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Secrets of monster pumpkin growers revealed
Halloween may be months away but if you are hoping to grow monster pumpkins, now is the time to start planting.
Know your soil before you plant
If you want to grow better plants, you first need to understand the texture of your soil.
April showers could bring fungus to fruit trees
As the blossoms fade in your apple and pear trees this spring, keep an eye out for a fungus that flourishes in warm, wet weather, cautions the Oregon State University Extension Service.
Plant strawberries and boost your health
From strawberry jam to fruit salad, nothing says summer quite like the succulent strawberry.
Transform fish waste into food for an aquaponics garden
Skip the soil and try growing vegetables in an aquaponics system that turns fish waste into fertilizer for your plants.
Watch for fungus on your hops this spring
If you're growing hops to brew your own beer, you may notice silvery or pale green, brittle spikes rising from the crown of the plant or brown spots on the leaves this spring.
Jump-start spring by sprouting seeds indoors
When the first daffodils bloom to let us know that spring is around the corner, it is time to start vegetable seeds indoors or in the greenhouse.
Eight OSU-developed tomatoes to try
As you pore over seed catalogs in these cold winter months, you'll likely include tomatoes in your vegetable garden dreams.
Trees may need 'first aid' after winter storms
After winter storms, it's time for the daunting task of cleaning up the damage.
Make blackberries the 'superfood' star of your garden
When you're planning this year's garden, don't overlook one of the unsung heroes of the fruit world – the blackberry.