Even though different soils have some properties that cannot be changed, such as texture, soil quality can be improved by implementing good management strategies. Soils can be improved for water holding capacity, drainage, structure,...
Gardeners and farmers can do their own soil analysis.
By tapping nutrients from bedrock, red alder trees play a key role in healthy forest ecosystems.
Currants and gooseberries make great jams and pies
Poisonous plants are a major cause of economic loss to the livestock industry. Two poisonous plants common to Oregon are poison hemlock and Western water hemlock. Ingestion of either by humans or livestock typically results in death.