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5 Cool Bees in Your Garden - Oregon Bee Project

Images and descriptions of bees commonly found in Oregon gardens.

Fact Sheet

Growing from Seed

Presentation on plant propagation and growing plants from seed.


Plain Talk about Soils and Soil Chemistry

Presentation on soil chemistry and related soil topics.

By Linda Brewer, | Presentation

Latest News

Let soil temperature guide you when planting vegetables

Apr 12, 2019
It's time to plant cool-weather vegetables like greens and peas; wait for the soil to warm before planting tomatoes, squash and peppers.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Give seeds a test for A+ performance

Feb 22, 2019
Checking the viability of seeds will save you time and frustration when it's time to plant your garden.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

A look back on a year of gardening stories

Jan 12, 2019
A story about yellowjackets topped the most-popular list.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

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Are all compost tumblers created equal?

Looking to buy one but would like your opinion for easiest use and quality if you have a preference.

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