OSU Extension Master Gardener discovers novel way to control cabbage white worm

Stripping a kale plant in fall thwarts white cabbage worm and gives a head start on the next season.

Carefree succulents continue to grow in popularity

Master Gardener Marcia Sherry has been collecting succulents since the 1970s and now has 50 varieties.

Enrollment skyrockets for OSU Master Gardener vegetable course

More than 17,600 people – at a growing clip of about 1,000 more each day – are signing up for a vegetable gardening course offered by the Oregon State University Extension Service, as people nationally abide by stay-at-home pandemic orders.

Look to the garden to keep you busy and quiet your mind

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we need things to help us cope, and gardening qualifies.

Divide and conquer plants to keep them healthy and productive

When perennials start looking raggedy and the middle dies out, the time has come to dig them up and make more plants.

Straw bale gardens work where others won’t

If you've got little space, bad soil or aren't able to bend over, straw bale gardening is an altertnative to inground gardens.

Fight ‘big four’ rose problems with prevention strategies

There are steps you can take to control black spot, rust, downy mildew and powdery mildew.

Maintaining a moss-free roof takes some effort

After cleaning the shingles, low-toxicity products can be used to kill the moss. But shedding more sun on the roof works more permanently.

Time to perform winter maintenance on apple trees

Dormant sprays help control diseases and insect pests; purning keeps your tree in good shape for producing apples.

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