Herbicides applied to pastures and some crops can persist in soil amendments like hay, manure, compost and grass clippings. Make sure your amendments are free of these herbicides before you contaminate your soil.
Recycling organic debris for composting and improving soil doesn’t have to be a chore! If hot composting is not for you, try one of these easy cold-composting methods. Each has advantages and disadvantages but the end result is the same: improved garden soil and less organic waste in landfill.
Today, turfgrass is the single largest irrigated crop in the United States and covers three times the land area of any other cultivated crop. An estimated 40.5 million acres of grasses are planted in residential, commercial and...
Umatilla County is the apple capital of Oregon and produces ~2200 acres of apples.
If you have ever purchased a bare-root rose, your first question might have been, will this awkward plant really produce roses? Yes it will!
The Rogue Valley growers were pioneers in pear production, growing over 24 varieties and setting quality standards in packing pears. The Rogue Valley was the first and largest red pear growing region in the Pacific Northwest in...
Mid- to late February is the time to pay attention to one of our favorite flowers
Selecting roses for landscape use may seem like an impossible task, but with a few key elements in mind, you can select a rose or a group of roses to complement your new or current landscape.