The glistening cold of the Willamette Valley's first frost has ushered in the right time to clean up the garden.
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...
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
Construction materials can include fiberglass, wood, wire, plastic and PVC hoops.
Snow is an excellent insulator and can protect landscape plants from the devastating effects of repeated freezing and thawing.
Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) is an insect exotic to the US, which has previously established throughout parts of the East Coast, Midwest and South. Although small numbers of beetles have been trapped at the Portland ...