Recommends fertilizer rates for fine fescue seed in western Oregon based on soil test results for nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, micronutrients, lime, calcium, and magnesium.
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.
A collection of articles for growing vegetables in Central Oregon. Include general information, recommendations, soil temperatures, rhubarb, potatoes, cucumbers, beets, carrots, radishes, onions, tomatoes and tomatillos.
Check winter houseplants for brown leaf tips, wilting, dropping of lower leaves and little or no new growth - all signs that your plant may be in trouble.
A guide to home-growing beets, carrots, radishes, onion, and other similar crops.
If you have ever purchased a bare-root rose, your first question might have been, will this awkward plant really produce roses? Yes it will!
Asparagus, beets, carrots and summer squash are some of the vegetables you can grow along the coast. Learn what to watch out for in a region known for cooler temperatures.
Be sure to ID insects first before choosing a method for control
Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants