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Aggressive local efforts were key to limiting spread of sudden oak death disease in Oregon

Aug 19, 2019
Limiting sudden oak death’s spread in southern Oregon has proved to be a success.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Pruning lavender

My lavenders are huge and I want to prune them back to make more room for other plants. When is the best time to do that?

By Kristena LaMar | Featured Question

Pruning Ornamental Shrubs

What is pruning?, Pruning principles, Identifying flowering and growth habit, Directing growth, Principal pruning cuts

By Neil Bell, | Presentation

The powerful beauty of peonies makes them a favorite in the garden

Jun 28, 2019
The old-fashioned nostalgia of peonies translates to modern gardens without a hitch.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

The madrones look troubled, how can I help?

Do madrones have a short life cycle? Is something killing them? What can I do to help them thrive?


By Dave Shaw, | Featured Question

Lone yellow rose?

This yellow rose caught my eye when I was smelling the red roses. I saw it out of the corner of my eye. I thought at first that it was another bush, but there were no other yellow ones so I followed the stem. It ended on the same trunk as the red ones!
I'm wondering how common this is?

By Signe Danler, | Featured Question

Popularity of native plants on the rise

May 3, 2019
Native plants take less care if sited correctly and are a boon to birds and pollinators.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Tree School Clackamas teaches love for the land

Educational event draws hundreds from woodland community in Clackamas County and beyond.

By Glenn Ahrens, Rose Clarke, Michael Bondi, Kimberly Jacobsen Nelson | Article