Fertilizers, Hothouse Forcing, Harvesting, Handling, Storage, Pest Control
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.
OSU research indicates that the less toxic iron phosphate containing slug baits are as effective as those with metaldehyde.
Home remedies have shown some effectiveness against many garden pests and diseases.
Control plant-eating mollusks early and often
The category of Old Roses remains one of the most misunderstood and confusing. Nurseries may call a plant an "antique rose" or an "old garden rose," but the rose may not truly be an Old Garden Rose.