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Best Vegetable Groups for a Coastal Climate

Root Crops All root crops do well in our climate, preferring loose deep soil. They need high potassium fertilizer and attention to thinning the seedlings. Carrots : all varieties, but note the mature...

By Sally Reill | Article

Plant Growth and Development

Photosynthesis, respiration, and transpiration are the three major functions that drive plant growth and development.

By Ann Marie VanDerZanden, | Article

Growing vegetables in the Pacific Northwest coastal region

Asparagus, beets, carrots and summer squash are some of the vegetables you can grow along the coast. Learn what to watch out for in a region known for cooler temperatures.

By Sally Reill | Article

New Report From California Assesses Cost of Leafy Greens Food Safety Program

A new report from the Small Farm Center at UC Davis summaries California’s experience with the Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA). In spring of 2007, a group of California handlers of leafy...


Growing potatoes in the Willamette Valley

Growing potatoes in “towers” or structures designed to accommodate layers of growth, is a popular Internet and garden site recommendation. The allure of getting pounds of potatoes in a small space leads people to try this technique.

By Cindy Wise | Article

November garden calendar

Information about garden planning, maintenance, cleanup, pest management, houseplants and indoor gardening for the month of November.


Things to Consider when Starting Your Vegetable Garden

What to grow, space needs, time needs, ideal calendar, soil preparation, planting, fertilizing, and watering.