In the Garden: Amending Clay Soil

EUGENE, Ore. — Every great garden needs great soil, and if your soil is heavy with clay, don’t worry.¬†We have some tips from Johnson Brothers Greenhouses on how you can start fresh this season in the garden. One thing that lot of people forget about is here in the Northwest we’ve got a lot of … Continue reading »

Preparing Your Garden for Winter

EUGENE, Ore. — There are four things you should do in your yard before your garden goes to sleep for the winter. Number one is you’ll want to take perennials like hostas and day lillies and divide them. Doing that will make them look cleaner next year and it will actually improve the blooms. Second, … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Native Plants

EUGENE, Ore. — Whether you’re new to gardening or an experienced gardener, chances are you have some native plants to Oregon in your landscape. Native plants are not only easy to grow, but they’re easy to care for since they’re natural habitat is right here. One is called bleeding heart, which has great little flowers … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Bulb Basics

EUGENE, Ore. — Fall is the time to plant bulbs that will bloom and flower next spring. If you like the look of tulips and daffodils popping up in early spring, you’ll want to make sure to plant those bulbs now. It’s best to plant bulbs between September and November for best results. A lot … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Fall Planters

EUGENE, Ore. — Fall is a great time to spruce up your container gardens with some fun fall plants. Here are three tips you can use to make a great fall planter. First, pack a lot of plant material into the container. There’s not a lot of time left for plants to grow, so you … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Squash and Gourd Planters

EUGENE, Ore. — Chances are you may have things around your yard that you can use to make a great fall centerpiece of vase. The first one is a pumpkin planter. Cut open a pumpkin and hollow it out. Add a couple scoops of potting mix. Put in a mum and some violas and top … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Put Your Garden to Bed

EUGENE, Ore. — The rain is back for the season, which means it’s probably time to clear up your garden bed for the colder months. Caleb Johnson from Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows us in the video above what you need to do to get your garden ready for next spring. One of those things is … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Deer-resistant Plants

EUGENE, Ore. — If you live in the Northwest, whether you’re in a rural area or the city, you may experience deer munching away at your landscape. Deer-resistant plants in your garden can be pretty versatile. You can choose everything from different annual and perennial color to groundcovers to your more established trees and shrubs. … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Trees and Shrubs

EUGENE, Ore. — Fall is a great time to plant your trees and shrubs. But here are a few important tips before you start digging. Click on the video to learn more from Caleb Johnson from Johnson Brother’s Greenhouses.

In the Garden: Plant Fruits and Berries

EUGENE, Ore. — You might be busy enjoying your favorite fruits and berries this time of year. But now’s the time to plant fruit trees and berries so they’re ready for next year. Caleb Johnson of Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows us how to get started in the garden.

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