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Introduction to WaterWise Gardening


Introduction to WaterWise Gardening covers the steps necessary to create a water-efficient garden: planning and design, plant selection, soil improvement, using mulch and turf, irrigation and maintenance. This self-paced online course is approximately eight to ten hours long.

WaterWise Gardening Series

The WaterWise Gardening series of online courses will teach you how to design and plant a water-efficient garden that is both economical and environmentally friendly. This course accompanies WaterWise Gardening: Choosing The Right Plants.

WaterWise IntroWaterWise Gardening courses are taught by Oregon State University faculty and include access to a wealth of practical, research-based information and resources.


Amy Jo Detweiler

Amy Jo Detweiler has been a member of OSU Extension Service horticulture faculty in central Oregon since 1999, with a three-county appointment serving Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties. She provides education in home horticulture, commercial horticulture and provides annual training and supervision for the local OSU Master Gardener Program. Her primary focus has been waterwise gardening and fire-resistant plants for home landscapes. She has a master's degree in landscape horticulture from Colorado State University and a bachelor's degree in biology from Westminster College.

Email: amyjo.detweiler@oregonstate.edu

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