From the myth of collapsing root balls to myth of compost tea - learn the facts about a range of tips you may have heard through the years about healthy soil, pretty mulch, and more.
This fact-sheet explains container planting, including types of containers, soil for containers, and fertilizer.
Selecting and preparing the site and soil, irrigation, rootstocks and varieties, planting, pruning and thinning fruit, pest management, and maintenance schedule.
Choose the right containers, soil and plants to keep your flowerpots blooming all season long. When choosing plants for container gardening, go for "thrillers," "fillers" and "spillers."
Plant-available soil water is the most reliable indicator of potential yield and is the basis of guidelines found in this publication.
Dryland farming research efforts will examine prospects for growers in the Pacific Northwest.
With an annual wheat harvest valued at $2.1 billion, producers in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington know the value of farming practices adapted to each region, county, and field. Researchers mapped precipitation, soil depth, and ...
Farmers make tough decisions all the time—it comes with the territory. When that territory includes the dryland region of the inland Pacific Northwest, decisions can be even more challenging. Fluctuating weather, varying soils, and...
Planting a new fruit tree? Dig a big hole, wait to apply fertilizer and keep an eye on pests. Here are more quick tips for taking care of your transplanted tree.