Soil is a living ecosystem that includes minerals, air, water, habitat for creatures and the creatures themselves. Soil provides plants with nutrients, water, physical support and air for roots. Soil also houses ...
This newsletter is a bi-monthly update on programs offered by the Metro Small Farms program and seeks to be an inclusive list of agricultural classes, workshops, and fun events happening in Clackamas, Multnomah & Washington ...
A productive alfalfa crop removes significant quantities of macronutrients and small amounts of micronutrients from the soil. A complete fertilizer program is essential to ensure a highly productive, long-lived stand.
David Hannaway, Mylen Bohle, Daniel Miles, Yitian Lin, Brianna Randow |
Sep 2019 |
This fact sheet describes recent discrepancies between SMP and Sikora buffer pH lime requirement tests for western Oregon soils and provides recommendations for what to do. Many soil testing labs in the U.S. are switching from ...
We evaluated the production practices of clientele who use our OSU Extension program information to properly test soil and follow OSU guidelines for fertilizing pastures, and compared that to the standard practices they used prior...
Traditional holiday arrangements are full of scented or berried evergreens, among the few garden items available to us in the winter months. Each of these greens performs differently, both in an arrangement and in the landscape....
November gardening tasks include raking up leaves and debris and covering plants for the winter. November is also an ideal time for maintenance on lawnmowers and draining sprinkler systems. Learn more in this guide.
Trouble distinguishing white and black oaks? Wondering if that huge cedar is an incense, Port-Orford, or Western red? The more you know about your trees, the better you can care for them and improve their overall health. This...
Alicia Christiansen, Lauren Grand |
Apr 2021 |
Describes dark red and blush sweet cherry cultivars, including harvest timing, color when ripe, suggested pollinizers and rootstocks, size, firmness, yield potential, and other traits. Includes color photo of each cultivar.
Pompoms, collarettes, mignons, waterlilies: The names are as colorful as the blooms they describe.
Kym Pokorny |
Apr 2, 2021 |
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