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Red worms eat their way through kitchen waste to produce rich soil amendment

Keeping a worm farm is an easy project

Kym Pokorny | Aug 12, 2016 | News Story

Rhododendrons and azaleas need a strong acidic soil

Check out yellow leaves on rhododendrons and azaleas.

Jun 4, 2010 | News Story

Wiggle your way into worm composting

Worm castings -- AKA poop -- add valuable nutrients to the soil and is easy to make. The hardest part is making the bin and that's not difficult.

Kym Pokorny | Jul 23, 2018 | News Story

Coastal Pastures in Oregon and Washington

The coastal regions of Oregon and Washington have different climate and soils than other parts of the states. Rainfall is high, ranging from 70 inches in southern Oregon to more than 100 inches in the coastal mountains. ...

Fred Lundin | Sep 1996 | Article

Trees and Shrubs for Erosion Control

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

Jul 2018 | Collection

I gotta have more worms!

Q: Where can I find information on adding worms to soil that has none? Thanks.

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Plant native Oregon shrubs now

Time to plant native Oregon shrubs

Jan 29, 2010 | News Story

Give rhododendrons and azaleas an annual check-up each spring

Spring is time to care for rhodies.

Peg Herring | Mar 25, 2005 | News Story

Growing berries, fruit trees, roses and native plants in Central Oregon

OSU Extension publications show how to grow several kinds of berries, fruit trees, roses and native plants in Central Oregon.

Jan 9, 2009 | News Story

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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