From the myth of collapsing root balls to myth of compost tea - learn the facts about a range of tips you may have heard through the years about healthy soil, pretty mulch, and more.
This fact-sheet explains container planting, including types of containers, soil for containers, and fertilizer.
Choose the right containers, soil and plants to keep your flowerpots blooming all season long. When choosing plants for container gardening, go for "thrillers," "fillers" and "spillers."
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.
Pacific Northwest blueberry growers must identify and control a number of bacterial and fungal diseases in order to ensure the highest yields. Fortunately, only a few of the diseases that occur on highbush blueberry in this region cause significant losses when left unchecked.
This article briefly discusses the most prevalent madrone disease problems, then offers a broader perspective on the health of this southern Oregon native.
There are probably few plants that are more strongly identified with this area or are held in greater affection than the madrone tree.
In the last few years there is an increasing interest in high density systems, especially in the Pacific Northwest
The U.S. Pacific Northwest is the most important sweet cherry production region in North America, however, as recently as the early 1990's fresh cherry production consisted primarily of one variety, 'Bing'. In recent years there has been increased interest in new varieties.