About the OSU Extension Service: The Oregon State University Extension Service shares research-based knowledge with people and communities in Oregon’s 36 counties. OSU Extension addresses issues that matter to urban and rural Oregonians. OSU Extension’s partnerships and programs contribute to a healthy, prosperous and sustainable future for Oregon.

Go miniature with a glass terrarium

Give your terrarium your own spin with accessories from sea shells and drift wood to miniature garden and animal pieces.

OSU Extension training results in reduced pesticide use in schools

Survey results show that the vast majority of Oregon’s school districts have implemented key integrated pest management practices, including reduced pesticide use, through training provided by Oregon State University.

Arborvitae stands tall as a low-maintenance hedge

Sometimes you need what an arborvitae hedge can offer: A tall, thin tree to screen whatever it is you don't want to see.

Give seeds a test for A+ performance

Checking the viability of seeds will save you time and frustration when it's time to plant your garden.

OSU Science on Tap presents Marijuana as Medicine

At OSU Science on Tap, Oregon State University researcher Jane Ishmael will present “Marijuana as Medicine,” an exploration of current trends in marijuana use and recent progress in understanding how cannabinoids act on the body.

Identify the problem before treating a struggling plant

Sometimes what's happening to your plants is a mystery. OSU experts provide a series of questions to help you through the diagnosis process.

Educate yourself before using organic pesticides

Just because a pesticide is organic, doesn't mean it isn't toxic. Do some research before using any product.

Six stellar shrubs to brighten the winter garden

Winter doesn't have to be dark and dreary in the garden if you use plants that bloom in winter.

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