Gardening Tips

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Early winter cold may be tough on rhodies and azaleas
Recent cold temperatures have been shocking to some trees and shrubs.
Freezing winter weather takes toll on home landscape plants
Large temperature fluctuations between warm and cold cause more damage than a long period of consistent cold.
Some plants make natural antifreeze to cope with winter’s wrath
OSU plant physiologist Les Fuchigami explains plants’ evolved strategies for surviving freezing temperatures.
How to avoid mold after winter storm damage
How to avoid mold after winter storm damage.
Fruit or herb vinegars make great holiday gifts
Home made herbs or fruit-flavored vinegars are easy and fun to make and are welcomed gifts during the holiday season.
How to discourage wild critters from getting too cozy
Discourage uninvited animal guests from making themselves too cozy.
Wood ashes can benefit gardens and lawns
Wood ashes can be used to fertilize gardens and lawns, but precautions need to be taken.
How 'green' is your Christmas tree?
Oregon Christmas trees are bio-degradable
Wet weather and small acreages can be unhealthy for horses
Keep horses away from winter mud
Slow, cool composting is the easy way
Cool composting is slow but effective