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...
Sheet composting, also referred to as lasagna composting or sheet mulching, is a cold composting method used by people around the world for generations. It is an excellent way to convert grass to vegetable beds, create new ...
Climate, soil, water and chilling all effect which fruit trees will do best on your property. Here's what to consider.
Recycling organic debris for composting and improving soil doesn’t have to be a chore! If hot composting is not for you, try one of these easy cold-composting methods. Each has advantages and disadvantages but the end result is the same: improved garden soil and less organic waste in landfill.
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!
Northwest growers adopt sustainable agriculture practices and certification.
A new study by economists at Oregon State University questions the cost-effectiveness of biofuels and says they would barely reduce fossil fuel use and would likely increase greenhouse gas emissions.