Gardening Tips

Learn more about gardening with our Gardening Tips.

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.
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
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.