Scientists have developed a new approach to modeling potentially drought-prone soils in Pacific Northwest forests, which could aid natural resource managers to prepare forested landscapes for a changing climate.
The glistening cold of the Willamette Valley's first frost has ushered in the right time to clean up the garden.
Applied research to increase survival of noble fir Christmas tree seedlings during drought years, North Willamette Research and Extension Center.
The fearless gardener still has a chance to plant some cold-hardy vegetables to harvest next spring, said Jim Myers, plant breeder and researcher at Oregon State University. But don't dawdle.
There's plenty to do, including clean up and tool care
Construction materials can include fiberglass, wood, wire, plastic and PVC hoops.