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.

Give the garden a facelift with 6 shrubs sporting dramatic foliage

Add colorful shrubs to the palette of plants you use to give color and texture to the landscape.

Stick a thermometer in the soil before planting vegetables

Using a thermometer to monitor the soil takes the guess work out of when to plant vegetables.

Sweep wood ash from fireplace to garden

Wood ash has 13 essential minerals that plants need, but don't overdo it.

No room for vegetables? Pot up your plants

Containers are a good alternative for gardening when space is limited

What's the truth behind 6 gardening myths?

As the gardening season gears up, it’s time to bust some myths.

Idle, uncleaned milk trucks don't compromise the quality of raw milk, OSU study shows

Raw milk quality isn’t compromised when tanker trucks sit empty and uncleaned for hours between loads, according to new research at Oregon State University.

Outdoor School begins funding notifications for 2017-18 school year

The new statewide Outdoor School has begun notifying school districts that they will receive funding for the 2017-18 school year.

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