Fertilizers, Hothouse Forcing, Harvesting, Handling, Storage, Pest Control
This article describes how to determine vineyard nutrient needs through tissue and soil sampling.
A collection of articles for growing vegetables in Central Oregon. Include general information, recommendations, soil temperatures, rhubarb, potatoes, cucumbers, beets, carrots, radishes, onions, tomatoes and tomatillos.
Check winter houseplants for brown leaf tips, wilting, dropping of lower leaves and little or no new growth - all signs that your plant may be in trouble.
Information on vineyard water management, focusing on when to initiate irrigation.
Be sure to ID insects first before choosing a method for control
Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants
A few tips will assure plants live into the new year
Placing plants in the correct sunlight exposure can make all the difference
All grapes require heavy pruning to produce fruit, but after the first three growing seasons, different types of grapes need different pruning. Wine grapes and muscadines usually need spur pruning, and American grapes, such as Concord and Thompson Seedless require cane pruning.