Today, turfgrass is the single largest irrigated crop in the United States and covers three times the land area of any other cultivated crop. An estimated 40.5 million acres of grasses are planted in residential, commercial and...
It could take years to eradicate a large patch of blackberries, because so many seeds remain in the soil. But with good timing and dedication, property owners can reduce a sprawling blackberry thicket to a few manageable stragglers
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.
If you have ever purchased a bare-root rose, your first question might have been, will this awkward plant really produce roses? Yes it will!
Plant growth and geographic distribution are greatly affected by the environment. Either directly or indirectly, most plant problems are caused by environmental stress. Environmental factors that affect plant growth include light, temperature, water, humidity, and nutrition.
This article briefly discusses the most prevalent madrone disease problems, then offers a broader perspective on the health of this southern Oregon native.