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Should I start wintering my flowers?

I live in Eugene and I’m wondering when I can winterize my geraniums and begonias??

By Ross Penhallegon, | Featured Question

Is it time to change the color of my hydrangea?

What time of the year is the best time to add acid solider to my established pink/mulberry colored hydrangeas? I am really really wanting blue blooms this season! It is currently January should I start adding the acid solider now? How much how often?

By Jack Shorr | Featured Question

Frozen Fuchsias? How do I protect greenhouse plants in the Winter?

My husband built me a greenhouse. I believe January is the time to start growing seeds in it. Even though it's warm inside on sunny winter days, do I need to put a heater in it on cold, wintry, dark days? (1,000' elevation east of Springfield) I have potted outdoor plants (mums, variegated euonymus,...

By Pat Patterson, | Featured Question

Are lupines the answer to my difficult yard?

I'm an urban rental dweller--West Portland--whose elderly landlords would rather deal with issues with the house rather than the yard, on which grass seed that I've bought does not grow; the soil is depleted and I can't really afford to pay for bag after bag of compost or fertilizer (it's a pretty...

By Yvonne Whitney | Featured Question

Can my neighbor legally grow poppies?

My friend is considering growing poppies in her garden, but I've heard that some types are illegal to grow. Is this true and should she be worried if she does purchase seeds?

By Heather Stoven | Featured Question

Is it time to torture my Poinsettia?

How long should I leave a Poinsettia in a complete dark room in October?

By Steve Renquist | Featured Question