Gardening Techniques

Hannah O'Leary

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Save the date: Insights into Gardening 2019 - Benton County

Save the date! Insights into Gardening will be held Saturday February 9, 2019. Learn about edibles ornamentals and more, with workshops for both new and experienced gardeners. Stay tuned for registration information. Read more...
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Educational Document

What Does Your Garden Grow?

Why are you gardening? What fits your style?

OSU Extension Catalog

Interpreting Compost Analyses

Compost can return nutrients and organic matter to the soil, a proven practice for soil health enhancement. It can improve crop growth and provide environmental benefits by improving soil tilth and the soil’s capacity to absorb and hold water and plant nutrients. This publication focuses on...

By Linda Brewer, Dan Sullivan

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Grapevine

Yamhill County Master Gardener newsletter.

Latest News

News Story

Pick a good mulch groundcover for your yard

Aug 2, 2013
When choosing mulch, "The coarser the better," according to Al Shay, an instructor in the Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University.

News Story

Layer compost "lasagna-style" for no-till gardening

Feb 1, 2013
Also known as sheet mulching, "lasagna gardening" is a no-till, no-dig gardening method that turns materials like kitchen waste, straw and newspapers into rich, healthy compost.

News Story

Healthy lawns need efficient irrigation

Jul 14, 2011
A new OSU Extension publication, available online, can help homeowners decide on an optimum lawn irrigation schedule.

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Is charcoal a good soil amendment?

Do you have published, current, projected , research in the effects of charcoal amendment to agricultural soils/forest soils?

By Chip Bubl