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When to pick and how to ripen pears to perfection
A freshly picked pear is probably not ready to eat.
Scotch broom is beautiful, but noxious
Scotch broom is noxious in Pacific Northwest
Over tilling can compact soil
Garden soil can be over tilled.
Extend vegetable growing with succession planting
Vegetables can be grown into the fall and winter
Winter cover crops build garden soils
Winter cover crops build organic matter
Dahlias add sunny tones to the summer garden
Dahlias require special care
Don’t wait too long to harvest vegetables from the garden
Don’t wait too long to harvest vegetables from the garden.
OSU Web site helps in plant identification
Help choosing new plants is available on an OSU Web site.
English ivy can be contained
Invasive English ivy can be contained.
Thin now for higher quality tree fruits
It’s time to thin fruit trees