About the Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture

Six acres of paradise off Oregon State University's main campus. The site is phenomenal. It's easily accessible to students and an excellent learning laboratory for sustainable horticultural practices in both rural and periurban landscapes.

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Green Zebra Tomatoes
Taking pictures of the Annuals
Watering Annuals
Sweet Potatoes
Greenhouse Propagation
Bush Delicata Winter Squash

Current Projects

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...