Some plants absorb excess nitrates or oxalates from the soil and store them in plant tissues. Toxicity problems can occur in animals which feed on these plants.
It’s important to keep food safety in mind when storing vegetables (such as garlic, mushrooms, chili peppers) or herbs in oil. These low-acid foods can be a source of Clostridium botulinum bacteria, which are found in soil, water, and air. This publication provides recipes and information on safe and proper storage.
Several types of caneberries are produced commercially in Oregon, including summer-bearing and primo cane fruiting red raspberries, black raspberries (blackcaps), and blackberries. This publication addresses nutrient assessment and application...
Currants and gooseberries make great jams and pies
If you plant cilantro in late June or early July, it will flower, or bolt and set seed prematurely during the long, hot days of summer.