The glistening cold of the Willamette Valley's first frost has ushered in the right time to clean up the garden.
Currants and gooseberries make great jams and pies
Gophers can cause a lot of damage on a farm. Here's what to do when these small mammals invade your small acreage: Trap them, set out bait or maybe even enlist the help of barn owls. If you decide to try a trap, make sure to set it in the main tunnel.
Information about garden planning, maintenance and clean up, pest monitoring and management, houseplants, and indoor gardening for the month of February.
There's plenty to do, including clean up and tool care
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.
Construction materials can include fiberglass, wood, wire, plastic and PVC hoops.
If you grow cherries, mulberries and peaches or berries such as strawberries, raspberries and blueberries, you can help reduce the effect of spotted wing drosophila with a new online OSU Extension publication, EM 9026.