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.
Learn how to plan, establish, and care for windbreaks, shelterbelts, and living snow fences. Includes sections on windbreak design, planting for wildlife, windbreak species characteristics, and much more. Color photography.
Knowledge is everything when it comes to growing spring bulbs in Central Oregon. Find out more about bulb purchasing, site selection, timing, planting and bulb care. Get the latest techniques for Central Oregon gardeners.
Information on fruit tree pest management for the Hood River area. This guide includes pesticides currently registered for home use that have a reasonable chance of controlling the apple pests listed if applied at appropriate times with adequate frequency, and sufficient coverage.
As part of the Tree Health Webinar Series, Christine Buhl discusses the forest health outlook for western redcedar, future projections in Oregon, and actions that landowners and managers can take for their trees.
Glenn Ahrens, Christine Buhl |
Aug 2023 |
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