You can extend your garden season into the fall and winter by taking steps this summer. Join us and learn timely tips about vegetable gardening through a walking tour of OSU's vegetable production site at the Learning Gardens Laboratory (6801 SE 60th Avenue, Portland). Get information on what to plant, when to plant it and how to care for crops for fall and winter harvest. Explore season extension techniques to help maximize the bounty from the garden. Also, reinforce your knowledge of important veggie gardening topics including soil preparation and pest control.
Weston Miller serves as Community and Urban Horticulturist of the OSU Extension Service. Since 2007, Weston has managed the popular Master Gardener program in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties. He also started and manges the Beginning Urban Farmer Apprenticeship (BUFA) to help new and aspiring farmers build a foundation in specialty crop production and marketing. Weston serves as elected Director and Treasurer for West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. In his free time, Weston enjoys gardening and hiking with his family in SW Portland.