Global Gardening: Asian Vegetables for Pacific Northwest Gardens
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Take yourself on a horticultural and culinary adventure overseas with just a trip to your garden. First stop: Asia. Our presenter will introduce you to a menu of delightful Asian vegetables you can grow at home—including a rainbow of radish varieties, mizuna and other greens, gai lan, and more—as well as show you how you can protect these crops from pests and diseases. They'll also cover innovative fertilizer trials for specific crops and point you toward local resources so you can continue your journey.
Presenter: Kristie Buckland is the Vegetable and Specialty Seed Specialist at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center. Her program strives to identify management strategies to increase farm sustainability using a systems approach. Kristie has worked for 11 years in both conventional and organic vegetable and seed production systems. She focuses on integrated management strategies such as inter-cropping, trap cropping, and crop rotations, as well as new crop options for the Willamette Valley. Kristie earned a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from the US Air Force Academy and completed her MS and PhD at Utah State University.