Gardening Tips

Wait for warm soil to plant beans
Soil temperature is important to germinate beans.
Sustainable gardening Web page debuts
Planting dates and regions for growing Oregon vegetables
Growing vegetables in Oregon's four zones.
Add organic matter to improve garden soils
Adding organic matter is the best way to improve nearly all kinds of soils.
OSU recommends vegetable varieties for 2010
Vegetable varieties recommended for local growing
Interplanting becoming common again
Interplanting returns
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