Take one more go at the garden before retiring for winter

You’ll recognize some perennials that are good choices to clean up now because they die to the ground.

What’s the real story? Garden myths debunked

Misinformation proliferates on the internet so OSU horticulturists give the real story.

10 trees for fiery fall foliage

Fall is a great time to search out the perfect tree for fall color.

Pot up some bulbs and dream of spring

Bulbs often do better in pots than in the ground because pots provide better drainage, critical for their long-term survival.

Leaf drop after ash blackout shouldn’t be of concern

Some defoliation probably resulted from the heavy smoke created by Oregon's wildfires.

 

Control slugs now as they lay eggs to hatch in spring

It’s time again to slug it out with one of the gardener’s most familiar, frustrating and certainly slimiest pests.

Know when it’s time to harvest apples and pears

Apples and pears have different characteristics when it comes to harvest.

Now’s the time to spiff up ragged lawns

August and September are good time to whip your lawn back into shape, but starting over usually isn’t necessary.

 

Plan ahead for winter storage of pumpkins and squash

It's not time yet, but pretty soon you'll be harvesting pumpkins and squash and will need to store them correctly for long life.

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