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Coffee grounds and soil trial

Popular gardening advice touts the benefits of coffee grounds for acid loving plants, as a slug repellant and soul amendment. Little research based information is available to back up many of these claims. From November 2008 to...

Jun 2009 | Article

Rhododendrons and azaleas need a strong acidic soil

Check out yellow leaves on rhododendrons and azaleas.

Jun 4, 2010 | News Story

Fruit tree site considerations

Climate, soil, water and chilling all effect which fruit trees will do best on your property. Here's what to consider.

Steve Renquist | May 2015 | Article

Trees and Shrubs for Erosion Control

A list of recommended trees and shrubs in Oregon, good for controlling erosion.

Jul 2018 | Collection

Would my garden benefit from a java jolt?

Q: We hear about adding coffee grounds to garden soil. What are the benefits?

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Arborvitae root issues, should we dig it?

Q: We planted 17 emerald arborvitaes 3 weeks ago. We broke apart the rootball (at the suggestion of an employee at the retailer) and I've since learned that this is bad to do. We are watering regularly and have covered the ...

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Streamside planting zones

Describes the three planting zones around a stream.

Jul 2018 | Article

Coffee Grounds and Composting

Coffee grounds are a great addition to the garden and compost pile. Help to recycle this great organic resource and reduce the amount of organics going to the landfill!

Jun 2018 | Article

Plant native Oregon shrubs now

Time to plant native Oregon shrubs

Jan 29, 2010 | News Story