Gardening Tips

OSU-recommended vegetables provide best yields in local gardens
OSU recommends vegetable varieties and melons for home gardens.
Herbs to the rescue: fend off deer with aromatic plants
Fend off deer with aromatic plants
Eat from the garden all year
Cloches allow you to eat fresh out of the garden all year.
Stumped over which succulent to grow? Go native
Stumped over which succulent to grow in your garden? Go native, says an Oregon State University horticulturist.
How to choose and grow the best varieties of small fruits
Are you baffled by the sheer number of varieties of small fruits offered at local nurseries and in mail-order catalogs?
Plant conifer trees right
Tips to improve conifer planting success
Start early to grow blueberries at home
Growing blueberries at home is a long-term investment
Holiday food safety can prevent foodborne illness
Tips for preventing foodborne illness
A garden journal provides a year-to-year record
A garden journal can help a gardener plan from year to year by jogging the memory about what, when and where seeds and plants were grown.
How to grow currants and gooseberries for jams and pies
Currants and gooseberries make great jams and pies