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10 gift ideas for the gardeners in your life

Dec 7, 2018
From pruners to compost, here are some ideas to satisfy the plant nerds on your list.

By Kym Pokorny
Dec 7, 2018

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Treat your Christmas tree to vodka? Only if you want to waste it

Nov 30, 2018
OSU Extension expert busts myths about taking care of Christmas trees.

By Kym Pokorny
Nov 30, 2018

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Discovery of a new gene could shed light on chemical exposure effects in humans

Nov 20, 2018
The discovery of a new gene in zebrafish could lead to a better understanding of how exposure to chemicals leads to disease in humans.

By Chris Branam
Nov 20, 2018

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Got a gardening question? Get an answer from an OSU Extension expert

Nov 16, 2018
Get your gardening questions answered by people you can trust -- Oregon State faculty and Extension Master Gardeners.

By Kym Pokorny
Nov 16, 2018

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More than 30,000 students participate in inaugural year of statewide Outdoor School

Nov 14, 2018
Three-quarters of Oregon’s eligible fifth- and sixth-grade students participated in the inaugural year of the statewide Outdoor School program.

By Chris Branam
Nov 14, 2018

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The winter garden doesn’t have to be bare of flowers

Nov 9, 2018
Many plants bloom in winter, including witch hazel, sasanqua camellia, wintersweet, sweetbox, jasmine, hardy cyclamen and hellebores.

By Kym Pokorny
Nov 9, 2018

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Solar arrays could be used as resources for plant productivity, study shows

Nov 2, 2018
Oregon State University scientists have found a resource to increase agricultural production on dry, unirrigated farmland—solar panels.

By Chris Branam
Nov 2, 2018

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Just say ‘no’ to bad gardening practices

Nov 2, 2018
Let OSU Extension experts pave the way to truth when it comes to practices in the garden.

By Kym Pokorny
Nov 2, 2018

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Time spent in the garden now saves work in spring

Oct 29, 2018
Cooler weather is calling us inside, but it's a good time for getting things done in the garden.

By Kym Pokorny
Oct 29, 2018

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Genetic behavior reveals cause of death in poplars essential to ecosystems, industry

Oct 25, 2018
Scientists studying the valuable, but vulnerable, black cottonwood poplar have identified the genetic mechanism responsible for the species’ inability to resist a pervasive and deadly disease.

By Chris Branam
Oct 25, 2018