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I am getting prepared to plant my garlic in Oct/Nov. I have lots of space around my blueberry plants. Would they do ok together? Someone told me my blueberries may taste like garlic!! Is that possible?

We have a maple tree on our rental property, about 4" from the fence. The neighbor considers the tree to be a nuisance since it drops leaves and debris on his side. He called me the other day to say that he pruned all the branches back on his side and we should remove the tree this week....

What is wrong with my red potatoes? The Yukon Golds from the same soil were perfect.

What is the best way to harvest and store rutabaga? Is it better to leave them until after the first light (like around 25-32°F) frost?

We are looking to buy a house in Corvallis. We are looking at a property near the NE boundry of the OSU lamb barns property. I'm looking for information about cougar/human interactions in that area, specifically with the added risks of having small children, a small dog, and chickens. Also,...

Is there a way to preserve the flowers from pumpkin and/or squash? I like to make deep fried pumpkin/squash flowers and it would be nice to have some throughout the year.

I am looking at a property in Williams, Josephine county, OR It has an idenitifed well that no one knows were it is. Not even the water master. The well was driled in 1978 but the driller looks to not be around any more. How can I find this thing? Any Ideas?

We want (and in some ways must) plant an orchard this fall, but I'm having a hard time figuring out where to get trees at that time of year. Also, there is a lot of information about early spring planting time, but I'm not sure when a good time, specifically, is for fall planting. What's...

I have a jar of honey from my parents that I think dates to 2010. Can you tell me whether it's good still? (It looks fine. It is partially crystalized, but looks ok.)