It’s important to keep food safety in mind when storing vegetables (such as garlic, mushrooms, chili peppers) or herbs in oil. These low-acid foods can be a source of Clostridium botulinum bacteria, which are found in soil, water, and air. This publication provides recipes and information on safe and proper storage.
At times we see many of our cool-season perennial and annual forages looking stressed and growing very slow as they struggle with heat and no rain. The hot, dry conditions we sometimes experience in western Oregon have many ...
If you plant cilantro in late June or early July, it will flower, or bolt and set seed prematurely during the long, hot days of summer.
Many landowners are unaware that a legal right is needed to use surface water and groundwater for irrigation purposes.
Water-wise gardening conserves water and helps protect the environment. A xeriscape is a “dry scene” that uses very little water, but a water-wise garden includes any style that is designed to conserve water.