What do we know about heavy metals in soil? What do we know about lead exposure through soil and garden plants? What do we know about cadmium and arsenic in soils? What can I do if I’m at risk for heavy metals in my garden soil?
Look to this hydrangea how-to for advice on soil, water, pruning and more. Learn a simple pH trick that will turn blooms from pink to blue.
Discusses how to grow dahlias, beginning with soil preparation, fertilizer needs, and planting. Includes information on propagation, how to handle cut flowers, and digging and storing tubers. Also discusses insect and disease problems.
Learn about plant cuttings, water and light requirements, temperature, fertilizer, pests, and repotting.
Be sure to water plants well as summer heat sets in
During the summer, nearly half of all residential water in Oregon is used to irrigate landscape areas around homes. A significant reduction in water use can occur by using efficient water ways to maintain our lawns and ...
Blueberries grow well in the Pacific Northwest. To get the most out of your bushes, it helps to understand the form and function of each part of the plant.
Selecting roses for landscape use may seem like an impossible task, but with a few key elements in mind, you can select a rose or a group of roses to complement your new or current landscape.