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Flowers

Agapanthus can help any landscape (6/6/2020)

Amaryllis (11/18/2022)

Annuals offer color, low maintenance (6/13/2020)

Big blooms can last all year (6/22/2019)

Bringing in beauty from the outside (10/26/2019)

Calendula; cheer up your winter landscape (12/24/2021)

Caring for chrysanthemums (11/3/2018)

Colorful pokers (7/4/2020)

Comparing calla lilies & canna lilies (3/25/2022)

Corms, rhizomes & tubers, oh my (9/23/2022)

Counting on Crocosmia for gardens (8/8/2020)

Devilish Voodoo Lilies (5/14/2021)

Digging deep for Spring color (9/12/2015)

Decorative with Dahlias (10/14/2017)

Easy care yard plants (Salvia) (9/17/2021)

Enjoy year-round color (9/14/2019)

Falling for bright colors (5/11/2019)

For great daffodils, make sure to follow growing guidelines (3/10/2018)

Good options for container gardens (6/10/2022)

Grow poinsettias all year (1/5/2019)

Growing sunflowers (4/2/2021)

Have a rosy springtime (3/30/2019)

Heaths & Heathers (3/19/2021)

Helping your zinnias thrive (4/8/2022)

Hosta la vista (10/31/2020)

How to get your orchids to rebloom (11/24/2018)

How to make your irises come to life (7/28/2018)

I want to know all about Pansies (7/8/2022)

The long lasting beauty of begonias (4/15/2022)

Lovely lavender (8/5/2017)

Lovely, lovely lavender (1/15/2021)

Make your yard a Knock Out (3/5/2021)

Mantids are ravenous/Fuschia care (9/17/2016)

A merry little Christmas rose (2/19/2021)

Miniature roses deserve major attention (6/11/2016)

No great mystery to wisteria (10/1/2021)

Planning and maintaining hanging baskets all summer (6/24/2022)

Preserving flowers (11/12/2021)

Pretty, plentiful and worry free (3/16/2019)

Recommendations for summer flowers (3/31/2018)

Shooting Stars (4/23/2021)

Simple guidelines for beautiful borders (2/25/2022)

Spring bulbs all year long (2/15/2020)

Spring bulbs can thrive in containers (9/29/2018)

Spring into gardening this winter - forcing bulbs (11/11/2017)

Tips for growing marigolds (5/9/2020)

Variety flower (Iris) (7/11/2020)

A versatile ground cover (Lilacs) (1/25/2020)

When should I plant my peonies? (11/9/2019)

Why is my prized camellia dying? (7/23/2016)

Food/Vegetables

Autumn gardening - mulching trees/ripening tomatoes (10/22/2016)

Beautiful & delicious (Artichokes) (7/18/2020)

Big garden, small space (11/7/2020)

Bringing on the bulbs - onions (3/13/2016)

Carrot perfection (6/3/2022)

Celery a garden staple (5/28/2021)

Choose the right onion type for large bulbs (3/3/2018)

Cleanliness is key to homegrown produce (6/2/2018)

Collards grow in the Umpqua Valley (9/9/2022)

Consider a vegetable garden this fall in PNW (8/22/2021)

Culinary herb garden (5/7/2021)

Cultivating garlic in your home garden (10/27/2018)

Elderberries: Easy to grow (7/27/2019)

Entertaining herbs for winter (10/21/2017)

Fall gardens are great for veggies (8/17/2019)

Fall means time for filberts (9/18/2022)

For the joy of radishes (1/22/2021)

Get to know leeks (5/27/2022)

Get your garlic on (8/13/2016)

Give your plants a friend (6/20/2020)

The goodness of garlic (10/7/2017)

Great cucumbers (3/26/2021)

Grow a successful fall garden (9/19/2015)

Growing better peppers (5/23/2020)

Growing a garden of garlic (8/29/2020)

Growing a variety of pumpkins (4/29/2022)

Growing potatoes at home (8/22/2020)

Growing sweet corn at home (8/12/2022)

Growing rhubarb in our valley (2/4/2022)

Growing winter squash and pumpkins (9/28/2019)

How to grow hops at home (9/12/2020)

How to grow veggies in containers (4/7/2018)

How to keep plants from bolting (9/7/2019)

How to keep your herbs growing indoors (10/19/2019)

How to pick tomatoes at the right time (7/25/2020)

It is time for planting cool season crops (2/27/2022)

Jerusalem artichoke, an edible 'sunflower' (12/8/2018)

Kohlrabi a weird, but healthy, veggie (10/12/2019)

A leek solution (1/8/2021)

Patience needed for asparagus (7/6/2019)

Spice up the garden with peppers (7/20/2019)

Not too late to add some spice - Peppers (7/1/2017)

Not too late to plant shallots (10/10/2020)

Peas a plenty (2/26/2021)

Planting vegetables - soil thermometer (4/20/2019)

Potatoes aplenty (4/8/2017)

Pump up your pumpkins to giant size (5/27/2017)

Saving seeds (4/16/2021)

Should you start a victory garden 4/25/2020)

Spice up your garden with easy-to-grow herbs (3/4/2017)

Start now to reap rewards of fall vegetables (7/8/2017)

Starting seeds indoors (2/18/2022)

Staying keen about beans (4/13/2019)

Sweet Basil (4/30/2021)

A sweet treat - sweet potatoes (3/2/2019)

Taste for tomatillos/Spittle bugs (5/13/2017)

Tips for great tomatoes (4/4/2020)

Tomato follies (8/13/2021)

Ways to save your garden from baking (8/1/2020)

When should I start planting warm-season plants (4/28/2019)

Which Asian veggies are easy to grow? (8/31/2019)

Why grow zucchini? (7/16/2021)

General

Add groundcover to stone paths (6/9/2018)

Annual, biennial or perennial? (2/22/2020)

Ash from fires could help garden (9/26/2020)

Attracting bats keeps your garden healthy (1/26/2019)

Attracting insects (3/12/2021)

Beautiful yet low-maintenance landscaping - grasses (10/28/2017)

The beauty of a shaded garden (10/20/2018)

Beneficial or poisonous Elderberries & Pokeberries (10/15/2021)

Best plants for putting on a trellis (4/6/2019)

Best season for planting varies in Western Oregon (3/14/2021)

Building - and planting - rain gardens (5/19/2018)

Children in the garden (3/21/2020)

Colorful plants and quirky ideas for a shady porch (5/20/2022)

Creating deeper garden soil (10/7/2022)

Creating habitats (3/23/2019)

Deadly beautiful (6/25/2021)

Differences in holiday cacti (12/10/2021)

Discover the Discovery Garden (8/29/2015)

English ivy can be a challenge to remove (9/24/2021)

Evergreens the foundation of landscape (12/17/2021)

Fall into autumn planting (9/9/2017)

Fall spider alert (9/26/2015)

Fan-like ferns are ideal for shady gardens (5/26/2018)

Fern foliage great for all seasons (2/16/2019)

Fight fire with your landscape (8/15/2015)

Fire-Resistant Landscapes (6/11/2021)

Fire-resistant shrubs (1/12/2019)

Firescaping a unique kind of design in homes (12/1/2018)

Keeping it cool (7/18/2021)

Garden beds bring plenty of joy (9/21/2019)

Garden Magic (2/5/2021)

Garden planting time is approaching in the Northwest (2/16/2020)

Gardening for beginners (1/11/2020)

Gardening New Year's Resolutions (1/7/2022)

Get your garden ready in February (1/30/2022)

Going native (with yard plants) (6/15/2019)

Groundcovers that won't light up (2/23/2019)

Growing gigantic gourds (8/14/2017)

Growing luffa (11/11/2022)

Healthy gardening delivers a connection (1/16/2021)

Heart-shaped plant options (2/12/2021)

Hens and chicks in the garden (8/27/2021)

How does your garden grow? - Soil testing (1/18/2016)

How does your raised garden grow? (4/11/2020)

How to garden with a disability? (4/1/2017)

Identify harmful plants to keep kids and pets safe (11/10/2018)

Inspire kids in the garden (5/14/2016)

January landscaping activities (12/26/2021)

Keeping a garden journal (11/21/2020)

Keeping up a Christmas fern (12/18/2020)

Keeping Track (11/4/2022)

Ladybugs: Aphid-killing garden tools (3/14/2020)

Made-in-the-shade gardening (8/27/2018)

Making the most of mulch (12/2/2017)

Master Gardener plant detective (7/15/2022)

Master your lawn (4/9/2021)

Mushrooms, a sign of health (12/15/2018)

Outdoor container gardening (11/2/2019)

Plan now for a dry gardening season (5/16/2021)

Planning is key when landscaping a yard (7/14/2018)

Plant now for summer color later (5/13/2022)

Plants to stand the heat (7/9/2021)

Pollination (9/16/2022)

Potager garden: a mixed bed (4/1/2022)

Preparation can protect plants (8/3/2019)

Propagation (12/29/2018)

Protect garden soil before winter (11/22/2020)

Pulling for good health (5/21/2016)

Raised beds vs. in-ground gardening (5/30/2020)

Ready to grow - seed viability (12/27/2015)

Right plant, right place (10/31/2015)

Rosemary has a long and detailed history (9/10/2021)

Saving garden seed packages (11/25/2022)

Sedums are a hard-to-kill flower (3/4/2022)

Showing moss who's boss - control tips (2/4/2017)

Shrinking your lawn can be an upgrade (10/3/2020)

Solutions for poorly-drained areas (5/2/2020)

Some agave plants grow well in our area (9/8/2018)

Summer tips for your yard and garden (6/19/2022)

Sustain a thick green lawn with less effort (9/17/2017)

Take control of your moss problem (2/14/2021)

Time to start thinking about your lawn (5/4/2019)

Timing key to seed growth (3/4/2017)

Tips for growing the best ginseng in Oregon (4/28/2018)

Tips on reading seed packets (1/18/2020)

To attract butterflies use food, water, salt (3/24/2017)

Understanding hardiness zones (1/14/2022)

Using grass to spruce up your yard (3/7/2020)

What kind of fertilizer should I use? (3/28/2020)

What to do with a Christmas cactus (12/21/2019)

What to do with mistletoe (12/28/2019)

What's the affect of light on plants (2/9/2019)

Will growing Sunflowers poison soil? (12/3/2021)

Worm castings improve the soil (12/14/2019)

Insects/Pests/Diseases/Weeds/Invasives

A helpful tool for fruit crop pest control (5/27/2018)

A scale infestation what you should do (7/22/2022)

Aphid can cause veggies to deform (7/21/2018)

Aren't morning glories a type of weed? (8/4/2018)

Battle of the blossom - tobacco budworms (7/8/2017)

Be careful of herbicide drift (12/7/2019)

Beware the tobacco budworm (8/20/2021)

Bugged out (9/5/2015)

Bugs that want your wood (1/4/2020)

Can stink bugs damage gardens? (4/27/2019)

Combating black spot on roses (7/29/2022)

Controlling black spot fungus disease on roses (6/11/2016)

Controlling the Slugs (1/28/2022)

Cottony scale pests (7/13/2019)

Cucumber beetles are not our friends (6/30/2018)

Diagnosing plant problems (6/8/2019)

Dormant orchard sprays dependent on timing (11/3/2019)

Dormant sprays for fruit trees (12/11/2020)

Emerald ash borer (9/30/2022)

Facing fearless felines (3/11/2022)

Gaining ground on weeds (7/1/2022)

Gardens face invasion of the spittlebugs (5/16/2020)

Gobs of gall mites (10/24/2020)

The good types of creepy crawlies (8/26/2022)

How to control dandelions (6/27/2020)

How to rid yourself of Invasive Nandina (6/18/2021)

How to STOP the Spotted Wing Drosophila (6/17/2022)

Leaf rollers damage foliage (7/23/2016)

Jerusalem crickets draw the most questions (11/23/2019)

June beetles (9/5/2020)

How do I eradicate Scotch broom? (6/1/2019)

Mantids are ravenous/Fuschia care (9/17/2016)

Mild winter means more early crop pests (2/3/2018)

Orb-weavers a sure sign of fall (9/3/2021)

Pest control methods for fruit and berry crops (4/19/2020)

Pest management for fruit trees (10/31/2015)

Plant protectors-Control root weevils with nematodes (9/30/2017)

Powdery mildew a common fungal disease (10/13/2018)

Powdery mildew season is here (8/19/2017)

Pretty yellow flower (9/2/2022)

Prevent aphid damage in the garden (7/7/2015)

Prevent wormy apples and pears (7/7/2018)

Protecting against pests (2/18/2017)

A quirky little beetle (7/30/2021)

Root weevils: A gardener's enemy (8/24/2019)

The Scotch broom invasion (1/21/2022)

Sooty mold caused by sap-sucking bugs (5/12/2018)

Spiders! (10/21/2022)

Spotted wing drosophila in huge numbers (6/20/2015)

Taste for tomatillos/Spittle bugs (5/13/2017)

Treatment for troubles with tomatoes (8/25/2018)

Wasps are actually good for your garden (5/5/2018)

Watering trees may help defend against bronze birch borer (7/1/2017)

Ways to diagnose sick cypress (10/5/2019)

Weeds unwelcome with veggies (5/18/2019)

What is integrated pest management? (10/14/2018)

What is a jumping worm? (5/21/2021)

What is this invasive weed? (4/22/2022)

What plants do deer hate? (8/15/2020)

What's eating my plant? (8/19/2022)

When beetles rain from the sky (2/8/2020)