Keeping a worm farm is an easy project
Worm castings -- AKA poop -- add valuable nutrients to the soil and is easy to make. The hardest part is making the bin and that's not difficult.
This publication describes factors to consider when deciding to plant a hazelnut orchard and includes a table of native productivity ratings for soil series types in the Willamette Valley.
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.