Gardening Tips

How to sprout seedlings to life indoors
Planting and watching garden seeds spring to life on a greenhouse bench is one of the most rewarding events in a gardener's year.
Flowering plants make colorful winters
Add color to winter with flowering plants.
Oregon rain garden guide available
How-to rain garden guide available online
How to save trees during construction
Saving remnants of native forests
How to grow artichokes
Growing artichokes for food and fun
Plant native Oregon shrubs now
Time to plant native Oregon shrubs
OSU-recommended vegetable varieties for 2009
Results of 2008 vegetable variety trials at Oregon State University.
The secret life of soil
A jungle of minute creatures are found in healthy soil.
Make your own potting soil
Typical backyard soil is too compacted and full of weed seeds and not good for starting seedlings.
How to grow a tree on your patio
Grow a tree on your patio or porch