Grow "green manure" to keep soil from eroding, weeds from exploding and to add nutrients.
Climate, soil, water and chilling all effect which fruit trees will do best on your property. Here's what to consider.
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.
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.
This article briefly discusses the most prevalent madrone disease problems, then offers a broader perspective on the health of this southern Oregon native.