Framed or mounded, raised beds give plant roots the space they need
Plant spinach when soil is cool, then other heat-tolerant greens in the summer.
Wait until your soil warms up about 70 degrees to plant cucumbers.
A few days of sunny weather isn't enough to warm the soil
OSU Extension master gardener educates people about underused vegetables
Gardening in raised beds has been a common practice for centuries. "Raised" means the soil level in the bed is higher than its surrounding, and "bed" implies it is small enough to work from the walkways.
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, ...