• GREENSPACE NEWS

    Ashland Prepares for Plastic Bag Ban

    Ashland Prepares for Plastic Bag Ban

    April 17, 2014

    The Ashland City Council expects a plastic bag ban to become a reality in a matter of months. The council held the first reading on the issue. The second reading will happen at the next council meeting, and it’s expected to pass after that and become law....Read More

    Local Seed Growers Support GMO Ban

    Local Seed Growers Support GMO Ban

    April 16, 2014

    Local seed growers are speaking out against GMOs, clearing up what they say are “factual issues” on the ballot measure to ban the crops. The Southern Oregon Seed Growers Association said it does not have a stance on the move to ban genetically modified crops....Read More

  • REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

    UO Wins Recyclemania Civil War

    UO Wins Recyclemania Civil War

    April 16, 2014

    The University of Oregon brought home the trophy for the second straight year after beating Oregon State University--not in athletics, but recycling. The goal behind the national competition called Recyclemania is to encourage zero waste on college campuses....Read More

    BCSO to Convert Fleet to Propane Fuel

    BCSO to Convert Fleet to Propane Fuel

    April 9, 2014

    The Benton County Sheriff's Office is converting most of its patrol fleet from current gasoline vehicles to dual gasoline and propane vehicles - something that it says will not only save the department money in the future, but it will also decrease its carbon footprint. ...Read More

  • IN THE GARDEN

    In the Garden: Plants for Shade

    In the Garden: Plants for Shade

    April 17, 2014

    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....Read More

    In the Garden: Preparing Your Garden Bed

    In the Garden: Preparing Your Garden Bed

    April 15, 2014

    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....Read More