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2021 Pest Management Guide for Tree Fruits: Hood River, The Dalles, White Salmon, Rogue Valley

This guide provides tree fruit growers with the latest information on pesticides and herbicides for fruit trees. People who grow apples, pears and cherries can learn application rates and recommendations for each stage of tree growth.

Ashley Thompson, Rick Hilton, Achala KC, Marcelo Moretti, Jay Pscheidt, Nik Wiman, Andony Melathopoulos | Mar 2021 | OSU Extension Catalog

When is the right time for peach tree mulching?

Q: I have four peach trees that are four and five years old. Can I mulch and compost these trees right now what would you recommend I do it with?

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167 - Linda Hardison - Oregon Flora… reloaded

Linda Hardison is the director of the Oregon Flora and a research assistant professor in the Botany & Plant Pathology Dept. at Oregon State University. She grew up in Texas, and received undergraduate degrees in botany and ...

Andony Melathopoulos | Jan 2021 | Podcast episode

Does warm weather mean early rose pruning?

Q: My roses have not lost their leaves and are putting on new growth but it’s only January! Should I prune now or wait? I live in the Willamette Valley.

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Sweet Cherry Cultivars for the Fresh Market

Describes dark red and blush sweet cherry cultivars, including harvest timing, color when ripe, suggested pollinizers and rootstocks, size, firmness, yield potential, and other traits. Includes color photo of each cultivar.

Ashley Thompson, Lynn Long | Jan 2021 | OSU Extension Catalog

Colorful indoor plants make delightful gifts for the holidays

Colorful African violets, gloxinia, cyclamen, orchids, ornamental peppers and Christmas cactus are blooming and readily available.

Kym Pokorny | Dec 11, 2020 | News story

Should I leave my fig leaves on the ground?

Q: I have a big fig tree in my backyard. I have always been removing all the fallen leaves this time of the year as I was told that any dead leaves could give rise to increase in insects and plant diseases. I wonder ...

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10 trees for fiery fall foliage

Fall is a great time to search out the perfect tree for fall color.

Kym Pokorny | Nov 2, 2020 | News story

Five under-used late fall bloomers

Night temperatures have hovered around freezing, but some gardens in the Klamath Basin are still showing signs of life. This late in the season, a few favorite late-blooming garden staples are in the palettes of most gardeners:...

Nicole Sanchez | Oct 2020 | Article

Can my bushes bounce back after hot, dry winds?

Q: With the extremely high and dry East winds we got last week, my Rose bushes and raspberry/tayberry bushes were shredded. Now what? Do I prune them like it was fall? Do I water them or withhold water and let nature do it’s thing? Not sure but would really like to not lose my plants if possible.

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