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OSU's new flowering currant is ideal for small yards
If you don't have much space to plant shrubs, you'll want to keep an eye out for Oregon Snowflake, a new flowering currant developed by Oregon State University that is smaller than other currants.
Spice up your garden with the perfect pepper
If you've become exasperated trying to make peppers thrive in Oregon's short-lived growing season, don't give up hope just yet.
12 plants to entice pollinators to your garden
Consider adding some flower power to your landscape to bring in the buzz of pollinators to your garden.
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.
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.