About the Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture

Six acres of paradise off Oregon State University's main campus, Oack Creek Center for Urban Horticulture is an excellent learning laboratory for sustainable horticultural practices in both rural and periurban landscapes.

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Cayenne Peppers
Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture
Broccoli and Cauliflower
Sweet Peppers
Greenhouse Propagation
Annuals in Bloom
Taking pictures of the Annuals
Starts for transplanting
Purple Tomatoes
Kabocha Winter Squash

Current Projects

The cinnabar moth is native to Europe and was brought to Oregon in 1960 as a biological control agent of the invasive weed Jacobaea...
The 2011 Permaculture Design Course Summer Intensive built a living mushroom fence using big leaf maple logs. Students in HORT 285...
Nursery and plant breeding companies, including Proven Winners, American Takii, Syngenta, Ball Floral, Dummen and Danzienger take part in...
Fresh produce is donated weekly to the Linn Benton Food Share both from student gardens and from our "Grow a Row for the Hungry...
Permaculture is the ethically-based integration and multi-functional use of plants to create a self sustaining ecosystem often modeled...
With all of the fantastic and interesting projects at the Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture it is easy to understand how many people...