Gardening Tips

It is time to study up on planting new strawberries
Late fall is not too early to start thinking about what strawberry varieties you may want to plant anew this coming year.
How to grow great onions
Spring is the time to plant summer onions and summer is the time to plant overwintering onions.
What's the best grass mixture for an eastern Oregon lawn?
What's the best grass mixture for an eastern Oregon lawn?
What's the best grass mixture for a western Oregon lawn?
What's the best grass mixture for a western Oregon lawn?
OSU offers guide on building wild bird nest boxes
OSU offers guide on building wild bird nest boxes.
Ready stored fuchsias, begonias and geraniums for outdoors
Ready stored fuchsias, begonias and geraniums for outdoors.
These peaches do best in Willamette Valley says OSU extension
These peaches do best in Willamette Valley says OSU extension.
Bank on beneficial beetles to reduce pesticide use in the garden
Natural enemies, or beneficial insects including beetles can help control pests in the garden.
Ladybugs - better to attract them naturally
Purchased ladybird beetles are not a very effective pest control for your home garden for a couple of reasons.
How to control aphids with less toxic methods
Now that spring is finally warming up, gardeners need to be on the look out for aphids - tiny, soft bodied, plant-sucking insects.