Check out yellow leaves on rhododendrons and azaleas.
Look to this hydrangea how-to for advice on soil, water, pruning and more. Learn a simple pH trick that will turn blooms from pink to blue.
Fall maintenance can help protect roses from winter weather. Follow these tips to keep your rose bushes happy and healthy.
This fact-sheet explains container planting, including types of containers, soil for containers, and fertilizer.
Residues of lead arsenate, DDT, and other persistent pesticides may be in soil where orchards once grew and homes now stand. This report discusses how to investigate former pesticide use and current pesticide residues on your ...
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.
Discusses how to grow dahlias, beginning with soil preparation, fertilizer needs, and planting. Includes information on propagation, how to handle cut flowers, and digging and storing tubers. Also discusses insect and disease problems.
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.