Growing plants in Central Oregon can be quite a challenge. Whether you are creating a new yard or garden, tending to indoor plants, or xeriscaping your yard, there are many tips to know to be successful.

A good source for gardening challenges can be found in the FREE downloadable Plant Care brochure from the Oregon State University Extension service, “An Introduction to Xeriscaping in the High Desert.” (This will take a few moments to download.)

This 19-page booklet covers everything from “Seven Principles of Xeriscaping,” plants that grow well here, and is a helpful list of resources to make your gardening efforts in Central Oregon a success!