Q: I have 5 apple trees and last year the growth was stunted with only 3-4 inches/year and also infested with apple maggots. I don't like the fly traps as one time a small bird was caught, probably following the moth. Is there an organic way, (have been using dormant oil), to get rid of these and also when and how much to fertilize these 4 year old trees?
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An article from 1995 about growing your own potatoes.
Soil, site, irrigation, selection, pruning/thinning, and integrated pest management.
Umatilla County is the apple capital of Oregon and produces ~2200 acres of apples.
A collection of articles for growing vegetables in Central Oregon. Include general information, recommendations, soil temperatures, rhubarb, potatoes, cucumbers, beets, carrots, radishes, onions, tomatoes and tomatillos.
Researchers aim to breed resistant varieties of the world's fourth most consumed food staple
Growing potatoes in “towers” or structures designed to accommodate layers of growth, is a popular Internet and garden site recommendation. The allure of getting pounds of potatoes in a small space leads people to try this technique.