Climate, soil, water and chilling all effect which fruit trees will do best on your property. Here's what to consider.
The glistening cold of the Willamette Valley's first frost has ushered in the right time to clean up the garden.
Digging in the dirt gives youth a feeling of accomplishment
Browning or dieback is usually caused by weather-related stress, sometimes in combination with pests and diseases.
Information about garden planning, maintenance and clean up, pest monitoring and management, houseplants, and indoor gardening for the month of February.
There's plenty to do, including clean up and tool care
The fearless gardener still has a chance to plant some cold-hardy vegetables to harvest next spring, said Jim Myers, plant breeder and researcher at Oregon State University. But don't dawdle.