Fertilizers, Hothouse Forcing, Harvesting, Handling, Storage, Pest Control
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.
OSU research indicates that the less toxic iron phosphate containing slug baits are as effective as those with metaldehyde.
Control plant-eating mollusks early and often
Excessive summer irrigation of oak and madrone trees may promote fungal diseases such as the oak root fungus (aka armillaria root disease) and crown rot.