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Layer compost "lasagna-style" for no-till gardening
Also known as sheet mulching, "lasagna gardening" is a no-till, no-dig gardening method that turns materials like kitchen waste, straw and newspapers into rich, healthy compost.
Garden smarter, not harder if you have disabilities
A concept called "adaptive gardening" involves making small modifications to accommodate a gardener's physical injuries or disabilities.
Choose blight-resistant hazelnuts for your orchard
Gardeners with small-scale orchards can take advantage of hazelnut varieties bred in recent years at Oregon State University that resist eastern filbert blight.
Jazz up your windowsill with spectacular orchids
Do Oregon's short, dark winter days have you dreaming of the sunshine of exotic lands? Jazz up your windowsill with glamorous orchids.
Winter days are perfect for planning a rain garden
Oregon's winters are a good time to observe how water flows on your property so you can later create a rain garden.
Don't let disease foul your bird feeder
As you're welcoming wild birds into your yard this winter, be sure to keep your bird feeder clean and keep an eye on the health of your feathered diners.
Pointers on setting poinsettias outside
But should you put poinsettias in the ground after the holidays?
Spruce up your Christmas tree with these tips
A Christmas tree specialist with the OSU Extension Service says there are several things you can do to keep your tree fresh through the holidays.
Mulch is a key to no-till gardens
The crux of no-till gardening is to pile on enough mulch so that weeds don't germinate and grow up through it.
Got tons of tomatoes? Try drying them.
Plug in the dehydrator and start slicing those tomatoes.