Nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium aren't just an alphabet soup of chemicals. They are essential plant nutrients that, when used correctly, help to grow a healthy garden. Learn what fertilizers to apply when in this handy guide.
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.
If planted in a suitable habitat, native plants are well adapted to Central Oregon soils and climate. When grown in the right conditions, native plants experience less environmental, insect, and disease damage than nonnative plants.
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