Use plastic sheeting to warm the soil.
Some plants absorb excess nitrates or oxalates from the soil and store them in plant tissues. Toxicity problems can occur in animals which feed on these plants.
If you've become exasperated trying to make peppers thrive in Oregon's short-lived growing season, don't give up hope just yet.
Asparagus, beets, carrots and summer squash are some of the vegetables you can grow along the coast. Learn what to watch out for in a region known for cooler temperatures.