Compost is an acceptable amendment for blueberry plants, but it's important to test it before you apply it. Pay attention to pH and nutrient levels, and watch out for weeds.
If you have trouble getting other green beans to germinate in early May because of cold soil, try planting a patch of scarlet runner beans first before your pole and bush green beans.
Describes how to grow highbush and cultivated blueberries in a home garden. Covers how to establish a planting, select a site and cultivars, determine soil requirements, prepare soil, plant, control weeds, mulch, fertilize, water, ...
Certain varieties grow best in the Pacific Northwest
Asparagus, beets, carrots and summer squash are some of the vegetables you can grow along the coast. Learn what to watch out for in a region known for cooler temperatures.
Late summer and fall are critical times for proper pasture management. Check out this fact sheet and begin to understand plant and root growth in the Fall.