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Questions and answers on pest management from OSU experts
What to do about garden pests, including insects, plant diseases and weeds, can be a challenge for gardeners who want to effectively manage the pests without damage to the environment and human health.
Lengthen growing season by building a coldframe or cloche
Construction materials can include fiberglass, wood, wire, plastic and PVC hoops.
Timing can be important when watering vegetables
Avoid watering in the late afternoon so that the foliage is dry going into the night.
Early summer is prime time for planting fall, winter gardens
Early to mid-summer is the time to plant seeds for a fall and winter garden.
Aim for the horticultural grand prize at county fair
Could your spotless peppers or flawless flowers have what it takes to claim the blue ribbon at your county fair this summer?
5 ways to care for your landscape in a dry spell
As the hot summer days approach, you will want to keep an eye on the health of your landscape plants.
OSU's new flowering currant is ideal for small yards
If you don't have much space to plant shrubs, you'll want to keep an eye out for Oregon Snowflake, a new flowering currant developed by Oregon State University that is smaller than other currants.
Spice up your garden with the perfect pepper
If you've become exasperated trying to make peppers thrive in Oregon's short-lived growing season, don't give up hope just yet.
12 plants to entice pollinators to your garden
Consider adding some flower power to your landscape to bring in the buzz of pollinators to your garden.
Secrets of monster pumpkin growers revealed
Halloween may be months away but if you are hoping to grow monster pumpkins, now is the time to start planting.