Gardening Tips

Learn more about gardening with our Gardening Tips.

Spruce up older camellias with a late spring trim
Here’s how to give your old camellia a makeover.
How to discourage birds from flying into windows
Here’s how to discourage birds from flying into your windows from an OSU wildlife biologist.
Snow or lack thereof - effects on landscape plants
Snow is an excellent insulator and can protect landscape plants from the devastating effects of repeated freezing and thawing.
Grow your own Christmas chestnuts
If you’ve ever dreamed of roasting chestnuts by an open fire, you might want to consider growing your own.
Choose live Christmas tree carefully
Before purchasing a live winter holiday tree, consumers need to think about what they will do with the tree when the holidays are over.
Late winter or early spring is time to plant parsley
Parsley is a wonderful addition to a kitchen garden.
How to buy and care for geraniums
How to buy and care for tender geraniums.
Hints for entering produce at county fairs
Summer is the time for county fairs.
Protect heat-loving eggplants from cold
Protect heat-loving eggplants from cold.
Compost bins.  Photo: Oregon State University, EESC
Big maggots in your compost? They're soldier fly larvae
Big maggots in your compost? They're soldier fly larvae.