It’s important to keep food safety in mind when storing vegetables (such as garlic, mushrooms, chili peppers) or herbs in oil. These low-acid foods can be a source of Clostridium botulinum bacteria, which are found in soil, water, and air. This publication provides recipes and information on safe and proper storage.
If you have ever purchased a bare-root rose, your first question might have been, will this awkward plant really produce roses? Yes it will!
Pacific Northwest blueberry growers must identify and control a number of bacterial and fungal diseases in order to ensure the highest yields. Fortunately, only a few of the diseases that occur on highbush blueberry in this region cause significant losses when left unchecked.
Information about garden planning, maintenance and clean up, pest monitoring and management, houseplants, and indoor gardening for the month of May.