EUGENE, Ore. — One and done–that’s the case of the tomato plant. But there are other plants that you can get multiple crops from during the growing season. Lettuces and arugula are great. You harvest them about three or four times, and then you want to yank those and replant. Otherwise, you’ll be eating bitter … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Every garden needs a pollinator, like the mason bee. Two or three mason bees can do the same amount of pollination as about 120 honey bees, said Caleb Johnson of Johnson Brothers Greenhouses. The reason for that is honey bees kind of accidentally pollinate. They jump from flower to flower, kind of … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Succulents don’t only grow in the desert. They thrive in western Oregon as well. There are a lot of succulents that you can put outdoors year-round, and then some you want to make sure stay in your house during the fall and winter seasons because they won’t actually be able to survive … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — It can be tricky designing the layout of your vegetable garden, but one thing that helps is knowing what plants grow well together. Gardeners call this companion planting. And Caleb Johnson from Johnson Brothers Greenhouses gave us some tips for planting this way. First, marigolds and lavender are great for attracting pollinators to … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Fruit trees can be a great addition to your yard or garden. In this episode of In the Garden, we show you what fruits you can grow right here in the Willamette Valley.
EUGENE, Ore. — Plants can brighten any room. In this episode of In the Garden, we’ll show you five houseplants that are easy to grow.
EUGENE, Ore. — There are all kind of plants you can choose for your garden, so why not choose some edible plants? In this episode of In the Garden, we show you some exciting edibles you can plant in your garden.
EUGENE, Ore. — If you have a lot of shade in your garden, you might have found it hard to find some good plants for it. In this episode of In the Garden, we show you some beautiful, colorful plants that are great for the shade.
EUGENE, Ore. — Every gardener knows you need to have good soil for your plants to grow. In this episode of In the Garden, we show you four easy steps to prep you garden bed for the season.
EUGENE, Ore. — If you are looking for an easy way to add some pop to your garden, try a hanging basket. In this episode of In the Garden, we have some tips on how to keep your hanging baskets looking their best.