Humans help spread the disease when they transport infected plants, plant parts or infested soil.
Gardening in raised beds has been a common practice for centuries. "Raised" means the soil level in the bed is higher than its surrounding, and "bed" implies it is small enough to work from the walkways.
This publication provides basic advice on a wide range of gardening topics, including composting, container gardens, fall/winter gardens, fertilizing, insect pests, plant diseases, planting guidelines, raised beds, site selection, slugs, ...
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.
Digging in the dirt gives youth a feeling of accomplishment
Try to imagine using garden tools out in the garden and yard if you couldn't see well.
Volunteers give back by educating the public
As we move into the fall months, cool weather will soon arrive, and the rain will once again fall in western Oregon. There are special considerations for the poultry flock during these months of changing conditions. First of...