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.
The glistening cold of the Willamette Valley's first frost has ushered in the right time to clean up the garden.
Certain varieties grow best in the Pacific Northwest
The fearless gardener still has a chance to plant some cold-hardy vegetables to harvest next spring, said Jim Myers, plant breeder and researcher at Oregon State University. But don't dawdle.
There's plenty to do, including clean up and tool care