39)
Advanced Pruning Methods (28:18)
Basic Pruning: Benefits and Tips (25:08)
Pruning Hydrangeas (5:37)
Pruning a Japanese Maple Tree (5:41)
Pruning Ornamental Grasses (3:54)
Pruning Roses (6:24)
Pruning Fruit Trees (22:26)
Pruning Ornamental Trees (17:56)
Pruning Shrubs (11:46)

Soil & Planting Playlist:

How to Get Healthy Soil in your Garden (21:18)
Soil and Planting Lessons from Research (25:40)
Using Drip Irrigation in Your Garden (5:18)
Gardening in Clay Soil (25:56)

Diseases and Insects

Diseases and Pests

Pollinators

Diseases & Pests Playlist:

Common Pests and Diseases During the Fall and Winter (9:58)
Dealing with Slugs and Snails in the Garden (25:33)
Spring Pests and Diseases (24:28)

Pollinators Playlist:

Attracting Pollinators (23:39)
Attractiveness of Native Plants to Bees (7:38)
Garden Bees Of Western Oregon (18:29)
How to Attract Orchard Mason Bees to your Garden (15:58)
How to Bee Friendly (7:22)
How to Tell the Difference Between Bees, Wasps, & Flies (15:02)
The Importance of Garden Pollinators (9:07)
Best Bee Flowers (24:29)
Attracting & Hosting Mason Bees (23:45)
Best Bee Flowers (24:49)
Mason Bee Cocoon Cleaning (5:01)


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Guest Speakers


Program Notes & Slide Lists for Noontime Chats and Fall into Gardening 2021


Program Notes for Shade Gardens 4.20.2021

Plant list for Best Shade Plants

Slide List for Shade Gardens


Program Notes for The ABCs of Creating Fall and Winter Containers 10.23.2021

Slide list of plants mentioned in presentation

Color and the Color Wheel

Program Notes for High-Impact Plant Combinations 5.5.2021

Color and the Color Wheel

Slide List for High-Impact Plant Combinations



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